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QB Patrick Mahomes signs contract with Chiefs | The Kansas City Star

A source with knowledge of the situation said the four-year rookie contract is worth $16.4 million, with a $10 million signing bonus and a fifth-year option.

Yes, O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing featured a Kansas City Chiefs tie and a Heisman shirt | The Washington Post

What’s the recommended attire for a parole hearing anyway? One member of the Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners showed up to O.J. Simpson’s parole hearing on Thursday in Lovelock, Nev., wearing a black shirt and a Kansas City Chiefs tie. People noticed, and the Chiefs approved.

The man behind the Chiefs tie at O.J.'s parole hearing | The Kansas City Star

“I can’t match things very well,” he said. “So I have to wear solid colors most of the time. My wife’s not around always.”

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid visits Calif. football team | USA Today High School Sports

San Clemente (Calif.) football players got a taste of the NFL Wednesday morning. Kansas City Chiefs’ head coach Andy Reid stopped by and spoke to the team before its morning workout.

The most influential sports figures in Kansas City | The Kansas City Star

Not only is Hunt the owner of a team in the most popular sports league in the country, he’s an active participant in how the Chiefs are run, as fans were reminded by the unexpected recent firing of general manager John Dorsey. Every prime-time game the Chiefs play at Arrowhead Stadium (and there are three this season) turns the nation’s attention to our city. Hunt also is a key decision-maker in the NFL, and he impacts the game itself. Additionally, Hunt owns an MLS team and has a voice in determining what happens in that league in which Sporting Kansas City plays.

Rules for buying a Kansas City Chiefs jersey | Arrowhead Pride

Pick a player who's gonna be here for awhile. Nothing like buying a jersey for a player who will be shipped off or cut in two years. Now that jersey represents bad vibes.

Ranking NFL rosters by team: Why Patriots didn't finish No. 1 | USA Today

11. Kansas City Chiefs (14.5): The defending AFC West champs could keep their crown if OLB Justin Houston stays healthy and dynamic Tyreek Hill proves he can handle the primary role for a wideout corps that is otherwise limited. Depth could also be an issue in the secondary behind S Eric Berry and CB Marcus Peters.

2017 NFL preview: How much longer will Alex Smith retain the Chiefs starting QB job? | Niners Nation

Today, we start with the 49ers first preseason opponent, the Kansas City Chiefs. Our friends at Arrowhead Pride put together a look at the various roster changes and storylines to track heading into camp.

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