Good morning, and happy Tuesday! Here's all the latest Kansas City Chiefs news from across the internet. As has been the case lately, there's not a lot out there.
He made that commitment from the time the Kansas City Chiefs moved up to draft him 13th overall in 1997 out of the University of California. The rewards have been coming his way since then, including a unanimous selection from USA TODAY's panel as the premier tight end of the 2000s. He received 50 points from a panel of editors and reporters, 10 more than runner-up Antonio Gates of the San Diego Chargers.
"It's a no-brainer," says eight-time Pro Bowl tight end Shannon Sharpe. "That might be the easiest position to determine."
Sharpe, who now serves as a CBS analyst, should know. Gonzalez is arguably the best player to man the position in any decade after smashing every significant record he set.
Tony Gonzalez Sets New Standards for Tight Ends in 2000s from USA Today
For years, the New Orleans Saints wandered in the NFL jungle. They were one of those bumbling franchises that always seemed t o shoot themselves in the foot.
They began play as an expansion team in 1967 and went 3-11. They would play 11 more seasons with losing record until they went 8-8 in 1979. It would be 21 seasons of play before the Saints had a winning record. Now, after 43 seasons of action, they’ve had nine winning records and four division titles.
But now the Aints aint no more. They are headed to the Super Bowl for the first time after winning their first NFC Championship on Sunday with an overtime victory against the Minnesota Vikings.
Aint’s No More … Tuesday Cup O’Chiefs from Bob Gretz
But how would Jackson do in Chicago?
"Hue really has a presence," Hasselbeck said. "He can stand up in front of the room and have the attention of all 25 guys on offense. Some coaches aren't able to command the room. Hue can, and he does it quite well.
Hasselbeck said Jackson focuses on calling plays that best suit his personnel.
"Ultimately, that's what good coaches do," Hasselbeck said. "Look at [Kansas City Chiefs head coach] Todd Haley, people thought based on what he did in Arizona with Kurt Warner, Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin that he was a guy more comfortable in the shotgun. Then he gets to Kansas City, and we see he wants a tailback, fullback and two tight ends to run a more traditional style."
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones flew in on his private jet, while Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and the entire Carolina Panthers staff flew coach. New Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Charlie Weis also was spotted.
There were literally hundreds of scouts, evaluators, executives and coaches scouring the on-field activity. And that doesn’t even include the hundreds more who watched the very public weigh-in earlier in the day. Those on hand gasped when Alabama nose tackle Terrence Cody weighed in at 370 pounds.
Big-time names cause a scene from The Boston Herald
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Media and Fans
RapSheet Love the Senior Bowl: Nick Saban chatting it up with Bob Tebow, Tim's dad
JoshLooney Both idaho ol mike iupati & mizzou lb sean weatherspoon have the interview thing down. Sound like pros. Uploading exclusive to kcchiefs.com
JoshLooney http://twitpic.com/zrqys - Media night here at senior bowl...at the uss alabama national park
WhitlockJason At Missouri-Kansas basketball tonight. Gotta like the home team.
WhitlockJason Pro Bowl to Miami and before the Super Bowl a complete disaster. The next QB that pulls out and JaMarcus Russell gets a call.
WhitlockJason JaMarcus is actually the perfect Pro Bowler, he could fill in at QB, left tackle and defensive tackle.
JoshLooney "First Impressions" video up on kcchiefs.com from today in Mobile, AL - features Mizzou LB Sean Weatherspoon
elhorner Some dude just saluted me in the grocery store because i'm wearing a KC chiefs hoodie