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Arrowheadlines: Chiefs News 5/10

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Good morning Kansas City Chiefs fans! Welcome to Arrowheadlines, your one stop source for news on your team. As is becoming the norm during the offseason, there are only a couple of stories out this morning. Read ahead for those, and labor updates.

"I just like the idea of going one-on-one against a receiver."

"I think my size sets me apart. There aren't a whole lot of NFL cornerbacks who are over six feet tall and over 200 pounds. I have the same or better speed and agility as guys who are smaller than me, but I'm really a press corner first. I want to make it a long game for the receiver I'm facing."

"I want to be successful in the NFL, and I won't let anything stand in my way."

Player Profile - CB Jalil Brown from Bob Gretz

Nearly 40 percent of NFL players last season wore a helmet model that got the second-lowest rating for reducing the risk of concussions in a study by Virginia Tech researchers.

Riddell's VSR-4 helmet received just one star in a study of football helmets led by Virginia Tech professor of biomedical engineering Stefan Duma and released Tuesday. Another Riddell model - the Revolution Speed - was the only helmet that earned five stars, the top rating...

...Each NFL player is allowed to choose which brand and model of helmet he wears.

Study Shows NFL Players Wore Low-Rated Helmets from KC Star

Lifting football's labor lockout without a new contract in place would allow better-off teams to sign the best players, tipping the NFL's competitive balance and damaging the league, attorneys for the owners argued in court papers Monday.

The 74-page filing to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis laid out the league's position in advance of a June 3 hearing on its appeal of a key decision by U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson.

NFL: Judge's Ruling Discounted Harm to League from KC Star

The Kansas City Chiefs will hold two information sessions this month for workers interested in event staff jobs at Arrowhead.

The sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on May 15 and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on May 24.

Parking at the stadium will be free in Lot E on the south side of the stadium.

Check Out Game Day Jobs at Arrowhead from KC Star

The new Salina Menards Mega Store had a limited time only special Monday night, and it attracted hundreds of people. Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro Wide Receiver Dwayne Bowe stopped by the store to meet and greet fans, and sign autographs.

Hundreds of fans were in line when Bowe arrived. They cheered, and some broke into the "Tomahawk Chop" cheer as the NFL star arrived.

D-Bowe Delights Fans in Salina from KSALLink.com

2, Matt Cassel, Kansas City: Cassel came on strong in 2010, earning a Pro Bowl berth. He flourished under offensive coordinator Charlie Weis. But Cassel did flounder in the two games after it was announced Weis was leaving. The Chiefs must ensure Cassel continues to make positive strides.

Ranking the Quarterbacks from ESPN