Archive for the ‘Kansas City Chiefs’ Category

What we learned about the Chiefs this week

Saturday, May 8th, 2021

The week began with John Dixon outlining some of the things we learned from the weekend’s NFL Draft — including that the Kansas City Chiefs’ pre-draft trade for Orlando Brown Jr. might have been Plan A all along. After Thursday night — when offensive tackle Teven Jenkins unexpectedly remained undrafted after the first round — it was possible to wonder if the Chiefs had made the wrong move by trading their first-round pick for Brown.

Chiefs hope medical gambles in draft will pay off

Friday, May 7th, 2021

In the sixth, the Chiefs took Tennessee offensive lineman Trey Smith, whose impressive on-field resume was tempered by blood clots in his lungs that may have led several other NFL teams to continually pass on him on Saturday. If both can stay on the field, the Chiefs might have gotten the kind of steals that allow a winning team to stay on top. The board really fell to us the way we wanted it to,” said Mike Borgonzi, the Chiefs’ director of football operations.

Chiefs rookie breakdown: Creed Humphrey

Friday, May 7th, 2021

Team fit After redshirting during his first year at Oklahoma, Humphrey was the primary starter at center for each of his three college seasons; his durability allowed him to finish with 36 consecutive starts at center. In college, Humphrey displayed impressive feet and overall movement skills in both run and pass blocking. In the running game, he gets to the defense’s second level quickly; he is very comfortable pulling or leading on screens — and constantly makes reaching defensive linemen on s...

College coaches say NFL Draft was example of ‘Tyreek Hill effect’

Friday, May 7th, 2021

On Friday morning, ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg published an article summarizing the reactions of college coaches to the 2021 NFL Draft. A number of topics were addressed — but the first was how the success of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has influenced how NFL teams select wideouts. Rittenberg noted that of the 10 receivers taken in the first two rounds, nine stand less than 6 feet tall — and half range from 5 feet 7 to 5 feet 10, weighing between 155 and 190 pounds.

Arrowheadlines: 3 Chiefs games named in NFL.com’s top 10 games of 2021 season

Friday, May 7th, 2021

The new NFL season is quickly approaching, and despite losing Super Bowl LV, the Kansas City Chiefs remain the team to beat, according to the latest 2022 Super Bowl odds. Led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes and a plethora of game-breaking pass catchers, the Chiefs are the +525 favorites at William Hill Sportsbook to win Super Bowl 56 at SoFi Stadium. The Buccaneers, who are led by seven-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Tom Brady and beat Kansas City in Super Bowl LV, are +650.

LOOK: Offseason workout dates for Chiefs revealed

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

We've got the official schedule for offseason workout dates.

What Mink Thinks: Reviewing the Orlando Brown Jr. Trade

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

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Dates for Kansas City Chiefs’ rookie camp, OTAs, mandatory minicamp officially set now

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

The Chiefs’ rookies will kick things off May 14-16.

The Daily Norseman Mailbag, May 6th, 2021

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

What are you expecting from Wyatt Davis in his rookie year and who else do you think will be competing with him at guard? From ProFootball Network: link 1) Charles Leno Jr., Chicago Bears T 2) Russell Okung, Carolina Panthers T 3) Kelechi Osemele, Kansas City Chiefs G 4) Eric Fisher, Kansas City Chiefs T 5) Mitchell Schwartz, Kansas City Chiefs T 6) Austin Reiter, Kansas City Chiefs C 7) Dennis Kelly, Tennessee Titans T 8) Trai Turner, Los Angeles Chargers G From sportrac link: As you can see fr...

Chiefs 5th Round Receiver Cornell Powell Stepped Up When Clemson Needed Him the Most

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

In a year without many of the usual high-profile matchups, this had game of the year written all over it, with two teams that were widely expected to be in the four team College Football Playoff. Then on October 29, Clemson announced that Lawrence had tested positive for COVID-19 and was certain to miss that weekend’s game against Boston College and, unfortunately, the highly anticipated prime time game against the Fighting Irish.