We kickoff another week with today's Kansas City Chiefs news. There's a great clip from NFL.com that has Haley talking about the 45th best player: Dwayne Bowe. The Mothership also has a nice article on the early contributions of 1st round picks. Enjoy.
Healthy amounts of first-rounders go on to become Opening Day starters and those playing for Todd Haley have done just that. Under Haley, both
Tyson Jackson and Eric Berry started their first game in a Chiefs uniform.
The last Chiefs first-rounder not to start on Opening Day as a rookie was
Dwayne Bowe in 2007. He’d go on to start the following 15 games after an injury to Eddie Kennison. In fact, eight of the Chiefs 10 first-round picks since 2000 logged their first career start by at least Week Two of their rookie season.
1st Rounders Have Seen Opening Day Starts Under Todd Haley from The Mothership
Give or take a day or two, its 53 days from the time the Chiefs camp would open at Missouri Western in St. Joseph. It’s less than 70 days from the first pre-season game.
As each day passes, it becomes more and more of a "hurry-up and wait" scenario. Neither side has suffered irrevocable damage at this point, not the players, not the league. It’s just the third party, the fans that grows more frustrated, worried and just pissed off as each day gets ripped from the lockout calendar.
Weekend Pigskin Potpourri... Morning Cup O'Chiefs from Bob Gretz
NFL.com Video: Top 100: Dwayne Bowe
Former New York Giants star Plaxico Burress is scheduled to leave prison Monday after nearly two years behind bars on a gun charge.
Ex-NFLer Burress to Leave Prision After Gun Charge from KC Star
Nearly 16 months after Hunt announced he was selling the team, it was bought on Aug. 31, 2006, by OnGoal, which is composed of Robb Heineman, Pat Curran, Greg Maday and Cerner executives Neal Patterson and Cliff Illig. Last year they changed the team’s name from the Wizards to Sporting Kansas City.
But Sporting has not forgotten Hunt’s contribution to Kansas City soccer. There is a tag inside the back of every Sporting Kansas City jersey that reads "Lamar Hunt: Legendary Sportsman And Entrepreneur. Forever Our Founder."
Lamar Hunt's Soccer Legacy Lives On at Sporting KC from KC Star
Chiefs DL Glenn Dorsey is a square peg in a round hole.
The Carl Peterson/Herm Edwards regime drafted him to become a defensive tackle in their 4-3, Tampa Two scheme.
After Dorsey's rookie year, however, Scott Pioli and Todd Haley took over and implemented a 3-4 defense, forcing Dorsey to move to defensive end.
This position does not fit Dorsey's skills and helps explain why he has not fulfilled the expectations of the 2008 NFL Draft's fifth overall pick.
Why Dorsey's Talents are Being Wasted in KC from National Football Post
Kansas City Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli visited Francona before the game
Buchholz Start is Pushed Back from The Boston Globe