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Chiefs have no plans to change nickname but “time to retire” Warpaint horse mascot

The Washington Football Team retired its nickname and logo in 2020. The Cleveland Indians baseball team announced they will become the Guardians in 2022. So where does that leave the Kansas City Chiefs? Team president Mark Donovan said Monday the Chiefs have no plans to change the nickname, but the franchise is moving away from [more]

Chiefs announce Alex Okafor signing, waive Chris Finke

Nearly a week ago, a report emerged that defensive end Alex Okafor was re-signing with the Chiefs. Kansas City has now made that move official, announcing the Okafor signing with a pair of other transactions on Monday. The Chiefs have also signed long snapper Drew Scott, who has spent time with the Cowboys, Raiders, and [more]

Daniel Kilgore announces his retirement

Veteran center Daniel Kilgore is calling it a career. Kilgore became a free agent this offseason after spending the 2020 season with the Chiefs and he announced on Instagram on Monday that he is retiring from the NFL. Kilgore called it an “unforgettable decade” as a professional football player. Kilgore entered the league as a [more]

Stefon Diggs snubbed by Madden as top receiver in NFL

Last year, Bills receiver Stefon Diggs made an immediate impact with his new team, leading the league in receptions and receiving yards. That wasn’t enough, however, to vault him to the top of the Madden ratings for the new version of the game. Diggs actually lands at No. 4 in the initial ratings, with a [more]

Chiefs place Armani Watts on PUP, Malik Herring on NFI

The Chiefs placed safety Armani Watts on the physically unable to perform list and rookie defensive end Malik Herring on the non-football injury list Saturday. Both players count against the team’s 90-player roster. Watts continues to work his way back after fracturing a foot during offseason workouts and isn’t ready to practice yet. But Watts [more]

Andy Reid: Frank Clark will be at training camp, we’ll keep tabs on his situation

Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark faces up to three years in prison for felony possession of an assault weapon, but for now the Chiefs consider him a part of the team like everyone else. Kansas City head coach Andy Reid said he has talked to Clark and that Clark will report to training camp on [more]

Andy Reid: 90 percent of Chiefs players, 100 percent of staff are vaccinated

When the NFL has released its numbers on COVID-19 vaccination rates, it hasn’t disclosed the teams that have had 85 or 90 percent of its players receive a shot. But head coach Andy Reid revealed on Friday that the Chiefs are one of the teams leading the way. Reid told reporters that 90 percent of [more]

Patrick Mahomes: I don’t think there will be any restrictions with my toe

After losing Super Bowl LV, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes underwent surgery to repair ligaments in his big toe. The procedure was expected to limit Mahomes during Kansas City’s offseason program, but the QB was mainly full go during the spring. Now that training camp is about to begin, Mahomes told reporters on Friday that he’s [more]

Report: Bengals bringing in Austin Reiter for visit next week

With Trey Hopkins still recovering from a torn ACL late in the 2020 season, the Bengals are continuing to look at options for center. On Thursday, the club claimed former Cardinals center Lamont Gaillard off waivers. Now on Friday, NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero reports Cincinnati will bring in former Kansas City center Austin Reiter for [more]

Chiefs re-signing Alex Okafor

The Chiefs are bringing back one of their own. Per Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, edge rusher Alex Okafor is re-signing with Kansas City on a one-year deal. Okafor has played the last two years with the Chiefs. Last year, he recorded 3.0 sacks, a tackle for loss, and 10 quarterback hits in 11 games, [more]

21 NFL teams will hold joint practices in August

The NFL released the entire schedule of joint practices, and 21 teams will have at least one practice with another team. Only Washington, the Lions, Saints, Seahawks, Cardinals, Chiefs, Texans, Jaguars, Bengals, Steelers and Bills will not work with another team. Seven teams — the Eagles, Giants, Dolphins, Patriots, Jets, Panthers and Rams — each [more]

Melvin Ingram visiting with Steelers

One of the league’s notable remaining free agents could be closer to finding a new team. Per NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, edge rusher Melvin Ingram is visiting with the Steelers on Monday. Ingram had spent the entirety of his nine-year career with the Chargers, but was not re-signed following the 2020 season. He played seven [more]

Patrick Mahomes: I have a ton of respect for Justin Herbert

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes had a close look at the start of Justin Herbert‘s NFL career in Week 2 last season and watched as the first-round pick staked the Chargers to an 11-point lead in the third quarter of the game. Mahomes mounted a comeback and the Chiefs prevailed 23-20 in overtime, but it was [more]

LeSean McCoy: Some teams have reached out, looking for right fit

Veteran running back LeSean McCoy played sparingly for the Buccaneers last season and he was out of the lineup for the Chiefs down the stretch in 2019, but he’s not ready to call an end to his playing career. McCoy was a guest on NFL Network Tuesday and said that he considered retiring after running [more]

Alex Gibbs dies at 80

Longtime NFL offensive line coach Alex Gibbs has died at the age of 80. The Broncos announced Gibbs’ death on Monday. He had three different stints with the team, including a run from 1995 to 2003 that saw Denver win a pair of Super Bowls. Gibbs played a major role in those wins by employing [more]

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