Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 4/14


Good morning! Here is your Kansas City Chiefs news from across the internet. Enjoy!

Chiefs Owner Outlines Changes To Get The Red Back In Arrowhead from KC Star

Hunt knows it won't mean much if the team doesn't win, but while the new football men he hired work on that part, it's significant that the man who took so much heat last year - taunting banners flying over the stadium, nasty name-calling, stacks of angry letters - is extending a hand.

"Certainly the football side of the Chiefs the last four years was more guarded in how information was shared externally," he says. "There's still teams in the league that operate like that, but what I've seen in the last 12 months, attending ownership meetings and being on the digital committee, is an understanding that, hey, the model is shifting and we have to be more open."

Hunt is doing everything he can to make sure the hiring of coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey is the end to a brutal four-year run marked by arrogance and detachment, bottoming out with a 2-14 thud last season that made Arrowhead quiet and fans wearing bags on their heads.

NFL Draft Spotlight - Day 21: Jarvis Jones from The Mothership

Playing for the USC Trojans and facing the Oregon Ducks on Halloween in 2009, Jarvis was injured during a "routine hit" and found himself hospitalized days later, according to ESPN The Magazine's Jordan Conn.

A specialist told Jones that he had a "mild" case of spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal column. Despite later being cleared by doctors to play football, USC team doctors refused to clear him for contact. He later transferred to Georgia and began dominating in the SEC in 2011.

Source: Free Agent Linebacker Akeem Jordan Chooses The Chiefs, To Sign One-Year Deal from Packer Report

Former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Akeem Jordan has agreed to a one-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs after also visiting the Cincinnati Bengals this week, according to a league source.

Jordan's contract is for the minimum salary benefit and includes a $20,000 signing bonus.

Chiefs' Tamba Hali Wants To Get To MetLife Stadium from Arrowhead Addict

Hali mentions MetLife Stadium because that is the location of the 2013 Super Bowl.

It goes without saying that every NFL team is working toward getting themselves to the Super Bowl but it sure is nice to hear Chiefs players talking about it as if it is actually a possibility.

Even if the odds are long.

26 Players Named To All-Century Team from The Denton Record-Chronicle

Defensive tackle Joe Greene, a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and widely considered one of the greatest players in the history of the game, Abner Haynes, a member of the Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Fame, and All-Pro offensive lineman Brian Waters were among the notable players on the roster.

More than 11,000 votes were cast online for the team over the course of several weeks before a committee of UNT officials selected the final roster.

UW-Milwaukee's Demetrius Harris Trading Basketball For Football Pads from The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

A month ago, UW-Milwaukee's Demetrius Harris was just another mid-major basketball player with no eligibility left ready to look for a job.

Today, he has more than a dozen National Football League teams scrambling to evaluate him as a tight end before the draft...

...Shortly after the Panthers' 8-24 season, the Kansas City Chiefs called Jeter inquiring about Harris' interest in football.

John Dorsey, the Chiefs' new general manager, was scouting for the Green Bay Packers two years ago when someone at an all-star game in Little Rock, Ark., told him to make a note about an all-state football player from Jacksonville, Ark., who was playing basketball up north.

NFL Scouts Love That Alabama's Chance Warmack Is 'Big And Mean' from The Fort Worth Star Telegram

NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock has called Warmack the best player in the draft regardless of position and said the Kansas City Chiefs should consider Warmack with the No. 1 overall pick.

"Both of those players, they're getting talked about for a reason," St. Louis Rams general manager Les Snead said. "It's not by chance. They're good players."

AFC West Running Back Update from ESPN

Right now,Shaun Draughn and Cyrus Gray, both heading into their second full seasons, are the only backups of note. Draughn carried the ball 59 times and caught 24 passes in 2012; Gray only touched the ball nine times during his rookie season. Reid could further utilize Draughn's pass-catching skills, but he really was a liability in protection last season. The Chiefs need more from Draughn and Gray in 2013 and should find an improvement elsewhere.

Dolphins GM: Team Has 'Enough Ammunition' To Trade Up To No. 1 Spot from Sports Illustrated

Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said this week that his team could trade up if they wanted to and could secure the No. 1 overall pick, which held by the Kansas City Chiefs.

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