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3 Chiefs throw TD passes in 30-12 win over Bengals

Saturday, August 19th, 2017

Rookie Patrick Mahomes threw a pair of touchdown passes, solidifying his spot as the Chiefs' primary backup, and three Kansas City quarterbacks threw for a score on Saturday night during a 30-12 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Kansas City (1-1) got a lot to like out of its offense overall and its top pick in particular. Mahomes moved into the role of Alex Smith's backup a week ago and was smooth against the Bengals (1-1), who chased him from the pocket but couldn't stop his accurate on-the-move throws.

NFL linebacker Greene says dropped gun charge ‘was false’

Friday, August 18th, 2017

A gun charge against NFL linebacker Khaseem Greene has been dropped because the man who said he gave him a weapon admitted he lied, the player's attorney said. Greene, who had the charges against him dismissed by a judge on July 17 after a request from prosecutors, said the legal trouble has been "probably the toughest time of my life" and has been "very hard emotionally and mentally." "People started looking at me differently and accusing me of being this thug, this monster, and all of it was false," he said by phone. Greene's attorney, Joshua McMahon, provided to NJ.com an audio recording of the other man telling detectives he lied about Greene's involvement in a shooting outside a nightclub

The Latest: NFL player says dismissed gun case ‘was false’

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Former Chicago Bears and Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Khaseem Greene's lawyer says the gun charge was dropped last month because the man who said he gave Greene a weapon admitted he lied. Greene's attorney provided to NJ.com an audio recording of the other man telling detectives he lied about Greene's involvement in a shooting outside a nightclub in Elizabeth. An attorney for a former NFL linebacker says a gun charge against his client has been dropped because the man who said he gave him a weapon admitted he lied.

Gun charges dismissed against free agent linebacker Khaseem Greene

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Linebacker Khaseem Greene was released by the Kansas City Chiefs in May after he was indicted on gun charges stemming from a shooting outside a nightclub in Elizabeth, N.J. According to Jessica Remo of NJ.com, those charges against Greene have been dismissed after the alleged shooter admitted he lied about Greene’s involvement. Greene was alleged to have given a weapon to a man, Jason Sanders, who then used the gun to fire into a crowd outside the nightclub.

Chiefs break Missouri Western camp, begin considering future

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

The Kansas City Chiefs broke training camp at Missouri Western State University on Wednesday. The contract between the Chiefs and the Division II school about an hour's drive north of Kansas City expired this year. There was a time not long ago when most NFL teams took their training camp to small colleges, often in the north to escape the heat of July and August.

Fantasy football preseason Week 1 review: Sleeper and bust candidates at QB

Monday, August 14th, 2017

With the first week of preseason in the books, we examine fantasy sleeper/bust candidates at quarterback. Mahomes completed 7 of 9 passes 49 yards and a touchdown, and would’ve had more yardage if a 41-yard pass wasn’t called back by a penalty.

49ers rookies shine in exhibition opener

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

San Francisco's rookie class made a positive first impression. Led by first-round defensive standouts Solomon Thomas and Reuben Foster, the 49ers had to be pleased with what they saw from a strong draft class and a few undrafted free agents in a 27-17 exhibition opener victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday night. ''I was excited for a lot of those guys,'' coach Kyle Shanahan said Saturday.

Reuben Foster nearly intercepts pass thrown by Alex Smith

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster almost comes up with a pass thrown by Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith.

Smith, Mahomes solid before 49ers rally past Chiefs, 27-17

Friday, August 11th, 2017

Alex Smith performed his job flawlessly against his former team Friday night. Then, the Chiefs quarterback sat back and watched his understudies. First-round draft pick Patrick Mahomes II led the Kansas City Chiefs to a third-quarter touchdown, and outplayed veteran backup Tyler Bray, before the San Francisco 49ers rallied behind their own second-stringers for a 27-17 victory in the preseason opener for both teams.

Top 10 49ers to watch in 2017 preseason opener

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

The Kyle Shanahan regime kicks off with the 49ers’ exhibition opener Friday night against the Kansas City Chiefs. This is the first opportunity for the coaching staff and GM John Lynch to evaluate the roster against players from another NFL camp.   And after two weeks of camp, it appears as if there is still plenty of room for many to play themselves onto – or off – the regular-season roster. “I’ve been in plenty of camps where at the end of OTAs,” Shanahan said this week on The 49ers Insider Podcast, "I already knew what it’s going to be, unless there were injuries. I can’t say that here. And it’s a good problem to have.” Here are 10 players to keep a particularly close eye on… (Photo via AP)