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Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill gave several corners the 'deuces' | The Kansas City Star

“I’m just trying to promote world peace with that,” Hill said at the Pro Bowl this week. “I’m not saying ‘bye,’ man. I’m not trying to be disrespectful like that ... I think.”

A Look Inside ‘The Disneyland Of Football’ « WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Every inch of the massive Convention Center is being transformed into Super Bowl Experience, where fans can marvel at the artifacts from Canton’s Hall of Fame to matching skills against the games best, including competing against Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt’s 40 yard dash time.

Potential Bills QB target Alex Smith on future: I love KC but ‘who knows?’ | The Buffalo News

Smith said that retirement is not on the horizon and that he has redeemed himself from a difficult period early in his career with the 49ers.

Chiefs' Alex Smith wants to stay in KC | The Kansas City Star

“Obviously, there’s a lot of speculation out there on what’s going to happen, what could happen,” Smith said. “I don’t think anybody totally knows.”

Tony Gonzalez joins Chiefs Hall of Fame | The Kansas City Star

“Tony Gonzalez is the greatest tight end in the history of the National Football League and one of the greatest Chiefs of all time,” Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said in a statement. “In his 12 seasons in Kansas City, he revolutionized his position, and his record-breaking performances and commitment to the Kansas City community made him one of the most beloved players in the Chiefs Kingdom.”

Alex Smith belongs at the top of the Vikings' list of options at QB | 1500 ESPN Twin Cities

The Vikings might prefer to bring one of them back, but there are questions about all three. Both Bridgewater and Bradford have concerns over their health and Keenum may be seen as a one-hit wonder.

If the Vikings don’t plan on signing Bridgewater, Bradford or Keenum, the next best option is Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith.

It Might Not Help Vince McMahon, but the NFL Needs the XFL | The Ringer

However, the most influence upstart leagues have had on the NFL is in the way the game is played. The more you study the history of football schemes the more you realize the influence that secondary leagues had on them. Hank Stram, famed coach of the Kansas City Chiefs and one of the innovators of the odd formation and the 3-4 defense, talked extensively about how open the AFL was to new ideas as opposed to the staid NFL. This included the “odd” front and a variety of offensive formations—things quickly accepted into the NFL mainstream after they proved to work.

Need to Know: Can the Redskins tag and trade Cousins? | NBC Sports Washington

Bennie Logan, who was a target of the Redskins last year before he signed a one-year deal with the Chiefs, will be on the market and presumably, he will draw the interest of Washington.

Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill is one part of his game away from being the best WR in the NFL | Arrowhead Pride

While I know it’s Pro Bowl week (essentially a vacation for the players) and they are going to be nicer with their words than usual—I can particularly recall Allen being not so nice about another Chief—one word jumped out to me in this quote.

Routes.

Chiefs expected to name Mike Kafka new QB coach | The Kansas City Star

The promotion of Kafka, who served as an offensive quality-control coach for the Chiefs last season, will provide a sense of continuity for a quarterback room that has faced some turnover recently. Assistant head coach Brad Childress and offensive coordinator Matt Nagy — who both had hands-on roles with the quarterbacks during the team’s weekly game-planning preparations — departed the club in recent weeks.

Super Bowl Champion Becomes Champion of God | National Catholic Register

Despite reaching the pinnacle of the football world, Grbac knows there are more important things. Although a lifelong Catholic, he has in recent years become more closely involved with Jesus and his Church. The Cleveland, Ohio, native is currently studying for a master’s degree in theology at St. Mary Seminary in nearby Wickliffe, Ohio, and plans on becoming a deacon.

Blowout loss to Chiefs left Tom Brady steaming with Gisele on drive home | Patriots Wire

The video showed Brady in his car with his wife Gisele after the game. Brady swears profusely, and then sits silently while his wife consoles him.

Andy Reid: No thought to replacing Bob Sutton | ProFootballTalk

“There’s nothing going on there,” Reid said, via the Kansas City Star. “I know everybody has their opinion on everything, just like they did when they wanted me to bench Alex [Smith]. That turned out pretty good. So [replacing Sutton] is not where I’m at or have ever been. I don’t listen to any of that. I do what I think is right for the Kansas City Chiefs.”

How trash talk gives NFL players a competitive advantage | SBNation.com

Trash talk, as Randle, Jalen Ramsey, Darnell Dockett, and Troy Brown explain, is a tactical tool. If your opponent is angry about something you said, he’s more likely to be distracted from what he’s supposed to be doing on the football field. And that means he’s more likely to make a mistake that you can exploit to your advantage.