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Chiefs already planning to have cap space for Mahomes’ next contract

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was league MVP in his first season as a starter, which means he’s the biggest bargain in the NFL right now — and means he’s sure to demand an enormous new contract, likely as soon as next offseason. The Chiefs are ready. In fact, Chiefs General Manager Brett Veach told Kevin [more]

Chiefs agree to terms with Morris Claiborne

Cornerback Morris Claiborne spent a long time on the market as a free agent, but he’s found a spot for the 2019 season. Terez Paylor of Yahoo Sports reports that Claiborne is flying to Kansas City on Thursday night after agreeing to terms on a contract with the Chiefs. He’ll take a physical and then, [more]

Andy Reid: Patrick Mahomes will play the first quarter on Saturday night

The reigning NFL Most Valuable Player will get a quarter’s worth of playing time in the preseason opener. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said today that quarterback Patrick Mahomes will play the first quarter in Saturday night’s opener against the Bengals. That’s on the high end of the playing time that star quarterbacks typically get. Many [more]

Damien Williams back at practice for Chiefs

Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said over the weekend that running back Damien Williams was missing “quite a bit” while on the sidelines with a hamstring injury, but his absence from the practice field has come to an end. Williams is taking part in practice with the rest of the team at training camp on [more]

Dee Ford out for at least a week with knee tendinitis

The team that has had more than a few players with knee issues has another player with a knee issue. And it’s the team’s highest-profile free-agent acquisition for 2019. Pass-rusher Dee Ford, tagged and traded by the Chiefs and paid a large pile of money by the 49ers, will miss time with knee tendinitis. Coach [more]

Andy Reid: Damien Williams missing “quite a bit” with hamstring injury

Damien Williams stepped up for the Chiefs when they needed a running back last season, but he’s giving others a chance to step up in training camp this year. Williams has not practiced yet this summer because of a hamstring injury and that’s opened the door fo Carlos Hyde, Darrel Williams, Darwin Thompson and Tremon [more]

Tony Gonzalez: Greatness comes only after overcoming fear

Tony Gonzalez was last but certainly not least in a Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremony that lasted almost five hours. The former Chiefs and Falcons tight end spoke for 39 minutes and 17 seconds — the longest of the eight Hall of Famers’ time on stage — finishing a few minutes before midnight. Gonzalez’s [more]

Ty Law: Success in life is having a proper belief system

Ty Law wore dark sunglasses throughout his 28-minute, 29-second Pro Football Hall of Fame speech. They couldn’t hide his tears. Law, 45, became emotional several times and shed more than a few tears. “There ain’t no crying in football,” Law said. “I know. My bad.” Law, who played 203 games in 15 seasons with the [more]

Johnny Robinson thought football had forgotten him

Johnny Robinson, 80, waited for what seemed like forever before he received the call last August that he was the 2019 seniors nominee to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Dallas Texans and Chiefs defensive back found out in February, the day before Super Bowl LIII, he had earned enshrinement into Canton. On Saturday, [more]

Looking at the NFL’s most memorable preseason moments

Most moments of every preseason are forgettable. But some have been memorable, no matter few or how far between they may be. Friday’s PFT Live included a draft of the most memorable preseason moments in league history. Surprisingly, there were enough to fill out a three-round, six-selection process. For the full list of all picks [more]

Tyreek Hill back on the practice field

Tyreek Hill wasn’t sidelined with a quad bruise for very long. According to Brooke Pryor of the Kansas City Star, the Chiefs wide receiver was back on the practice field this morning. Hill left practice Tuesday, after he was hit by teammate Bashaud Breeland during team drills. He hasn’t missed a game because of injury [more]

Extortion charge dropped as Tyrann Mathieu’s cousin pleads to misdemeanor charge

An extortion charge against a relative of Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu has been dropped after he pleaded guilty to removing an ankle monitor while out of jail on bail. According to Ramon Antonio Vargas of NOLA.com, Geourvon Sears, Mathieu’s cousin, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge in federal court on Thursday. Sears had [more]

Andy Reid: Donovan McNabb belongs in the Hall of Fame

Former Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb was widely criticized for declaring himself a Hall of Fame-worthy quarterback, saying that his numbers are better than Troy Aikman’s. But one person who saw every snap McNabb took thinks he belongs in Canton. Chiefs coach Andy Reid, who was the Eagles’ head coach for all of McNabb’s 11 seasons [more]

This year’s NFL Network Top 100 players countdown creates minimal buzz

For nearly a decade, NFL Network has unveiled during the slow time the top 100 players in the league, as voted on by players. It’s never been clear which players vote or when they vote; at some point, it became clear that those who vote simply list their personal top 20, and the league takes [more]

Chiefs move a cornerback to running back

The Chiefs continue to look for options on offense. Even if it means moving guys from defense. According to B.J. Kissel of the team’s official website, the Chiefs are moving cornerback Tremon Smith to running back. He certainly has the speed, as he ran a 4.32-second 40 at his pro day when he was coming [more]

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