Archive for the ‘Kansas City Chiefs’ Category

Chiefs Training Camp Capsule

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (13-5) OPEN CAMP: July 27, St. Joseph, Missouri LAST YEAR: First-year starter Patrick Mahomes shattered nearly every franchise passing record while winning league MVP award and leading Chiefs to third straight AFC West title. Kansas City reached AFC title game despite one of NFL's worst defenses, falling to New England in overtime. Offseason has been spent overhauling that side of ball with new coordinator and key players.

Favre compares Mayfield and Mahomes to himself

Sunday, July 21st, 2019

NFL Hall of Famer Brett Favre sees himself in Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes and Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. Mahomes capped a stunning second year in the league by winning the MVP award after leading the Chiefs to a 12-4 mark and an appearance in the AFC championship game. Meanwhile, new Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. made headlines earlier this offseason as he dubbed Mayfield the modern-day Favre.

Here’s why a contract extension for Tyreek Hill remains in play

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Now that the NFL has decided against disciplining or fining Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill, sources with knowledge of the situation reiterated to Yahoo Sports on Friday that the club remains interested in signing the All-Pro receiver to a contract extension. The Chiefs and Hill have plenty of reason to strike a new deal over the course of the coming months. Start with the point of view of the Chiefs, who face a predicament with Hill, 25, and star defensive tackle Chris Jones, 25, currently slated to hit unrestricted free agency next spring.

Chiefs star Hill free to play after child abuse probe

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill was cleared to resume playing on Friday after the NFL said it was unable to determine whether he was responsible for an alleged assault which left his infant son with a broken arm. In a statement which followed a four-month investigation by league officials, the NFL said it could not be certain Hill had breached the league's personal conduct policy. It followed a similar finding by prosecutors and law enforcement in Kansas City, who said they could not prosecute Hill or his partner Crystal Espinal, even though they were certain a crime had occurred.

Tyreek Hill decries “false allegations,” thanks NFL

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has released a statement in which he says he was falsely accused of abusing his son and expresses appreciation to the NFL for announcing today that he will not be suspended. “The last few months have been very difficult for me, especially as a father,” Hill wrote. “The false allegations originally reported in March were highly publicized and involved the care of my son.

Tyreek Hill cleared to play for Chiefs as NFL concludes investigation

Friday, July 19th, 2019

Tyreek Hill has been cleared to begin training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs after an NFL investigation found he did not violate the league's personal conduct policy. The league said in a statement on Friday they had conducted a "comprehensive investigation" into allegations Hill had abused his three-year-old son and found that, based on the evidence available, the Chiefs receiver had not violated the league's policy. "Throughout this investigation, the NFL's primary concern has been the well-being of the child," the league said in a release.

NFL won’t discipline Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill

Friday, July 19th, 2019

The Chiefs have also viewed that evidence, sources told Yahoo Sports, and have been aware of much of it for months, which contributed to the team's initial decision to not part ways with him when the child-abuse investigation began in March. When the Johnson County district attorney held a news conference in April announcing his intention to not press charges against either Hill or his then-fiancée Crystal Espinal (despite the fact he said he believed a crime had been committed against the child), Hill and the Chiefs believed it was a significant step toward the matter being resolved.

Chiefs fan who flashed laser at Tom Brady fined $500

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

A Kansas City Chiefs fan who shined a laser at New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during the AFC Championship last January will pay a $500 fine, according to multiple reports. Dwyan Morgan, a 64-year-old resident of Lee's Summit, Missouri, pleaded guilty to a charge of disturbing the peace. Chiefs officials used video and eyewitness accounts to identify Morgan.

Tom Brady, Kyle Van Noy among players reacting to ‘Madden NFL 20’ ratings

Monday, July 15th, 2019

The player ratings for the "Madden NFL 20" video game were revealed Monday, and there was plenty of reaction to them from fans and the actual players. Even New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady responded to a Twitter user who didn't agree with the six-time Super Bowl champion's overall rating of 96. He also posted a funny video to prove he's faster than his 60 speed rating in the game would suggest: Brady is the second-highest rated quarterback behind Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes, who's also the game's cover athlete.

Think you know the 10 highest-rated QBs in Madden 20? You might be surprised

Monday, July 15th, 2019

Last week, the NFL Network did a one-per-day reveal of the four players who have received the maximum 99 rating in “Madden 20,” which will be released on Aug. 2. Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes, who was revealed as the cover player for “Madden 20” in April, garnered the highest ranking among quarterbacks. Will Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes be upset at his rating in Madden 20?