Chiefs News from the Overnight 8/19



"Really? That’s nice," said OLB Tamba Hali when told Favre was joining the Vikings and had practiced with them on Tuesday. When he was told Favre was likely to start against the Chiefs, Hali said "Really? Huh." Then he shrugged and walked away.

No Favre Mania In The Falls … Wednesday Cup O’Chiefs from Bob Gretz

KC Star Photo Gallery: Chiefs Tuesday practice in River Falls, WI

Countdown to Kickoff: Chiefs FoxSports Video

"It would be a distraction here," linebacker Mike Vrabel said. "Somebody just coming in the middle of camp, however many two-a-days we had, however many full-padded practices — that’s certainly not what we’d be looking for.

"I don’t think that would work."

Favre returns to NFL with Vikings, who play Chiefs in next game from KC Star

Cassel’s struggles began during an intrasquad scrimmage two weeks ago when he committed three turnovers. He has had a problem with turnovers since and lost a fumble during last week’s preseason opener against Houston.

Asked whether Cassel has been the best quarterback in camp, coach Todd Haley deferred.

“I think I’ll hold out on answering that right now,” he said.

Chiefs camp buzz: Haley not talking about Cassel’s play from KC Star

Nevertheless Mr. Irrelevant XXXIV, a kicker for the Kansas City Chiefs, will be a part of the hoopla when Brett Favre plays his first game in a Vikings uniform at Minnesota at 5 p.m.

While most eyes will be on Favre, the quarterback who once again came out of retirement Tuesday, many Chiefs fans will still be rooting for their kicker.

Succop keeps kicking from The Daily Pilot

The competition is heated and as a Division III player, Studebaker didn't benefit from the topflight coaching and instruction that players from BCS schools enjoy. But Chiefs coach Todd Haley is happy with Studebaker's progress, and very happy with the way he played in last weekend's 16-10 loss to Houston in the preseason opener.

Studebaker struggling to go from Div. III to NFL from The Chicago Tribune

Ah, memories. The Raiders have gone 24-72 the last six years under the watchful eyes of coaches named Callahan, Turner, Shell, Kiffin and Cable. They have had JaMarcus Russell, Andrew Walter, Josh McCown, Daunte Culpepper, Aaron Brooks, Ronald Curry, Kerry Collins, Marques Tuiasosopo, Rich Gannon and Rick Mirer start games at quarterback over this beautiful period. There have been countless preposterous losses and two books worth of hysterical moments.

There's Something Maddening and Engaging About Raiders Fans from Joe Posnanski at SI

The AFC West FunFest is back — Cluster's Next Stand.

Welcome to Dysfunction Junction. Denver, Oakland, San Diego and Kansas City: Four franchises in their 50th seasons, and a division with 14 trips to the Super Bowl. Shouldn't the four teams have learned something by now?

Paige: AFC West looking like land of the lost from The Denver Post

Pro Bowl defensive end Jared Allen did not practice Tuesday -- a fact that largely was glossed over given Brett Favre's presence on the field -- a day after Allen limped off the field after suffering what appeared to be an injury to his right ankle or foot.

Injured Allen gets a quiet day off from The Star Tribune

Player Tweets

almighty31 got weigh ins in the morn. i hope i lose weight over night.

ToonIcon Finished watching Rookie Show.....Hilarious!!!!!!

Media and Fans

kb_kcstar All I'm saying is, Haley made it a point to say today that he's not obligated to play anyone because of a newly minted contract.

kb_kcstar Lots of QB and Chiefs talk going on tomorrow morning at 8 in Kansas City. Hit 810-AM or I'll ask Nate why he's all mad.

MORNINGBISP: favre is starting vs the chiefs? he does know bernard pollard plays with chiefs ask tom brady

CalebHowe: So Favre is starting against chiefs Friday. You know ... Pending death panel review of course.

poejeterson: @benwilkinson nobody did this to the Chiefs after LJ beat up his girlfriend, apparently corporations are only disgusted with animal cruelty.

kybailbonds: This bailbond co supports Kansas City Chiefs.

jgarten: So maybe the chiefs could have waited a season before giving Cassel a monster deal.

River Falls Weather

Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South wind between 7 and 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 1am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind between 8 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

From The National Weather Service

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