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Good morning! The offseason has officially begun for all 32 NFL teams, mock drafts are in full swing, and Cairo Santos continues his tour of the Brazilian media. Read about that and more in your Kansas City Chiefs news. Enjoy.

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2015 NFL Offseason: All You Need to Know from The Mothership

Most NFL teams have spent the last few weeks self-scouting their 2014 seasons, putting together free agent plans and learning of the college prospects available in the upcoming draft.

Now that the Super Bowl is over, the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks can join the rest of the NFL in preparing for the 2015 season.

With that said, the 2015 NFL offseason has now officially begun.

As the players take the next couple of months to relax and do their own thing; the personnel departments, coaches and front office staff's work diligently to find answers to questions their teams face this offseason.

Those questions will lead to answers that will determine the success of a season that's still seven months away from beginning.

Statement from Chiefs Chairman & CEO Clark Hunt on the passing of Ann Mara from The Mothership

"My family and I would like to express our deepest sympathies to John and the entire Mara family during this difficult time," Hunt said. "Ann was one of the most thoughtful and passionate people I have ever known. She cared deeply about her faith, her family and her beloved football team, and her legacy will never be forgotten."

KCChiefs.com Video: Will Shields Inducted into the Hall of Fame

KCChiefs.com Photo Gallery: Hall of Fame Announcement

KCChiefs.com Photo Gallery: Top 5 Offseason Question

KCChiefs.com Photo Gallery: Special Teams Highlights

3 Pivotal Moments In The Patriots Run To The Super Bowl from CBS Los Angeles

1. Kansas City 41, New England 14:

Remember that fateful day in late September when the New England Patriots dynasty came to an abrupt end at the hands of the Kansas City Chiefs? Me Neither.

Photos: A History Of The Super Bowl In Los Angeles from LAist

Although Los Angeles was home to the very first game that we now call the Super Bowl, it has been over 22 years since the Super Bowl has been held in Southern California. It also has nearly been as long since we've had a team, with the Rams moving to St. Louis and the Raiders moving back to Oakland in 1994.

In celebration of Super Bowl Sunday, we've dug through the archives and come across some great photos of each Super Bowl that Los Angeles has hosted, and as a bonus we've also included photos of the only team to win a Super Bowl while representing L.A.: the 1983 Los Angeles Raiders.

How Television Changed the Super Bowl from Time

Expanding the TV coverage of football wasn't easy, for the same reason that playing football's not easy. Once the single, stationary camera was replaced by an array of moving cameras, that meant that the cameramen and TV directors had to be able to guess where the ball was going to go. When they guessed wrong, the viewers at home missed the play. (They could also miss plays for sillier TV reasons: TIME later remarked that the sport's "first major concession to TV" happened in 1967, when the second half of the game had to have two kickoffs because NBC had been airing a commercial during the first one.)

As the expertise of TV sports broadcasters increased, so did interest in football.

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Gurley, Gordon both first round worthy from CBS Sports

18. Kansas City Chiefs - WR Jaelen Strong, Arizona State

The Chiefs inefficient use of the receiver position has been well documented, but adding a physical outside presence like Strong could change that.

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Rookie receiver crop again looks plentiful from CBS Sports

18. Kansas City Chiefs - DeVante Parker, WR, Louisville: Despite a receiving corps that did not catch a touchdown in 2014, the Chiefs were competitive weekly. Providing more weapons on the perimeter would seem to be a priority for Kansas City in the offseason, however, especially given that this year's crop seems very strong yet again. Dwayne Bowe is a reliable route-runner and pass-catcher but he lacks breakaway ability. Parker is a remarkably fluid athlete who, at 6-3, 209 pounds, reportedly has been clocked in the 4.4s.

The Eagles have plenty of cap space for Jeremy Maclin and LeSean McCoy from CSN Philly

It's not as if having both a star receiver and running back-or at least two players being paid as such-is unheard of in the NFL. The Houston Texans are paying Andre Johnson and Arian Foster. The Chicago Bears are paying Brandon Marshall and Matt Forte. The Minnesota Vikings are paying Greg Jennings and Adrian Peterson. The Kansas City Chiefs are paying Dwayne Bowe and Jamaal Charles.

It's not a question of whether the Eagles have the ability to pay Maclin and McCoy-they absolutely do. Whether they want to or not is another story.

The Pro Football Hall of Fame Continues to Disrespect the Denver Broncos from Mile High Maniac

The Broncos have been to seven Super Bowls, won two, have the fourth most regular season wins since 1970 and have only four players in the Hall of Fame. Those numbers just do not compute. By comparison the Kansas City Chiefs have 13 Hall of Famers despite only winning one Super Bowl. They also haven't won a playoff game in over 20 years. That's not to say those players do not belong but they should be more than four Broncos.

Super Bowl Quotes 2015: 24 Memorable Sayings To Share Before Patriots-Seahawks Game from The International Business Times

"Pump it in there, baby. Just keep matriculating the ball down the field, boys." - Hank Stram, legendary Kansas City Chiefs head coach

Running out of excuses from The McGill Daily

Another example of the NFL's hypocrisy is how differently it has treated Tim Tebow and Husain Abdullah's touchdown celebrations. Tebow is a devout Christian, who had a short-lived but very hyped career in the NFL, and was known for his post-touchdown celebration, which was quickly trademarked as "Tebowing." After scoring a touchdown, Tebow would drop to one knee, his elbow on his knee with his head resting on his hand, and start praying. Not only was this permitted by officiating crews and the NFL, but it was widely accepted by fans, some of whom created a website dedicated to the act of Tebowing. On top of the fame this movement received, Tebowing was also recognized as a word in the English language by Global Language Monitor.

On the contrary, in September, , the Kansas City Chiefs played against the New England Patriots. During the game, Kansas City free safety, Abdullah intercepted Patriots quarter back Tom Brady's pass and took the ball back for a touchdown. Once in the endzone, Abdullah, a devout Muslim, dropped to his knees, placed his head on the turf and came up to yellow flags being thrown around. Both players engaged in a post-touchdown prayer, yet only one was penalized. This is clear discrepancy on how the NFL treats white and non-white players, and only serves to further cement their hypocritic legacy.

Brazilian NFL expects growth of sport in Brazil from Folha Vitoria [translated from the original Portuguese]

"I was like a child opening a Christmas present was the feeling of a dream come true, I will never forget.". Thus, even with emotion, that Cairo Santos also his debut in an official match of the NFL, the United States Football League.

Hired in 2014 to be the kicker, the man responsible for the kicks of the Kansas City Chiefs team, the first Brazilian to work in the regular season of major American football league in the world did not ugly. Cairo holds the record for points in franchise history for a freshman: were 113 in total, with 25 hits in 30 field goals and 38 of 38 attempts for extra points.

Interview of the week: 'I want to be the ambassador of football," says Cairo Santos from Noticias do Dia [translated from the original Portuguese]

L !: You were challenged at a time, feared losing the job?

CS: It is the nature of the NFL. If you miss some kicks, teams start looking for other players who might take his place. I knew this could happen if he kept missing. But I was very calm. Against Miami (Dolphins) and the (New England) Patriots began to kick better and stayed. I thanked the opportunity to follow the team.