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Chiefs head into minicamp with plenty of fresh faces | Associated Press

“We have a lot of new dudes,” Sutton said. “They’re all different. They’re from young rookies to guys that came here as free agents. It really is a good group of guys. And it really is early in the process, but they seemed to have meshed really good.”

What to watch for as 28 NFL squads open minicamp | NFL.com

Kevin Patra breaks down one storyline to track for each of the 28 teams running mandatory minicamps this week, including the Baltimore Ravens' backup quarterback battle Kansas City Chiefs: Can we stream Patrick Mahomes videos straight into my veins? Sure, there are more questions about the revamped defense in K.C., but who isn't giddy about the chance to see some ridonkulous throws from Mahomes this week? The Chiefs have been stingy with their availability this offseason, making mandatory minicamp one of the few times we'll get to see live reports and videos of the quarterback's progress. Soak as much of it in as you can. It will be weeks before more football is practiced.

Mellinger Minutes: Chiefs, Royals, analysis | The Kansas City Star

More likely: Royals make the playoffs in the next three years or Chiefs win the Super Bowl?

The Chiefs winning the Super Bowl, and not just because Patrick Mahomes might be a star right away, and not just because the offense should be one of the best in the league, and not just because the defense — woof — should be at least mildly improved.

Blitz tendencies on passing plays in the NFL | Pro Football Focus

The bottom five

Kansas City Chiefs – 14 percent

Los Angeles Chargers – 14 percent

Cincinnati Bengals – 15 percent

Tampa Bay Buccaneers – 18 percent

Jacksonville Jaguars – 19 percent

20 shocking fantasy football predictions for 2018 | NFL.com

It wouldn't shock me if ... Patrick Mahomes throws for 4,000-plus yards: The kid has a rocket arm and some of the best offensive talents in the NFL around him in Kareem Hunt, Tyreek Hill, Sammy Watkins, and Travis Kelce. And let's not forget the Andy Reid factor. Mahomes is a great sleeper.

Each NFL Team's Most Promising Building Block Entering 2018 | Bleacher Report

Kansas City Chiefs: Kareem Hunt, Running Back

As a third-round pick out of Toledo, it's hard to claim that anyone knew that Hunt was going to lead the league in rushing yards as a rookie. For the NFL's standards, the Chiefs run a fairly option-friendly system, which is set up to spring tailbacks, quarterbacks and even tight ends at times. That certainly helped push up Hunt's numbers, but the sheer volume of 325 touches in a season cannot be understated.

NFL news: Embracing mandatory minicamp like you didn’t know you could - SBNation.com

Over in Kansas City, the early thought is Patrick Mahomes’ unique talent will help him create separation on quick throws. Mahomes has been seen starting his throwing motion while he is still turning his body, before his feet are set. That has created some concern regarding his footwork, but it could be beneficial, too. There’s only so much Chiefs fans can read into Mahomes’ NFL ability after one start. But by golly, they’ll analyze all they can from that one game.

The Chiefs May Still Be The Best Fit For Bashaud Breeland | WIBW News

It’s been over a week since Bill Barnwell of ESPN wrote that the best landing spot for free-agent cornerback Bashaud Breeland is the Kansas City Chiefs. I can’t get this connection off my mind.

Around the league

Andrew Luck's throwing arm, demeanor provide hope for Colts | NFL.com

Andrew Luck finally threw in public again -- but, Judy Battista says, his mood might have said even more about the Indianapolis Colts' hopes for the 2018 season.

Around the NFL: Khalil Mack holds out of Raiders minicamp | The Salt Lake Tribune

“One of the big reasons I came here was to coach that man,” Gruden said. “I don’t want to speculate. There are a lot of guys in the league, several players in a similar situation. We’re just trying to resolve it as soon as possible and in the meantime coach the players that are here.”

Oakland Raiders cut QB Christian Hackenberg | NFL.com

The Christian Hackenberg era in Oakland has officially ended, as the Raiders waived the former Penn State QB on Tuesday afternoon.

Ravens tinkering with Lamar Jackson in two-QB sets | NFL.com

Joe Flacco remains the Baltimore Ravens' starting quarterback for now, which has induced the coaching staff to look for ways to use first-round pick Lamar Jackson. Coach John Harbaugh said that includes trying out two-QB sets.

Jury orders Rams to pay Reggie Bush $12.5 million for injury | NFL.com

A jury in St. Louis on Tuesday ordered the NFL's Rams to pay former running back Reggie Bush $12.5 million for a severe knee injury he suffered in 2015, the team's final season in St. Louis before moving to Los Angeles.

NFL and MLB to Participate in NYC Pride March for the First Time | The Daily Beast

NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, and WNBA are all registered as leagues to march.

NFL playing long game while NBA, MLB go to states for gambling plan | Yahoo! Sports (Terez Paylor)

The NBA and MLB are already making plays at the state level, but NFL is angling for the long game.

In case you missed it at Arrowhead Pride

Identifying what the Chiefs have in Kareem Hunt

Sifting between stats and a player’s abilities and performance is always a fine line and becomes much more gray when talking about a position like running back.

Chiefs’ offseason injury update from mandatory minicamp Tuesday

Tyreek Hill returned to practice as Kareem Hunt missed out once again.

Video from the Chiefs’ first mandatory minicamp practice

The Kansas City Chiefs held their first mandatory minicamp practice of the offseason Tuesday. Here is some video (it’s not great, but it’s something) I took from the early portion of practice available to the media for shooting.

Tyreek Hill says he wants to be No. 1 on the “NFL Top 100"

Tyreek Hill appeared noticeably comfortable after the Kansas City Chiefs’ first mandatory minicamp practice Tuesday, long gone the days of podium nervousness we’d become accustomed to when he was a rookie.

Kendall Fuller had just finished bowling when he found out about trade from Washington

“It was funny,” Fuller said. “I had just got done bowling. I didn’t bowl very well either. I had just got done bowling. I was at a restaurant with one of my friends. Everybody had kind of seen the Alex Smith part of the trade and I was just kind of in different group chats. I was actually kind of playing around, like ‘Dang. What if it’s me?’ Everybody was like, ‘Shut up. You’re not getting traded.’ Yeah. You know how the rest of it went.”