The Chiefs have approached veteran offensive lineman Ryan Lilja about playing another season, and he was receptive to the idea, according to a person with knowledge of the situation...
...No deal is imminent. If one happens, it would likely be reached shortly before the start of training camp.
Draft Spotlight - Day 17: Matt Barkley from The Mothership
Matt Barkley is very quick to admit two things; he does not regret deciding to return to USC for his senior season and two, he disagrees with those who say he doesn't have a strong enough arm to compete in the NFL.
Following a spectacular 2011 season, when Barkley started all 12 games, going 308-of-446 (69.1%) for 3,528 yards with 39 TDs and seven INTs, he opted to pass up the NFL for one more season on campus.
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If he does return it will be to add depth and insurance to the line. Hudson is slotted to return at center,Jeff Allen and Jon Asamoah are returning at the guard spots and the Chiefs also signed Geoff Schwartz who can play both guard and tackle. However, Allen struggled last season after being forced into the lineup as a rookie and Lilja could be great insurance if Allen doesn't improve as projected.
@Sniper_Jones35 Do you think that the #chiefs best chances are to trade the top pick?
My guess - that's all it is - is that they'd like to. But guys, remember, just like the Chiefs would like to trade out of the pick because there isn't a projected Hall of Famer waiting there ... other teams aren't knocking each other over to trade into the pick because there isn't a projected Hall of Famer waiting there. I know we've said this a bunch, but it really is the worst year for the Chiefs to be picking first.
Anyway, like I say, my guess is they'd like to. And my guess is they won't be able to.
Participate In The Kansas City Chiefs Recycling Drive from Environmental Protection
"Becoming a more environmentally-conscious organization has been and continues to be a long-term goal for us," Chiefs President Mark Donovan said. "We want to be a positive example for recycling and sustainability efforts in the community. The Extra Yard for the Environment program and this recycling drive ensure that we are well on our way to having a positive environmental impact in Kansas City and throughout the region. We want to thank all the organizations involved for their recycling efforts and for helping make this event possible."
Brady Quinn In As Seahawks Backup QB from The Chicago Tribune
Brady Quinn wins ... the backup quarterback job with the Seattle Seahawks.
After the Seahawks brought in Quinn, Matt Leinart and Tyler Tigpen for tryouts on Monday, the team decided to go with Quinn, according to multiple reports Tuesday. Contract details were still being worked out.
The following prominent industry executives presented awards to this year's winning entrants: Chris Brown, NAB; Jodain Massad, Kansas City Chiefs; Roni Selig, CNN; Marco Frascarelli, and Mia Van Der Heyden, Temps Mort; Patrick Rutnam & Frederick-James Lobato, A Common Man; and Brian Schulz, Brooklyn Castle.
Bone Marrow Drive Could Help Bettendorf Boy from The Bettendorf News
While Alex has been battling leukemia, he's had some high moments. When he was in Iowa City, former Bettendorf Bulldog and Iowa Hawkeye and current Indianapolis Colt Pat Angerer visited. You better believe that Alex is a big Indy fan now. Later, former Hawkeyes Ricky Stanzi, now of the Kansas City Chiefs, and Adrian Clayborn , now of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers dropped by.
Alex was thrilled to meet these big, tough football players. But they've got nothing on Alex - he's even tougher. Let's help him.