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Arrowheadlines: Mel Kiper on Tyreek Hill, former Chief signs with the Braves

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Mel Kiper on the NFL Draft, Then and Now | FOX Sports

Somebody drafted Tyreek Hill last year and he had a great rookie year. Now, would every team have drafted Tyreek Hill? Probably not, but one team did, the Kansas City Chiefs, and it paid major dividends. Talent won out there. I don’t know where Joe Mixon is going to go, I know that if he didn’t have an off the field issue, he would be a first- or second-round pick. Where will he go with this major off-the-field issue? I can’t speak for that.

Braves sign former Georgia DB Sanders Commings to minor league deal | AJC

Commings, who’ll be 27 in March, hasn’t played baseball since his senior year at Augusta’s Westside High School in 2008 and has been out of football since 2014 after an injury-shortened career with the Kansas City Chiefs. He signed a minor league contract with the Braves after deciding to pursue a baseball career and meeting with several teams.

USC coaches confident RB Ronald Jones II can have breakout campaign | ESPN

"He reminded me of Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs. That type of skill set," Martin said. "Just a guy who runs and it’s easy for him. It doesn’t look like he’s working hard and he’s running by everyone."

Eagles mailbag: Will Jeremy Maclin be released and return to Philly? | PhillyVoice

Keep in mind, the Chiefs got a grand total of zero-point-zero touchdowns from their wide receivers in 2014 the year before Maclin arrived. In 2015, Maclin had eight TDs in his first season with the team, while also catching 87 balls for 1088 yards. All other Chiefs receivers had a combined total of four TDs.

2017 NFL Draft: Player comps for prospects |

Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles : FSU RB Dalvin Cook (Jeremiah) and Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara (Brooks) "At times I've used Chris Johnson (as a Cook comp). I don't think (Cook) has that same top juice. I ended up settling on Jamaal Charles. I like it, I don't love it." - Jeremiah

AFC West advice: Broncos, Chiefs face decisions at quarterback | USA Today

The Chiefs should also stay out of the Tony Romo sweepstakes and stick with Smith — though it could be time to invest a high draft pick in a quarterback for coach Andy Reid to start developing. The tough move that the organization should make is releasing veteran RB Jamaal Charles, who is schedule to count $6.1 million against the cap in 2017, the final year of his contract.

A.J. Klein looking to test free agency for a starting job in 2017 | Panthers Wire

With Kuechly, Thomas Davis and the budding Shaq Thompson all but already having secured their starting gigs, there’s simply no room for Klein to assure himself of such a position in Carolina. The Kansas City Chiefs, Green Bay Packers and Miami Dolphins, just a few teams in need of an inside presence at linebacker, could materialize as potential landing spots for Klein come March 9.

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