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Happy Monday, Chiefs fans. Another day of Kansas City Chiefs news waits ahead. Enjoy!

We know that Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt was part of the NFL side on Friday during the last day of negotiations before the decertification/lockout double punch hit pro football.

And thanks to DeMaurice Smith, the NFL Players Association executive director, we know that there was another Kansas City connection actively involved in what was going on over the last three weeks and especially on Friday.

Waters Part of Friday's NFL Labor Fracture from Bob Gretz

Despite the nasty rhetoric of last week, no one would paint the doomsday scenario of no football come September. Instead, we hear Chargers president Dean Spanos say, "We will get through this. There will be a new agreement and we're looking forward to playing football this season."

And we hear Bears president Ted Phillips echo with "A deal will get done and we expect to play football in 2011."

Are they right? And how will they get there?

"There Will Be a Season." You Sure? from KC Star

Shawn Patterson from Ames, Iowa, wants to know if the Kansas City Chiefs could pursue Alabama running back Mark Ingram in the first round to replace Thomas Jones.

Bill Williamson: Hi Shawn, I don't see that happening for many reasons. First, the Chiefs have greater needs. If the Chiefs go for an offensive skill-position player with the No. 21 pick, I think they would draft a receiver not a running back.

AFC West Mailbag from ESPN

This is the homestretch for "Voice of the Chiefs" Mitch Holthus. What began as preparations for the 2010 football season last July in St. Joseph, Missouri has twiddled down to just a few more broadcasting dates during March Madness.

Holthus has literally gone eight months without a break.

Mitch Madness from The Mothership

Der American Footballclub im norwegischen Lillestroem hat vor wenigen Tagen ganz besonderen Besuch erhalten. Jan Stenerud, wohl einer der besten Kicker der NFL Geschichte, hat seiner alten Heimat einen Besuch abgestattet und dabei für zwei Stunden in der Skedsmo Sporthalle den angehenden Platzkickern des Vereines Tipps und Tricks eines alten Haudegen verraten.

Jan Stenerud auf Besuch in Norwegen from

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The NFL lockout has made business relations between teams and player agents far more difficult.

Not only is communication between the two parties about current NFL players now against league rules, two sources have told that the league is requiring general managers to keep a log of every conversation held with an agent.

The two parties are allowed to discuss college prospects in this year's draft. The same goes for personal business if a player agent also represents a general manager or head coach.

Sources: GMs to Log All Agent Contact from Fox Sports

As NFL team owners and the players union dig in for a potentially lengthy legal battle, league officials said owners have already set aside enough money to cover them in case the 2011 season is canceled, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

In addition, NFL officials said there is not an immediate financial threat from the $4 billion in television-rights revenue that may be withheld because of a recent legal ruling.

Report: Owners Covered Financially for '11 from Fox Sports