Posts Tagged ‘Kansas City Chiefs’

NFL Rumors: Patriots may get bumped from 2019 opening night game

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

The NFL reportedly is considering breaking with tradition at the expense of the New England Patriots. The league is "leaning toward" having the Chicago Bears host the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 5, to kick off the 2019 NFL season, John Ourand of the SportsBusiness Journal reported Monday. If this happens, the Patriots would become the first defending Super Bowl champion since 2006 not to play in the NFL's first game of the season.

Was It Too Early for an NFL Team to Give Kareem Hunt Another Chance?

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

It did not take Kareem Hunt too long to find another team after being cut by the Kansas City Chiefs in November. Was the running back given enough time to reflect on the incident that damaged his reputation around the league?

Browns will have zero-tolerance policy with Hunt, says GM

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

After the Cleveland Browns signed running back Kareem Hunt on Monday, general manager John Dorsey addressed the controversial deal. Dorsey spoke with media on two separate occasions and said he will have a zero-tolerance policy for Hunt, who was released by the Kansas City Chiefs after the emergence of a video appearing to show him in a violent altercation with a woman. "We've done our extensive research," Dorsey said, via Cleveland.com.

Ian Rapoport details timeline of running back Kareem Hunt’s signing with Cleveland Browns

Monday, February 11th, 2019

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport discusses the Cleveland Browns' decision to sign former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt.

Former Chiefs defensive coordinator Sutton hired by Falcons

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Former Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator Bob Sutton has joined the Atlanta Falcons as a senior assistant. Sutton was fired by the Chiefs two days after a crushing 37-31 loss in the AFC championship game, when Kansas City failed to stop Tom Brady and the New England Patriots on what turned out to be the only possession of overtime. Sutton joins an Atlanta team that revamped its coaching staff after a disappointing 7-9 season, firing all three coordinators.

Matt House will remain at UK as defensive coordinator in 2019

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Late in the week it appeared as though Kentucky might be close to losing defensive coordinator Matt House to the Kansas City Chiefs. WKYT and Cats Illustrated reported that House was meeting with the Chiefs. Later in the day Cats Illustrated reported that sources close to the program believed it was "50-50" as to whether House would leave for the NFL franchise.

More Patriots assistant departures – defensive line coach Brendan Daly to Chiefs

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The exodus from the Patriots coaching staff continued Saturday with the news that defensive line coach Brendan Daly will join the Kansas City Chiefs coaching staff, according to a Boston Globe report. With the departure of linebackers coach and defensive play-caller Brian Flores to become Miami Dolphins coach, and Flores bringing cornerbacks coach Josh Boyer with him from the Patriots, it leaves safeties coach Steve Belichick, son of head coach Bill Belichick, as the only remaining defensive position coach on the Patriots staff. Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Rutgers coach Greg Schiano is expected to be named the Pats new defensive coordinator.

Chiefs GM Veach ‘excited’ to keep LB Ford

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Dee Ford is approaching free agency for the first time in his career, but general manager Brett Veach indicated the team fully expects to keep him. quot;Obviously, Dee's a player that had done so much for us, in particular, last year, that we're excited about bringing him back," Veach told reporters Thursday. Veach added that new defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo is in the process of studying the roster and how it fits to his 4-3 scheme -- in which Ford will play defensive end more than linebacker -- but all indications are that Ford will be retained.

Chiefs GM: Planning already happening for Mahomes contract

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

The Kansas City Chiefs are already planning their future around signing quarterback Patrick Mahomes to a long-term contract, even though the NFL MVP won't be eligible to sign an extension until after next season. Chiefs general manager Bret Veach said during a wide-ranging interview Thursday that some of the financial decisions made dating back to last offseason were done with Mahomes in mind, such as the way the franchise structured contracts and how they approached free agency and the draft. In the ensuing 12 months, the Chiefs traded incumbent quarterback Alex Smith to Washington and handed the job to Mahomes, who threw for more than 5,000 yards along with 50 touchdown passes while leading the club to its third straight AFC West title and the conference championship game.

Bears would welcome Hunt ‘with open arms’, says Robinson

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Kareem Hunt has a potential home with the Chicago Bears, according to wide receiver Allen Robinson. Hunt was released by the Kansas City Chiefs on November 30 after a video emerged that appeared to show him in a violent altercation with a woman earlier last year. Chicago coach Matt Nagy, who spent time with Hunt when he served as offensive coordinator for the Chiefs in 2017, said he spoke to the embattled rusher in January.