Arrowheadlines: Chiefs News 3/30

Your Kansas City Chiefs news from across the internet. Another light day on stories, but some funny stuff in the tweets.

It forces teams to make decisions on whether they are going to head out and pay attention to these sessions. Sometimes they do, sometimes they do not.

And sometimes they attend these Pro Days when they aren’t interested in any of the big name players there, and sometimes they skip the workouts of players they really like and are interested in drafting. It’s all part of the misdirection and subterfuge that goes on around the league in the months leading up to the draft.

"Sometimes we would purposely not have a scout there," said one former NFL personnel director and general manager. "Sometimes there is a little strategy or misdirection. It really depends on who the player is."

So when the word comes down that the Chiefs were at this certain player’s Pro Day, but were not at another player’s workout it may not be evidence of anything.

"Could be," he said.

Importance of Pro Days … Tuesday Cup O’Chiefs from Bob Gretz

Chambers said today. ''I keep getting back to execution. We weren’t all on the same page for some games. We had to scratch and claw and continue to play and get better at it.''

That shouldn't be a problem for the Chiefs this year. The Chiefs added four offensive free agents: running back Thomas Jones, linemen Ryan Lilja and Casey Wiegmann and wide receiver Jerheme Urban. Most if not all should be significant players for the Chiefs this season.

They added Charlie Weis as their offensive coordinator. In Chambers’ opinion, the Chiefs have the necessary parts on offense and now it’s just a matter of making it fit.

A fresh start from The Red Zone

Dan LeFevour's NFL draft rumors continue to heat up, with the Kansas City Chiefs and Cleveland Browns considered the most interested.

Given the uncertainty surrounding quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, the Pittsburgh Steelers are understandably also looking into drafting a quarterback.

Terry Shea is a Bill Walsh disciple, the Hall of Fame San Francisco 49ers coach who believed accuracy was paramount.

 

Shea, who has coached quarterbacks for decades in the NFL and college, said OU quarterback Sam Bradford is as accurate as he’s ever coached.

"Nobody has been able to match Sam’s accuracy," Shea said. "Sam’s arm strength is really good. Matthew Stafford can really let the ball out of his hand quickly with great velocity. But Sam versus Matthew, Sam can really drive the ball like he did today."

Veteran mentor Terry Shea says Sam Bradford is as accurate as any QB he's coached from The Oklahoman

The interchange at Interstates 70 and 435 mixes a nasty brew of congestion and crashes for thousands of area drivers.

It’s blamed for daily traffic backups and delays. It had more crashes last year than any other place in Kansas City.

Starting today, highway crews will go to battle against this traffic monster with a $39 million project to add a third through lane on I-70 at I-435...

...Contractors will be under a tight timeline to get the Brett Bridge done. They will have from the time the Chiefs’ home season is done — possibly in December — until the Royals’ home season starts in 2011 or face $81,000 a day in damages.

Drivers won’t see work on I-70 until early spring of 2011 when the third lane is built.

Work on I-70/I-435 interchange starts today from KC Star

At 5-foot-10, 208 pounds, Thomas has outstanding instincts, range and is a physical tackler. He's also being evaluated as a cornerback prospect by some NFL teams.

Thomas ran the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds at the NFL scouting combine, also bench pressing 225 pounds 21 times.

Thomas is a consensus All-American selection

Thomas has also been scheduled for several other visits, including the Kansas City Chiefs, Jacksonville Jaguars, Cleveland Browns and the Tennessee Titans.

Source: Earl Thomas meeting with Dolphins, Bengals this week from National Football Post

Player Tweets

GlennDorsey72 Nodda mayne in KC we started up this murnin RT @ChrisJohnson28: @GlennDorsey72 lol what's gud
almighty31 racism is still in this world. this man bagging groceries looked at me and walked off. so we said something.
GlennDorsey72 Damn Boyz n Da Hood is on... I hate this part... Damn Rick
GlennDorsey72 On deck..RT @colby_prough: @GlennDorsey72 Family Guy marathon on TBS. Get on it man
almighty31 Jus had a ribeye steak from outback. Now #itis
BFlowers24 tired as hell from my massage..bout to go to walmart and spend like im in the gucci store...walmart is too addicting

Media and Fans

WhitlockJason Sam Bustford. Maybe I'll b proven wrong but he smells like Tim Couch. He won't stay healthy unless he works with the right chemist/trainer.

ChiefsPR Love the fact that #Chiefs strength coach Mike Clark once battled a teammate to wear 63 as a youth in honor of HOF LB Willie Lanier.

mortreport @WhitlockJason I would ask the question except I saw him in person and it's not a 'roid look.

mortreport @Adam_Schefter Also hear Al & Donovan are both are into Chunky's Soup.

WhitlockJason Twitter is bar convo. Was not trying to call out any journos w/my Tweets about Bradford/McNabb. I like/respect Florio/King/Mort/Schef/Glazer

WhitlockJason Thats bcuz u, me and Glazer r pricks. ESPN and SI guys r gentlemen. RT @ProFootballTalk: I knew u weren't calling me out.

mortreport RT @bwdoherty: @mortreport why is nfl better when raiders are good? why not bucaneers or bengals or bills?? >> Tradition, national fan base

WhitlockJason Wow! A low blow!! I see u r as big a prick as me!!! Lol RT @jayfeely: You sound like Skip Bayless when you defer to 'kicker' argument!

McShay13 Cruising from Norman, OK to Lufkin, TX (Bryant workout). In Athens, TX now - "home of the hamburger". Who knew? Nice work Athens!

Adam_Schefter Oklahoma St. WR Dez Bryant's Pro Day today is The Biggest Pro Day since...since...Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford's yesterday.

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