Happy St. Patrick's Day, Chiefs fans! Here is today's Kansas City Chiefs news.
Whether it's an offensive lineman, defensive lineman or skill position, somebody among this year's pool of draft-eligible players will become the initial member Kansas City's 2011 Draft Class this April. If no trades are made, the selection will come with the 21st overall pick, marking just the fifth time in team history that the Chiefs have selected from that position.
Kansas City's brief history with #21 brings results that span across the board. Each of the five selections has been used on an offensive player, but that's where the similarities between picks end.
Counting 21: John Alt to Sylvester Morris from The Mothership
Forgive North Platte native Nathan Enderle if he sounds a little tired, he's been busy the last few weeks...
...While at the Combine, Enderle was interviewed by several teams. A report from the Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Sun-Sentinel said the Miami Dolphins had done a lot of homework on Enderle and were very interested in the quarter.
Since the Combine, Enderle has stayed busy with other teams.
"The [Kansas City] Chiefs and [Minnesota] Vikings came here [to Idaho]," the quarterback said. "I had throwing workouts for each of them.
Have Arm, Will Travel from The North Platte Telegraph
Chad Ochocinco Johnson is coming to town.
No joke. OK, it is a joke, but supposedly he's really headed to K.C. to take part in a four-day tryout with the
Kansas City WizardsSporting Kansas City. Yes, Ochocinco in short pants and right here in River City.
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How, did we get so lucky?
Ocho? Oh No!... Thursday Cup O'Blarney from Bob Gretz
Green Bay Packers receiver Brett Swain will be a guest speaker and coach Saturday at a speed and agility clinic run by Jeff Webb, the former La Quinta standout and Kansas City Chiefs receiver, and his 101 Athletics trainers.
Super Bowl Winner in Desert Saturday from MyDesert.com
The five will be featured in adidas' marketing efforts and will wear company gear on the field along with Eric Berry of the Kansas City Chiefs, C.J. Spiller of the Buffalo Bills, Reggie Bush of the New Orleans Saints, Mario Williams of the Houston Texans and Lawrence Timmons of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Former Boise State Wide Receiver Titus Young Lands NFL Shoe Deal from The Idaho Statesman
Even if you think you haven't heard from the Sand Springs-based band Sownds, chances are that you have.
The group's single, "We Need a Hero," from their upcoming CD Release "Welcome to the Show," has been all over the airwaves as part of FOX's coverage of the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament...
...Last year, Sownds wrote and performed "Chop it Up," which was played at the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs home games. A music video featuring that song was shot in Sand Springs, at Memorial Stadium at CPHS.
Sownds of March Madness from The Sand Springs Leader
Brandon from Kansas wants to know I think the Chiefs could make a play for Mike Sims-Walker in free agency.
BW: I think the Chiefs have to be put on the list of the teams that would look at the Jacksonville free agent. I could see Oakland and San Diego on that list as well. As far as Kansas City goes, I think he'd be a nice complement to No. 1 receiver Dwayne Bowe.
AFC West Mailbag from ESPN
U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) and U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-8) today marked Brain Injury Awareness Day by introducing bipartisan legislation aimed at protecting youth athletes from the dangers of sports-related traumatic brain injuries...
...Other supporters include: Brain Injury Association of America; Brain Trauma Foundation; Cleveland Clinic; Consumer Federation of America; Consumers Union; National ConsumersLeague; National Research Center for Women & Families; Nick Lowery, Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame; and Safe Kids USA.