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Arrowheadlines: Chiefs called one of 10 teams “on the rise”

Chiefs headlines for Thursday, July 5.

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Kelce specifically on the rise.
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Wilson: 10 NFL teams on the rise | Houston Chronicle

6. Kansas City Chiefs

There’s a new gunslinger running the show in former Texas Tech star quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Although there could be some growing pains, the Chiefs have a bright future.

Fantasy Football 2018 Mock Draft | Sports Illustrated

ROUND 1

8. Kareem Hunt, RB, Kansas City Chiefs—HAMPL

ROUND 3

26. Tyreek Hill, WR, Kansas City Chiefs—GOLDICH

32. Travis Kelce, TE, Kansas City Chiefs—HAMPL

ROUND 6

63. Sammy Watkins, WR, Kansas City Chiefs—LAZAR

ROUND 7

84. Patrick Mahomes, QB, Kansas City Chiefs—GRAMLING

ROUND 12

142. Harrison Butker, K, Kansas City Chiefs—MANTZOURANIS

Florida State’s most important players for 2018: No. 27 | Tallahassee Democrat

The 6-foot-2, 303-pound defensive tackle has become a quality defender for the Seminoles while backing up Derrick Nnadi the past three seasons.

He’s recorded 41 tackles, four tackles for loss, and half a sack over those three years as a rotational player.

With Nnadi off to the NFL, (Wayne) Jones will have the opportunity to compete with sophomore Marvin Wilson for the starting job opposite of redshirt senior Demarcus Christmas.

Around the league

Julian Edelman’s appeal of 4-game suspension denied | NFL.com

Julian Edelman will officially miss the first four games of the 2018 season.

The New England Patriots wide receiver’s appeal of his four-game suspension was denied, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday. Edelman’s ban stems from a violation of the NFL’s performance-enhancing substances policy.

49ers LB Reuben Foster suspended two games by NFL | NFL.com

“Our organization understands and supports the League’s decision,” general manager John Lynch said in a statement released by the team. “Although we are disappointed that Reuben will not be with our team for the first two games of the season, we will continue to work with him on making better decisions and eliminating unnecessary distractions. We are encouraged to see Reuben take responsibility for his mistakes, and hopeful that he has learned from them as well.”

2018 NFL Preview: Texans, and the NFL, need Deshaun Watson to return good as new | Yahoo! Sports

It isn’t just Houston that’s invested in Watson’s return, though the Texans’ outlook for the next decade is riding on it. If Watson is the NFL’s next superstar quarterback, Bill O’Brien is going to save his job for a while and it lifts a franchise that has only three playoff wins and has never made it out of the divisional round.

Packers RB Aaron Jones suspended two games | NFL.com

Aaron Jones has been suspended without pay for two games for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, the league announced Tuesday. The suspension stems from an early October 2017 arrest and marijuana-related charge, which he pleaded no contest in February.

Terrell Owens to hold HOF event at UT Chattanooga | NFL.com

“I’m proud to be a Moc, and I’m honored to be able to share this experience with my family, friends, teammates and fans at the place that provided me an opportunity beyond high school and where I truly began to find myself as an athlete,” Owens said in the release. “Thank you to everyone who has supported my celebration decision. I look forward to seeing you all in Chattanooga. ... Getcha popcorn ready!”

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