DeSean Jackson Won't Sign With Kansas City Chiefs from NFL.com
Four days after Reid spoke glowingly of his half-decade with Jackson in Philadelphia, the coach's current organization decided to pass on a uniquely talented player who would have addressed a glaring need.
With as many as nine teams in the mix, perhaps the Chiefs realized they couldn't afford to enter a bidding war at roughly $5 million under the salary cap.
Whatever the primary cause may be, Kansas City's withdrawal leaves theWashington Redskins and Oakland Raiders as the clear front-runners for Jackson's services.
Chiefs Out Of Chase For DeSean Jackson from Chiefs Spin
After missing on then-free agent Emmanuel Sanders two Saturdays ago, the Chiefs are out of the hunt for another free-agent wide receiver.
The Chiefs are not pursuing DeSean Jackson, a source familiar with the situation confirmed Saturday night with ChiefsSpin.com.
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Packers Find Classic Tight Ends Harder To Come By from The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Scouts search under every rock. Even UW-Milwaukee post player Demetrius Harris drew heavy, immediate interest last year before making the Kansas City Chiefs' practice squad.
There's no denying that 4.4 speed and a 37-inch vertical at tight end can dizzy a defensive coordinator. Do you cover Jimmy Graham, Julius Thomas, Finley with a linebacker? A safety? A prayer? In every way, the modern game is trending toward more passing, so it makes sense to flex out large athletes.
Friends, Family Of Wilson Say A Private Goodbye To A Football Patriarch from The Buffalo News
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was among the mourners, who appeared to number a bit more than 100. Other NFL owners seen attending were William Ford Jr. of the Detroit Lions and members of the Hunt family, which owns the Kansas City Chiefs. Late Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt was the founder of the American Football League and with Wilson was part of "the Foolish Club" of owners who challenged the NFL, starting in 1960.
Andy Dalton Has Eight Figures At Stake from Cincinnati.com
Placing Palmer on the same pay scale as Dalton would be unfair considering the 34-year-old is playing out the final years of his career and Dalton figures to trend upward at 26.
A key data point to keep an eye on will be Kansas City and Smith. The Chiefs' quarterback has his contract up after next season also and is in a similar category of winning quarterbacks, but not considered among the top tier. Reports state the two sides are currently discussing an extension.
Redskins Owner's New Charity Scores No Points With Autry's West from The Los Angeles Times
Nor is he keen on sports nicknames that seem to reflect positive or at least neutral images of Native Americans, such as Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians, the Kansas City Chiefs of the NFL and the National Hockey League's Chicago Blackhawks. He thinks they still project a narrow view of who Native Americans are and can pose a problem when appropriated without consent.