Chiefs sign kicker Butker to 5-year contract extension (6/13/19)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs signed kicker Harrison Butker to a five-year contract extension Thursday, locking up the former Panthers practice squad player through the 2024 season. The 23-year-old Butker was signed away from Carolina during the 2017 season, when Cairo Santos went on injured reserve. The former seventh-round draft pick wound up kicking so well he earned the full-time job, and the Chiefs released Santos the following year...
Chiefs sign Schwartz to 1-year extension through 2021 season (6/12/19)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs signed All-Pro offensive tackle Mitchell Schwartz to a one-year extension Wednesday that could keep him with the AFC West champions through the 2021 season. The 30-year-old Schwartz has not missed a snap in his seven-year career, a streak that began with four seasons in Cleveland and has continued the past three seasons in Kansas City...
Chiefs' Jones skips minicamp in midst of contract dispute (6/11/19)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Defensive tackle Chris Jones chose to skip the beginning of the Kansas City Chiefs' mandatory three-day minicamp Tuesday, the latest step in the growing discord over his looming contract situation. Jones is hoping to parlay the finest season of his career into a massive payday as he enters the final year of his rookie contract. ...
Prosecutor: Criminal investigation of Chiefs' Hill inactive (6/7/19)OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- A criminal investigation into allegations that Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill's son was abused is no longer active. Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe told The Kansas City Star Friday he would re-evaluate his decision if new evidence emerges. Howe said he still believes the 3-year-old boy was hurt but he declined in April to file charges because he couldn't prove who injured the child...
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Aug. 1: Hall of Fame game, Atlanta vs. Denver, Canton, Ohio.
Aug. 3: Hall of Fame inductions, Canton, Ohio.
Aug. 8-12: First preseason weekend.
Aug. 29: Final preseason games.
Aug. 31: Cutdown to 53-player roster.
Sept. 5: Regular season begins.
Oct. 15-16: Fall league meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Oct. 29: All trading ends for 2019 at 4 p.m. (ET)
Dec. 12: League meeting, Las Colinas, Texas.
Jan. 4-5: Wild Card playoffs.
Jan. 11-12: Divisional playoffs.
Jan. 19: AFC and NFC Championship games.
Jan. 26: NFL Pro Bowl.
Feb. 2: Super Bowl, Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida.
Feb. 24-March 2: NFL Scouting Combine, Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis.
Feb. 25: First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.
March 10: Deadline for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players prior to 4 p.m. (ET)
March 18: Free Agency and Trading periods begin at 4 p.m. (ET)
March 29-April 1: Annual League Meeting, Palm Beach, Florida.
April 17: Deadline for restricted free agents to sign offer sheets.
April 23-25: NFL Draft, Las Vegas.