Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 5/21

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

Chiefs Weekly from The Mothership

This week, the Chiefs signed J'Marcus Webb and three rookie free agents, including James BakerBen Gottschalk and Cairo Santos. READ MORE.

Recently, I sat down with De'Anthony Thomas and Aaron Murray to discuss their expectations for the NFL, working with Coach Reid and more.

Plus, on Friday, the Chiefs hosted Fantasy Camp at Arrowhead Stadium. Fans were able to meet Priest Holmes, Trent Green, Dante Hall and others. They also received personalized jerseys, went behind-the-scenes at Arrowhead and participated in drills, learning from Chiefs greats. READ MORE.

KCChiefs.com Video: AFC West Draft Grades

KCChiefs.com Photo Gallery: Players Visit Patients At KU Med

Now Chiefs Go To Work On DL Depth from ESPN

They signed veterans Kyle Love, who played briefly for the Chiefs last year before being released, and Jermelle Cudjo, who played three seasons as a backup with the St. Louis Rams.

The Chiefs added a third defensive lineman by signing Notre Dame's Kona Schwenke, an undrafted free agent.

It's possible none of these three players will make the roster once the regular season begins. But the Chiefs are light on the defensive line so having some additional bodies isn't a bad thing.

Chiefs Add Defensive Linemen from Chiefs Spin

In addition to bringing in Love, the Chiefs have another player with NFL experience in Cudjo, who spent three seasons with the St. Louis Rams.

Cudjo, who measures 6-foot-2, 304 pounds, entered the league in 2010 as an undrafted free agent out of Central Oklahoma.

While with the Rams, the native of Lawton, Okla., appeared in 38 games with four starts, recording 35 tackles (24 solo) and 1.5 sacks.

USU Football: Quinton Byrd Invited To Kansas City Chiefs Rookie Mini-Camp from The Deseret News

Utah State cornerback Quinton Byrd has been invited to the Kansas City Chiefs rookie mini-camp.

Byrd becomes the 11th Utah State football player from the 2013 Mountain West Conference Mountain Division and San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl championship team to move on to the NFL...

Examining The Fulton, Tardif Contracts from ESPN

Fulton was picked before Duvernay-Tardif. He was the 193rd player selected and received a four-year contract worth $2,348,720. The only guaranteed money in the contract is Fulton's signing bonus of $104,220. Fulton received slightly more than the 193rd player drafted last year, Green Bay linebacker Nate Palmer. Palmer received a four-year deal worth $2,258,896. Included was a signing bonus of $98,896.

Duvernay-Tardif was the 200th player drafted. He received a four-year contract worth $2,344,300. That includes a signing bonus of $100,300.

Roster Analysis 2013 To 2014: DL from ESPN

Better or worse? Tough call but we'll go with better. Walker is a more well-rounded player than Jackson.

Montreal's Duvernay-Tardif Preps For New Ball Game South Of The Border from The Globe And Mail

The diverse life experiences of Montreal's Laurent Duvernay-Tardif would make a fascinating biography, from being home-schooled while on extended family sailboat adventures to juggling football training and hospital rounds at medical school. And now his improbable journey is taking him from modest Canadian university fields to the bright lights of the National Football League.

Demetri Goodson Tries For Rare Switch From Point Guard To Cornerback from The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

This isn't a power forward splitting the seam as a tight end. Many tenacious rebounders attacking the glass have transferred to tight end. The athletic demands aren't radically different. Jimmy Graham. Julius Thomas. Jordan Cameron. The 21st-century search at tight end knows no boundaries. For the record, UW-Milwaukee's Demetrius Harris, a former hoops player, is still in the Kansas City Chiefs' system, and Brandt believes he'll make the team this year, too.

Keidel: Ruling Sets Up California Chrome - And Us - For Something Epic from CBS New York

The most notable nose in sports gets a reprieve. And we can all breathe a little easier.

The first time I ever saw a breathing strip was on Neil Smith, the pass-rushing behemoth for the Kansas City Chiefs. Football and horse racing have little in common other than they have infinitely more to worry about than gauze glued across your nose.

The All-22: How Does Jadeveon Clowney Fit In Houston's Hybrid Defensive Fronts from Sports Illustrated

Consider the ways in which he used Justin Houston in Kansas City. Houston hit the 2011 scouting combine at 6-foot-3 and 270 pounds - two inches shorter and four pounds heavier than Clowney - and he had no trouble adjusting in Crennel's defense after the Chiefs took him in the third round of that draft.

Against the Saints in Week 3 of the 2012 season, Houston bagged three sacks of Drew Brees, including a safety, and the techniques he used (and still uses) could be instructive to how Clowney will be deployed. It was 2nd-and-12 from the New Orleans' 7-yard line with six minutes left in the game, and the Chiefs were down 24-19. New Orleans went with an empty backfield and five receivers with an overload trips right. The Chiefs responded with a dime defense - Derrick Johnson was the only inside linebacker on the field - and Houston was lined up against right tackle Zach Strief...

Holland College Football Club Hosting Combine from The Guardian Charlottetown

Over the last 22 years, Everett High football has a 217-24 win-loss record and won 19 consecutive Greater Boston League titles, has 14 State Super Bowl appearances and 10 State Super Bowl victories.

A number of Everett High players have gone on to distinguish themselves at the college and professional levels, including running back Omar Easy, who played at Penn State before playing in the NFL with Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs.

Easy is now a vice-principal at Everett High.

Atlantic Football Loaded With Potential In Troutman's First Season from The Daytona Beach News-Journal

Kroger's fellow safety, BreyDon Bartee, is a rising junior with major aspirations as well. He started every game last season and has made such strides that Troutman has already envisioned a career in the NFL for the 5-11, 170-pounder - who played his freshman season at a school in Des Moines, Iowa. It doesn't hurt that he has the pedigree to back up the prediction.

Bartee's father, William Bartee, played at Oklahoma and was drafted in the second round by the Kansas City Chiefs in 2000.

Sport DFW Interview: Terrell Owens reveals Best Coach, Team, And WR from Sport DFW

TO on the best coach he ever played for

"That would be Andy Reid. He utilized me to the best of my abilities. That's all I ever could have wanted or asked for. Especially playing the game as a receiver to have a quarterback like Donavan McNabb that was throwing the ball."

Could Minnesota Vikings Play In Super Bowl LII? from Rant Sports

While the Vikings may have a crop of young and gifted players and a coaching staff loaded with experience and historical success, franchise history is not on their side. The Vikings have not played in a Super Bowl since 1977. In fact, only the New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs have a longer running Super Bowl drought than the Vikings.

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