On Nov. 6, 2014, the National Football League announced that the Kansas City Chiefs were selected to host a regular season game at London's Wembley Stadium as part of the NFL's International Series. Tickets for the Chiefs vs. Lions game go on sale to Chiefs Season Ticket Members at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14. In addition, ticket packages available to all fans through NFL On Location will go on sale Tuesday. Kickoff for the game is set for 2:30 p.m. (London)/8:30 a.m. (CT) on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2015.
Chiefs Make Mashable.com's Unbelievable Records List from The Mothership
Last Tuesday, Mashable put together an article recognizing 10 unbelievable Guinness World Records titles broken by companies.
The Chiefs made the list at No. 7 for setting the loudest crowd roar at a sports stadium record last September.
Here's the excerpt from Mashable:
Chiefs Launch Snapchat Account from The Mothership
The Chiefs have launched an official Snapchat account, giving fans another avenue to connect with their favorite team and keep up with everything going on in Chiefs Kingdom.
Chiefs fans around the world will be able to follow along by adding officialchiefs on Snapchat to instantly receive exclusive photo and video content with a unique twist through the popular personal messaging application.
KCChiefs.com Photo Gallery: Intriguing Guard Prospects
KCChiefs.com Photo Gallery: Behind the Scenes Calendar Photos
'15 draft could define Packer-like Chiefs for years to come from FS Kansas City
"I think they're in a great spot," longtime talent evaluator Russ Lande tells FOXSportsKansasCity.com. "And they have a lot of picks, the draft is very deep, and you've got (general manager John) Dorsey and (director of player personnel) Chris Ballard and (coach) Andy Reid all working together until they have the people in place."
It's not just that it's a large haul to play with, with experienced hands doing the playing. It's also a haul that might determine the direction, in a general sense, the future of a good chunk of the current two-deep. Because check out the Chiefs' vets whose contracts are scheduled to be up after this fall, and take a deep breath: quarterback Chase Daniel, linebacker Justin Houston (assuming he signs his tender), linebacker Derrick Johnson (although his situation might be fluid), nosetackle Dontari Poe (ditto), safety Eric Berry (double ditto), cornerback Sean Smith (triple ditto), defensive end Mike DeVito, safety Husain Abdullah, safety Tyvon Branch, wide receiver Jason Avant and offensive linemen Jeff Allen and Donald Stephenson.
What Chiefs can expect with 193rd pick from ESPN
We'll continue our series looking at what the Chiefs can expect from each of their 10 draft picks with the first of their two sixth-round choices, this one being No. 193 overall. Here are the five players selected with the 193rd pick in each of the past five drafts.
Speed, athletic ability place Emporia State WR Austin Willis on NFL's radar from Chiefs Digest
Willis, a native of Topeka, Kan., may not have to worry despite missing out on a postseason all-star game and the NFL Scouting Combine if his two Pro Day workouts are an indication.
He made up for those absences by posting 4.38 and 4.39 40-yard dash times at Emporia State's Pro Day on March 11 in front of the Kansas City Chiefs, the only team in attendance. Both 40 times project in the top five performances among wide receivers at the Combine.
Willis produced a 39 1/2-inch vertical jump, which projects as sixth-best among wide receivers at the Combine, and 21 bench-press repetitions, marking the second-most at his position in Indianapolis. Willis also posted a 10-foot-5 broad jump, a 4.38 in the 5-10-5 Short Shuttle drill and a 7.12 in the 3-cone drill.
Football: Sam Houston coach Gary Green to retire from My San Antonio
Green was an assistant at Madison, South San and Jefferson before he was hired to lead the Hurricanes. Green graduated from Sam Houston before he went on to play cornerback at Baylor. He was taken 10th overall in the 1977 NFL Draft and played in the league for nine years (Kansas City, Los Angeles). Green was a four-time Pro Bowler and will be the 2015 inductee into the Kansas City Chiefs' Hall of Fame.
Park West Church receives Tim Tebow's message from The Knoxville News Sentinel
McGinnis said Tebow didn't give a speech, but took part in a question-and-answer session with the head pastor, McGinnis' father Gerald. After taking his slight jab at the Vols, Jeremy McGinnis said Tebow told the congregation one of his role models is former Tennessee safety Eric Berry, who arrived in Knoxville when Tebow as a junior and played against him twice. Berry plays for the Kansas City Chiefs, but is battling Hodgkins Lymphoma, a cancer that attacks part of the immune system.
Schedule release currently planned for April 23 from ProFootballTalk
Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the schedule currently is expected to be released on Thursday, April 23. That date could possibly change.
No. 32 pick...
OT Derek Sherrod: Taken in 2011 by the Green Bay Packers out of Mississippi State. He started one game in four seasons with the Packers -- he missed the 2012 season with a broken leg -- before being cut in November 2014; he was signed as a free agent in December by the Kansas City Chiefs.
The Fantasy Fox happily offers his early, early look at the Top 100 playmakers for the 2015 fantasy season, excluding kickers, defenses and special teams.
For obvious reasons, the list doesn't include any prospective rookies from the 2015 draft class -- particularly the bumper crop of stars-in-waiting at tailback (Melvin Gordon, Todd Gurley, Jay Ajayi, Ameer Abdullah, Duke Johnson, Tevin Coleman, Todd Gurley, Jeremy Langford, etc.) or receiver (Amari Cooper, Kevin White,DeVante Parker).
1. RB Jamaal Charles, Chiefs
The What Risdon Would Do 2015 NFL Mock Draft from Real GM
18. Kansas City Chiefs: Phillip Dorsett, WR, Miami FL. Surprise! I'm much more bullish than most on Dorsett, who is more than a speed receiver. He's crafty. He gets around coverage. He can do it like this, he can do it like that, he can do it like an agile bat. Sorry, listening to the Beastie Boys as I write this part.