Elliott Berry wants spot with Chiefs like brother Eric | The Kansas City Star
“Looks just like his brother — body, head ... you look over there, it’s almost spooky,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said.
Chiefs GM says Kahlil McKenzie will 'look like first-round pick' after position switch | SEC Country
“This kid is going to look like a first-round pick. He is an impressive player,” Chiefs general manager Brett Veach told the Kansas City Star’s Sam McDowell. “He’s a draftable talent just as a defensive lineman, and he would certainly be on an NFL roster this coming fall if he just played defensive line. But when you watched him at his pro day … he had such a good workout at guard. It looked natural to him.”
Top 200 fantasy players for 2018: James Koh | NFL.com
8. Kareem Hunt, Chiefs (RB5)
19. Travis Kelce, Chiefs (TE2)
45. Tyreek Hill, Chiefs (WR16)
101. Spencer Ware, Chiefs (RB43)
111. Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs (QB13)
117. Sammy Watkins, Chiefs (WR50)
Gehrig Dieter snatching headlines in Chiefs rookie minicamp | TDA
Despite the Chiefs inking Watkins to a three-year, $48 million deal, the fifth-year veteran has had issues with staying healthy. He’s played one full season as a pro, which was his rookie year in 2014 with the Buffalo Bills. Having the combination of Watkins and Tyreek Hill outside with Dieter in the slot (or outside) and Travis Kelce at tight end bodes well for Patrick Mahomes II.
BYU’s Tejan Koroma signing with Chiefs after rookie minicamp tryout | Deseret News
The 6-foot, 290-pound center was a four-year starter at BYU and was named to the 2017 Pro Football Focus All-American second team as a senior. He earned numerous freshman All-American honors in 2014, including from the Football Writers Association of America.
Arthritis Foundation Launches ‘Let’s Get a Grip on Arthritis’ Campaign | Juvenile Arthritis News
“I woke up in high school in a ton of pain,” said Charcandrick West, NFL player for the Kansas City Chiefs. “I’ll never forget how it felt to be a kid and sick, wondering if I would be able to continue doing what I love – playing football. Thankfully, my arthritis is in remission, but my heart breaks for the kids who are dealing with pain and I want to help them chase their dreams, until science and medicine stops arthritis in its tracks.”
Chiefs flag returned to Wichita bar | 12 KWCH
A Wichita bar says a stolen Kansas City Chiefs flag has been returned. The bar posted video of someone dropping the flag off early Monday morning.
It's hard to tell if it's the same person who took the flag in the first place, but the Pumphouse says it is happy to have the flag back where it belongs.
Around the league
NFLPA backs Eric Reid | LA Times
The union also says "at least one club owner has asked pre-employment interview questions about a player's intent to demonstrate. We believe these questions are improper, given league policy."
Top 100, Nos. 71-80: Odell Beckham's injury sends him sliding | NFL.com
We have our largest freefall in this year's Top 100, and to no one's surprise, it's injury-related.
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome Odell Beckham Jr. to the Top 100 at No. 77.
Peters Named No. 79 2018 NFL Top 100 | TheRams.com
Cornerback Marcus Peters is the second Ram on the list, coming in at No. 79. It’s the third time Peters has appeared on the Top 100, but it’s his lowest ranking. In 2016, Peters was No. 65 and in 2017 he was No. 32.
Panthers sign running back C.J. Anderson to 1-year deal | NFL.com
The 5-foot-8, 224-pound Anderson entered the league in 2013 out of California as an undrafted free agent with the Broncos, where he spent five seasons before being released on April 16.
Patriots willing to restructure Gronkowski's deal in '18 | NFL.com
"The Patriots are willing to adjust Gronkowski's contract for at least a year," Rapoport reported on Monday's edition of NFL Up to the Minute. "They never do extensions two years out, but they are at least open to taking a look at Gronkowski's deal and giving him some more money which he no doubt deserves.
NFL fans hilariously roasted Tom Brady’s outfit at the Met Gala | For The Win
Never change, Twitter.
In case you missed it at Arrowhead Pride
Andy Reid speaks to the media as Chiefs wrap up rookie minicamp
“It was great to have these kids out here working,” Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said in a press conference after practice. “I thought the effort was phenomenal. Actually, the retention from the first day to the second day was great. We were able to line up and function and have a camp that we could get a little evaluation out of and so, we appreciated the effort. All of these kids aren’t going to make it, obviously, but they sure gave a great effort.”
Chiefs sign sixth-rounder Tremon Smith, three tryout players
“The guy had tremendous production,” Veach said, “really has a nose for the football. Now just elevating from Central Arkansas up to the next level will be an adjustment but the guy ran 4.3, he’s got really good hips, change of direction. All of the physical attributes that you look for in a corner I think he possesses. So we really like his skill set and we think he has a chance to develop into a player.”
Chiefs rookie Armani Watts film review: excellent instincts
The Kansas City Chiefs didn’t seem to expect that Armani Watts would be available at pick 124 of the 2018 NFL Draft. Sure enough though, there he was, ready to be thrown into the mix at safety in Kansas City.
Chiefs plan to press on defense this year. What does that mean?
The return of Craig Stout explores current Chiefs and their skills in press-man.