KANSAS CITY MO - AUGUST 27: Players and head coach Todd Haley of the Kansas City Chiefs look on as physicians tend to Cameron Sheffield #55 who suffered an injury during a preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Arrowhead Stadium on August 27 2010 in Kansas City Missouri. (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)
Good morning Chiefs fans! We've got a couple of stories for you in today's Kansas City Chiefs news. We get to check in on Sheffield and Moeaki, and maybe feel a little better knowing that Pats fans can under stand some of the pain in the Chiefs' past. Enjoy!
In a year of rookies making an immediate impact, Sheffield was the only member of Kansas City's 2010 Draft Class not to appear in a regular season game. His playing prospects for 2011, however, look much brighter.
Sheffield said that team doctors granted him a clean bill of health last month.
"I'm at 100%," Sheffield said. "Now it's just about getting back into football shape."
Road to Recovery from The Mothership
But fans need to take solace in the fact that assistant coach Nick Sirianni is remaining. Kansas City insiders say that Sirianni had a huge influence on Cassel this season. He worked very closely with him and the two have a good working relationship.
So, there's no reason to think that Cassel will take a major step backward, because Sirianni will continue to work with him.
Matt Cassel Still Has His QB Tutor from ESPN
Iowa City-Former Hawkeye tight end Tony Moeaki says he learned plenty in his first year in the NFL. Moeaki had a good rookie season with the Kansas City Chiefs. He caught 47 passes for 559 yard and 3 touchdowns. He reflected on his rookie season while sitting court side at the Iowa-Northwestern basketball game.
Moeaki Returns to Iowa City from KCRG
The Denver Post is reporting that the Broncos are close to hiring former Atlanta and Seattle coach Jim L. Mora as defensive coordinator.
If Mora gets the job, he'll be Denver's sixth defensive coordinator in six seasons.
Report: Denver Close to Hiring Mora from ESPN
They fooled you. You knew better, but they fooled you.
Much of the year you kept saying, "The defense is too shaky,'' but they kept winning because they kept putting up 32 points a game until they sucked you in the way the ‘95 Chiefs did the fans in Kansas City.
That year the Chiefs went 13-3 and won home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, but Steve Bono was the quarterback and you knew he wasn't good enough to win a championship...
Jets-Patriots Playoff Report Card from The Boston Herald
Running back Donnell Alexander, a 1,000-yard rusher from Blue Springs, Mo., and the son of late Kansas City Chiefs star Derrick Thomas; quarterback Lee Clubb, a 1,500-yard rusher and 1,200-yard passer from Iowa Park, Texas; and cornerback DeAndre Elliott from Dallas all said Colorado State University was the right fit for them.
4 Plan to Join CSU Football Program from Coloradoan.com
On Thursday, January 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St. a documentary of the same name, Games, explores the sporting life of Hunt, and focuses on his legacy as an innovator and a man revered for his humility and gracious manner.
Lamar Hunt Documentary Set for Screening from The Mothership
Despite missing five games with a left calf injury and having to fight through a stacked group of safeties, Jarrad Page provided value during his first season with New England.
Page enjoyed his time with the Patriots, who acquired him from the Chiefs in a Week 1 trade, and he was open to the idea of returning next season. Page, who will enter free agency, wouldn't make any commitments one way or another, though.