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Good morning! Congratulations to Justin Houston on his All-Pro selection! Here is your Kansas City Chiefs news from across the internet.

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Chiefs LB Justin Houston named AP All-Pro from The Mothership

The only players to receive more votes than Houston for their respective positions were tight end Rob Gronkowski (New England - 50), receiver Antonio Brown (Pittsburgh - 49) and running back DeMarco Murray (Dallas - 48).

Five Chiefs Land on PFF's Pro Bowl Team from The Mothership

A little over a week ago, the NFL announced the players who were selected for the Pro Bowl this season.

That list included four Kansas City Chiefs: linebackers Justin Houston (third nomination) and Tamba Hali (fourth nomination), running back Jamaal Charles (fourth nomination) and defensive lineman Dontari Poe (second nomination).

But the statistical-based NFL analytics website Pro Football Focus (PFF) recently came out with their Pro Bowl team, which included five Chiefs players.

Listed as "starters" on the PFF team were Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman and linebacker Justin Houston, while the "reserves" included running back Jamaal Charles, center Rodney Hudson and cornerback Sean Smith.

Derrick Johnson and Mike DeVito Should be Ready for 2015 from The Mothership

Since both suffered the same injury at the same time, they have been able to support each other the entire way back.

"They've been working out together here rehabbing and they've been challenging each other like crazy which is a neat thing to see go on," Reid said.

The Chiefs defense, strong overall against the pass and weak overall against the run this season, will benefit from the return of both DeVito and Johnson later this offseason.

Chiefs Ambassadors Ring in the New Year from The Mothership

On New Year's Eve, the Chiefs Community Caring Team, featuring the Chiefs Ambassadors, cheerleaders and KC Wolf visited the Don Bosco Senior Center.

"We serve about 160 people a day in our dining room, we also provide activities and transportation," Anne Miller, Senior Center Director, said." We are going on our 25th year of service. Beyond what we do at the center, we also provide meals, a program called Meals on Wheels, to our seniors who are homebound."

AFC Wildcard Playoff Preview from The Mothership

The NFL playoffs are finally here and while the Kansas City Chiefs are not part of the dance this year, let's take a look at the games we'll all still be watching this weekend.

On the final day of the NFL regular season last Sunday, 10 of the 16 games played had playoff implications. Four divisions were decided, including the AFC North as Pittsburgh defeated Cincinnati.

Here's how the AFC playoff seeds finished this season: Video: Justin Houston Best of 2014

Chiefs LB Justin Houston named first-team All-Pro from Chiefs Digest

Houston garnered first-team All-Pro honors, The Associated Press announced Friday.

Houston totaled 47 of a possible 50 votes to lead all outside linebackers. Elvis Dumervil of the Baltimore Ravens was a distant second with 13 votes.

The first-team recognition marked a first for Houston, who led the NFL with a career-high 22 sacks to secure the Deacon Jones Award, which is awarded annually to the NFL sacks leader.

After two years, was Alex Smith trade a success for Chiefs? from ESPN

The Chiefs needed a new starting quarterback two years ago when they moved from Scott Pioli and Crennel to Dorsey and Andy Reid. Smith is a nice fit for what Reid likes to do offensively, so he was probably the best option the Chiefs had, particularly given he came at a painful yet not devastating price.

But was he worth that price? It's premature to make a final determination on that. Let's see where Smith's career goes from here. Can, as Dorsey said, the Chiefs surround him with better players and finally win some playoff games and at least challenge for a Super Bowl?

North Attleboro High alumni to be honored at event from The Attleboro Sun Chronicle

Kansas City Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman will be among those honored this year by the North Attleboro High School Alumni Association at its eighth annual alumni awards reception.

Sherman, a 2007 graduate of North Attleboro High School, will receive the Young Alumni Award, created to honor the achievements of those graduates within the past 20 years who have distinguished themselves by their achievements at a particularly early age in their professional, personal or civic endeavors.

Mailbag: What are the Hot Topics this Offseason? from

Q: I've seen a few differing tweets about what we will draft in the NFL.  Some say it comes down to a coin flip. Can you set the record straight? - Ike Johnson

A:  The Bolts are locked into the 17th overall pick.  Despite what some have disseminated, there will be no coin flip between us and the Kansas City Chiefs.  Even though we tied for the same record and strength of schedule, since KC won the season series, they will pick 18th and we will be 17th.  Which brings us to our next question....

Chris Ballard to interview for Bears G.M. job from ProFootballTalk

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Chiefs have granted the Bears permission to interview Chiefs director of pro personnel Chris Ballard, whose name actually got linked with the job before the Bears actually created an opening. The interview is expected to take place in Chicago on either Friday or Saturday.

Jets request interviews with Chiefs, Dolphins execs from ESPN

Two new names have emerged in the New York Jets' search for John Idzik's successor.

The Jets have requested permission to interview Kansas City Chiefs director of player personnel Chris Ballard and Miami Dolphins director of college scouting Chris Grier for their general manager vacancy, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Kansas City deserves better than ‘Underachiefs' from The Arkansas City Traveler

Perhaps no team in the National Football League has been more cursed than the Kansas City Chiefs.

Following this season's second-half collapse, I more prefer to use the term "underachievers."

This is a team that ruled the American Football League back in the day, and advanced to the first-ever Super Bowl after the merger of the AFL and NFL.

The Super Bowl trophy itself is named after team founder Lamar Hunt.

But since winning the NFL championship with their 23-7 upset of the Minnesota Vikings in Super Bowl IV, the Chiefs simply have either been snake-bit or have underachieved like no other.

This weekend in Sports history from The Hamilton Spectator


...1970 - Kansas City Chiefs beat Oakland Raiders 17-7 in AFC Championship Game.