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Arrowheadlines: Chiefs News 5/11

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Good morning. We have today's Kansas City Chiefs news from across the internet here for you. Enjoy.

Every day that gets ripped off the calendar is another day of tarnish on the NFL.

 A $9 billion a year industry is in limbo because of one word - greed, a disgusting trait shared by owners and players. Guys in thousand dollar Italian suits are working overtime, juggling the legal books, filing motions, destroying forests with the paper work and sucking a little bit of the spirit out of the game on a daily basis...

...It will be July before there even begins to be a sense of urgency in this labor battle. More than likely it will be August before there's any serious chatter on negotiations.

That's when some teams will begin to worry. But there are others that are worried right now. One of those is the Kansas City Chiefs.

A Quiet Roar... Morning Cup O'Chiefs from Bob Gretz

I still love Kansas City. I love it in ways I never could have imagined that day Dinn picked me up at the airport. What do you think? Now I know what I think. I have lived here longer than any other place. I know this place, know its rhythms, know its flaws, know its music. When my flight lands at KCI, I feel that thing Tom Sorensen talks about. I feel Home. Capital letters: Home.

And ... now we're moving. Well, you didn't think that I would write all this if we were staying, did you? We are moving to Charlotte, N.C. for many reasons, personal and professional - it is the right thing for us - and the last couple of months have been wrenching, both physically and emotionally. We have spent those days packing and hauling and talking it through with the girls and giving away things ("All those books have to go," my wife said) and painting and caulking and interviewing people and it has been pure madness. It has been so busy that I have not taken time at all to look back. I don't like looking back anyway. I shudder at goodbyes.

Joe Posnanski Bids A Fond Farewell to Kansas City from KC Star

One thing that NFL scouts like is the improvement he showed during the 2010 season. His completion percentage and TD passes went up, while his interceptions went down, way down. During the last few months he's worked with Tom Martinez, who is Tom Brady's QB guru and seems to have taken to his instruction on improving his fundamentals. His intangibles are very good, as he's driven, hard working, willing to sacrifice and has a good grasp of offensive and defensive concepts. Among all the QBs coming out this year, he's probably the best prepared prospect.

Player Profile - QB Ricky Stanzi from Bob Gretz

In the midst of debate over the NFL lockout, the excitement over the new Kansas City Chiefs draft class, the death of Osama bin Laden and nearing finale of American Idol, we've all ignored a great tragedy that has been brewing right before our eyes. And now, it is too late.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver are getting a divorce...

...Anyway, in honor of the Governator, I thought it would be fun to see which players on the Kansas City Chiefs most match up with some of the great characters played by "The Arnold" over the years.

After the jump.

If Chiefs Players Were Arnold Schwarzenegger Characters from Arrowhead Addict

Kansas City (D)
Pro Bowlers: 5 (t-21st)
Draftees Active in 2010: 36 (t-24th)
Players with 50+ Career AV: 2 (t-17nd)
Players with 20+ Career AV: 13 (t-27th)
Best Pick: DE Jared Allen (4th round, 2004)
Worst Pick: DE Tyson Jackson (No. 3 overall, 2009)

Summary: The Chiefs deserve a lot of credit for great drafts in 2008 and 2010, but Scott Pioli's good work doesn't undo what Carl Peterson did in the front half of the decade. The drafts from 2001-07 produced a very small handful of good contributors and a slew of busts, which clearly caught up to the Chiefs prior to Pioli's arrival.

Decade in the Making: The Ultimate NFL Draft Grades from Cold Hard Football Facts

Tony Moeaki was driving across Iowa on Saturday when he peeked down for a second to see who the Kansas City Chiefs selected in the fifth round of the NFL draft.

"I almost crashed," the rookie tight end said of his reaction when Kansas City picked Iowa quarterback Ricky Stanzi.

Yes, Moeaki was so excited about the thought of being reunited with the quarterback who tossed him passes for two seasons with the Hawkeyes that he nearly drove off the road.

Moeaki Excited to Work With Stanzi Again from Hawk Central

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