Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 5/10


Good morning! Here is today's Kansas City Chiefs news. You kids have fun at work, I'm off to the beach! Enjoy!

Chiefs Rookies Arrive For Minicamp from The Mothership

As of right now, the Chiefs have invited 36-tryout players to the minicamp and that number could grow before tomorrow's practice begins at 1:45 PM CDT.

The 36 invited players will join the eight Chiefs draft picks, as well as the 13-undrafted players, who agreed to terms with the team, during the minicamp.

Below is a snapshot look at the rookies "walk through" before tomorrow's minicamp.

Will Shields Says Chiefs' Eric Fisher Should Be Able To Play Right Or Left Tackle from KC Star

"Some people make it more complicated than it can be," said Shields, a right guard during his 14-year career with the Chiefs who occasionally had to spell players at other positions, including left tackle.

"It just depends on how good you are as an athlete. How are you going to work at it to make yourself work on both sides. In high school, I played left. Then, all through college, I played right. It depends on your mental makeup of ‘Hey, can I switch sides ...' What are you going to do win a job, that's what it comes down to." Video: Chiefs Live! Previewing OTAs

Tracking Down The Chiefs RBs from The Mothership

"It's been good," Charles said of the voluntary workouts. "We're here trying to build chemistry together, meet all the new coaches, install all the new plays; it's been going good so far."

Not just learning names and personalities of new coaches and teammates, the Chiefs players are learning a new playbook as well, requiring extra study time.

"It's like going back to school," Charles added. "They have math problems, algebra, all types of angles and verticals (routes), so you learn it by what you've been doing your whole life (in school and), based off your instincts."

Kansas City Chiefs Newest Players On Post May from The Ft. Leavenworth Lamp

The players will sign autographs at the Fort Leavenworth Exchange from 3:30-4:30 p.m. For more information, call 684-8578.

Count On A Chiefs Rebound from ESPN (InSider)

If you get disastrous quarterback play in the NFL, you will fail, often miserably. A well-built roster with terrible QB play is like a mansion over a sinkhole: impressive, and completely uninhabitable.

The Chiefs would know. Last year, a team with six Pro Bowlers won two games. That's because Chiefs quarterbacks combined for a QBR mark of 31.9 (that's bad) a passer rating of 63.8 (ugly) and a TD-to-INT ratio of 8-to-20 (KC fans can step outside for a smoke at this point).

KC Chiefs Mascot Warpaint Visits Emporia Schools from The Emporia Gazette

"We bring her out to appearances and let the fans pet her and take pictures, meet her and Susie," Arbo said.

Warpaint was in good temperament as she received pets from over 100 small hands in front of Timmerman Wednesday afternoon for half-an-hour. The horse has reached middle-age, Arbo said, at 15 years old.

Arrowhead Stadium Made Out Of Legos (Photo) from Fansided

Well, some people can actually use their Lego building skills and create an unbelievable product.

The latest example is a replica of Arrowhead Stadium, the home of the Kansas City Chiefs, that was build out of Legos. You have to see it to believe it.

Chiefs Name Marvin Allen Director Of College Scouting from ProFootballTalk

Allen, who most recently served as a National Scout with the Falcons for four years, previously spent 16 with the Patriots.

A former runing back, Allen played at Tulane before becoming an 11th-round draft pick of the Patriots in 1988.

Bright Futures Rewarding For Former Chief from The Joplin Globe

Kimble Anders now has a much longer trip to come to Joplin and help with the Bright Futures celebrity golf tournament that bears his name.

But there he was Thursday night at Downstream Casino, a bit road-worn but still seemingly happy to be involved.

Vision Training Device Helps With Concussion Recovery from FOX4KC

Former Kansas City Chiefs Guard Will Shields says the D2 device caught his eye a few years ago and now he uses it at his facility 68 Inside Sports.

"If somebody had a concussion, we can take four different test, compare them across the board and it basically tallies up percentage wise to see where they are," said Shields.

Each Team's Most Pressing Question As Minicamp Looms from Sports Illustrated

Kansas City Chiefs: What will happen with Branden Albert?

The uncertainty regarding Kansas City's projected left tackle has reached the stalemate phase. Trade talks have bottomed out, leaving Albert the choice to sign and show up or hold out into the season. The Chiefs do have No. 1 overall pick Eric Fisher ready to roll at one tackle spot, but there's little question this offense would be better with Albert and Fisher on the field together.

Division Power Rankings: NFC West Rises To Top from

The voting was unanimous at the top and bottom. We all voted the NFC West as the best division in football, with the AFC West as everyone's pick for the bottom division. Even if the Kansas City Chiefs rise, the division lacks a strong No. 2.

Former Vol Eric Berry To Host Youth Football Camp from WBIR

Eric Berry, who now plays for the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Eric Berry Foundation are once again partnering with D1 to host youth football camps in Chattanooga and Knoxville this summer.

The Knoxville camp will be on Saturday, June 15, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, at Grace Christian Academy, located at 5914 Beaver Ridge Rd.

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