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Charles Woodson to Reggie McKenzie: Your son can’t put that red helmet on

The son of Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie is about to become a Chief, and one Raiders great isn’t happy about it. Former Raiders cornerback Charles Woodson told McKenzie after the Chiefs drafted Kahlil McKenzie that it just isn’t right for a young man with the Silver and Black in his blood to put on [more]

Kahlil McKenzie commences the Chiefs-Raiders trash talk

The Raiders and G.M. Reggie McKenzie didn’t draft Reggie’s son Kahlil. The Chiefs did, in round siz. Which is already making one of the best rivalries in the NFL even better. “I can’t wait to whip up on you twice this year, and the next year and the next year and the next year after [more]

Kahlil McKenzie, Raiders G.M. Reggie McKenzie’s son, goes to Chiefs

Raiders General Manager Reggie McKenzie may get a couple of chances to watch his son play in person during the 2018 NFL regular season, but he’ll likely be rooting for him to do well in a losing cause when those opportunities come up. Kahlil McKenzie was drafted by the Chiefs with the 198th pick of [more]

Report: Chiefs talked to Eagles about No. 32

The Chiefs have not made a pick yet in the 2018 NFL Draft and they reportedly talked about changing that before the first round ended on Thursday night. Albert Breer of SI.com reports that the Chiefs spoke to the Eagles about moving up for the No. 32 pick before the Eagles traded it to the [more]

Rakeem Nunez-Roches signs tender with Chiefs

The deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets with other teams has passed, which has led to most players with tender offers to sign them and return to their original clubs. That list grew on Friday when defensive end Rakeem Nunez-Roches signed his tender with the Chiefs. He will make just over $1.9 [more]

Former NFL defensive end Dee Hardison dies at 61

Former NFL defensive end Dee Hardison died of heart failure Saturday in North Carolina. He was 61. The Bills made him a second-round pick in 1978. Hardison spent three years with the Bills, who converted him to an offensive lineman before releasing him late in the 1981 season. The Giants signed him, and Hardison played [more]

Free agent lineman Kona Schwenke dead at 25

Former Notre Dame defensive tackle and NFL free agent lineman Kona Schwenke has died at the age of 25, according to his agent Jerry Marlatt. The cause of death is not yet known. Schwenke went undrafted out of Notre Dame in 2014 and spent parts of the next two seasons on the rosters of five [more]

Monday’s #PFTPM begins draft week with a bang

It’s draft week. The draft is coming. Eventually. Inevitably. Hopefully. To fill the final few days before it all gets started, we’ve got plenty of products. From the content at PFT to PFT Live (the morning radio/TV show) to #PFTPM, a weekday podcast that has captured the affection of the quickly-growing group known as the [more]

Sean Payton: If Chiefs had taken Marshon Lattimore, we would have taken Patrick Mahomes

Saints coach Sean Payton recently peeled the curtain back with his thoughts on the 2018 quarterback class. On Monday, he gave a candid assessment of last year’s quarterback class. Payton told Dan Patrick that, if cornerback Marshon Lattimore had been taken at pick No. 10, the Saints would have taken quarterback Patrick Mahomes at pick [more]

Chiefs expect to improve their defense in the draft

The Chiefs aren’t making a big secret of what they want to do in next week’s draft. “I don’t think as an evaluator, as a personnel member, you’re ever happy with your team unless you win a Super Bowl,” Veach said, via Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star, “so we’re going to look to [more]

Mahomes gets baptism by fire, and that could be a good thing for the Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs break in a new starting quarterback this year, and Patrick Mahomes will be getting a baptism by fire. Four of his first six games will be played on the road, and all will feature still challenges against potentially contending teams and/or in tough places to play: at Chargers, at Steelers, vs. [more]

Chiefs, Rams get last bye weeks in Week 12

Bye weeks start in Week 4 and finish in Week 12. Carolina and Washington drew the earliest byes, and the Chiefs and Rams have the latest. Bye weeks Week 4: Carolina, Washington Week 5: Chicago, Tampa Bay Week 6: Detroit, New Orleans Week 7: Green Bay, Oakland, Seattle, Pittsburgh Week 8: LA Chargers, Dallas, Atlanta, [more]

Ten teams get five prime-time games, including the 49ers

NFL schedule-makers apparently were impressed with Jimmy Garoppolo. The 49ers, who won their final five games of last season, will play five times in prime time. The 49ers join the Cowboys, Packers, Chiefs, Rams, Patriots, Saints, Eagles, Steelers and Seahawks with five prime-time games, according to NFL Research. San Francisco travels to the Packers for [more]

Monday Night Football schedule starts, ends with Raiders

Jon Gruden spent many years in the ESPN broadcast booth for Monday Night Football games, but he’ll only be on two of the broadcasts this season. Gruden has returned to the sidelines with the Raiders and his team has been scheduled for two games on Monday nights this season. They will host the Rams in [more]

Sunday Night Football mixes it up a bit

This year’s Sunday Night Football schedule doesn’t open with the Cowboys and Giants for a change, but it does kick off with a divisional rivalry. The Bears will visit the Packers in the first installment of this year’s season of SNF. The Cowboys and Giants will instead play in Week Two, and the Cowboys circle [more]

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