Archive for the ‘Kansas City Chiefs’ Category

NFL to wait on Hill probe before taking action

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

The NFL will wait for the outcome of a child abuse investigation involving Kansas City Chiefs star Tyreek Hill before taking any disciplinary action against the receiver, league commissioner Roger Goodell said on Wednesday. Speaking to reporters at the NFL owner's spring meeting, Goodell said the league did not want to impose on an investigation by the Kansas Department for Children and Families and local law enforcement. "As you know, there's a court proceeding still going on involving CPS -- Child Protection Service -- and we will not interfere with that," Goodell said.

Goodell: NFL action on Hill secondary to child’s welfare

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Pro Bowl wide receiver Tyreek Hill remains away from the Kansas City Chiefs as authorities investigate allegations of child abuse, and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league has not been in touch with Hill as that process continues. "We will not interfere with that," Goodell said Wednesday at league meetings in Florida. Specifically, Goodell said any disciplinary action from the NFL will wait until the investigation concludes.

NFL tables talks to overhaul overtime

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

NFL overtime rules will be unchanged for the 2019 season, the competition committee declared Wednesday in Key Biscayne, Fla., at its annual May meeting. A proposal by the Kansas City Chiefs received considerable attention, and commissioner Roger Goodell welcomed a debate he said should continue with a particular focus on changes to OT for playoff games. Competition committee chairman Rich McKay said the proposal, which guarantees both teams one possession in overtime, will be revisited next year by NFL owners.

Chiefs’ overtime rule change proposal inspired by Patriots falls flat

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Chiefs' overtime rule change proposal inspired by Patriots falls flat originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The Kansas City Chiefs' complaints have fallen on deaf ears. The Chiefs' proposal to change the NFL's overtime rules so that both teams are guaranteed possession died Wednesday when it didn't receive enough support to reach a vote, NFL executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent revealed Wednesday at the Spring League Meeting in Florida. Vincent said there was some support among owners to change the overtime rules for the postseason only, but not enough to bring it to a vote.

NFL owners don’t vote on Chiefs’ proposed overtime changes due to lack of support

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

The Kansas City Chiefs wanted to tweak the NFL's overtime rules once again, but their proposal has fallen flat. There is another round of league meetings being held in Florida currently, and reporters at the meetings reported Wednesday morning that there was no vote taken on the Chiefs' proposal. Not enough support to move forward The current overtime format, adopted in 2010, is a modified sudden death and calls for each team to get possession in OT, unless the team that gets the ball first scores a touchdown.

Pete Carroll: Adding Ziggy Ansah “a huge get” for Seahawks

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

The Seahawks may not know exactly when Ziggy Ansah is going to be able to take the field for them this season, but they're thrilled to have him nonetheless. Seattle signed Ansah just over a week ago once the threshold for free agent signings counting against the compensatory draft pick formula had passed. With the trade of Frank Clark to the Kansas City Chiefs earlier in the offseason, the Seahawks found themselves short on pass rushers and Ansah represented the option with the most proven resume still available on the market.

Chris Jones skipping Chiefs OTAs

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

The Chiefs have been talking to Chris Jones about a new contract, but he obviously hasn't heard anything to make him want to come to Kansas City. According to Terez Paylor of Yahoo Sports, the Chiefs defensive end is skipping OTAs this week. He hasn't been at any of their voluntary workouts, so this is #asexpected.

Bruins take a page out of Tom Brady’s book with celebration video

Friday, May 17th, 2019

Let me tell you a heartwarming story of persistence, patience and faith that has led the great city of Boston through a painstaking 103 days since its last championship appearance. The Boston Bruins finally ended the long suffering in New England Thursday night as they punched their ticket to the big dance with a sweep of the Carolina Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference finals. Many moons ago, it was the New England Patriots who ended Boston's previous drought of 84 days without a championship appearance when they beat the Kansas City Chiefs to reach Super Bowl LII.

Source: Adam Gase makes first deal as Jets interim GM, sending LB Darron Lee to Chiefs

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

New York Jets head coach Adam Gase didn't waste much time before making his first move as the team's interim general manager. On Wednesday, just hours after it was announced that general manager Mike Maccagnan had been fired, the Jets agreed to send linebacker Darron Lee to the Kansas City Chiefs for a 2020 sixth-round pick, a source told Yahoo Sports. When Lee became expendable for the Jets Lee, 24, was a first-round pick of the Jets in 2016, when the team selected the 6-foot-1, 232-pounder 20th overall out of Ohio State.

Reports: New Jets boss Gase trades Lee to Chiefs

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

A busy day for the New York Jets wasn't limited to the front office. Hours after the team fired general manager Mike Maccagnan and named head coach Adam Gase his temporary replacement on Wednesday, Gase traded linebacker Darron Lee to the Kansas City Chiefs, multiple outlets reported. According to the reports, New York received a 2020 sixth-round pick in return.