Top 5 Most Memorable Moments of the Chiefs 2014 Season from The Mothership
The 41-14 win on Monday Night Football over the New England Patriots
If beating the Seahawks, the NFC's No. 1 seed and defending Super Bowl champions, was one of the top moments of the Chiefs 2014 season, then beating the Patriots 41-14 on Monday Night Football has to be a top moment as well.
Maybe the highest of the highs this season came in front of a raucous Arrowhead Stadium on that Monday night in September, when the Chiefs destroyed the AFC's top team and in the process, regained the status as the world's loudest outdoor stadium by breaking the Guinness World Record by hitting 142.2 decibels.
Former Chiefs DE Art Still Named to the College Football Hall of Fame from The Mothership
The National Football Foundation announced former Chiefs defensive end Art Still as one of the newest members of the College Football Hall of Fame on Friday.
"It's humbling to be selected because I didn't do it alone," Still said in a statement to UKAthletics.com. "It's a compliment to all the guys I played with and the coaches."
Before he played in 10 seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs, Still was a standout at the University of Kentucky from 1974 to 1977.
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Art Still selected to College Football Hall of Fame from Chiefs Digest
Still, who played 10 seasons with the Chiefs from 1978 to 1987, was a four-year starter at Kentucky where he enjoyed a decorated college career.
He was a unanimous first-team All-American as a senior, named the 1977 SEC Defensive Player of the Year and was a finalist for the Lombardi Award.
Still, a native of Camden, N.J., was a two-time All-SEC selection and finished his college career with 327 tackles and a school-record 22 tackles for loss in a single season, which he established in 1977.
Chiefs' need meets supply: '15 NFL Draft offers great WR depth from FS Kansas City
True, Dorsey did pick quarterback Aaron Murray in the fifth round last season. But Dorsey doesn't figure to spend a 2015 pick on a quarterback for two reasons: First, the Chiefs have more pressing needs almost everywhere. And second, the recent signing of Terrelle Pryor now gives the Chiefs five quarterbacks on the roster -- Alex Smith, Chase Daniel, Murray, Pryor and Tyler Bray.
That's a lot of quarterbacks, and finding reps in offseason practices for anyone not named Smith or Daniel will be difficult enough already.
So what position will Dorsey and his staff target? Well, the most glaring hole on the roster is wide receiver. We shouldn't have to remind any fans that Chiefs wideouts didn't catch a single touchdown pass in 2014.
Rookies show promise with special teams unit from Chiefs Digest
All eyes were on undrafted rookie kicker Cairo Santos once the Chiefs parted ways with veteran Ryan Succop after the fourth preseason game...
...Santos did not disappoint, converting on 25 of his 30 field goal attempts. His 25 made field goals tied Succop's single-season record for the most made field goals by a rookie kicker...
...Meanwhile, rookie De'Anthony Thomas brought explosiveness to the table. Known for his open field and returner abilities at the college level while attending Oregon, the 5-9, 174-pound fourth-round pick was set to make an immediate impact in the return game. Unfortunately, a hamstring injury sidelined Thomas the first four games of the season.
He returned to the lineup in Week 5 and announced his presence on the first two touches of his career with a 28-yard punt return and a 17-yard rush for a touchdown.
Bison alumni add another element to growing championship tradition from The Dickinson Press
It was already a trip to remember for the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker.
"Just being around the guys, it brings a good feeling in me, and I'm enjoying every second of it," Mays said.
The NDSU team and former players huddling after practice has become a tradition in a program that has many. As in the previous three years, there were players from many decades.
"Just sitting there listening, it took me back to my playing days," Mays said. "That blood, it gets boiling in there, and you get yourself amped up like you're going to play."
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif and Sasha Ghavami: the plan of two friends from RDS [translated from the original French]
This story worthy of a Hollywood script, this is the one that has lived Laurent Duvernay-Tardif with his agent and friend Sasha Ghavami. Although he was a customer first, the lack of experience of the latter does not stop to provide the best possible representation to his friend to give him every opportunity to achieve the highest football circuit world.
And as Hollywood loves it, the end of this intense adventure was happier with the selection of Duvernay-Tardif by the Kansas City Chiefs in the sixth round of the 2014 Entry Draft.