Arrowheadlines: Chiefs News 5/24

Good morning, Chiefs fans. An early edition of Arrowheadlines for you so I can catch a train. Enjoy today's Kansas City Chiefs news.

All bottled-water donations will be distributed by the Salvation Army at their four mobile feeding kitchens stationed in Joplin. Fry-Wagner Moving and Storage is transporting all of the donated water to the Joplin area. Chiefs executives, Cheerleaders, Red Coaters and Ambassadors will be helping collect donations throughout both days.

Cash and check donations will also be accepted in Lot C during the above times.

Chiefs Announce Donation; Team with Media Partners, Salvation Army, Heart to Heart International from The Mothership

The Chiefs figure to be active in all three areas of free agency because they have holes to fill on their roster if this group is going to be improved over last year’s team. That is the only way the Chiefs will remain a contender – yearly improvement of the talent level and that must come from every available source.

What will the Chiefs look for among the various FAs? Here’s this man’s opinion of the holes on the roster that need to be filled to increase the competitive level on each side of the line of scrimmage.

Filling Roster Spots... Morning Cup O'Chiefs from Bob Gretz

Somewhat forgotten in all the hoopla in labeling cornerbacks as "shutdown" or even giving them their own island, tackling is still part of the job description. And when it came to planting opposing ball carriers, no NFL cornerback did it better in 2010 than Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers.

A study by Pro Football Focus shows Flowers missed just one tackle in 65 attempts in 2010

Chiefs' Flowers Blooms Into Top Tackling CB from Football News Now

Powerhouse running backs like Kansas City Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles, Tennessee Titans’ Chris Johnson, Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson and Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson, are all sprinters and are looking to take their speed back onto the track if the nearly two-month-old lockout continues to keep them off the playing fields.

NFL Stars to Pursue Track Careers if Lockout Continues from Competitor.com

What's your guilty pleasure? Getting my picture taken with mascots. I can't pass by Sluggerrr without getting a photo. I went to seven Chiefs' games last year, and every time KC Wolf came by, I took a picture with him. I got a picture with him dressed as Elvis, Spider Man, Santa Claus. I don't know, I just feel like a kid again. I get so excited when I see him coming.

Chef Brian Aaron, Part Two: Cooking for Anthony Bourdain and a Love of Mascots from The Pitch
You may remember [Mark McMillian] from the Philidelphia Eagles or the Kansas City Chiefs, but now he is here in the Valley and he is doing some awesome things for kids with autism.

Join in the Fun at the 11th Annual Uncle Bears Celebrity Golf Classic from ABC15.com

The initial reaction, at least locally, seems to be that Hali was slighted with his ranking as the league's 64th best player last season. It shouldn't be.

First, the rankings are completely subjective. It's impossible for each player to know everything about the league's nearly 1,700 active participants week-in and week-out. Really, it's a wonder that Hali came in as high as he did.

Was Tamba Hali's No. 64 Ranking Too Low? from The Mothership

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