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Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 4/2

Good morning! Here is your Kansas City Chiefs news from across the internet. Not a bad day considering we are in the wasteland between the combine and the draft. Enjoy.


Goals And Expectations from The Mothership

With year one in the books and season two on the horizon, Dorsey admits that they still have work to do.

"Our work is not done yet, it's just the second year, we have a lot more to accomplish," Dorsey noted. "Each person walks in here, hangs their ego up at the door, rolls up their sleeves and knows it's time to go to work."

Andy Reid agrees there is more to be achieved and he makes it clear that this team is not in it to make the playoffs, or to break records; this team is in it to be Super Bowl Champions.

First Round Trade History Of The Chiefs from The Mothership

What the Chiefs do with each of the picks remains to be seen, including their first-round selection (23rd overall).

Chiefs general manager John Dorsey has said that he is always looking to do whatever is best for the team, which could include a possible trade.

"My phone is always open," Dorsey said earlier this month. "Rest assured that I will try to do everything I can to move up (or) move down, if I feel like it's time to pull the trigger and go up and get a player, or pull the trigger to move down to get a player, I will use every resource available to me."

Chiefs Travel: Behind The Scenes from The Mothership

When watching the Chiefs play at opposing teams' stadiums, most of us don't really think about all of the behind the scenes work that goes into the team getting there. There are flights to be booked, busses to rent, hotels to find, security for the team, meals to be prepared, meeting rooms to occupy...there is A LOT that goes into getting the Chiefs from Kansas City to an opposing team's city for the game.

The Chiefs Football Operations Coordinator, Mitch Reynolds, does most of this planning and preparing. Video: Player Spotlight: Brandon Flowers

Chiefs Plan to Meet With Danieal Manning from ESPN

The Chiefs lost starting safety Kendrick Lewis in free agency (to the Texans) and have a hole in their starting lineup. Until the news with Manning, the Chiefs were curiously inactive about filling that hole. They have Sanders Commings, a fifth-round pick last year, who was going to challenge for playing time as a rookie before a training camp injury ruined his season, but otherwise no obvious candidate to take the place of Lewis.

Chiefs Eyeing Defensive Secondary Help from Chiefs Spin

While the Chiefs have Sanders Commings and Husain Abdullah set to compete at free safety, Manning would offer a veteran presence at the position and offer insurance behind starting strong safety Eric Berry.

As for special teams, Manning has ties to Chiefs special teams coordinator Dave Toub.

Chiefs Salary-Cap Update from ESPN

The Kansas City Chiefs as of Monday were ninth from the NFL's bottom in available salary-cap space. The Chiefs had $4,523,402 to spend, which gives them the ability to add a lower-cost player or two through free agency and sign their draft picks as well.

The Two-Deep: defense And Specialists from ESPN

Earlier we looked at the depth chart for the offense of the Kansas City Chiefs. Now let's look at where they stand on defense and with their specialists in the kicking game.

Former QB Trent Green Joins CBS Sports As NFL Game Analyst from CBS Sports

Already this offseason, CBS Sports has added future Hall of Fame tight end Tony Gonzalez to its The NFL Today roster. But the network isn't done securing on-air talent.

Trent Green, a 15-year veteran quarterback who made two Pro Bowl teams with the Chiefs, will join CBS Sports as a game analyst, said CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus on Tuesday.

DeSean Jackson Agrees To Three-Year Deal With Washington Redskins from Sports Illustrated

Chip Kelly may not have wanted receiver DeSean Jackson to be part of his Philadelphia Eagles anymore, but Kelly and the rest of the NFC East will continue to deal with Jackson on a regular basis. As first reported by Diana Marie Russini of NBC News 4 Washington and soon confirmed thereafter by Jackson's PR firm, the former Eagles receiver has agreed to terms with the Washington Redskins.

At WR, Beckham Jr. Makes The Most Sense from ESPN

"He fits the mold of the receivers coach Andy Reid coveted during his time in Philadelphia,'' Weidl writes of the 5-foot-11, 198-pound Beckham. "Beckham has explosive top-end speed and the ability to create after the catch, which is a pivotal trait for a receiver within the Chiefs' system that implements a heavy amount of West Coast principles. In addition, Beckham brings value as a returner on special teams, which could help soften the loss of Dexter McCluster, who was a free-agent casualty to Tennessee.''

LSU Pro Day Breakdown: Wide Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. from

Beckham also did well in each of the agility drills with the third-best time in the 20-yard shuttle (3.94) and 60-yard shuttle (10.93), and soared 38.5 inches in the vertical jump. Scouts at Pro Day will have a chance to chat with him in person and there's no doubt he will have a bevy of invitations for private workouts.

Mock drafts have him going as high as No. 13 to the St. Louis Rams. Several mocks had him going to the Kansas City Chiefs at No. 23 but he may not get that far with Philadelphia at No. 22. The Eagles recently cut wide receiver/return man DeSean Jackson and Beckham would fit nicely into that opening.

Former Utah State Football Players Perform Well At Pro Day from

In all, scouts from the Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants, New York Jets, Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers, Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins and Edmonton Eskimos were in attendance.

NFL: Ranking The Top General Managers Part II (11-20) from AllMediaNY

15. John Dorsey, Kansas City Chiefs - The Chiefs said goodbye to the Scott Pioli "Patriots West" idea and sent Romeo Crennel packing along the way to give John Dorsey the reigns, another Ted Thompson disciple. Dorsey started out by acquiring eventual starters in linebacker Akeem Jordan, defensive end Mike DeVito and guard Geoff Schwartz who all contributed in a major way this past season.

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