Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 4/30

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

Dorsey & Reid Previewing The 2014 NFL Draft from The Mothership

"There's some depth at every particular round," Dorsey said. "As the course of the draft goes on, if there's a favorable moment to trade back and get some picks, we'll consider that and we'll do that, but we'll never pass up a really good player either. So, I think what you have to do is go along the three-day cycle and see how it plays itself out altogether and, all of a sudden, if you think you can go back a little bit and get some more picks, you'll do that."

Many analysts describe the 2014 draft as heavy with wide receiver talent, which Dorsey agrees with, and then some.

Chiefs Weekly from The Mothership

Chiefs Weekly, the weekly series bringing you all of your Chiefs news and social updates is back, as players have returned to the The University of Kansas Hospital Training Complex!

This week, the Chiefs Offensive Line supported Frist Downs for Down Syndrome. The group attended an auction and spent time with children with Down Syndrome.

Chiefs Fan Wins Trip To The NFL Draft from The Moothership

The Chiefs and Bud Light are sending one lucky fan, along with a guest, to the NFL Draft in New York. This year's winner is Zachary Weigelt, who will not only be attending the Draft, but also announcing one of the Chiefs selections on May 10th...

...Weigelt has served in the Army for almost nine years and while stationed in Korea, from January to December of 2013, he would watch the Chiefs games whenever he could, sometimes at 12a.m. He is grateful to be back in the United States and said his wife allowed him to buy season tickets to spend time with his family and be able to enjoy the games from Arrowhead Stadium. He also mentioned in his submission that football got him through while he was stationed in Korea and it helped him stay connected with the US.

KCChiefs.com Video: Player Spotlight: Derrick Johnson

Kansas City Chiefs' Draft Need: Brandin Cooks Would Add Burst from NFL.com

Here are four positions of need for Kansas City -- and some prospects who could fill them.

1) Wide receiver

Dwayne Bowe had an outstanding game against the Indianapolis Colts in last year's playoffs, catching eight passes for 150 yards and one score. Still, I don't think the eighth-year pro is a truly reliable No. 1 wide receiver. In the draft, Reid will be looking for a field-stretching vertical threat, which is something the Chiefs don't currently have on their roster (Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins can't be counted upon at this point in their respective careers).

Several quality upgrades will likely be available when the Chiefs pick at No. 23 overall. Two players to keep an eye on are USC's Marqise Lee and Oregon State's Brandin Cooks. If both pass-catchers are on the board, I think the Chiefs will lean toward Cooks, because of his 4.3-second speed. That said, Lee would be more than just a consolation prize.

Poll Results: It's WR, By Large Margin from ESPN

You've spoken in our ESPN poll about what the Kansas City Chiefs should do with their first-round pick and the margin isn't even close. As of Tuesday morning, 66 percent of voters think the Chiefs should draft a wide receiver. How about that? We agree on something.

Kiper, McShay Double Up On This WR For KC from ESPN

For those with ESPN Insider access, Mel Kiper and Todd McShay have their latest mock drafts out and, for a change, they have the same player going to the Kansas City Chiefswith the 23rd pick of the first round.

He's USC wide receiver Marqise Lee.

Fan Mock Draft: Whom Should The Chiefs Select No. 23 Overall? from FOX Sports

While head coach Andy Reid is an offensive mastermind, the passing game struggled to find its rhythm at times. What's more, the Chiefs lost key veterans, including Pro Bowl left tackle Branden Albert, guard Jon Asamoah and defensive end Tyson Jackson to free agency.

In a division where each team got better during the offseason, the Chiefs stood quiet because they were close up against the cap. Now is the time for the front office to make a splash and bolster their roster for the upcoming season. So, who should the Chiefs select with the No. 23 overall pick?

Former Chiefs Attending Broadcast Boot Camp from Chiefs Spin

Former Chiefs Dunta Robinson, Boomer Grigsby and Corey Mays are scheduled to join the four-day training session at Bowling Green State University on May 12-15, according to an NFL news release.

The program is one of many designed by the NFL Player Engagement to assist former and current players for a career after sports, according to Kimberly Fields, vice president of NFL Player Engagement.

Former NFL Wide Receiver Eddie Kennison Signed On As Guest speaker At Kansas City's National Small Business Week Event from PRNewswire

Former National Football League wide receiver and motivational speaker Eddie Kennison will be a guest speaker for Kansas City's National Small Business Week event on Tuesday, May 13.

Kennison, who played for the New Orleans Saints, the Chicago Bears, the Denver Broncos and the Kansas City Chiefs between stints with the Rams, returned to retire jersey #87 from the Chiefs in 2010, where he says he "found his home."  Now living in Leawood, KS, Kennison joined Kansas City's small business community in 2008 when he and his wife, Shamika, opened Entourage Institute of Beauty and Esthetics in Lenexa, KS.

'Casino Chips For Scholarships' Paid Off Better Than In 2013 from The Fort Scott Tribune

Lyons said the event also included a special appearance from Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Famer Walter White, who attended to present and explain a VIP Chiefs package that was available during the live auction.

"I appreciate everyone who attended and donated time and items and spent their money for a worthwhile cause," she said.

Elementary School Music Class Gets A Tune-Up from FOX4KC

"Being able to perform and see your energy transfer to the kids is a lot more exciting," said Alexander Vallar, a drummer for the Kansas City Chiefs Rumble Drumline. "There's a couple Chief chops going on."

The Chiefs Rumble Drumline made a surprise appearance and performed with the orchestra.

Marshawn Lynch Gives Seahawks Special Legs To Lean On from Seahawks.com

There are other special backs in the league - the Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson; Philadelphia Eagles' LeSean McCoy; and Kansas City Chiefs' Jamaal Charles. But they've also missed time with injuries while Lynch has been filling the bell-cow role with the Seahawks. Charles played in only two games in 2011, while Peterson missed four games in 2011 and McCoy four games in 2012.

Buffalo Bills Tickets: 2014 Individual Game Prices Announced from Syracuse.com

"Bronze" home games are the Kansas City Chiefs on November 9 and Cleveland Browns on November 30. Those two games range in price from $48-$99.

Individual game tickets are set to go on sale to the public on June 27 at 9 a.m. while group tickets will go on sale June 20 at 9 a.m.

Is Jamaal Charles The Only Chiefs Player Worth Drafting? from CBS Sports

The Chiefs don't have a lot of great Fantasy options this year when looking at their preseason outlooks. In 2013, only Jamaal Charles finished as a starting Fantasy option in the majority of leagues for their skill players.

We'll take a look at four players for the Chiefs this season in Charles, Alex SmithDwayne Bowe and Travis Kelce. Charles is obviously awesome, but is he the only Kansas City player who will be started in Fantasy leagues this season?

NFL Mock Draft 2.0 from CLNS Radio

23. Kansas City Chiefs: Jace Amaro, TE, Texas Tech

San Francisco owns Kansas City's second round pick and unless the Chiefs are looking to pair Dwayne Bowe withKelvin Benjamin, Amaro makes a ton of sense. At 6"5, 265 lbs, Amaro has a big frame that he uses very well, in combination with his long wingspan. He does a good job creating separation and while he doesn't provide much as a blocker, he is a serious threat in the passing game.

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