Three days later, the Chiefs haven’t cut him. But they’ve made it clear that he won’t be with the team, at least for “the foreseeable future.” It’s expected that the team and the league will take some sort of additional action this week. Although the NFL typically does not invoke the Commissioner Exempt list in the offseason, the best outcome for now could be to put Hill on paid leave (there’s no pay to be earn) until the renewed criminal investigation ends, and until the NFL makes a decision on any type of league-imposed punishment.
Overdrafted: Mecole Hardman, WR, Georgia
Round 2, Pick 24 (No. 56) - Kansas City Chiefs
Did the Chiefs reach to grab Hardman as a potential replacement for Tyreek Hill? Hardman was a five-star recruit in the 2016 class, but was recruited as an athlete. He began his career as a DB before transitioning into a speed receiver at Georgia. His college totals look like this: 60 catches, 961 yards and 11 touchdowns. UGA used him on a lot of jet sweeps and quick throws and sent him deep as a kick returner. Hardman has top-flight speed, but I’m a little skeptical that will translate to for a guy who may not run the crispest routes. KC is going to have to scheme things up to get him the ball in space. The upside is certainly there, but it may take Hardman a while to produce the way Chiefs fans are hoping. (Cooper)
“The visuals from Nashville were incredible,” Chiefs chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said. “I can’t help but to watch that and think about it coming to Kansas City. Hopefully we’ll have a chance to bring it to Kansas City in the next four or five years.”
On Saturday, Kansas City Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt announced that former offensive guard Brian Waters will be the 2019 inductee into the Chiefs Hall of Fame.
Waters is the 49th individual and 45th player to earn the honor. The official ceremony will be held during Chiefs Alumni Weekend at Arrowhead Stadium this fall.
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Hardman, now 21, was 13 years old when he began sending the tweets.
“That’s a long time ago,” Hardman said. “That’s probably immature of me at the time to tweet things like that. That’s my fault for doing that. I came a long way from that. That’s not who I am today.
“It’s a really immature decision on my part to even tweet anything like that. I’ve just got to live with that decision that I made and just move forward from it.”
Around the league
The school confirmed that Washburn junior defensive back Dwane Simmons, 23, was killed in the shooting. Ballentine is expected to make a full recovery, the school said.
Sebastian Janikowski was a first-round draft pick as a kicker, reached the Super Bowl, made more money than anyone else in NFL history at his position and is on the league’s top-10 list for all-time points.
He is officially calling it a career after 19 seasons with the Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks.
Dolphins coach Brian Flores made it clear that Rosen, whom Miami acquired from the Arizona Cardinals on Friday night for a late-second-round pick and a 2020 fifth-round pick, won’t be treated any differently than the rest of the players on the team.
The Giants, who had the sixth, 17th and 30th picks in the first round, shockingly selected Jones at No. 6.
“I can say this to you guys right now. When we got in here Thursday night, the question was posed, ‘Why didn’t you wait until 17?’” Gettleman said after the draft concluded Saturday night. “Well, I know for a fact there were two teams that would have taken him in front of 17. I know that for a fact.
All this is to say that Patriots coach Bill Belichick and Rams coach Sean McVay, very recently combatants in a low-scoring strategic Super Bowl, have struck up quite a professional relationship with each other.
From Reggie Wayne trolling Titans fans to Pete Caroll’s shirtless battle with D.K. Metcalf, draft weekend gave us plenty of things to talk about.
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Let’s talk about which current members of the Kansas City Chiefs won and lost this past weekend.
The Kansas City Chiefs finished off their 2019 draft class with three picks in the 200s. They can now turn their attention to the undrafted free agent market (TRACKER) as they try to continue to build their roster.
Let’s take a look at the Chiefs’ draft class of 2019:
The NFL Draft of 2019 is over. How did the Chiefs grade?
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