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Chiefs owner Clark Hunt continues his World Cup tradition

There may be no bigger advocate of soccer in the NFL than Chiefs owner Clark Hunt, and he’s continuing his family tradition of attending the World Cup. Via Matthew Futterman of the New York Times, Hunt is back in Russia for the world’s biggest soccer tournament, the 10th in the last 11 World Cups he’s attended. [more]

Tamba Hali sees some Brett Favre in Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid was an assistant coach with the Packers for seven seasons under Mike Holmgren when Brett Favre played quarterback in Green Bay. If former Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali‘s thoughts on new Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes prove to be valid, Reid might have a Favre reincarnation at his disposal in [more]

Chiefs are moving Sammy Watkins “everywhere” in their offense

The Chiefs didn’t give Sammy Watkins a three-year contract worth $48 million to use him as a decoy. Instead, they plan on giving the former first-round pick plenty of chances, asking him to learn all the wideout positions. “We’re moving him all over the place, and he’s handled it,” coach Andy Reid said, via Adam [more]

Tamba Hali: I think the time has come to retire

The Chiefs released linebacker Tamba Hali in March after he spent the last 12 years with the team and it sounds like that will be the final act of Hali’s playing career. Hali has not made any formal announcement and said during an appearance on Sirius XM NFL Radio that he wants to continue playing [more]

Ron Parker joins Falcons because they are “that close” to winning title

Safety Ron Parker made his signing with Atlanta official. He chose the Falcons, he said, for a chance to go to the Super Bowl. “What drew me here is that I’ve seen it’s a great fit,” Parker said, via Will McFadden of the team website. “They’ve got a great team — got great guys, all [more]

Falcons signing former Chief safety Ron Parker

The Falcons are adding some depth for their secondary. According to Terez Paylor of Yahoo Sports, the Falcons are signing former Chiefs safety Ron Parker. Parker was released in March as part of a defensive makeover in Kansas City. The Chiefs gave him a five-year, $25 million contract in 2015, but he saw only two [more]

NFL keeping low profile regarding “M.D.” issue

Why won’t the NFL let Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif apply the initials signifying his status as a Medical Doctor on the back of his jersey? The position on the M.D. issue has become the latest million-dollar question regarding the No Fun League. And this one really isn’t about fun. It’s about celebrating excellence and inspiring [more]

Report: NFL tells Laurent Duvernay-Tardif he can’t have “M.D.” on his jersey

The No Fun League strikes again. Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, the Chiefs offensive lineman who has accomplished the impressive feat of graduating from medical school after years of taking classes in the offseason, has reportedly been told that he will not be allowed to put “Duvernay-Tardif, M.D.” on the back of his jersey. Montreal-based sports reporter Andy [more]

Training camp reporting dates for all 32 teams

The end of offseason programs around the league last week have all 32 teams looking forward to training camp and the start of the push to the regular season. All 32 teams have now announced the reporting dates for training camp. Many teams will have their rookies report ahead of their veterans and all teams [more]

Chiefs reach injury settlement with Akeem Hunt

The Chiefs waived Akeem Hunt from the physically unable to perform list Wednesday, reaching an injury settlement with the running back. Kansas City waived Hunt with a failed physical designation last month. Hunt, 25, played 15 games last season, though he had only eight carries for 23 yards and four receptions for 31 yards. He [more]

Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones trying to make noise this season

Chris Jones isn’t quiet on the field or off, but the Chiefs defensive lineman wants to become a more vocal leader in the locker room and make more noise on the field. Jones, the 37th overall pick in 2016, made 32 tackles, 6.5 sacks and an interception, defensed seven passes and forced four fumbles last [more]

Joe Bugel, Emmitt Thomas earn award for lifetime achievement as assistants

Joe Bugel and Emmitt Thomas won the 2018 Paul “Dr. Z” Zimmerman Award for lifetime achievement as assistant coaches. The Pro Football Writers of America has given the award since 2014. Bobb McKittrick, Jim McNally and Dave Toub were the other finalists. Bugel spent 27 of 32 NFL seasons as an assistant coach and is [more]

Report: Roy Miller suspended six games

The NFL has suspended free agent defensive tackle Roy Miller six games, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. The violation was undisclosed, but he was arrested on domestic battery charges in Jacksonville, Florida, in November. The Chiefs released Miller two days later, and he has remained without a job since. Miller played four seasons for [more]

Chiefs sign third-rounder, make more moves

The Chiefs handled a bunch of paperwork Thursday, as teams approach the end of offseason programs. The team announced a handful of transactions, including the signing of third-round pick Derrick Nnadi. Nnadi, a nose tackle from Florida State, was the last of their draft picks to sign his deal. They also announced the signings of [more]

Jay Gruden: Alex Smith has to win right away

With quarterback Kirk Cousins on his way out the door, Washington traded with the Chiefs for quarterback Alex Smith. And coach Jay Gruden knows that Smith will need to hit the ground sprinting. “He has got to get it down by the first game,” Gruden told reporters on Tuesday regarding the question of whether Smith [more]

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