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Chiefs making a push to retain safety Eric Berry | The Kansas City Star

The Chiefs are making a strong push to retain the services of star safety Eric Berry, a source confirmed to The Star on Monday. ESPN reported the news first. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport also reported that the club is negotiating a deal to make Berry the highest-paid safety in the NFL.

Clark Hunt supports Alex Smith as Chiefs’ starter, but analyst says options remain in draft | The Kansas City Star

"I would just reiterate what Andy has said several times throughout the offseason, which is he’s very happy with Alex and Alex is going to be our starter going into 2017," Hunt said.

Report says Eric Berry, Chiefs working on deal to make him highest paid safety in NFL | Arrowhead Pride

What’s clear is Berry’s value to the Chiefs. He is their team MVP and the heart and soul. This entire time I’ve been saying that I can’t imagine Berry in another uniform. It appears the two sides are trying hard to make sure that never comes.

KC Chiefs nearing five-year, $41.25 million contract extension with guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif | The Kansas City Star

The Chiefs are finalizing a five-year, $41.25 million contract extension with $20 million guaranteed for guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, a source told The Star on Monday.

Kansas City Chiefs, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif close to extension | ESPN

Duvernay-Tardif is in medical school at McGill and tends to his studies during the offseason. But since being drafted by the Chiefs, he has returned to Kansas City each year to participate in most of their offseason workouts and all of their offseason practices.

Audio: Eric Berry on contract negotiations with Chiefs | The Kansas City Star

2017 NFL mock draft: Chiefs take Alabama OLB Tim Williams | Arrowhead Addict

The Kansas City Chiefs have a new name attached to them in a recent mock draft from NFL.com’s Lance Zierlein, moving away from quarterback or cornerback for a new edge rusher. Tim Williams is a defensive end/outside linebacker from Alabama who the Chiefs could grab to help bolster the pass rush at No. 27 overall. Zierlein writes:

The Chiefs most overpaid/underpaid players | Arrowhead Pride

In this article, I will use the 2016 Pro Football Focus grading system and 2016 salary cap numbers to determine which Chiefs were the most overpaid and underpaid players, and hopefully help answer those questions along the way.

Kansas City Chiefs Dontari Poe Shark Tank charity event | SI.com

"It’s always intriguing in San Francisco, the kind of startups out there and the environment they have," Poe said. "Kansas City was also really intriguing for me because that’s where I play, and second, you figure out how many startups are growing here."