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How all 32 NFL teams rank at the tight end position in 2019 | SB Nation

4. Kansas City Chiefs

Primary tight ends: Travis Kelce, Blake Bell, David Wells

Like the 49ers, the Chiefs are mostly a one-man show — but it’s one hell of a show. Kelce proved a perfect complement to Patrick Mahomes’ improvisation-heavy style, using his athleticism to post career bests in receptions (103), receiving yards (1,336), and touchdowns (10). Wells and Bellhave 30 career NFL catches between them, but they’ll each get the opportunity to add to that total now that Demetrius Harris has left Missouri for a spot in our No. 6 TE rotation.

Former K-State receiver Byron Pringle ready to make impact with Kansas City Chiefs | Kansas City Star

“I’m coming to win. That’s my key word — win. That’s what I go by ... It’s not about winning a game. It’s about winning against everything that was against me. I just work with that positive energy and positive mindset.”

NFL Insiders Pick 2019 Rookie of the Year Candidates | Bleacher Report

Honorable Mention

Mecole Hardman, WR, Kansas City Chiefs

If Hardman is asked to replace Tyreek Hill in the Chiefs offense, he could post the receiving and return yards needed to catch the eye of voters. This is especially true if the Chiefs are one of the NFL’s best teams again.

Sammy Watkins hosts skills camp | KCTV5

The Chiefs have the weekend off, but one player hit the practice field this morning for a different reason.

NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes chugs beer at Blues-Bruins Game 3 | Yahoo! Sports

The reigning NFL MVP was in attendance for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final and, like most Blues fans, had little to cheer for with the home team being dominated. Mahomes made the most of the situation, however, downing a beer with impressive form and speed.

Around the league

Rob Gronkowski Deflects Rumors of Return From Retirement: ‘I’m Feeling Good’ | Sports Illustrated

“Oh man! Whatever I say, it doesn’t matter,” Gronkowski said according to Mike Reiss of ESPN.com. “It will always be crazy out there, but you can put them to rest. I’m feeling good. [In a] good place. It’s great to be back here.”

Report: Tom Brady, Patriots to Receive 2018-19 Super Bowl Rings on Thursday | Bleacher Report

Members of the New England Patriots will receive their Super Bowl LIII rings during a private ceremony Thursday, according to ESPN.com’s Mike Reiss.

Saquon on Jones: Wait until ‘he wins two Super Bowls’ | NFL

Daniel Jones went crazy yesterday in practice. He had himself a day. I believe in him,” Barkley told reporters Saturday, per SNY. “Right now, ‘oh, you’re an awful pick,’ but when he wins two Super Bowls, everyone’s going to be like, ‘he was the greatest pick of all time.”

Odell Beckham Jr. plans to join Browns at mandatory minicamp | Yahoo! Sports

Beckham cleared the air later on Friday on an Instagram post. After many fans commented, asking him to go to practice, Cleveland.com’s Mary Kay Cabot pointed out Beckham’s response of “I’ll be there on the 3rd, u coming?”

Packers coach LaFleur suffers torn Achilles | ESPN

The Green Bay Packers have their first major injury of the offseason program: coach Matt LaFleur.

The first-year head coach, who has shown a hands-on approach in practice, tore his Achilles tendon.

A source confirmed that LaFleur was injured on the basketball court inside the Packers’ headquarters at Lambeau Field, as NFL.com first reported.

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PFF names two Chiefs to their 2018 All-Clutch Team

Two members of the Kansas City Chiefs made the team. One of them was linebacker Justin Houston — released by the team in March and now signed to the Indianapolis Colts.

Another Chief — right tackle Mitchell Schwartz — made the second team, behind the Colts’ Braden Smith:

Happy June 2! The Chiefs now have an extra $9.55 million in salary cap space

When the clock struck midnight on Sunday morning, Chiefs GM Brett Veach got more money to use in 2019

Chiefs coaches talk Mecole Hardman amid comparisons to Tyreek Hill, Chad Johnson

Bieinemy was caught on camera comparing Hardman to Chad Johnson, a six-time Pro Bowler.

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