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Anthony Sherman: It’s on to the next chapter

Fullback Anthony Sherman said last month that he was heading into free agency with the mindset that he’d take less money to remain with the Chiefs, but it appears he’s decided on a different path. Sherman posted a video to his Twitter account captioned “Thank you Chiefs Kingdom” and hashtagged retirement. He delivers a brief [more]

Chiefs sell naming rights to field at Arrowhead Stadium

The Chiefs will continue to play at Arrowhead Stadium, but starting this year their field will have a new name. The team announced today that it has sold the naming rights to its field to GEHA, and the team will now refer to its home as GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. GEHA is the Government [more]

Chiefs G.M. Brett Veach: We’ll be smart and selective in adding a receiver

Chiefs General Manager Brett Veach noted it’s unlikely the club will bring back Sammy Watkins for 2021. But Kansas City will likely address receiver in some way during the offseason. Watkins and Demarcus Robinson are both slated to become unrestricted free agents, leaving the club with Tyreek Hill and Mecole Hardman as its top two [more]

Family says girl injured in Britt Reid crash has permanent brain injuries

The 5-year-old girl who was in a car hit by then-Chiefs assistant Britt Reid suffered permanent injuries, her family says. Tom Porto, the attorney speaking on behalf of 5-year-old Ariel Young’s family, said on Good Morning America that Young has made some progress in her recovery but may never fully heal. “She’s awake, which is [more]

Brett Veach: It will take more work than 2020 to bring back Sammy Watkins

After winning Super Bowl LIV last year, the Chiefs and Sammy Watkins crafted a deal to keep him with the club at a reduced rate for 2020. Now, Watkins is about to become a free agent at the start of the new league year. While Kansas City General Manager Brett Veach hasn’t closed the door [more]

Chiefs want to keep Tyrann Mathieu around for years to come

Safety Tyrann Mathieu signed a three-year, $42 million deal with the Chiefs before the start of the 2019 season and the first two years provided no reason for regrets on either side. The Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV and won another AFC title during the 2020 season while Mathieu’s play led to him being voted [more]

Chiefs expect Patrick Mahomes will be ready for training camp, hopeful for offseason work

Chiefs General Manager Brett Veach provided an update on quarterback Patrick Mahomes‘ outlook for the offseason during a Monday press conference. Mahomes hurt his toe during the playoffs and had surgery to repair the injury after the team’s loss to the Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV. Veach said that Mahomes is looking at a recovery [more]

Top 100 free agents 2021: Dak Prescott again tops the list

The following are PFT’s top 100 free agents for the start of the 2021 league year. The rankings include prospective unrestricted free agents, as well as released players. The list will be updated as events warrant, with signings, tags and re-signings denoted when announced and/or reported. 1. Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott 2. Bears receiver Allen [more]

Brett Veach: Chiefs can fix OL with mix of in-house options and new talent

The Chiefs ended their season with a trip to the Super Bowl for the second straight year, but their matchup with Tampa didn’t go as well as last year’s game against the 49ers. Kansas City got thumped 31-9 as the Buccaneers pass rush kept Patrick Mahomes and the offense from generating the kind of production [more]

A 17-game schedule likely means Aaron Rodgers vs. Patrick Mahomes in 2021

As the NFL closes in on a new slate of TV deals so that it can officially expand the regular season to 17 games, the formula that will be used to determine each team’s seventeenth game will pay immediate dividends for the league, the networks (or at least one of them), and anyone interested in [more]

Mike Tomlin frustrated Eric Bieniemy can’t get a head-coaching job

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin has been speaking out publicly this offseason about his belief that there’s been too little progress toward getting more Black head coaches in the NFL. Tomlin said he’s particularly frustrated that Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, who got interview requests from all seven teams with head-coaching vacancies, was passed over [more]

Should NFL come up with a different word for “fines”?

While discussing the differences between Tyreek Hill‘s use of the deuces when running to the end zone and the direct placement by Antoine Winfield, Jr. of the deuces in Hill’s face during the Super Bowl, I had an idea. The NFL punishes such behavior with a system of fines. The fine money goes to a [more]

Antoine Winfield Jr. matching Super Bowl fine with charity donation

The NFL fined Buccaneers safety Antoine Winfield Jr. for flashing Tyreek Hill‘s signature peace sign in the receiver’s face in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl LV. Winfield said afterward that he gladly would pay any fine, which ended up being $7,815. Winfield now is turning the fine into philanthropy by giving a matching amount [more]

Which NFL artifact would you want to own?

The news that Andy Reid’s defrosted face shield will be displayed at the Hall of Fame inspired PFT Live producer Pete Damilatis. Wednesday’s show included a draft that allowed us to take the discussion in various directions. (And we did.) Simms and I drafted the artifacts we’d most want to own. The discussions ended up [more]

Mitchell Schwartz undergoing surgery on Wednesday

Chiefs right tackle Mitchell Schwartz missed the majority of the season after suffering a back injury during the team’s Week 6 win over Buffalo. Kansas City and Schwartz held out hope he could return for the rest of the year, potentially even for the Super Bowl. But that did not materialize. Now Schwartz posted to [more]

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