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Arrowheadlines: Chiefs and Tony Romo, Eric Berry will sit out if tagged, Deshaun Watson's best fit

Here are the front-runners to land Garoppolo, Romo in NFL's QB shuffle |

The Dallas Cowboys will listen to offers for Tony Romo , sources said, once owner Jerry Jones has his meeting with the Pro Bowl quarterback. Romo prefers to be moved to a contending team -- specifically, the Houston Texans , Arizona Cardinals , Denver Broncos or Kansas City Chiefs .

Eric Berry: I'm not going to play under franchise tag |

"I'm definitely not going to play under the franchise tag this year," Berry said. "I want to end my career in Kansas City. I want to play there. I love the city, I love the vibe, I love my teammates. I really look at them more than teammates. We've been through a lot and they supported me a lot. And the organization. But I don't feel comfortable playing under the franchise tag this year."

Chiefs safety Eric Berry says he won’t play in 2017 under NFL franchise tag | The Kansas City Star

So in an interview with The Star on Thursday, Berry made it clear that he had no intention of playing next season under the franchise tag again. “I’ll just take that time to chill with my family, honestly, (and) I’ll sit the season out,” Berry said, when asked what he’ll do if the Chiefs tag him again. “I just want what’s right. That’s it.”

Eric Berry says he won’t play on franchise tag this year | ProFootballTalk

Proclamations in early February about what a player will do come the start of the regular season should always be taken with a rather sizable grain of salt, but the Chiefs have another reason to avoid using the tag on Berry. They may need it to ensure defensive tackle Dontari Poe stays off of the open market in March.

Prosecutor: Man indicted in shooting death of former NFL player Joe McKnight | AP

The Louisiana man accused of killing former NFL running back Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute was indicted Thursday on a charge that carries a mandatory life sentence. A grand jury charged Ronald Gasser, 55, of Terrytown, with second-degree murder, Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick Jr. said in a news release. The charge can be brought against someone who means “to kill or to inflict great bodily harm.”

Deshaun Watson’s best fit is the Chiefs, anonymous exec says | Arrowhead Pride

Just one of the five execs said the Chiefs with the others picking the 49ers, Cardinals and Texans. Jeremiah agrees with the Chiefs pick and says that would be the ideal spot.

2017 NFL Draft: Early Look At Where Patrick Mahomes Could Land | Viva The Matadors

So there you have it, there's a quick look at some early predictions. We have Mahomes going any where from round 1 to round 3. He has potential landing spots on the Texans, Browns, 49ers, Bears and Chiefs. Remember, it is still super early in the process but as April draws nearer things will start to shape up especially after the NFL Combine. Stay tuned to VTM for all your draft updates.

Mellinger Minutes: Analysis on the Super Bowl, Chiefs, Royals, KU, K-State and more | The Kansas City Star

It just makes so much sense to do it this year. I’ve written about this some, but this draft appears to have four strong candidates who would fit what the Chiefs do, the team has extra picks if it needed to trade up, and they have a quarterback they know they can win with under contract for 2017, so they wouldn’t be drafting a guy with the pressure of having to start a rookie in the season opener. Alex Smith’s contract becomes easy to get out of after the 2017 season, or the Chiefs could keep him, meaning they could make a more informed decision after seeing how Smith and the draft pick perform this year.

Scott Pioli (remember him?) is back in the Super Bowl. | The Kansas City Star

Here, beneath the reality TV headlines of Goodell vs. Brady, is one of the more fascinating subplots of Super Bowl week: After an epic failure as the No. 1 guy with the Chiefs, Pioli is working for a fourth trophy as a No. 2 against the dynasty he helped build. It is, if we’re all being honest, an unnecessary slap to those who rooted for the Chiefs on both sides of Pioli’s disastrous run in Kansas City.

Falcons' Pioli will try to stop Pats, a dynasty he helped build | NY Daily News

“I’ll be clear. There is no percentage of me that wants the Patriots to win. That’s zero percent,” Pioli told the Daily News in a rare interview. “Do I pull for them and want to see them succeed? Absolutely. Bill is like an older brother to me. He’s 12 years older than me, but I’ve known him since I was in college.”

Dallas Cowboys: Cowboys QB Dak Prescott played Eric Berry in Madden and thew up the X after scoring a TD | SportsDay

"I'm always excited about competing, no matter if it's hamper ball, which you know we like to play in the Dallas locker room, or if it's Madden or if we're on a real football field," Prescott said. "I'm picking the Cowboys. I'm going to feed Zeke [Elliott], feed Dez [Bryant] and see how it goes."

Chiefs RB Spencer Ware tells his favorite BBQ Sauce, his breakout season, and Andy Reid | SB Nation Radio

Spencer Ware of the Kansas City Chiefs joins the show to reveal his favorite BBQ, recap his breakout season, and how funny Andy Reid really is.

GSU to honor four NFL Hall of Famers in advance of Super Bowl | The News Star

Junious “Buck” Buchanan was the first player taken in the 1963 American Football League Draft. Selected by the Kansas City Chiefs, Buck quickly proved the rave notices that preceded him were not unfounded. Eddie Robinson, his coach at Grambling, where he had been an NAIA All-America in 1962, called him "the finest lineman I have seen."

Duvernay-Tardif follows in Darche’s footsteps as future doctor playing football | Montreal Gazette

“We even went to the same CEGEP (Quebec junior college),” Darche said via telephone. “I hadn’t really heard of him until he started at McGill, I kind of followed him (online) and thought, ‘Well, this guy in med school seems to be pretty good.’ “After we met, I followed his career and we kept in touch and then he was drafted by the Chiefs (sixth round in ’14) and I thought, ‘What are the odds of that happening?’ He comes to my house regularly and my kids love him. He’s like their cool uncle Larry (Duvernay-Tardif’s nickname with his Kansas City teammates).”

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