Good morning Kansas City Chiefs fans! A happy start to your Memorial Day weekend. Safe travels to those of you hitting the streets and air. Be safe all. A special "thank you" to all who have sacrificed so much for their country. Here is today's Kansas City Chiefs news.
Over the years, the Chiefs have had a number of CFAs that rank among the best players to wear the red and gold uniform. In fact, they have the rarest of rare pro football gems – a CFA that ended up in the HOF, the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. CB Emmitt Thomas (above) ranks among the game’s defensive greats, and it mattered not to any of the Chiefs coaches he played for or the teammates he played with that he was not drafted.
Along with Thomas, here are the best CFAs in club history.
Best CFAs in Chiefs History... Morning Cup O'Chiefs from Bob Gretz
Three 2010 Pro Bowlers (Jamaal Charles, Dwayne Bowe, Matt Cassel) plus some other accomplished or potentially accomplished players (Tony Moeaki, Jonathan Baldwin, Dexter McCluster, Thomas Jones).
That’s a pretty impressive group on paper. Impressive enough maybe to make some teams envious. Is it maybe the best in Chiefs history?
Priest Holmes or Jamaal Charles? from The Red Zone
Clemons joined a group of more than three dozen employees with long tenures who have been fired, laid off or "retired" since January of 2009. Only a handful of those jobs were on the football side, where GM Scott Pioli makes the decisions.
Another Long-Time Employee Fired from Bob Gretz
The Kansas City Chiefs have a talented young roster, so choosing one guy wasn't easy to do. Eric Berry certainly could have been the choice. But at the end of March, I highlighted the safeties in the AFC West in my Scouts Eye column. And honestly, I really want to talk about Tony Moeaki, who is a personal favorite of mine.
Soon to be Stars: Tony Moeaki from ESPN
Eric Berry, S, Kansas City Chiefs: A top five pick last year, Berry was good as a rookie, but I don't think he was as good as others think he was. But that should change this year. He has the speed and the range to be a big-time cover safety. He won't be thinking as much as he did as a rookie, which means more reacting, and in turn more picks.
Breakout Players: Stafford Leads Class of 20 from CBS Sports
"[I'm] mainly just trying to prepare myself for the season, try to stay in good shape, make sure everything's working right, trying to keep my technique up to par and make sure everything's crisp and I'm ready to go," added Kansas City Chiefs sixth-year corner Ricardo Colclough. "You don't want to sit around and just be a couch potato because you start getting stiff and come out and you decide you want to work out, you'll be out of shape and you might end up pulling something or hurting yourself. So it's always good to get out and do a little running, do a little jogging, whatever the case may be, make sure that everything's working properly."
Never Mind the Padlocks... from Fox Sports South
Johnson lists the Kansas City Chiefs, the Cleveland Browns, the Miami Dolphins and the Atlanta Falcons as teams that showed real interest in his abilities since he signed with his agent, Robert Walker of U.S. Sports Management in Charlotte, N.C.
Former Mountaineer Will Johnson Faces Uncertantiy of Lockout from WV Illustrated