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Chiefs headlines for Monday, June 17.

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2019 NFL Win Totals: Why the Chargers will steal the AFC West title from the Chiefs this year | CBS Sports

Kansas City Chiefs

Win Total: 10.5 Over (+130) / Under (-150)

VERDICT: UNDER

Why Mahomes 2.0 will be better even if his statistics are less gaudy | Kansas City Star

A year after Mahomes erupted into stardom by throwing for 50 touchdowns and more than 5,000 yards, chances are that he might not be able to duplicate those gaudy numbers … particularly if the indefinitely suspended Tyreek Hill is no longer part of the team.

But the more pertinent chances are that he’ll be an improved quarterback regardless of what the numbers say and as pivotal or more to the Chiefs’ Super Bowl hopes.

2019 Fantasy Football Team Previews: Will the Chiefs be a juggernaut again in 2019? | CBS Sports

Key additions and departures, numbers to know, and which players to target in Fantasy Football from the 2019 Kansas City Chiefs.

The surprise offseason standout for all 32 teams | ESPN

Kansas City Chiefs

WR Byron Pringle

He was on the verge of making the team last year as an undrafted rookie before an injury in the final preseason game ended his season. Pringle continued to make plays after returning this offseason. The fact that he played well at camp and in the preseason last year is an indication Pringle isn’t just an offseason phenomenon but indeed has staying power. -- Adam Teicher

Ranking the NFL Teams Best Set Up for the Future | Bleacher Report

3. Kansas City Chiefs

Even if the defense struggles and Mahomes trends back toward the mean, the Chiefs have quality cornerstones and the youngest roster and can get creative with the cap if needed.

Memorable NFL stadium farewells: Patriots, Chiefs lead top 10 | NFL

2) Kansas City Municipal Stadium (Kansas City Chiefs)

Opened: 1923 (Chiefs’ home beginning in 1963)

Last NFL game: Dolphins 27, Chiefs 24 (1971 AFC Divisional Round), Dec. 25, 1971

Memorable play: Garo Yepremian’s game-winning 37-yard field goal in the second overtime

Chiefs star was devastated by Kareem Hunt’s punishment | New York Post

“It ripped our hearts out when he got released from Kansas City,” Travis Kelce told reporters at Jarvis Landry’s celebrity softball game in Eastlake Ohio. “But to see him get another chance, I would hope and I would think he’s going to make the absolute most of it.”

If You Could Start an NFL Team With One non-Quarterback, Who Would You Pick? | Sports Illustrated

Travis Kelce

Patrick Mahomes rightfully deserves every ounce of credit he got last year, but Kelce may have somehow been an underrated part of one of the best offenses we’ve ever seen. He can stretch the field, he can offer a big target in the red zone, he can block. I have no doubt I can build a potent offense around him. —Mitch Goldich

Around the league

Sources: Pats drop grievance as Texans move on | ESPN

The Houston Texans will no longer pursue New England Patriotsdirector of player personnel Nick Caserio for their general manager position, the team announced Friday.

Cowboys TE Rico Gathers suspended for Week 1 | NFL

Cowboys tight end Rico Gathers has been suspended without pay for the first game of the regular season for violating the NFL’s policy and program on substances of abuse, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. The team later confirmed the suspension.

Rams have talked about a timeline for Jared Goff talks | NBC Sports Pro Football Talk

Via Gary Klein of the Los Angeles Times, Rams G.M. Les Snead said Friday that the Rams have had “preliminary discussions” with Tollner regarding a timeline for talks regarding Goff’s deal.

Bears’ Eddie Jackson: We’re taking this whole thing | NFL

“Everything -- how short, and how far, we came,” Jackson told the Chicago Sun Times’ Patrick Finleywhen asked what will keep him motivated through the summer respite. “From the losing record to the winning record. How short we came, with the first-round playoff game with the field goal. Right now we just want to build off everything and let that be the fuel to our fire. We plan on taking this whole thing.”

Aaron Rodgers wants more freedom at the line of scrimmage | NBC Sports Pro Football Talk

Quarterback Aaron Rodgers doesn’t seem to be thrilled with the fact that new coach Matt LaFleur’s system entails little freedom at the line of scrimmage for the guy who gets the snap.

Jaguars fine LB Smith $88K for missing camp | ESPN

Smith posted a picture of the fine letter on his Instagram story Saturday, adding, “it’s still love!!” The letter shows the Jaguars fined him $14,775 for missing the first day, $29,550 for the second and $44,325 for the third. The letter says the fines are required by the 2011 collective bargaining agreement.

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