Chiefs have some intrigue before start of NFL’s free-agency period | The Kansas City Star
At the 101 awards on Saturday, coach Andy Reid was asked whether the Chiefs were bracing for a more wild free-agency period than normal. "Well, there’s a chance. You know you can’t keep everybody," Reid said. "That’s just the name of the game. It’s constantly changing in the National Football League. Every year is different. So there’s a chance we lose some people."
Eagles' free-agent options: Is QB in the mix? | Philly.com
Kansas City's Chase Daniel fits into that latter category. Daniel, who was the No. 2 quarterback during Pederson's three years with the Chiefs, is looking for a starting job. If that doesn't materialize, the Eagles could be an option if they make changes on the quarterback depth chart. "He's a solid backup," said Pederson, who also said that he thinks Daniel can start in the NFL. "He kind of reminded me of me when I was a backup in Green Bay. He's a guy that really helped Alex [Smith], on and off the football field. He's a leader in his own way, he's talented, and hopefully he gets an opportunity."
Federal races on ballots as Jo Daviess County heads to polls | THonline.com
Three Chicagoland Democrats seek Kirk's ouster. They are U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, 47, of Hoffman Estates; Napoleon Harris, 37, of Harvey and Flossmoor; and Andrea Zopp, 59, of Chicago ... Harris is a state senator who won election in 2012. He was an NFL linebacker and first-round draft pick who played for the Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings and Kansas City Chiefs. He is also a pizza restaurant franchisee.
Pending free agent Donald Stephenson reflects fondly on his time with Chiefs | The Kansas City Star
"I’m always going to be a Chief," Stephenson said. "I’ve enjoyed every bit of it, the ups and downs. That’s a part of it. There’s going to be some memories I’ll keep with me for a long time."
Peyton Manning, the Chiefs’ prime antagonist and impossible standard for nearly two decades, finally is retired | The Kansas City Star
Yes, Manning has been around forever — the first time he played the Chiefs, Elvis Grbac was the Chiefs' quarterback and Kurt Schottenheimer the defensive coordinator — and the results have been so steady. Other than teams from the AFC South, no franchise has lost to Manning more than the Chiefs. Only the Patriots have played him more. The Chiefs lost all but two of their 16 games against Manning, including twice in the playoffs.
Chiefs’ tormentor Peyton Manning retires after 18-year career | The Kansas City Star
"I just remember how the intensity and attention to detail really turned up with our coaching staff, and they relayed that to us," DeVito said. "The guy knows the game so well that if you had any little tell — like a d-lineman putting his hand on his knee or a cornerback getting into position too quick — he knew it and picked you apart."