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Report: Chiefs likely to move on without Nick Foles | ProFootballTalk

Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that the Chiefs are likely to pass on their option on Foles’ contract for the 2017 season. Previous reports had pegged his salary at over $10 million, but Garafolo reports he’s actually due $6.4 million. Either way, that’s money the Chiefs will have to spend elsewhere.

Kansas City Chiefs unlikely to pick up option on backup QB Nick Foles | The Kansas City Star

The NFL Players Association had listed Foles’ potential 2017 cap number as $10.75 million, but that number is incorrect. Foles’ option is instead a more manageable $6.75 million, with a base salary of $6.4 million.

List of Kansas City Chiefs Free Agents in 2017 |

It’s important to note that there are multiple types of free agents, and the charts below are broken down by unrestricted free agents, restricted free agents and exclusive rights free agents. There’s a brief explanation on each of the designations and what they mean in simple terms, and also by how they’re officially defined in the latest Collective Bargaining Agreement.

What will the Chiefs’ backfield look like in 2017? | Chiefs Wire

Here’s the good news: this is the best offseason in years to have a hole at running back. Several high-profile backs are set to hit the market during free agency, and an incoming draft class so deep at the position could drive their asking prices down significantly.

On the bubble: 30 AFC players who could be release |

1) Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs: It can get awkward when a franchise legend's salary-cap number exceeds his value. Charles has played only eight games over the last two seasons because of knee injuries, and general manager John Dorsey is digging for cap room. The team can save $6.187 by cutting Charles, money that can be used to sign safety Eric Berry.

Add Josh Mauga to list of Kansas City Chiefs 2017 free agents | Arrowhead Pride

BJ Kissel of put out the official list of Chiefs free agents and Mauga’s name is listed. So, yeah, that’s confirmed. He’s scheduled to be a free agent in March.

Blue Valley High School football coach Eric Driskell dies three days after ruptured brain aneurysm | The Kansas City Star

The Tigers finished second in Class 6A last fall, and Driskell was the Kansas City Chiefs’ selection for Kansas high school football coach of the year. Driskell also taught classes and was the head boys’ track and field coach at Blue Valley.

Budda Baker, Sidney Jones, John Ross among seven Huskies invited to the NFL Combine | The Seattle Times

Jones, a former three-star prep recruit from Diamond Bar, Calif., is generally considered the Huskies’ best pro prospect, and compares him to former UW cornerback Marcus Peters, an All-Pro with the Kansas City Chiefs this season. According to Pro Football Focus, opponents threw at Jones just 48 times in 14 games last fall.

Agent Steinberg Guiding Vince Young Back To NFL | CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Vince Young comeback to the NFL is indeed a "dream.’’ But he’s being represented by an agent who knows all about quarterbacks, about creating buzz and desire, and about comebacks. … a fact that inches it just a little closer to reality.

Mel Kiper’s second mock draft gives Kansas City Chiefs another receiver | Arrowhead Pride

The scouting reports I’ve read rave about his football character and knowledge. Coming from a football family shows that along with his production. On the field, this scouting report questions his speed. But when I think of an Andy Reid receiver, I think of speed - DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, Tyreek Hill.

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