Eric Fisher: 'I see myself on a steady incline' from NFL.com
The Chiefs' bread and butter is their run game, as their three-headed monster of Jamaal Charles,Charcandrick West and Spencer Ware helped the team average a whopping 4.9 yards per carry last season, good for third-highest in the league.
With Kansas City signing right tackle Mitchell Schwartz in the offseason, its two bookend tackles will be the key for creating holes and letting a potent rushing attack run wild once again.
Mike DeVito, a defensive lineman that played nine seasons for the New York Jetsand Kansas City Chiefs, retired earlier this offseason. On Sunday, he revealed the reason he decided to call it a career at 31 years old to Siriux XM NFL Radio: DeVito's wife convinced him to hang up his spikes because he'd suffered too many concussions.
"If it was just me up here and I didn't have a family, my wife and two sons, that'd be one thing. I probably would have went back," DeVito said. "But my wife has really helped me make that decision, to say, 'OK, you know, I can't sit through watching you get these concussions and watching you tear your Achilles and all those kind of things.'
2016 Prep Year in Review from The Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
ALUMNI TO WATCH
1. Dani Bunch, ex-Mahomet-Seymour. Two-time shot put state champion closing in on Olympic aspirations.
2. Justin March, ex-Danville. Football player making an impression in Kansas City Chiefs organization.
Oakland Raiders Rumors: Arian Foster signing still possible? from Digital Journal
Wide receivers have become one of the most important positions in the NFL. Kansas City is one of the few teams that lack real depth at the position and with veterans Anquan Boldin and James Jones still on the open market, the Chiefs front office could fill that need with one of these wide outs.
Is Vols Coach Butch Jones the Best Talent Evaluator in the Country? from All For Tennessee
By the time he left the Bearcats, despite bringing in only three four-stars in four recruiting classes, he left a roster that broke every offensive record this past year.
We can even go back to Central Michigan. Jones and Zach Azzanni convinced an unknown quarterback named Antonio Brown to walk onto Central Michigan their first year in 2007, and he converted to wide receiver. Brown is now a top receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Jones discovered Eric Fisher while there too, and he has now become a regular starter for the Kansas City Chiefs.