Archive for the ‘Kansas City Chiefs’ Category

Report: Chiefs to interview Ryan Cowden for G.M. job on Wednesday

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Titans director of player personnel Ryan Cowden will interview with the team on Wednesday. Chiefs co-director of player personnel Brett Veach is also set to interview for the job. Seahawks exec Scott Fitterer and ESPN analyst Louis Riddick have been mentioned as other possible candidates for the job, although there have been no reports of interviews being scheduled with either man at this point.

Plenty of statistical reason to fade Tyreek Hill this fantasy season

Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Since the release of Jeremy Maclin, Tyreek Hill’s value seems to have exploded given his elite speed and athleticism, and flashes of success in his 2016 rookie season. Football Twitter then went nuclear when Andy Reid declared Hill as the team’s No. 1 receiver heading into 2017. Hill is an explosive player, no doubt.

Louis Riddick: I haven’t heard from Chiefs about G.M. opening

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Sunday morning brought a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Media that the Chiefs have reached out to ESPN analyst Louis Riddick about setting up an interview for the General Manager vacancy they created by dismissing John Dorsey last week. That report

Breaking down the factors that led to Chiefs, Dorsey parting ways

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - KANSAS CITY, MO (FOOTBALLKC) – The Kansas City Chiefs and General Manager John Dorsey parted ways on Thursday in one of the most stunning moves in recent team history. Most changes at head coach or GM normally comes with clear reasoning, whether that be a lack of wins or visible tensions with the team or front office. In this case, there is no crystal clear reasoning from the outside. Dorsey took over a team that went 2-14 and sculpted a roster that never finished below .500 and made the playoffs three out of four years. Still, there must have been something going on behind closed doors that Chiefs fans, and really the rest of the NFL, did not see. Dorsey has a great

Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Missile Defense Agency says it failed to intercept a ballistic missile during a test off Hawaii.    The agency said in a statement Wednesday the failure came during a test conducted with Japan's Defense Ministry.    The U.S. and Japan are jointly developing the interceptor to shoot down medium-range ballistic missiles. The allies have been investing in technology to counter North Korean missile threats.    The agency says a medium-range target missile was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai late Wednesday.    The USS John Paul Jones detected and tracked the missile. The ship launched the interceptor, but it failed to shoot down the target.    This

Chiefs sign Andy Reid to extension, part with GM John Dorsey

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Andy Reid and John Dorsey arrived with the Kansas City Chiefs within weeks of each other, the coach and general manager given the massive undertaking of turning around a 2-14 franchise. The Chiefs announced Thursday they had signed their coach to a contract extension, and then revealed less than an hour later that they parted ways with their GM. ''My family and I have been very pleased by the success the franchise has sustained over the last four seasons under Coach Reid,'' Hunt said.

Chiefs sign Andy Reid to extension, part with GM John Dorsey

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Andy Reid and John Dorsey arrived with the Kansas City Chiefs within weeks of each other, the coach and general manager given the massive undertaking of turning around a 2-14 franchise. The Chiefs announced Thursday they had signed their coach to a contract extension, and then revealed less than an hour later that they parted ways with their GM. "My family and I have been very pleased by the success the franchise has sustained over the last four seasons under Coach Reid," Hunt said.

Chiefs sign Andy Reid to extension, part ways with GM John Dorsey

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The Kansas City Chiefs extended coach Andy Reid's deal on Thursday but said goodbye to general manager John Dorsey. Chiefs chairman and CEO Clark Hunt announced that the team and Dorsey mutually agreed to part ways after the GM was told his contract wouldn't be extended past the 2017 season. "... We felt it was in his best interests and the best interests of the team to part ways now," Hunt said in a statement. "This decision, while a difficult one, allows John to pursue other opportunities as we continue our preparations for the upcoming season and the seasons to come. My family and I sincerely appreciate John's work over the last four-and-a-half years, and we wish him nothing but the best in

Chiefs part ways with Dorsey but give Reid an extension

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Less than an hour after announcing a contract extension for coach Andy Reid, Kansas City Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt confirmed that general manager John Dorsey would not be returning to the team next season. Dorsey and Reid joined the Chiefs in 2013 and helped the team go 43-21 with at least nine wins each season, with 11-plus victories in three separate seasons, and three postseason appearances. "I notified John that we would not be extending his contract beyond the 2017 season, and after consideration, we felt it was in his best interests and the best interests of the team to part ways now," Hunt said in a statement.

Chiefs extend head coach Andy Reid, part ways with GM John Dorsey

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

The Kansas City Chiefs have parted ways with general manager John Dorsey, the team announced on Thursday. "I notified John that we would not be extending his contract beyond the 2017 season, and after consideration, we felt it was in his best interests and the best interests of the team to part ways now," Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt said. "This decision, while a difficult one, allows John to pursue other opportunities as we continue our preparations for the upcoming season and the seasons to come.