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Chiefs move Greg Lewis to running backs coach, hire Ken Flajole

The Chiefs announced some changes to their coaching staff. The changes include Greg Lewis moving from receivers coach to running backs coach. Lewis, who played receiver for eight NFL seasons, has never coached running backs. He spent the past four seasons as the Chiefs’ receivers coach after coaching the Eagles’ receivers for a season. The [more]

Jaguars sign Damien Wilson

The Jaguars had linebacker Damien Wilson in for a visit this week and they’ll be spending more time with him in the future. The team announced Wilson’s signing on Friday afternoon. They did not announce any terms of the deal. Wilson spent the last two seasons with the Chiefs and started all 35 games he [more]

Patrick Mahomes: 2021 will be “learning experience” for 17-game season

NFL owners approved a move to a 17-game regular season schedule at this week’s league meetings and some players have been critical of that decision. During an interview with Brian Sozzi of Yahoo Finance, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes avoided criticism and said players have “to go out there and adjust” regardless of their feelings about [more]

Chiefs proposed expansion of single digits to make more numbers available

The proposal by the Chiefs to allow running backs, receivers, tight ends, linebackers, and defensive backs to wear single-digit numbers was not stylistic but practical. Per a source with knowledge of the specific terms of the proposal, the Chiefs have made this suggestion in order to ensure that there will be enough jersey numbers available [more]

Report: Jarran Reed’s agent favored Seattle restructuring

Defensive lineman Jarran Reed recently surrendered two in the hand for one in the bush. Some additional information has emerged regarding Reed’s confusing decision to trade in nearly $9 million in compensation from the Seahawks in 2021 for a base rate of $5 million from the Chiefs. According to Brady Henderson of ESPN.com, the Seahawks [more]

Multiple players are intrigued by single-digit number proposal

Reggie Bush was 15 years ahead of his time. Back in 2006, marketing agent Mike Ornstein lobbied aggressively for the NFL to change its No Fun League approach to numerology, adjusting the rules so that Bush could wear No. 5 as a pro. It didn’t work. This year, it could. With the Chiefs proposing a [more]

Chiefs signing Michael Burton

The Chiefs are signing free agent fullback Michael Burton to a one-year deal, Herbie Teope of the Kansas City Star reports. Burton will replace Anthony Sherman, who retired earlier this offseason. Burton, 29, spent last season with the Saints, playing 15 games with four starts. He saw action on 208 offensive snaps and 132 on [more]

Family says girl injured in Britt Reid crash is slowly getting better, still has long road ahead

The 5-year-old girl who was badly injured when the car she was sitting in was hit by a car driven by Britt Reid is making some progress in recovery. Ariel Young’s aunt, Tiffany Verhulst, wrote on the GoFundMe page the family has organized that Young has shown some improvement. “Ariel remains in the hospital, she [more]

Chiefs sign Elijah McGuire

The Chiefs made official the signing of running back Elijah McGuire, according to the NFL’s transactions report. The team’s signing of defensive tackle Jarran Reed also became official Wednesday. McGuire, 26, was active for only one game last season but he did not play a down for the Dolphins. He finished the season on the [more]

Damien Wilson visiting Jaguars

The Jaguars have signed several free agents since the start of the new league year, and they could get another soon. Per the transaction wire, Jacksonville is hosting linebacker Damien Wilson on a visit. Wilson spent the last two years with the Chiefs. He started 13 games in 2020, missing three contests late in the [more]

Chiefs agree to one-year deal with Austin Blythe

Center Austin Reiter, who started 32 games for the Chiefs the past three seasons, remains a free agent. The Chiefs, though, have found a new starting center with the same first name. Kansas City agreed to terms on a one-year deal with center Austin Blythe, Nate Taylor of TheAthletic.com reports. Blythe, 28, started 47 of [more]

Packers-Chiefs, Cardinals-Browns among additions to 2021’s 17-game schedule

NFL owners have approved a 17-game schedule for the 2021 season and that means each team now has a new opponent on their schedule. The 17th game will be an inter-conference game each season and teams the conferences will alternate hosting duties. The AFC will host the games in 2021 and they will feature matchups [more]

Report: Tanoh Kpassagnon finalizing two-year deal with Saints

New Orleans is close to bringing in a new defensive end. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports the Saints are finalizing a two-year deal with Tanoh Kpassagnon. Kpassagnon was a second-round pick in 2017 and spent his first four seasons with the Chiefs. He played a limited rotational role along the line for his first two [more]

Daniel Sorensen re-signs with Chiefs

What was expected is now official, as the Chiefs announced safety Daniel Sorensen is officially back with the club on Monday morning. Herbie Teope of the Kansas City Star previously reported the Chiefs and Sorensen were finalizing a one-year deal. Sorensen has been with Kansas City since signing with the club as an undrafted free agent [more]

Jarran Reed swaps $8.5 million for $5 million

Two birds in the hand are always better than one in the bush. Defensive tackle Jarran Reed apparently has learned this lesson the hard way, swapping $8.5 million in compensation that the Seahawks apparently were ready to guarantee as part of a restructuring for a $5 million deal (that can be worth “up to $7 [more]

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