Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 7/9

Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

Good morning! Here is today's Kansas City Chiefs news. Enjoy.

Chiefs' Season Opener Vs. Cowboys will Be A Hot Ticket from KC Star

The Chiefs still have tickets remaining for all games that can be purchased from the club, starting at $30. Jackson County taxpayers will be able to purchase single-game tickets at 9 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, while single-game tickets will go on sale to the general public at 9 a.m. Friday.

Season-ticket holders also can purchase single-game tickets starting at noon Wednesday before they go on sale to the general public. The club has notified its season-ticket holders via mail with instructions on how to participate. Fans also can purchase tickets through full-season ticket packages, a pick-5 plan, divisional 3-Pack or 2-Pack.

Chiefs Rookie Recap: Braden Wilson from The Mothership

We continue our Chiefs Rookie Recap series, featuring interviews with each of the team's eight 2013 draft choices, in order, addressing a summary of their OTA and minicamp experiences, expectations for this season and more.

The Kansas City Chiefs selected Kansas State fullback Braden Wilson with their second of two picks in the sixth round (204th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft in April. After drafting Wilson, Chiefs general manager John Dorsey explained the pick.

Did The Kansas City Chiefs Overpay Dwayne Bowe In Light Of Victor Cruz Deal from Bleacher Report

It was a win-win for both sides at the time; Bowe finally got his big pay day and the Chiefs retained their one and only proven weapon in the passing game. However,New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz received a six-year, $45.9 million contract with $15.6 million guaranteed according to Tom Pelissero of the USA Today, about $10 million less than Bowe in guaranteed money and overall.

People may question if Bowe is overpaid by comparison to Cruz, even though doing so is a bit like comparing peaches and nectarines-similarities exist, but they are very different.

2013 Game By Game: Week 11 from DenverBroncos.com

  • It's a bit unusual for this game to take place so early; three of the last four Broncos regular seasons have ended with home games against the Chiefs.
  • Peyton Manning has never lost a home game to the Chiefs (6-0, including a wild-card playoff win on Jan. 6, 2007).
  • Denver and Kansas City have split the season series eight of the last 10 years. The other two seasons (2007, 2012) witnessed Broncos sweeps.

Succop Spending Summer In Lowcountry from ABC Columbia

The former Gamecock and current Kansas City Chiefs kicker and his wife recently moved to Daniel Island. Succop says he spends a lot of his down time playing golf and fishing in the Lowcountry. He also works out at the College of Charleston soccer field. Since the field doesn't have uprights, Succop kicks between an even narrower target, the posts that hold up the field's net.

"My goal is aim small, miss small," Succop said.

Tackling The Journalism Field from The Wausau Daily Herald

While perhaps not a well-known name around most NFL households - a point Lane makes clear with some self-inflicted humorous jabs about his writing background - the aspiring writer delved into the struggles of succeeding on and off the field.

Following in the footsteps of previous guest columnists and NFL players Steve Gleason, Chris Kluwe and Jabari Greer, he offers a thought-provoking look at the needs of players to balance their chosen career - albeit often short-lived - with the future.

Report: Dolphins Still Haven't Extended Formal Offer To Vonta Leach from ProFootballTalk

While Leach's agent, Ralph Vitolo, hasn't ruled out other teams seeking to acquire Leach, the focus clearly seems to be with the Dolphins. It's where Vitolo believes Leach will ultimately end up but it can't happen if the Dolphins decide not to offer him a deal.

The Houston Texans, New York Giants, Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens continue to show interest in Leach as well.

Jay Ross To Hols annual Pros Vs. Joes Charity Game and Free Football Clinic July 12-13 from The Port City Daily

Four years ago, Ross started giving back to the community he calls home, with the charity event one weekend a year, followed by his free football clinic. A number of big names from across the area are scheduled to be at the basketball game on Friday, including: Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth, Terrence Cooper of the Kansas City Chiefs and Super Bowl Champion Vonta Leach.

EA To Remove Aaron Hernandez From NCAA Football 14, Madden NFL 25 from Polygon

The star tight end originally existed in NCAA Football 14 as a Florida Gators trading card in the game's Ultimate Team mode, the card being a reward that's unlocked in the Nike Skills Trainer. (See photo above, from Twitter user Richard Lowe.) Since Ultimate Team runs on EA's servers, Tiburon has already replaced Hernandez's card: Anyone who unlocks him will instead receive Alex Smith, who is now a quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs.

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