Chiefs 2014 Draft Class from The Mothership
Rookie Mini Camp and Phase III of OTAs wrapped up last week and many were impressed with the newest additions to the Chiefs. The team added some playmakers and quality depth to the roster last month and finally got to see them in action during the past few weeks of practices.
Perhaps most impressive was first-round draft pick,
Dee Ford. Head coach Andy Reid commented on Ford's talent, highlighting his quickness and athletic ability.
Eric Berry Foundation To Host Two Football Camps from The Mothership
WHAT: *Eric Berry Speed Football Youth Camp on Friday, May 30, 2014. Eric and fellow coaches will work with local youth to build skill and interest during his 8th football camp.
*Eric Berry Elite Football Camp on Saturday, May 31, 2014. Introducing the Elite Camp to Kansas City - this Invitation Only Junior and Senior Specialty Skill Position Camp will top all others. Combine style intense camp to bring out the best in Kansas City's athletes.
WHERE: Friday, May 30, 2014, 5pm - 9pm. North Kansas City High School Saturday, May 31, 2014, 9am - 2pm, North Kansas City High School.
KCChiefs.com Video: One On One: De'Anthony Thomas
Chiefs Face Interesting Choices At QB from ESPN
That brings us to the Chiefs, who have starter Alex Smith, veteran backup Chase Daniel, developmental prospect Tyler Bray and fifth-round draft pick Aaron Murray. Might they be better off when the season starts by keeping the two younger quarterbacks as backups to Smith and trading or releasing Daniel?
They shouldn't even consider the prospect if they don't feel either Bray or Murray is capable of playing in case of injury to Smith. But if they do feel that way about one of their young quarterbacks, then they might be best off going that route.
So Far, So Good For Chiefs WR Weston Dressler from Chiefs Spin
Weston Dressler lines up wide or in the slot during 11-on-11 with virtually the same result whenever the football comes his way. He's catching it, sometimes making difficult grabs - either sliding or extending on the sidelines with toes inbounds - look routine.
Dressler appears polished in his routes, even against the veteran cornerbacks he's lined up against the past three days. But that should be expected considering he joins the Chiefs with six years of professional experience after an accomplished career in the Canadian Football League.
Defensive Standouts Absent For KC's Voluntary Workouts from The Associated Press via The Columbia Daily Tribune
The first week of voluntary offseason workouts for the Kansas City Chiefs was more notable for who was missing from the field than anything that happened on it.
Cornerback Brandon Flowers and linebacker Justin Houston were the only two players to skip the first three workouts, which wrapped up yesterday. Coach Andy Reid refused to discuss the reason they were missing, but he indicated business was to blame.
Ka'Deem Carey, Tre Mason Expect Major Roles In 2014 from NFL.com
Chiefs running back De'Anthony Thomas has been seen as a Dexter McCluster replacement in Kansas City. Thomas told us he fits the profile of the veteran all-purpose man.