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Chiefs headlines for Saturday, June 23.

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Patrick Mahomes showing Denver who is the Magic Man.
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2018 fantasy football mock draft No. 2: 10-team, PPR |

Travis Kelce, Tyreek Hill chosen in round three:


21. Adam Thielen, Vikings (WR10) - Frelund

22. Jerick McKinnon, 49ers (RB12) - Hernandez

23. Christian McCaffrey, Panthers (RB13) - Gelhar

24. LeSean McCoy, Bills (RB14) - Barfield

25. Travis Kelce, Chiefs (TE1) - Milner

26. T.Y. Hilton, Colts (WR11) - Fabiano

27. Rob Gronkowski, Patriots (TE2) - Money

28. Jordan Howard, Bears (RB15) - Grant

29. Tyreek Hill, Chiefs (WR12) - Rank

30. Deshaun Watson, Texans (QB1) - Koh

Recapping the NFL’s Offseason with PFT’s Charean Williams |

Intriguing storyline entering 2018: “I don’t know that we’ve seen this many big-name quarterbacks change teams in a single season. And so I think it’s going to be fun to see how those things play out: how Patrick Mahomes does, how Alex Smith does in Washington, and all these quarterback changes. That to me is the biggest thing, and the thing I’m most excited to watch as we move forward.”

Seahawks could catch a break in opposing QBs on early season schedule | SB Nation (Seahawks)

9 - Rivers is right there among the greats. He was especially great down the stretch last season outside of a loss to the Chiefs.

16 - Mahomes’ first season as starter for the Chiefs.

Around the league

DeMarcus Ware praises Broncos rookie Bradley Chubb |

”The attributes that he really brings to the game -- stopping the run and being able to be that strong-side guy for Von -- that’s what you need,” Ware said in the interview. “They have that tag team again.”

NFL notebook: Hall of Famer Jim Kelly out of hospital | Reuters

Hall of Fame quarterback and Buffalo Bills icon Jim Kelly was released from the hospital a day after undergoing a scheduled follow-up procedure Thursday in New York City in his ongoing recovery from oral cancer surgery in March.

Longtime NFL official Gene Steratore retires |

NFL referee Gene Steratore retires after 15 seasons. Steratore worked 12 playoff games as well as Super Bowl LII.

Jameis Winston expected to be suspended by NFL |

Jameis Winston is facing some time away from the field. The NFL is expected to suspend Winston for violating the league's personal conduct policy, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.

In case you missed it at Arrowhead Pride

Yes, Andy Reid helps his QBs throw fewer interceptions

The numbers show that Reid’s influence should help Patrick Mahomes in his first year as Chiefs starter.

Dustin Colquitt is on pace to become the greatest punter of all time

The Kansas City Chiefs possess one of the best special teams units in the NFL over the last three seasons.

Who is the biggest “sleeper” on the 2018 Kansas City Chiefs?

Sean Levine: “I love that question. A guy that I guess outsiders don’t have huge expectations for, but I do. Chris Jones. He was so good his first year and last year, kind of took a step back. There’s no reason to me, Barber, that he’s not elite this year once again.”