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Having the use of only one hand did not deter Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles as he sorted food for the needy during the Souperbowl of Caring at Harvesters headquarters in Kansas City on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010. In addition to volunteering, youngsters from Fox Hill Elementary of Kansas City, north donated 610 lbs of food, which will provide 469 meals. The Kansas City Chiefs paired up with Harvesters for a week long hunger relief effort prior to the Super Bowl. Over 450 volunteers of all ages were slated for the day and over 2000 were expected to have helped by week's end. GARVEY SCOTT/The Kansas City Star (via

Good morning Chiefs fans. It's cold and rainy here in Austin. I hope it feels better where you are. Here are your links for the morning. Enjoy!

Offseason Outlooks: Kansas City Chiefs - Brad Pinkerton - Fantasy Source Blitz - Sporting News
Who's hurt? Charles has a chronic shoulder problem that has bothered him since high school. Several times during the season, the shoulder would pop out of socket. He didn't miss any games, but it's worth monitoring. ... The Chiefs had 12 players finish the season on the injured reserve list, but the only fantasy-relevant player was RB Kolby Smith (ankle). Smith should be ready for camp, if the Chiefs choose to keep him. ... CB Brandon Flowers underwent surgery on the right shoulder that bothered him all season.

Photo gallery: Chiefs at Harvesters

Zach Thomas donating brain to research - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
Miami Dolphins folk hero Zach Thomas, after a career marked by repeated concussions, is donating his brain to the Boston University School of Medicine, which has conducted groundbreaking research on football-related trauma.

Medlock kicking off NFL tryout tour | Football | Sports | Toronto Sun
Justin Medlock has been a busy man. The Argonauts kicker worked out on Tuesday for the NFL's Atlanta Falcons, days after strutting his stuff for the Houston Texans. Medlock said the workouts were "solid" and hopes to have a few more in the coming weeks.

Signing Day never short on memories | | Courier-Post
"I definitely remember that day," said McBride, now a defensive end for the Detroit Lions after being taken in the second round of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. "There was a lot of pressure on me then because I had a lot going on. I was torn between many schools and wanted to make the right decision, which I think I did.

Football: Area showcases amazing depth in recruiting | Denton Record Chronicle | News for Denton County, Texas | Sports: Top Stories
Dealing with the recruiting rush has become a yearly challenge for Ryan head coach Joey Florence. Denver Broncos defensive end Jarvis Moss, Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Derek Lokey and former blue-chip quarterback James Battle are among the dozens of players who have come through his program on their way to the highest levels of football.

Sports: Signing Day OU 2010 |
Blake Bell grew up in a family of defensive ends. His dad, Mark, played defensive end for six years with the Seattle Seahawks. His uncle, Mike, was a defensive end for 12 years with the Kansas City Chiefs. But deep down Blake Bell always knew he wanted to be a quarterback.

Eviston Named Head Football Coach At NewCath -
Newport Central Catholic named Eddie Eviston as its head football coach on Tuesday. As a player, Eviston was an All-American for Georgetown College and was signed as a free agent by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2004.

Favorite's final home a good one -
Less than three weeks ago, Marlon Favorite's long rookie season in the NFL was over. Then he worked out for the Falcons and had a brief stint on the Rams' practice squad. Next came workouts for the Chiefs and Bills and a temporary spot on the Kansas City practice squad. Finally, he landed on Seattle's practice squad, where he spent the final four weeks of the regular season before returning home to Louisiana, again as a free agent.

Chiefs News Chiefs Update | Chiefs Football at
"Gretz, let me tell you something about the offensive line," barked Howard Mudd during a moment that seems like it was decades ago, but came at some point during his four seasons as the Chiefs offensive line coach (1989-92.) "The offensive line, they treat us like mushrooms. They keep us in the dark and cover us with sh#@!"

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