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Dee Ford details comeback from back problems

With most teams starting offseason conditioning programs yesterday, there were plenty of versions of players declaring themselves in the best shape of their lives. But after Dee Ford‘s 2017 season, he might have had a strong case for it. The Chiefs pass-rusher struggled with a back injury last year, and played just six games before [more]

Patrick Mahomes worked out with his receivers before offseason program

It’s time for Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes to take over the team’s offense. He started during the weeks preceding the launch of the offseason program by gathering teammates for informal workouts. “There are great high schools around and I talked to some of the coaches and they let us use their fields so we got [more]

Andy Reid expects Spencer Ware to be ready for training camp, but “you never know”

Chiefs coach Andy Reid expects running back Spencer Ware to return for training camp. Unless he doesn’t. Ware missed all of last season after tearing the PCL and the LCL in his right knee during a preseason game. Reid said he expected Ware back, but added “you never know,” Terez Paylor of the Kansas City [more]

Chiefs have high expectations for their offense

The Chiefs started their first day of offseason work since Patrick Mahomes took over the starting quarterback job on Monday and his fellow offensive players expressed plenty of optimism about how the offense will look with Mahomes at the helm. Wide receiver Tyreek Hill said, via Matt Derrick of Chiefs Digest, that the Chiefs can [more]

Travis Kelce didn’t know the Chiefs were losing playoff game until they lost

When Travis Kelce left the wild-card playoff game against the Titans, the Chiefs led 21-3. The tight end had no idea the Chiefs were on their way to losing until the final drive of the game. “I missed the entire second half up until the last drive,’’ Kelce said, via Adam Teicher of ESPN. “I [more]

Is prime time ready for the Jaguars again?

The Jags are back. But will they be back in prime time? The 2017 final-four franchise will receive plenty of preseason hype as the 2018 season approaches. The real question is whether they’ll be playing many/any of their games under the lights, at home or on the road. Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union takes [more]

Kerwynn Williams will sign with Chiefs

The Chiefs came into the offseason with two Hunts in their backfield and they’ll move into their offseason program with two Williamses as well. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Chiefs will sign former Cardinals running back Kerwynn Williams. They signed former Dolphin Damien Williams earlier this offseason and had the other Williams in [more]

Which offenses will be the best in 2018?

Cardinals running back David Johnson recently claimed that his team’s offense will be the best in the NFL, if quarterback Sam Bradford is healthy. Some may disagree, primarily because the chances of Bradford flinging pigskins for 16 games is even lower than the pigs from which the skins come sprouting wings and flying. So which [more]

Cornelius Lucas visits Chiefs

The Chiefs may be in the market for some veteran depth on the offensive line. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the team had free agent tackle Cornelius Lucas in for a visit. Lucas, who played his college ball nearby at Kansas State, entered the NFL as an undrafted rookie with the Lions in 2014. [more]

Chiefs sign Tim Wright

The Chiefs have added a tight end to their roster. Tim Wright posted a picture of himself signing a contract with the team on his Instagram page on Monday night. The team has not made a formal announcement and Wright did not reveal any terms of his deal. Wright was out of the league last [more]

Report: Jeremy Maclin drew “preliminary inquiries” from Cowboys, Eagles

Free agent Jeremy Maclin received “preliminary inquiries” from the Cowboys and the Eagles before both teams signed other receivers, Josina Anderson of ESPN reports. The Cowboys signed Allen Hurns and Deonte Thompson, and the Eagles signed Mike Wallace. Maclin is “waiting for the right fit,” per Anderson, while training in Philadelphia and Baltimore. He caught [more]

Titans agree to deal with Bennie Logan

The Titans added some size in advance of the start of their offseason program. Via Jim Wyatt of the team’s official website, the Titans have agreed to terms with former Chiefs defensive tackle Bennie Logan. Logan visited the Titans last week, and was one of the few remaining non-safeties in the PFT Free Agent Top [more]

Chiefs bring Kerwynn Williams in for a visit

The Chiefs weren’t exactly shorthanded in the backfield, but they continue to look for options. Per Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Chiefs brought former Cardinals running back Kerwynn Williams in for a visit. Williams did some decent work for the Cardinals last year, starting six games after injuries to others, and finishing with [more]

Chiefs give Dave Toub assistant head coach title

Chiefs special teams coordinator Dave Toub’s name has come up as a head coaching candidate at times over the years, but he has not gotten a chance at a top job. A promotion with the Chiefs won’t change that, but it will give Toub a slight bump up the ladder. The Chiefs announced that Toub [more]

Chiefs waive running back George Atkinson

The Kansas City Chiefs waived running back George Atkinson on Wednesday. Atkinson spent most of last season on Kansas City’s practice squad. He was signed to a futures contract in January. Atkinson has appeared in 21 career games with the Oakland Raiders and Cleveland Browns. He has seven carries for 34 yards and a touchdown. [more]

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