Arrowheadlines: Chiefs News 8/29

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 26: Ricky Stanzi #13 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks to avoid being sacked by Robert Quinn #94 of the St. Louis Rams as Jared Gaither #71 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks on during a preseason game at Arrowhead Stadium on August 26, 2011 in Kansas City, Missouri. The Rams beat the Chiefs 14-10. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

We're going to have to bear through another morning without NJ Chiefs Fan. I believe he is still without power from Hurricane Irene. So here's another attempt by to fill his shoes. 

Remember, by tomorrow afternoon, the Chiefs will have to cut their roster down to 75 80 players. Joel will have more on that today. SBNation.com has an article on the new NFL roster cut rules

Here are your Kansas City Chiefs news links for the day:

Just What Is Dex? … Monday Cup O’Chiefs | Chiefs Football at BobGretz.com
Is he a running back, or a wide receiver? Fans of the Chiefs have been asking those questions about Dexter McCluster since he joined the team out of the second round of last year’s NFL Draft.

Haley Worried About Missing Out On Young Players | KC Chiefs Blog
It seems every season that the Kansas City Chiefs — and most teams across the league — find an undrafted free agent or two that end up being heavy contributors. With so little time to spend with younger players, Todd Haley is worried about missing out on some of those players.

Chiefs trying to get offense in gear - KansasCity.com
An NFL team is generally in a bad way if it carries a sense of urgency into the final preseason game. But that’s where the Chiefs might be heading into Thursday night’s game against the Packers in Green Bay.

Derrick Johnson Aims To Be Special In 2011
Jamaal Charles took the pitch and accelerated around the offensive right edge. His eyes focused on the goal line’s front right pylon. Just two yards separating the Pro Bowler from pay dirt, Charles had a clear path to the end zone. The crowd at Spratt Stadium rose to their feet. It was scorching hot, but Charles finding the end zone was worth standing for.

NFL rushing leader Arian Foster disses Fantasy Football in tweet about his injury - Peter King - SI.com
Todd Haley, in last week's MMQB column, said he got tired last year of being harangued by fantasy players about how he used his running backs, though the Chiefs had the top-rated running game in the league. When I was in Houston the other day, I asked Foster his feelings about this national obsession. "It's good for getting the people who aren't normally into football -- they watch the games,'' he said.

Earning Their Arrowheads " Arrowhead Addict | A Kansas City Chiefs blog
The Kansas City Chiefs turned in another ugly performance against the St. Louis Rams but that doesn’t mean there weren’t good individual performances. Our "Earning Their Arrowheads" series is all about recognizing the players that showed up on Sunday…or in this case, Friday.

Roster Moves Looming For Chiefs
The worst week for professional football players is upon us. Over the next seven days, more than 1,000 NFL players will be notified of their release. For some, the news will only be a bump in the road. For others, it will signal the end of their football careers.

Chiefs vs Packers - Preseason Game 4
Kansas City concludes its preseason slate with a trip to Lambeau Field to face Green Bay on Thursday, Sept. 1. The Chiefs enter the game after a 14-10 loss vs. St. Louis (8/26) while the Packers won 24-21 at Indianapolis (8/26). It marks the second-consecutive season the two clubs have met in the preseason.

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