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Good morning! Here is today's Kansas city Chiefs news. Is Cairo Santos part of the growth of the NFL in Brazil? Vão os Chefes!

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Shields in 2015: The Story Behind His Recruitment to Nebraska from The Mothership

In the 1987 Oklahoma high school football 5A state championship game, Lawton High School, led by Will Shields and company, faced Edmond, a team that had only given up 13 points in its first three playoff games combined.

In fact, Edmond had outscored opponents 73-13 in those games.

But Lawton, led by Shields and a couple of other future NFL players, had no problem taking care of Edmond, winning the championship game in convincing fashion by a score of 28-0.

"We had a great running back in Dewell Brewer," Shields recalled. "He was touted as the number two back in the nation. [We] had a linebacker that was fast as all get out. James Trapp, he ended up going to play for Baltimore. Dewell played for Seattle for a while."

Shields, a junior that year, was looking towards his future in football despite the feeling of being overshadowed by his teammates.

2015 NFL Free Agency: Top Available Players from The Mothership

For the Kansas City Chiefs, the foundation of building a championship football team is to do it through the draft. That's been the motto of general manager John Dorsey since he arrived in Kansas City two years ago.

But that doesn't mean the Chiefs won't use free agency as a way to build their roster.

They have done that and will continue to do so to not only add players to a team that just had back-to-back winning seasons for the second time in two decades, but to help replenish a roster that has players who will hit free agency themselves.

Chiefs Weekly: Top Social Posts from The Mothership

Terrelle Pryor made his first community appearance as a Chiefs player and visited the pediatric unit at the University of Kansas Hospital on Tuesday.

KCChiefs.com Video: Arrowhead Update: Look at a Few Top Free Agents

KCChiefs.com Video: 2014 Rookie Class Review

KCChiefs.com Photo Gallery: Rookie Highlights

Chiefs would be happy with this haul of compensatory picks from ESPN

The website overthecap.com projects the Kansas City Chiefs to receive four compensatory picks in the upcoming draft as a result of their net losses during last year's free agent signing period.

If overthecap's calculations are correct, the Chiefs would receive one extra choice in the third round, two additional choices in the fifth, and one more choice in the seventh.

Colts dispute report that team had $4M in fines from The Indianapolis Star

Spotrac's list of Top 10 fined NFL teams for 2014-15 season

1. Indianapolis Colts: $4.02 million

2. Arizona Cardinals: $3.05 million

3. Baltimore Ravens: $2.74 million

4. Miami Dolphins: $2.54 million

5. San Francisco 49ers: $2.52 million

6. Denver Broncos: $1.89 million

7. Philadelphia Eagles: $1.24 million

8. Washington Redskins: $1.13 million

9. Kansas City Chiefs: $1.02 million

Justin Houston likes Seahawks over Patriots from ESPN

"They've got a great defense," Houston said of the Seahawks. "They can fly around and make plays. I feel like their defense can rattle [Tom] Brady. If you can get a hold of Brady you can do some damage.

"They're going to bring pressure. They're not going to let Brady just sit back there and throw the ball. They're going to make him get outside the pocket. They're going to make Brady beat them and ... they're going to keep him moving. They're not going to let him be comfortable."

Super Bowl XLIX: Chiefs game was a turning point ... for Seattle from South Coast Today

The Chiefs game is where it all changed. That's been the unanimous response from the players all week. That loss in Kansas City? That's when they'd had enough of being mediocre.

This isn't the Patriots we're talking about. This is the story of the Seahawks' season as well.

Seattle's 24-20 loss at Arrowhead Stadium in mid-November dropped it to 6-4 - three games behind the Cardinals in the NFC West. The postseason - let alone a division title, home-field advantage and a return to the Super Bowl - was in question.

The Seahawks haven't lost since.

A good decision not to re-sign: Akeem Jordan? from ESPN

Given that the Chiefs lost Mays for the first half of the season because of a wrist injury and their other starting linebacker, Derrick Johnson, for the year in the season opener with a ruptured Achilles, Jordan might have been a useful player to the Chiefs last season, but they had no way of knowing after signing Mays there would have been a need.

Beating the Elements: The 6 Worst Weather Games of All Time from STACK.com

With a playoff berth on the line, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers had to take care of business at home against the Kansas City Chiefs. This proved to be a very tough task. Not only were the Chiefs a scrappy bunch, but the game was played in monsoon conditions. The rain never stopped and the field was an absolute mud pit.

Former Bucs QB Doug Williams told NFL Films, "I've never seen so much rain in my life."

In the stands, the water continuously rushed down the concrete steps like a waterfall. It's difficult to imagine that those in attendance had a good time. Not only were they subject to a non-stop torrential downpour, but they witnessed one of the lowest scoring games in NFL history.

Super Bowl 49: The story of how Darrelle Revis became a Patriot from CBS Sports

The Chiefs maintained a pursuit, sources said, with their defensive coordinator, Bob Sutton, a former coach of Revis in New York and someone the corner regarded highly. The Chiefs had been a playoff team and had some good pieces in place on defense, which made them worthy of consideration.

Limeira NFL train holidays to improve kick from The Limeira Gazette [translated from the original Portuguese]

Among the 26,000 fans who were in the Mane Garrincha stadium to watch the friendly match between Flamengo and Shakhtar Donetsk in Brasilia, 10 days ago, was the Limeira Cairo Santos, 23, the first Brazilian in NFL history.

ZH explains: why the popularity of football has grown in recent years from ZH Esportes [translated from the original Portuguese]

5. Input a Brazilian in the NFL

In 2014, Cairo Santos became the first player born in Brazil to operate in a regular-season game in the best league in the world. He is kicker Kansas City Chiefs. For Cohen, the participation of Brazilian in the NFL is also an important factor - which is set to increase in coming years.

- Cairo is the forerunner, but has much more to come. Rafael Gaglianonne (kicker in college league) soon, who knows Maikon Bonani (played for the Tennessee Titans in the pre-seasons of 2013 and 2014, but was cut before the regular season) back. If the NFL wants to invest in Brazil, need to bring a game only. In any capital will fill the stadium. Certainly the country has more than 70 thousand people who would go to a game. It would be history in the making before our eyes, no one would like to lose.