Chiefs Announce Player Personnel Staff Promotions

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The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the club has promoted five members of its player personnel staff.   Chris Ballard will now serve as the team’s Director of Football Operations, Mike Borgonzi and Brett Veach have been elevated to Co-Directors of Player Personnel, Ryne Nutt will now serve as the Southeast Area Scout […]

Head Coach Andy Reid’s OTA Press Conference

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The Chiefs wrapped up the first three OTAs this week.  The Chiefs have seven more practices before the mandatory mini-camp that will occur in mid june.  Head Coach Andy Reid spoke to the media after their third OTA. He discussed the recent injuries, special teams, the offensvie line, the PAT rules plus more in his […]

Chiefs Start Organized Team Activities

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The off season is in full swing for the NFL. Over the course of the next month, the Chiefs will hold 10 off-season training activities or known as OTAs.  This is known as phase three, unlike phase two, these practices can have offense versus defense, although there still can’t be any live contact. So, everything […]

Chiefs Sign 6 Draft Picks & 11 College Free Agents

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The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Monday that the club has signed six of its nine draft selections from the 2015 NFL Draft. Additionally, the team has signed 11 college free agents.   Below is a look at Kansas City’s recent signings.   2015 DRAFT PICKS SIGNED   Player                                Pos.       Ht.         Wt.          College                    Draft Selection […]

Chiefs Waive Four Players

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The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has waived the following players:   PLACED ON WAIVERS   Player                                Pos.       Ht.         Wt.          College                    HS Hometown JoJo Dickson                      LB          6-1         245          Idaho                       Wailuku, Hawaii Jorgen Hus                         LS          6-1         232          Regina                     Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Corbin Louks                      WR        6-0         200          Nevada                    Danville, Calif. Terrelle Pryor                     QB         6-4         […]

Chiefs Select OL Mitch Morse In Second Round

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The Kansas City Chiefs attempted to shore up their porous offensive line by selecting Mitch Morse from nearby Missouri with their second-round pick in Friday night’s NFL draft.    The 6-foot-6, 305-pound Morse played center and guard for the Tigers before shifting to right tackle in 2013 and left tackle last year. He could play any […]

Chiefs Awarded Four Compensatory Draft Picks

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A total of 32 compensatory choices in the 2015 NFL Draft have been awarded to 14 teams, the NFL announced today.    Under the rules for compensatory draft selections, a team losing more or better compensatory free agents than it acquires in the previous year is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks.   The number […]

Chiefs Acquire Offensive Lineman Ben Grubbs Via Trade

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the club has acquired offensive lineman Ben Grubbs via trade with the New Orleans Saints for an undisclosed draft pick.   “We acquired a very good football player via trade with the New Orleans Saints today,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “Ben […]

Chiefs Sign Offensive Lineman Paul Fanaika

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the club has signed offensive lineman Paul Fanaika (fuh-NYE-kuh).  “Paul is a good football player that we feel can add value to our offensive line group,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “He has familiarity with Coach Reid’s system and expectations. We are […]

Chiefs Release WR Dwayne Bowe

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the club has released wide receiver Dwayne Bowe.   “On behalf of my family and the entire Chiefs organization, I’d like to thank Dwayne for his contributions over the last eight seasons,” Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said. “During his time with […]

AUDIO: Chiefs Sign WR Jeremy Maclin

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has signed wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. Maclin (6-0, 198) has played in 75 games (73 starts) in five NFL seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles (2009-14). His career numbers include 343 receptions for 4,771 yards (13.9 avg.) with 36 touchdowns. Maclin’s most […]

Chiefs Sign S Tyvon Branch

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has signed safety Tyvon Branch.  “We are excited we were able to reach a deal with Tyvon and bring him to Kansas City,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “He is a physical player who we feel can help our defense. […]

Philadelphia Radio Host Talks Jeremy Maclin

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The Kansas City Chiefs improved their need at receiver with the addition of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. According to several media outlets Maclin will sign with the Chiefs once free agency opens up on Tuesday, March 10th.  Maclin, the former Missouri standout, had a tremendous season last year, recording 1,318 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. Eytan […]

Chiefs Release DT Vance Walker

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the club has released defensive tackle Vance Walker. Walker (6-2, 305) has played in 88 games (28 starts) in six NFL seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs (2014), Oakland Raiders (2013) and Atlanta Falcons (2009-12). His career numbers include 138 tackles (96 solo), […]

Chiefs Place Franchise Tag On LB Justin Houston

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Monday that the club has placed the franchise tag on linebacker Justin Houston. “Justin is a talented player and a key contributor to our defense,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “Today was the deadline to designate a franchise player, and it was in the […]

Will Shields Elected To Pro Football Hall Of Fame

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee announced on Saturday that former Chiefs G Will Shields will be enshrined as part of the Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015. “Will’s achievements and contributions to our franchise and community over 14 seasons were extraordinary,” Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said. […]

Steelers make playoffs as They Take Down Chiefs

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Not even Alex Smith’s first career regular season 300 yard passing game could save the Chiefs Sunday at Heinz Field as the Pittsburgh Steelers took a 20-12 victory to earn their own playoff berth and effectively end Kansas City’s chances of a second post-season berth. The Chiefs got field goals on their first two possessions […]

Doctors Confirm Eric Berry Has Hodgkin Lymphoma

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STATEMENT FROM EMORY WINSHIP CANCER INSTITUTE  Doctors at Emory’s Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta have diagnosed Georgia native and Kansas City Chiefs NFL player Eric Berry with Hodgkin lymphoma after completing a medical work-up and thorough testing. “This is a diagnosis that is very treatable and potentially curable with standard chemotherapy approaches,” says Christopher R. Flowers, […]

Chiefs Mistakes Cost Them the Win

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Kerwynn Williams rushed for 100 yards two days after being elevated from the Arizona practice squad and the Cardinals rallied to beat Kansas City 17-14 on Sunday in a matchup of teams that had lost two in a row. The NFC West-leading Cardinals (10-3) took the lead when Drew Stanton threw a 26-yard touchdown pass […]

Broncos stay atop the AFC West with win over Chiefs

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Peyton Manning threw two touchdown passes, Connor Barth was perfect on five field-goal attempts and the Denver Broncos beat the Kansas City Chiefs 29-16 on Sunday night to remain alone in first place in the AFC West. C.J. Anderson added 168 yards rushing and caught a 15-yard touchdown pass, and […]

Chiefs Give Raiders First Win of the Season

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Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining and the Oakland Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas  City Chiefs on Thursday night. Oakland’s Latavius Murray ran for two touchdowns on four carries before leaving the game with a concussion. The Raiders (1-10) built a […]

Food Prep Criticized at Kansas City stadiums

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A food safety manager says dirty conditions and poor food handling endangered customers at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City. A city health inspection prompted by the allegations found dozens of critical health code violations at the stadiums. ESPN first reported the allegations from Jon Costa, the food safety manager for Aramark, which runs […]

Chiefs start slow, then roll Rams 34-7

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Jamaal Charles and Knile Davis each scored two touchdowns as Kansas City took control in the second quarter and went on to a 34-7 demolition of the St. Louis Rams Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The Rams scored on the opening possession of the game for a 7-0 lead. The Chiefs punted on their first possession, […]

Santos Field Goal Gives Chiefs Road Win

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Cairo Santos kicked a 48-yard field goal field goal with 21 seconds left and the Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 23-20 Sunday, snapping the Chargers’ five-game winning streak. The Chiefs moved into field goal range thanks to Alex Smith, who completed three straight passes on the drive for 43 yards, including a 29-yarder to Dwayne Bowe. […]

49ers Hold Off Chiefs

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 Colin Kaepernick threw for 201 yards and a touchdown, Frank Gore ran for 107 yards and the San Francisco 49ers converted a fake punt to beat the Kansas City Chiefs 22-17 on Sunday. The 49ers (3-2) turned to a trick play on fourth-and-1 from their own 29 early in the fourth quarter, giving a direct snap […]

Chiefs Throttle Patriots

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The Kansas City Chiefs put together a dominating performance both offensively and defensively in their 41-14 throttling of the New England Patriots on Monday night.  The Chiefs offense was clicking on all cylinders as they churned out 443 yards on offense and the defense held the Patriots to just 290 yards.  The Chiefs had three […]

Chiefs Earn First Win Behind Davis, Smith

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Alex Smith shook off five sacks to throw three touchdown passes and help the Kansas City Chiefs earn their first victory by beating the Miami Dolphins 34-15 on Sunday. Smith led touchdown drives of 62, 76 and 66 yards in a span of four possessions as Kansas City took leads of 14-0 and 21-10. The Chiefs improved […]

Denver stops Kansas City on fourth and goal for 24-17 win

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It took the Denver Broncos three tries to put away the Kansas City Chiefs. Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith‘s fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left, preserving the Broncos’ 24-17 win over the scrappy Chiefs on Sunday. The Broncos (2-0) thought they had sealed the win twice earlier on the drive. Aqib Talib‘s pick-6 was negated by Quanterus Smith‘s hold. […]

Locker and Titans Handle Injury Plagued Chiefs

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 Jake Locker threw for 266 yards and two touchdowns, Alex Smith was intercepted three times and the Tennessee Titans rolled to a 26-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Locker picked apart a Chiefs defense that lost linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive tackle Mike DeVito to Achilles injuries. Locker was 22 of 33 and found […]

Chiefs Get Thumped in Final Preseason Game

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Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each threw for two touchdowns in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas Chiefs 34-14 in a preseason finale Thursday night. Flynn threw for 102 yards and Tolzien had 139 in splitting reps by quarter in the evening’s most closely watched […]

28th Edition of Pigskin & Hoops Locations

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Kansas State football kicks off on Saturday against Stephen F. Austin. Washburn begins its quest for a MIAA title next Thursday. High school football gets underway next week. The football frenzy is in full swing. Pick up your free copy of 580 WIBW’s 28th edition of Pigskin & Hoops. All the area businesses are below […]

Chiefs’ Stephenson suspended four games

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Exactly one week after the Kansas City Chiefs found out that they would be without wide receiver Dwayne Bowe for the season opener, Kansas City receives notification about another player missing playing time. Kansas City right tackle Donald Stephenson has been suspended the first four games of the season for violating the NFL’s policy on […]

Chiefs Training Camp Report With Mitch Holthus

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The Kansas City Chiefs are in full swing for their 2014 fall training camp in St. Joseph, Missouri. The Chiefs will spend a total of 25 days at training camp on the campus of Missouri Western State University. The Chiefs will break camp after their second preseason game against the Carolina Panthers.  The Chiefs will […]

Penalties Hurt Chiefs in Preseason Loss to Panthers

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Cam Newton made a successful return following ankle surgery, Jonathan Stewart ran for two touchdowns and the Carolina Panthers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 28-16 on Sunday night. Newton completed 4 of 9 passes for 65 yards and led a pair of touchdown drives in the preseason game before exiting late in the second quarter with […]

KC’s Dwayne Bowe suspended for season opener

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The Kansas City Chiefs have a few weeks until their season opener against the Tennessee Titans, but they are already missing a key weapon. Wide receiver Dwyane Bowe has been suspended one game for a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The team announced the disciplinary action Friday. Bowe still is able to practice […]

Kansas City keeps perfect preseason record against Cincinnati with 41-39 win

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The Chiefs managed two offensive touchdowns against Cincinnati on Thursday night. Their defense and special teams trumped them. Sean Smith and Malcolm Bronson returned interceptions for scores, De’Anthony Thomas brought back a punt 80 yards for another TD and Kansas City beat the Bengals 41-39 in their preseason opener. Andy Dalton was sharp in his only series for the Bengals after […]

Berry and Cooper Back After Minor Injuries

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Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry and starting cornerback Marcus Cooper are practicing again at training camp following minor injuries. Berry missed time with a sore right heel. Cooper tweaked a hamstring. Their return Sunday was the first positive injury news in a while for the Chiefs. They have been struggling with injuries, especially in their […]

Chiefs Give Charles Two Year Contract Extension

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Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has agreed to a contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs announced the deal Wednesday night. The two-year extension runs through the 2017 season, a person familiar with the contract said on condition of anonymity because the team didn’t disclose terms of the contract. The six-year NFL veteran […]

The Chiefs announced enhancements to parking operations for the 2014 season

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After a significant, encompassing review of the parking procedures at Arrowhead Stadium, the Chiefs today announced a number of enhancements that are being made to the parking process for the 2014 season. “The parking and traffic operations are all part of the gameday experience for our fans,” Chiefs President Mark Donovan said. “We have been […]

Chiefs Release Cornerback Brandon Flowers

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The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Friday that the club has released cornerback Brandon Flowrs “We appreciate Brandon’s contributions to the team over the last six seasons,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “It’s in the best interest of the club and the player to part ways at this time. We wish him nothing but […]

Kansas City Chiefs receive tough schedule

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Don’t expect Kansas City to go 9-0 this year.  The pattern is simple. Do poorly, receive a favorable schedule. Succeed and get a tough slate of games. KC’s schedule is loaded early in the season. After the opening against the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium, the Chiefs play three of last season’s four conference finalists […]

Chiefs Preseason Opponents Announced

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The Kansas City Chiefs will kick off their preseason slate at home vs. the Cincinnati Bengals, before traveling to Carolina to take on the Panthers in a nationally-televised contest on FOX on Sunday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. CT. The Chiefs return home for their third preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings and then wrap […]