Posts Tagged ‘Kansas City Chiefs’

If Chiefs are moving on from Marcus Peters, now is the time to do it

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018

Despite the shouts of FAKE NEWS! coming from Chiefs fans who disagree with the notion that cornerback Marcus Peters could be traded, the talk in league circles regarding the possibility that the Chiefs will entertain offers (if not initiate them) remains real. The Chiefs became sufficiently exasperated with Peters last year to suspend him for one game. If the team has determined that Peters has reached the point at which he’s more trouble than he’s worth, it’s worth plenty for the team to keep the full extent of the trouble under wraps.

Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson says his goodbye to Kansas City

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Kansas City Chiefs inside linebacker Derrick Johnson will become a free agent this spring after the Chiefs informed him they would not be re-signing the four-time Pro Bowler. Although, Johnson has no intentions of retiring, but the Chiefs have been open about their desire to move on from Johnson. Johnson, 35, appeared in five games, including their Wild Card round loss to the Tennessee Titans and accrued 54 tackles, but the franchise is in the midst of retooling their roster as they build around Kareem Hunt and Patrick Mahomes.

Chiefs’ career tackles leader Johnson to become free agent

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Derrick Johnson's tenure with the Kansas City Chiefs is coming to an end. The franchise's career tackles leader and a four-time Pro Bowl selection, Johnson will become a free agent when his contract expires at the start of the new league year March 14. ''I love Kansas City and this fan base.

Chiefs to let 13-year LB Johnson become free agent

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

The Chiefs announced the end of an era in Kansas City on Tuesday as the team revealed its plans to let veteran linebacker Derrick Johnson become a free agent when his contract expires at the start of the new league year on March 14. "Few players in recent history have meant more to the Chiefs franchise and the Kansas City community than Derrick Johnson," Chiefs chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said in a statement.

Chiefs won’t re-sign Derrick Johnson; LB plans to keep playing

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

The Kansas City Chiefs announced Tuesday that they do not plan to re-sign linebacker Derrick Johnson. Johnson will be a free agent when the new league year begins on March 14 and he said in the Chiefs' statement Tuesday he plans "on playing for several more years." "Few players in recent history have meant more to the Chiefs franchise and the Kansas City community than Derrick Johnson," Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said in a statement. "His tireless work ethic and passion for the game made him one of the most productive defensive players to ever wear a Chiefs uniform and one of the most respected players both in our locker room and around the league. Over the last 13 seasons, Derrick represented himself

Derrick Johnson’s time in Kansas City is up

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

The turnover on Kansas City’s defense is beginning, and starting with a big name. The Chiefs announced that veteran linebacker Derrick Johnson would become a free agent on March 14. “Few players in recent history have meant more to the Chiefs franchise and the Kansas City community than Derrick Johnson,” Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said in a statement.

New Redskins QB Smith ‘jacked’ how things worked out

Sunday, February 11th, 2018

Alex Smith knows the trade won't become official until next month but the new starting quarterback for the Washington Redskins says he is "jacked" and "really excited" about the move. Smith reportedly agreed to a four-year extension worth $94 million and averaging $23.5 million per year with $71 million in guaranteed money. "Once I found out that things in Kansas City were going in a different direction, I was pumped at the opportunity, and when Washington came calling I was hopeful that that was a possible destination, and I'm just jacked that it worked out.

Darrelle Revis cut after short stint with Kansas City Chiefs

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Cornerback Darrelle Revis spent many years as one of the best defensive players in the NFL, but that seems like a long time ago. Revis was signed late last season by the Kansas City Chiefs, played five regular-season games with the team and was cut on Thursday. It was no surprise Revis was cut, considering he had $8.8 million in roster bonuses that would have become guaranteed on March 18 according to Spotrac. There was no way he was going to remain with the Chiefs on that deal.

Chiefs release Darrelle Revis

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Cornerback Darrelle Revis is a free agent once more. The NFL’s daily transaction wire brings word that the Chiefs have released the veteran cornerback. Revis signed with the Chiefs late in the regular season and had a contract for 2018 that called for him to make an $8.8 million roster bonus and $10 million in guaranteed money overall if he was on the roster at the start of the 2018 league year.

Super Bowl: Pederson ruthlessly punishes Belichick’s Butler gamble

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Most recently the mistake that the Patriots have benefited from has been their opponents making ill-advised decisions when leading against the league's modern-day dynasty. Last year in Super Bowl LI, the Falcons fell victim to the greatest comeback in NFL history by not running the ball and taking time off the clock and, two weeks ago the Jacksonville Jaguars paid the price for stepping off the gas after playing a near-perfect game in the AFC Championship, quarterback Tom Brady again rallying them from 20-10 down to earn a place in Sunday's showpiece in Minneapolis.