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Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 6/21

Good morning! Len Dawson turned 78, the Chiefs turned 50 (in KC), Jamaal Charles hit the top 20, and the secondary is top 5. Yesterday was not a bad day. Here is your Kansas City Chiefs news from across the internet, Enjoy!

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Chiefs Hall Of Fame QB Len Dawson Turns 78 Years Old from KC Star

Chiefs Hall of Fame quarterback Len Dawson turned 78 years old Thursday and is looking forward to his 30th straight season as radio analyst for Chiefs games.

Jamaal Charles: As Good As Advertised from The Mothership

The NFL Network revealed Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles as being ranked #20 on its list of the "Top 100 Players of 2013". There are plenty of Chiefs fans who will be quick to say Jamaal should have a higher ranking and you can't blame them, especially after his 2012 campaign. Photo Gallery: Jamaal Charles Voted Among NFL's Top 20

Report: Desmond Bishop Decision Looming from ESPN

Bishop, who is coming off a major hamstring injury, would be a 3-4 starting inside linebacker if he joins the Chiefs. The Chiefs don't have a ton of cap room, so they might have to do some juggling.

Chiefs Celebrate 50 Years In Kansas City from KSHB

On June 20, 1963, the Dallas Texans football team ditched the Lone Star State and moved the team to Kansas City, establishing our beloved Chiefs.

One local football legend who helped make that move possible was Jack Steadman.

In 1963, Steadman was the Chief's general manager and he made a bold move to convince Lamar Hunt, founder of the American Football League, and then-owner of the Dallas Texans, to ditch Dallas, shoo off any consideration of moving to New Orleans, and instead, find a city where the team could "control their destiny." That city was Kansas City.

Campaign Gets A Big Boost From A Chief To A Royal from The Catholic Key

Lamar Hunt Jr. has given a lot of big checks to a lot of professional athletes.

But a June 13 luncheon at the downtown Catholic Center might have marked the first time the owner of the NFL Kansas City Chiefs gave one to a baseball player.

Before an intimate crowd of the movers and shakers of the "Forward in Faith" campaign, Hunt handed to former Kansas City Royals great and campaign chairman Mike Sweeney an oversized, symbolic check to announce publicly his $3 million pledge to the fundraising drive to secure the future of Catholic education and formation in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, as well as construct a new St. Michael the Archangel High School in Lee's Summit.

Join Catholic Charities To 'Walk For Change' from The Examiner

Along the way, they will enjoy scenic views of the downtown skyline with a variety of fun activities waiting at the finish line. Kansas City Chiefs mascot, KC Wolf, Royals mascot, Sluggerrr, and T-Bones mascot, Sizzle, will entertain the crowds. Children can visit the Kansas City Zoomobile. All walkers will enjoy refreshments, specialty coffee drinks, continental breakfast, and the chance to win prizes from Best Buy and Panera.

Chiefs Secondary Looks Elite from The Examiner

NFL Live ranked its top secondaries Wednesday and the Kansas City Chiefs made the cut at No. 5. To me, this is a pretty impressive deal.

After the disaster of last season, the Chiefs have gotten to work to upgrade the secondary and they are already gaining respect. Some people may disagree with the NFL Live team, but I have to say that they hit the nail on the head. If we take a look at what this secondary has, we can see that they are deep in every facet.

Kevin Durant Is Unlikely To Attend Bobby Maze Event from GoVolsXtra

Judges for the halftime dunk and 3-point shooting contests will include UT men's coach Cuonzo Martin, former UT star Eric Berry of the Kansas City Chiefs, former NBA player Steve Francis and reality television personality Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander.

RBs Dominate Early, But FSTA Draft Yields Surprises from USA Today

In somewhat of a surprise, the Bonini brothers (Ryan and Cory) of took Kansas City Chiefs workhorse Jamaal Charles second, leaving the Houston Texans' Arian Foster to fall to third. Cory explained his rationale was based on Charles' role in new coach Andy Reid's offense.

Honoring All Varieties Of NFL Triplets from USA Today

Best linebacker group - 49ers: Patrick Willis is the NFL's premier inside linebacker, but teammate NaVorro Bowman is right on his heels. Aldon Smith's 33½ sacks in his first two seasons are an unprecedented figure. Honorable mention:Kansas City Chiefs (Tamba Hali, Justin Houston, Derrick Johnson)

Atlanta Falcons' Steven Jackson Signing Tops Offseason Moves from

Look, many teams made great, signature moves. Alex Smith will increase the Kansas City Chiefs' win total by six games. Percy Harvin will stretch the field for the Seattle Seahawks (if he can stay healthy). Greg Jennings was a big move at receiver for the Minnesota Vikings, but does he move the meter on the win total from last year or advance the team in the playoffs?

Indianapolis Colts 2013 Schedule Analysis from Athlon Sports

The other game in the final month is a visit to Arrowhead Stadium to play the Chiefs. As bad as Kansas City was last season, this is a team with a new coaching staff and new quarterback, among several other changes. And if there's any team that's familiar with that recipe and how it can lead to success, it would be the Colts.

Cousin Of Zoey Belcher's Mother Is Awarded Guardianship Of 9-Month-Old from KC Star

Calling Sophie Perkins "the most suitable person" to raise orphaned 9-month-old Zoey Belcher, a Jackson County probate court judge awarded the Texas woman guardianship Thursday.

In the six months since her parents' death, Zoey has bonded with Perkins, the judge noted. She doesn't need another change in primary caregivers, he said. And Perkins offers the more stable home, he said.

But the "primary difference" between Perkins, who is a cousin to Zoey's mother, and Cheryl Shepherd, the mother of Zoey's father, came down to the family visitation schedules the two women put forth, Jackson County Probate Commissioner Daniel Wheeler said in his 27-page ruling.

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