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Patrick Mahomes: Chiefs QB recalls what he learned as a rookie | Sports Illustrated

“Kareem Hunt and I talk about building something together here. Seeing his success as a rookie and how hard he works, I’m excited to build a future with the Chiefs. With the young nucleus we have, I feel like we can have a great dynasty coming forward.”

NFL people to root for: Larry Fitzgerald, Carson Wentz, Eric Berry |


First, for the obvious reason: We both are afraid of horses. But he's also amazing at "Madden." And he loves a good vintage jersey.

Ryan Hunter under the wing of Laurent Duvernay-Tardif |


Ryan Hunter, Kansas City Chiefs Guard: "Having Laurent with me in Kansas City will help me a lot for the transition as he has already gone through this process in which I embarked. [...] I can look at him as a [mentor] who can help me a lot, it will certainly make things easier."

What Is Going on Between Rob Gronkowski and the Patriots? | The Ringer

Just look at what some wideouts got this offseason: Sammy Watkins has never had more yards in any of his four seasons than Gronk had last year, and Watkins signed a three-year deal worth up to $48 million, with $30 million guaranteed. Jarvis Landry is a slot receiver who didn’t crack 1,000 yards last year, and he got a five-year deal worth a maximum of $75.5 million and $47 million guaranteed from the Browns. Allen Robinson missed almost all of last year with an ACL tear and got a three-year, $42 million deal with $25.2 million guaranteed from the Bears.

College football Twitter: 17 historic moments that would’ve been even more amazing | SB Nation

For instance, without Twitter, I would never know that Lane Kiffin uses terrible bitmoji or that De’Anthony Thomas once saw a deer. I would have missed the joyous amplification of the Kick Six. I would not know that for every conversation — about college football, kitchen appliances, or life in general — there is an Ohio State fan wanting to know why we’re talking about Instant Pot recipes and not the Buckeyes.

Fantasy football players entering a contract year | The Huddle

Spencer Ware/Charcandrick West, Kansas City Chiefs: Both backs are 26 years old and get sprinkled in to help relieve second-year star Kareem Hunt. Presuming last year’s leading rusher stays healthy, Ware and West will fight each other for touches. The winner could find a fantasy-worthy role on the 2019 market as a complementary player.

Around the league

Mark Ingram joins list of 13 NFL players suspended for start of 2018 season |

Mark Ingram “vigorously challenged” his four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing substances but his appeal was denied, the NFL said in a statement Wednesday.

Matt Patricia, Lions issue statement on '96 assault allegation |

"As someone who was falsely accused of this very serious charge over 22 years ago, and never given the opportunity to defend myself and clear my name, I find it incredibly unfair, disappointing, and frustrating that this story would resurface now with the only purpose being to damage my character and reputation," Patricia said in a statement. "I firmly maintain my innocence, as I have always done."

Peyton Manning is now debating offer to own NFL team | New York Post

The potential partnership is Manning’s first foray into the public spotlight since he turned down first ESPN, then Fox on their offers of becoming the lead analyst on “Monday Night Football” and “Thursday Night Football,” respectively.

Ichiro wants to know: Who the (expletive) is Brady? |

Tom Brady's enormous societal imprint doesn't cover everyone. Take, for instance, soon-to-be-retired baseball legend Ichiro Suzuki.

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Derrick Johnson isn’t playing for the Raiders to stick it to the Chiefs

Johnson spoke to NFL Network about joining the Raiders on Wednesday.

Chiefs promote seven members of personnel staff, hire two others

The Kansas City Chiefs and general manager Brett Veach announced seven promotions on their personnel staff late Wednesday afternoon. They also officially announced two new hires.

The most interesting thing from Mahomes’ SI article

The ability to quickly process and recall information is critical to a quarterback. The more you see, the easier it gets. The problem is, Patrick Mahomes hasn’t seen that much. This is where Smith, and now new Chiefs backup quarterback Chad Henne will be critical to Mahomes’ success.

It’s surprising RB Darrel Williams chose to sign with the Chiefs

At LSU last season, the carry split between Guice and Williams was 237 and 145, respectively, with Guice totaling 1,284 yards while Williams had 842. But a deeper number crunch (oh yes, it’s called division) reveals that it was Williams (5.7) with a higher yards-per-carry average than Guice (5.3).

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