Kevin Boss Likes The Chiefs Young Talent

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 16: Kevin Boss #87 of the Oakland Raiders scores on a thirty-seven yard pass play beating Chris Gocong #51 of the Cleveland Browns to the endzone in the third quarter of an NFL football game Coliseum on October 16, 2011 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)
We heard from the Kansas City Chiefs brass on the Kevin Boss signing so now it's time to hear from Boss himself.

The new Chiefs tight end met the KC media in a Friday morning conference call and talked about his decision to sign with the Chiefs.

"I kinda like the smaller town feel," Boss said. "Just talking to Mr. Pioli and coach Crennel, I just love the whole organization from the top down. Looking forward to getting out here and getting settled in."

Boss said he was supposed to head back home yesterday but instead signed with the Chiefs. His wife is flying into KC today and they'll be looking for a place to live. (FYI, Kevin: a pretty cool home for sale down the street from me in Brookside. We could run the annual block party!)

Boss said he had multiple roles in both New York and Oakland so he's ready to do whatever the Chiefs coaching staff asks. He also referenced the New England Patriots two tight end sets with Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Herndandez, indicating the Chiefs would like to have that firepower at the tight end position, too.

He also remembers playing the Chiefs twice a year last season, noting how tough the defense was.

"The talent here is amazing," Boss said. "Young talent, so that's something that we've got to look forward to in the future and a lot of years to continue to build this team."

More Chiefs free agency news (and a list of all the Chiefs free agents here):

Mike Tolbert leaves KC without contract | Chiefs sign Kevin Boss | Chiefs interested in Jerricho Cotchery | Peyton Hillis meets KC media | Chiefs visiting with a free agent OT | Latest updates on Chiefs free agents | RB help was a goal, GM Scott Pioli says | Chiefs sign Peyton Hillis approval poll | Eric Winston visiting Chiefs | Le'Ron McClain to the Chargers | Chiefs sign Peyton Hillis | John Carlson made it to KC, but didn't visit Chiefs | Jackie Battle has some interest in free agency | Brandon Carr to Dallas for $50.1 million | Kyle Orton signs with Cowboys | John Carlson signs with Vikings | Mike Tolbert has five teams interested | BenJarvus Green-Ellis has multiple suitors | No tender for Tyler Palko

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