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Andy Reid defends Eric Bieniemy after LeSean McCoy’s criticism

Former Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy had some harsh comments about Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy recently, but head coach Andy Reid said those comments say more about McCoy than Bieniemy.McCoy said on the I Am Athlete podcast that Bieniemy talks to players in a fashion that many players take issue with, and McCoy suggested [more]

Patrick Mahomes: I can only imagine how good Justyn Ross is going to be

Chiefs undrafted receiver Justyn Ross created a stir on social media when he made a terrific one-handed catch during Wednesday’s OTA practice and carried himself as if it were business as usual.Quarterback Patrick Mahomes praised Ross for the catch on Twitter and had more positive things to say about the young receiver when he was [more]

Travis Kelce on being underpaid: Money is secondary, I’m here for the legacy and the team

On #PFTPM last week, 49ers tight end George Kittle said Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is so underpaid it “boggles my mind.” But Kelce says he’s not concerned about it.Instead, Kelce says that his primary concern is winning games and continuing to build on his status as one of the greatest tight ends in NFL [more]

Orlando Brown still hasn’t hired an agent

The Chiefs still plan to get a long-term deal worked out with left tackle Orlando Brown before the July 15 deadline. They can’t do anything, though, until Brown hires an agent.“He’s still working to get an agent,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Thursday, via Pete Sweeney of arrowheadpride.com. “He’s interviewing these different people, so once [more]

Patrick Mahomes: It’s going to be everybody in this year’s offense, not just one guy

When the Chiefs elected to trade Tyreek Hill, it inevitably changed their offense. And given that Hill’s an elite talent at the position, it may have made Kansas City’s offense worse.But from a strategic standpoint, there could be a silver lining. Now that the club has receivers like Marquez Valdes-Scantling and JuJu Smith-Schuster, there’s less [more]

Mecole Hardman tweaked hamstring at Chiefs’ OTAs

The departure of Tyreek Hill leaves Mecole Hardman as the Chiefs’ No. 1 wide receiver, but at the moment he’s off the practice field in Kansas City.Hardman tweaked his hamstring in yesterday’s Organized Team Activity and isn’t participating today, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said.Reid didn’t sound overly concerned about the injury. OTAs are voluntary, [more]

Justyn Ross’s spectacular one-handed catch impresses Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce

It’s way too early for any undrafted rookie to earn a roster spot, but Chiefs wide receiver Justyn Ross is already garnering attention in Kansas City.Ross made a spectacular one-handed catch on the practice field Wednesday during Organized Team Activities, and both quarterback Patrick Mahomes and tight end Travis Kelce took to social media afterward [more]

Tyreek Hill admittedly had low expectations for Tua Tagovailoa

On Tuesday, we posted on some praise for Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa from new teammate Tyreek Hill. The story was based on a limited snippet tweeted at the time Hill said what he said.The full comments from Hill have since become available. They paint a slightly different picture.Before praising Tua for throwing one of the [more]

George Kittle: Travis Kelce’s pay in comparison to receivers “boggles the mind”

As the receiver market pushes toward $30 million per year, another group of players who catch plenty of passes is languishing by comparison.In a Friday visit to #PFTPM promoting the second annual Tight End University, 49ers tight end George Kittle made that point, while singing the praises of Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce.Asked simply to [more]

George Kittle talks about the second year of Tight End University

Tight End U. is expanding.49ers tight end George Kittle, who founded the offseason effort a year ago with Greg Olsen and Travis Kelce, made the media rounds on Friday to discuss the Nashville-based project that will occur at Vanderbilt University from June 22-24. Kittle joined #PFTPM for a 15-minute (or so) conversation.Kittle said plenty of [more]

L’Jarius Sneed’s car shot up in Louisiana, but he wasn’t in it at the time

Chiefs cornerback L’Jarius Sneed was not inside a car he owns when it was shot up in Louisiana sometime Friday, TMZ Sports reports.Sneed is in Minden, Louisiana, where he played high school football, and he showed up on scene to check out his bullet-ridden Ford Bronco. Sneed and others were questioned at the scene by [more]

Bengals don’t have the usual target that attaches to Super Bowl teams

When an NFL franchise makes it to the Super Bowl one year, that team faces a rude awakening the next. The Bengals may avoid this fate.Typically, a conference champion acquires the bull’s-eye that comes from being a measuring stick for other teams. Suddenly, teams that want to prove themselves circle that date on the schedule. [more]

Chiefs sign tryout player Vitaliy Gurman

The Chiefs have added another tryout player from their rookie minicamp over the weekend.Toledo offensive tackle Vitaliy Gurman has joined the team’s 90-player roster, according to the NFL’s transactions report.Gurman, 23, was among 40 players invited for a tryout. Gurman transferred to Toledo from Edinboro University in 2020.He played mostly center at Edinboro, seeing action [more]

Dolphins signing Melvin Ingram

The Dolphins have agreed to terms with pass rusher Melvin Ingram, per multiple reports.The Chiefs had interest in re-signing Ingram and used the unrestricted free agent tender on him May 2. That meant Kansas City offered him a one-year, $4.4 million contract for 2022 and enacted a July 22 deadline for him to sign with [more]

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