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Ausin Reiter had a Giants tryout on Saturday

Chiefs center Austin Reiter became a free agent in March. He’s still looking for a new home. Most recently, Reiter had a tryout with the Giants. Early on, the Chiefs made Reiter an offer. That door apparently closed when they signed Austin Blythe. More recently, Reiter visited the Bengals and the Texans. With the Giants [more]

Tyreek Hill on Usain Bolt: “He’s old, he’s washed up, and he can’t see me in 40 yards”

It’s the race that we’d all love to see, but that will never happen. Usain Bolt vs. Tyreek Hill. A day after Bolt boasted to Pat McAfee that Hill would have no chance, Hill fired back. “Usain Bolt got out of the game for a reason, right?” Hill told reporters on Friday. “He’s old, he’s [more]

Madden 22 quarterback ratings include some curious choices in the top 10

To no surprise, the new Madden game has Patrick Mahomes rated as the best quarterback, with a 99. The surprises come after that. Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, who turns 44 in four days, comes in at No. 2 with a 97. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the 2020 NFL MVP, has a 96. He’s third. Fourth [more]

Patrick Mahomes completes the Madden 22 99 Club

The new Madden video game comes out soon, and the folks at EA have built buzz by gradually releasing initial ratings for players at all positions. Along the way, the game has announced the new edition of its 99 Club, players who start with a 99 from the outset of the season. The 99 Club [more]

Clyde Edwards-Helaire feeling “100 percent” after ankle sprain late last season

Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire had his solid rookie season knocked a bit off course when he suffered a high-ankle sprain against the Saints in Week 15. Edwards-Helaire missed Kansas City’s last two games and the playoff victory over Cleveland. He was back on the field for the AFC Championship Game, scoring a touchdown on [more]

Minkah Fitzpatrick takes issue with his Madden 22 rating

As we’ve mentioned when listing the Madden ratings at various positions for the upcoming edition of the game, some players could be motivated by the rating they’ve received. Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick definitely will take motivation from the fact that he has landed at No. 10 among all safeties, with a rating of 89. “I [more]

Chris Jones lost weight as he prepares to play defensive end in Kansas City

Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones has slimmed down as he prepares for a new role in the defense. After previously playing more on the inside, Jones is expected to play more as an edge rusher this season, and as a result he’s trying to get slimmer and quicker. Jones told reporters that he is doing [more]

Tom Brady, Patrick Mahomes again sit atop player retail sales rankings

It’s Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes. Or Patrick Mahomes and Tom Brady. For 12 consecutive quarters, dating to October 2018, either Brady or Mahomes has led in NFL player retail sales. Brady is first on the top-50 list, released Thursday by the NFLPA, and Mahomes is second from preseason results dating March 1 to May [more]

Travis Kelce left practice with back, hip tightness

In the middle of Thursday’s practice, several Chiefs reporters noted that All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce had left the field early. At this point, it doesn’t sound like there’s a serious issue. According to several reporters, the Chiefs said Kelce exited because he was dealing with back and hip tightness. Kelce has been one of [more]

Austin Reiter visiting with Texans

The Texans could be getting some help for their offensive line soon. Per NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, former Chiefs center Austin Reiter is on his way to Houston to visit with the franchise. Reiter was one of the odd men out as the Chiefs overhauled their offensive line following the loss to the Buccaneers in [more]

Tyrann Mathieu “not disappointed at all” that he hasn’t received a contract extension

Kansas City safety Tyrann Mathieu‘s contract is up at the end of the 2021 season. Both the Chiefs and Mathieu have expressed a desire to get an extension done before that time comes. Mathieu has also posted his doubts that a deal is to come. As the Chiefs get training camp underway, the two parties [more]

Justin Herbert: “I think it’s pretty cool that Patrick Mahomes knows who I am”

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes created a minor controversy this offseason when a fan told him to watch out for Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert and Mahomes replied, “I’ll see it when I believe it.” In addition to being a slip of the tongue — Mahomes meant to say, “I’ll believe it when I see it” — [more]

Patrick Mahomes card sells for $4.3 million

Patrick Mahomes may break some of Tom Brady‘s career passing records some day, but he broke an off-field record of Brady’s today. A 1-of-1 National Treasures autographed rookie card featuring Mahomes sold at auction today for $4.3 million. That makes it the most expensive football card ever sold, topping a record set by a Tom [more]

Chiefs place Kyle Long on PUP list

According to the transaction wire, the Chiefs made a couple of Tuesday roster moves. To start, Kansas City placed offensive lineman Kyle Long on the physically unable to perform list. The move comes as no surprise given that Long suffered a leg injury during the offseason program. Back in June, it was reported that the [more]

Orlando Brown: It’s time to prove Chiefs made right offensive line moves

When we last saw the Chiefs in a game, quarterback Patrick Mahomes spent much of his time trying to avoid Buccaneers pass rushers in a lopsided Super Bowl loss. The Chiefs responded to that loss by making a lot of changes to their offensive line. They signed Joe Thuney to play left guard, coaxed Kyle [more]

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