CHIEFS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Pre-Camp Reads: Daniel Sorensen Solidifies Defensive Backfield

Taking a closer look at the Chiefs’ fourth-year safety
Via Chiefs.com
21 hours ago

Report: Chiefs GM John Dorsey was ‘blindsided’ by firing

The Kansas City Chiefs made a surprising decision this week to fire general manager John Dorsey, who had been with the team in that role since 2013. Typically moves of that nature come immediately after the season — not two months after the NFL Draft.Something had to have been up, right?If so, Dorsey wasn’t aware of it. Charles Robinson of Yahoo Sports is reporting that Dorsey...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs, Dorsey Agree to Part Ways

The Kansas City Chiefs and John Dorsey have agreed to part ways effective immediately, Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt announced today. “I notified John that we would not be extending his contra...
Via Chiefs.com
1 day ago

Andy Reid signs contract extension with Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that they have signed head coach Andy Reid to a contract extension.Reid is entering his fifth season with the team, and he has an overall record of 43-21. The Chiefs have made the playoffs in three of his five seasons at the helm, including the past two seasons.“I’d like to thank Clark and the entire Hunt family for the opportunity...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL O-lineman comes out as gay

Former New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Ryan O’Callaghan revealed on Tuesday that he is gay.In a lengthy feature published by Outsports, O’Callaghan detailed how his plan from a young age was to take his own life as soon as his career in football had run its course. The 33-year-old never revealed to any of his teammates that he is gay while he was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Maclin found out via voicemail the Chiefs had cut him, and he was not thrilled about it

Two weeks ago, the Kansas City Chiefs cut wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, much to the surprise of most football fans, who did not expect to see an affordable Pro Bowler jettisoned in June. Well, you know who else was surprised? Jeremy Maclin himself. In an interview with Pro Football Talk on Thursday, Maclin said he found out about his release via voicemail. Asked to rate his level...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Maclin learned of his release by voicemail

Jeremy Maclin says the Chiefs didn’t approach him about taking a pay cut, and they didn’t even approach him personally to tell him he was released.The new Ravens wide receiver said that Chiefs general manager John Dorsey delivered the message through a voicemail.“I was upset, I was shocked,” Maclin told Pro Football Talk. “Apparently, they had been trying to trade me for...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Berry downplays kind act to homeless caught on camera

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry attempted to downplay a photograph that has gone viral showing him buying meals for and praying with homeless people, saying, “It’s nothing new.”Berry was back in his college town of Knoxville, Tenn., last week to speak at a sports awards banquet when a couple recognized him and took a photo. Berry apparently ordered food to-go at a restaurant...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Trial for man charged with killing ex-NFL RB set for August

Former New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs running back Joe McKnight was killed this past December during a road rage incident in Louisiana.The man accused of killing McKnight, Ronald Gasser, will now stand trial for second degree murder. The trial itself will start in August (via Nola.com).While there’s still a lot of questions about the incident, the defense plans to argue that...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Bold predictions for the 2017-18 season

With a one of the boldest off-seasons the Kansas City Chiefs have seen in recent years, it’s only fair to follow up with some of the boldest predictions. Tyreek Hill is responsible for 20 total touchdowns With the suprising release of Jeremy Maclin, Hill is due for an expanded role. After 12 touchdowns his rookie campaign, six receiving, three rushing, and three special teams...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs want more Tyreek Hill on offense, less on special teams

The Kansas City Chiefs want to get more out of Tyreek Hill while protecting him at the same time.Head coach Andy Reid and the team plan to do just that by giving Hill more snaps with the normal offense and keeping him farther away from dangerous returns on speical teams.Special teams coordinator Dave Toub said as much during an interview with Pro Football Talk’s Michael David Smith...
Via The Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Mahomes II robbed at gunpoint

Patrick Mahomes II, the tenth overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs, was robbed at gunpoint outside of a home in Smith County, Texas on Friday night. According to CBS19, Mahomes and three other victims were confronted after leaving their vehicle by a pair of men, who took items from the four before leaving. The victims reported they were approached by two...
Via The Comeback
May 15, 2017  |  Discuss
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