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Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 3/28

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Overview of the Chiefs' current roster from Chiefs Digest

After the flurry of activity, the Chiefs currently have $2.82 million in remaining cap space, according to the NFLPA.

Offseason rosters are forever fluid, and the Chiefs already have brewing position battles before drafted players and undrafted free-agent signings add more competition.

But where a player lines up for a contested position where won't be determined until the start of organized team activities (OTAs) at the earliest, with eventual winners not declared until well into training camp.

In the meantime, here is the Chiefs' current roster as of March 28:

Kiper likes wide receiver or offensive lineman for Chiefs from ESPN

ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. listed four players who made sense for the Kansas City Chiefs with their first-round pick in the upcoming draft. The Chiefs have the 18th overall selection.

Those players: wide receivers Breshad Perriman from Central Florida and Jaelen Strong from Arizona State and offensive linemen Ereck Flowers from Miami and La'El Collins of LSU.

"It's probably going to fall where it's an offensive lineman or wide receiver, I believe," Kiper said on a conference call with reporters.

Worlds collide: Chiefs coach Andy Reid takes in a Royals game from FOX Sports

Kansas City sports fans delighted in spotting Chiefs coach Andy Reid at Friday night's Royals-Mariners spring training game.

Chiefs wise to pass on Dwayne Bowe's Cleveland contract from ESPN

Dwayne Bowe still could have been a useful player for the Kansas City Chiefs even after they signed free-agent wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. But only under two conditions: He no longer would be the No. 1 receiver and he would play at a greatly reduced contract.

The contract Bowe wound up getting from the Cleveland Browns after his release from the Chiefs -- two years worth $12.5 million -- would have been too hefty for Kansas City.

Jeremy Maclin says signing with Kansas City Chiefs over Eagles wasn't about money from

"It wasn't really about money," Maclin said to the Philadelphia Inquirer. "Obviously you want to get paid because of all the stuff that you do. But it wasn't necessarily about who could pay me the most money."

Of course, Maclin did sign with the team that offered him the most money, as the Eagles were not willing to match the big-time offer from the Chiefs. Eagles head coach Chip Kelly said earlier this month that although the team wanted Maclin back, signing him to the kind of money that Kansas City did would have stopped them from fixing a defense that needed plenty of work.

ICYMI: Food safety boss at Arrowhead, Kauffman fired from ESPN

Jon Costa shared with "Outside the Lines" a copy of a letter he said his former employer, Aramark, sent him on March 17 saying Costa was being fired "for cause." The letter outlines a number of reasons, the first of which is that he violated the company's media policy by taking his concerns public.

Costa came forward publicly with his concerns last November, just after World Series games at Kauffman Stadium, in an email to media and public health officials, including the local health department.

NFL standouts Justin Houston and DeAngelo Tyson return to Statesboro to Give Back from WJCL

It's a bond formed on the gridiron in Bulloch County years ago and continues on the NFL stage.

Pro Bowl linebacker Justin Houston of the Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman DeAngelo Tyson returning to their roots to give back this week.

Tyson and Houston in Statesboro to help raise money for the Tyson Foundation.  On Thursday, DeAngelo Tyson hosting a dinner and auction for his charity.  On Friday, things moved out to the links, with the first ever Tyson Foundation Golf Tournament at Forest Heights Country Club.

Coastal Carolina's pro prospects get showcase opportunity as NFL scouts visit campus from MyrtleBeachOnline

Jones said having two former Coastal Carolina assistants in the NFL - Doug Colman with the Houston Texans and Brock Olivo with the Kansas City Chiefs - has helped serve as a reference for Backus, and he's confident his client will be in some team's camp this year.

"There are teams that are going to want to work out with him after today," Jones said. "... What I'll tell you is I'm confident in several weeks he'll be a professional football player. I can almost guarantee that."

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Lovie Smith all but locks in Jameis Winston at No. 1 from CBS Sports

18. Kansas City Chiefs -- Jalen Collins, CB, LSU: Andy Reid has to improve his secondary and a Collins from the SEC makes sense here. Grabbing the beefy cornerback from the Bayou gives him a big corner to pair across from Sean Smith.

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