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The Chiefs are back in the primetime spotlight with four nationally-televised games set for 2011. It's the most for the team since playing in front of a national audience three times in 2006. Overall, the Chiefs own a 47-26 (.644) record in primetime matchups.
Let's take a look at the history of primetime football and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Path of Primetime from The Mothership
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder when it comes to grading NFL Draft classes.
But even Stevie Wonder can look at the Kansas City Chiefs 1975 class of draft picks and declare it the absolute worst group in franchise history.
In fact, it may go beyond even Kansas City. The '75 draft class very well may be the worst draft class in the history of the NFL, no matter the year or team. There's no question it would be on the medal stand at the end of the competition.
K.C.'s Worst Draft... Thursday Cup O'Chiefs from Bob Gretz
After four long and intense mediation sessions between the NFL and its locked-out players, the judge decided to give both parties an extended break.
By the time they reconvene in mid-May, the landscape of their discussions could be completely different.
Executive vice president Jeff Pash, the NFL's lead negotiator, said Wednesday that U.S. Judge Magistrate Arthur Boylan told both sides they likely won't convene again until May 16 because he has a few other matters on his judicial calendar.
NFL, Locked-Out Players Wrap Up Talks for Now from KC Star
Join Dan Saleaumua for what's being called the "Take a Swing at Cancer" Golf Tournament on Friday, May 20th at the Winterstone Golf Course in Independence.
All proceeds from the event will benefit the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
Take A Swing With Sal from Bob Gretz
CBS has announced its broadcast schedule for the 2011-2012 NFL season -- that is, if there is a season.
CBS will mark its 52nd year of covering pro football with 106 AFC games over the 17-week of regular-season.
University of Georgia linebacker Akeem Dent is visiting the Kansas City Chiefs today, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
Dent has two upcoming private workouts.
Akeem Dent is Visiting the Chiefs Today from National Football Post
Former Kansas City Chiefs lineman Will Shields will grace Louisburg with his presence tonight as the guest speaker at the annual Louisburg High School senior recognition banquet.
Shields played as a starting offensive lineman for the Chiefs from 1993 to 2007.
He never missed a game for 14 seasons and the only game he did not start was his very first as a rookie in 1993.
Will Shields to Speak at Senior Dinner from KCCommunityNews.com
According to NFLLockout.com - the NFLPA's primary reporting entity since the players' union decertified - the second group of players was solicited more than once by a law firm with ties to the NFL. In fact, the firm in question had to sort out an internal matter that would have violated the Rules of Professional Conduct before proceeding - as the e-mail sent to those players said, "one of our partners in our Los Angeles office has previously done work for the National Football League or its its wholly-owned subsidiaries. Accordingly, pursuant to our internal review of this issue and the Rules of Professional Conduct, we must obtain a waiver from the NFL in order to represent players in the referenced litigation. Requesting the waiver will alert the NFL to the players' concerns and our potential involvement relating thereto which presents tactical opportunities."
Is the NFL Trying to Create a Separate Class Counsel? from Yahoo! Sports
Nov. 21, host Kansas City - Could we be witnessing first-hand the return to power of the AFC West? You have to love the offensive package Scott Pioli and Todd Haley have assembled. Look for a defensive heavy draft. Just can't see Tom Brady allowing himself to lose to Matt Cassel. This one has the potential to be one of the best Monday nighters of the year. Pats survive.
Pats in 2011: An Extremely Dangerous 11-5 from The Glouchester Times