Arrowheadlines: Chiefs News 6/17

Hello, and welcome to another edition of Arrowheadlines. We've gathered the Kansas City Chiefs news from across the internet and put it in a nice little bundle for you. Enjoy.

The Chiefs coaching staff is packing up and getting ready for vacation. Some are headed for the beach while others are on their way to the golf course or mountains. More than a few may simply sit back and put their feet up and enjoy for a few weeks not having to work 18-hour days.

Knowing Todd Haley and the type of people that work for him, they may enjoy some down time, but football, the Chiefs and the 2010 NFL season will not be far from their minds.

I’d like to plant a few seeds in their minds to consider over the next 40 days. For the most part, these items have already landed on the coaches’ radar screens. In fact, some of these thoughts are originally their ideas. I just want to reinforce their thinking and pump up their desire to move forward with some of these plans and will benefit the 2010 Chiefs.

Coaching Suggestions … Thursday Morning Cup O’Chiefs from Bob Gretz

NFL and union officials discussed adding two games to the regular season when they met Wednesday for their first negotiating session since February.

Teams would still play a total of 20 exhibition plus regular-season games under the proposal. The league would go from four in the preseason and 16 in the regular season to two and 18.

"This is an idea that is really gaining momentum, particularly with the owners," Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy said on a conference call.

NFL, union officials meet, discuss longer season from KC Star

Unga made national news shortly after BYU’s spring football camp when he removed himself from BYU for violating the school’s honor code. His attempt to return to BYU in time to resume his college football playing career was later denied by the university.

Unga and his agent Eric Metz, who has represented several other former Cougars, are in contact with multiple teams who are expressing interest in BYU’s all-time leading rusher. In fact, Unga recently spent over an hour on the phone speaking with the front office brass of the Kansas City Chiefs.

Harvey Unga Talks About His Future from Bleacher Report

A partnership between the University of Tennessee and AstroTurf to build a $1.5 million research center dedicated to athletic field safety has the support of a familiar face in former Vol Eric Berry.

Berry, a UT football standout and NFL safety for the Kansas City Chiefs, will be on hand Friday for the groundbreaking of The Center for Safer Athletic Fields.

The ceremony will be at 10 a.m. at the UT Institute of Agriculture's East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center at 3209 Alcoa Highway.

UT, AstroTurf partner up from Knoxvillebiz.com

From its meager beginnings six short years ago, the Antonio Gates Sound Mind-Sound Body Football Academy has grown into one of the region's premiere events for talent development. The two-day camp, which begins today on the campus of Wayne State University, has a very clear mission: Cultivate the college readiness of its 400 participants while showcasing their talents to the multitude of college coaches in attendance. ..

..."(Gates') influence and support has helped make this (camp) more appealing to the public because of the career that he has had on and off the field," Blackwell said. "On top of that, he's also bringing in (Kansas City Chiefs WR) Chris Chambers to the camp.

Sound Mind-Sound Body camp has become premiere event from The Detroit News

Kansas City receiver to host football camp
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Chris Chambers will host his first Football Skills Camp on Saturday at DeKalb High School.


Chambers and his C.A.T.C.H. 84 Foundation will host the Football Skills Camp from 2-6 p.m. at with registration beginning at 1 p.m. It is a free camp open to kids ages 10 to 15 as well as high school and junior-varsity football teams.

LOCAL BRIEFS: Liners’ inaugural home opener rained out from The Daily Chronicle

Player Tweets

almighty31 I aint feelin the plaza district construction
BCarr39 Just bought some clubs, now headed to the range to break em in!
BCarr39 This storm has anyone else's power goin in and out?
BFlowers24 jus went hamm n walmart again...i need to hear my name on the intercum for spendn all this money ahhhh shhhh "we got bflowers in the buildn"

Media and Fans

mortreport RT @Kaxxxxxx: @mortreport are u a fan of expanding to 18 reg season football games >I didn't want to switch from typewriters to computers.

Adam_Schefter Rams S O.J. Atogwe is planning to visit Seattle next week. Rams remain favorite to re-sign him, but Seahawks could make it interesting.

mortreport RT @schlereth_girl: Hey @NFL-- If you're gonna add more games, add more health care.> Spoken like loving daughter of ex-NFLer w 29 surgeries

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