Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 4/29

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

Coach Reid: I'm A Huge Believer In Barry Rubin from The Mothership

The Kansas City Chiefs continue this week with Phase One workouts of their offseason program, focused primarily on the permitted strength and conditioning sessions, as well as physical rehabilitation work, leading into the 2014 campaign.

While Chiefs head coach Andy Reid continues to lead the team overall, he confidently turns the guys over to the mastermind behind the workouts, Chiefs strength and conditioning coach Barry Rubin.

Poll: What Should Chiefs Do In Draft? from ESPN

For now, I'll give you the choice of five position groups.

Later, we'll give you some specific players to choose from within the most popular position groups.

Art Bra KC: A Fashion Show To Help Those Touched By Breast Cancer from KSHB

Art Bra KC also features a VIP experience. You can meet the Art Bra models and mingle with professional athletes such as Aurelien Collin of Sporting KC along with Dustin Colquitt and Ryan Succop of The Kansas City Chiefs.

NFL Merchandise: What Players Are The Top 50 Movers? from NJ.com

40. Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs

Chiefs Draft Preview from Scout.com

Team Needs

1. Wide Receiver

It's imperative that Kansas City get an upgrade here via the draft to compliment Dwayne Bowe and the wide receiver corps. The Chiefs are in a great position to land a gem in round one. It may not be Sammy Watkins or Mike Evans but they would get a good one at No. 23 overall.

Should The Clipper Just Quit? Lessons From 1965's Football Strike Against Jim Crow from The Daily Beast

"One of the things we [the AFL] needed was the unity of the white and black players for our new league," said Abner Haynes, a former Kansas City Chiefs runningback. Haynes had been a civil rights pioneer as one of the first two African-Americans to play college football in Texas in 1956.

"When the white players, Jack Kemp, Jerry Mays who was our [Kansas City] defensive leader and four or five other guys heard about what was happening, their character showed and my teammates were looking after me."

2014 ESPN Boston Mock Draft: Round 1 from ESPN

23. Kansas City Chiefs (PatsFanTRichter) -- Odell Beckham Jr. (WR) LSU -- The Chiefs are disappointed to lose out on Su'a-Filo, but wide receiver is just as big a hole for a Kansas City team that likely fancies itself a Super Bowl contender, and they're happy with Beckham Jr. as a consolation prize. Dexter McCluster is gone and Donnie Avery isn't a suitable No. 2 receiver, and Andy Reid has shown the ability to get high end production out of fast but diminutive receivers in the past. Beckham Jr. also has shown ability as a punt returner, which would help offset the loss of McCluster on special teams.

Miami Dolphins Offer Individual Game Tickets On Social Media from The Sun-Sentinel

On Monday afternoon the team's twitter site released the first offering of individual ticket sales, which you can find by clicking this link.

...The Dolphins also play home games against the Kansas City Chiefs (September 21), Green Bay packers (October 12), San Diego Chargers (November 2), Buffalo Bills (on the Thursday night of November 13).

Longhorns In The NFL Draft: Who Is Texas' Top Draft Pick Of The Last Decade from The Dallas Morning News

2. Jamaal Charles (2008 - 3rd round, 73rd overall by Kansas City)

Charles may soon top this list if he keeps up his prodigious production. One of the most dangerous offensive players in football last season, Charles totaled 1,980 yards and 19 touchdowns offensively...

...1. Derrick Johnson (2005 - 1st round, 15th overall by Kansas City)

Johnson tops a list full of great players because of longevity and consistency. The All-Pro is a 9-year veteran and has appeared in three Pro Bowls. He's anchored the Chiefs defense for nearly a decade, totaling 718 tackles, 22.5 sacks and 11 interceptions. He covers a lot of ground from sideline to sideline, and is valuable because of his ability to rush the passer and cover in the passing game.

Vince Young And tyler Thigpen Will Try Out For Cleveland Browns During Veteran Minicamp Starting Tuesday from Cleveland.com

Farmer knows Thigpen well from their three seasons together in Kansas City from 2007-2009. Originally a seventh-round pick of the Vikings in 2007, he was waived at the end of camp and immediately signed by the Chiefs.

In 2008, he started 11 games for the Chiefs, going 1-10. He was traded to the Dolphins in 2009 and spent two seasons there, going 0-1. He spent 2011-12 with the Bills, but didn't play.

K-State's Lucas, Zimmerman Primed For Draft from Chiefs Spin

Zimmerman, a native of Junction City, Kan., doesn't necessarily have a preferred team, but there's one organization two hours away that he apparently wouldn't mind.

"It would be huge," Zimmerman said on if he landed in Kansas City. "I grew up a Chiefs fan, my uncle has season tickets and I used to go to games with my dad growing up.

"I was blessed to have this opportunity here where my family is 20 minutes away, they're at every game. If I had that same opportunity where my family can get there, travel and see me play, for them to go experience that with me, that would be huge."

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