Chiefs sign CB Scandrick to $1.5M contract for this season (8/20/18)KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have signed veteran cornerback Orlando Scandrick to a contract for this season that could be worth up to $1.5 million, filling an area of need after an offseason overhaul of their secondary. The longtime Cowboys cornerback signed a $10 million, two-year deal with the Redskins in March. He was released Tuesday and visited the Chiefs this past week...
Backup QB Henne leads Chiefs to preseason win over Falcons (8/18/18)ATLANTA -- After a dismal showing in the first preseason game, Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons found their offensive rhythm Friday. Ryan guided the Falcons right down the field for a touchdown on their first possession, hooking up with Austin Hooper on a 4-yard scoring pass, and led another impressive drive before calling it a night in a 28-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs...
Chiefs eager to see QB Patrick Mahomes get first preseason start against Houston (8/9/18)Patrick Mahomes II wants to get out of the huddle without any issues, call the right protections and limit his mistakes, all while leading the Chiefs to a couple of touchdowns when he plays the first quarter of their preseason opener against Houston tonight...
Kansas City Chiefs hopes flier on Smith turns into another draft success (8/7/18)ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The fastest member of the Kansas City Chiefs was drafted in the fifth round a couple of years ago. Second-fastest? He went in the sixth last spring. Now, if defensive back Tremon Smith can perform anything like Tyreek Hill when he steps onto the field for the Chiefs' preseason opener against Houston on Thursday night, general manager Brett Veach and coach Andy Reid will have hit on something special at a position of tremendous need...
Chiefs owner excited to watch Mahomes at QB (8/6/18)ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Even the owner of the Kansas City Chiefs is excited to see what Patrick Mahomes II can do. Clark Hunt doesn't seem worried about putting too much pressure on his young quarterback, either. The chairman and most visible face of the ownership family said after Saturday's training camp session at Missouri Western State University that he's looking forward to seeing Mahomes under center when the Chiefs open their preseason schedule Thursday night against Houston...
Chiefs' Houston puts injury woes in past, hopes to recoup lost form (8/3/18)ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Patrick Mahomes II dropped back to pass during a recent Chiefs practice, and before the new quarterback even had time to set up, fearsome pass rusher Justin Houston was staring him in the eyes. Without Mahomes turning his back, either...
Chiefs QB Mahomes jumping head first into Kansas City life (6/14/18)INDEPENDENCE, Mo. -- Patrick Mahomes II could have spent his offseason just about anywhere, back home in Texas perhaps, or maybe even some exotic locale befitting a 20-something starting quarterback in the NFL. Instead, Mahomes spent it in Kansas City...
Kansas City Chiefs
Sept. 1: Final cutdown to 53-man roster.
Sept. 6: Regular season opens: Atlanta at Philadelphia.
Sept. 9-10: First weekend of regular season.
Oct. 16-17: Fall owners meeting, New York.
Oct. 30: Trading deadline.
Dec. 12: Winter owners meeting, Irving, Texas
Dec. 30: Regular season ends.
Jan. 5-6: Wild-card playoff round.
Jan. 12-13: Divisional playoff round
Jan. 20: NFC and AFC championship games.
Jan. 27: Pro Bowl, Orlando, Florida.
Feb. 3: Super Bowl, Atlanta.
Feb. 26-March 4: NFL combine, Indianapolis.
March 13: League year and free agency begin.
March 24-27: Annual owners meeting, Phoenix.
April 25-27: NFL draft, Nashville.