By Mike Wilkening

About an hour after the regular season schedule was released Wednesday night, the LVH Las Vegas Hotel and Casino had already installed favorites and underdogs for the opening week games. Jacksonville is the biggest Week One underdog on the LVH SuperBook board. The Eagles are 11-point favorites over the visiting Jaguars in the season opener…
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By Mike Wilkening

As per recent custom, the NFL has scheduled 16 divisional games for the final Sunday of the 2014 regular season. Here is the entire slate of Week 17 games to be played on Sunday, December 28, with a quick initial take about each of the contests. The NFL will “flex” one of these games to…
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By Frankenchief

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/nfl-draft-needs-chief s-152000882–nfl.html

NFL Draft Needs: Chiefs By Evan Silva 54 minutes ago Rotoworld

evan silva (@evansilva) is the senior football editor for rotoworld’s nfl page, and josh norris (@joshnorris) leads rotoworld’s college football and nfl draft coverage. together, they’re breaking down every team’s biggest needs and offering potential solutions in may’s draft.
for a breakdown on every team, check out the team-by team draft preview schedule.


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By Mike Wilkening

The Bears have added a running back who might also be able to contribute on special teams, signing Shaun Draughn to a one-year deal, the club said Wednesday. The 26-year-old Draughn has played for Washington (2011), Kansas City (2011-2013) and Baltimore (2013). He appeared in three games for the Ravens last season, rushing four times…
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By stevefuller

Latest report Alex is looking for a deal in the 14 to 17 million range. you have got to be kidding. it is starting to become clear to me the two second rounders to land him was way to much. how can we give a qb of alex smiths talents 15 million a year. these qb salaries are getting out of control. i hope teddy bridgewater falls to #23 and we have tyler bray in the fold who is an extremely talented qb. wonder where his development is at? i am a big alex smith fan. i am. love his Read more…

By Mike Florio

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith acknowledged on Tuesday that talks aimed at extending a contract that expires after the coming season are underway. And indeed they are. But a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that the discussions are moving very, very slowly. The discussions could, and likely will, pick up after the draft. …
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By Josh Alper

The Chiefs players started their offseason work on Monday, but quarterback Alex Smith’s agent and the team were already working on an extension. That was the word from Smith on Monday as he reported to begin preparations for the final year of his contract. Smith said his agent Tom Condon and the team were discussing…
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