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Jrudi
03-13-2012, 06:11 PM
Just Starting a thread for Free agent News other then the Chiefs. Feel free to post it all here....


Vincent Jackson looks like he is moving to the Bucs (http://blogs.nfl.com/2012/03/13/buccaneers-deep-in-talks-with-wr-jackson/?module=HP11_headline_stack)

and

Pier Garcon has announced he is signing with the Redskins (http://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d5d82792745/article/garcon-announces-intentions-to-sign-with-redskins?module=HP11_headline_stack)

Jrudi
03-13-2012, 06:13 PM
Also just in case some people missed it:

Brandon Marshall traded from Miami to Chicago for 2 3rd round picks (http://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d5d82791ddb/article/dolphins-ship-wr-marshall-to-bears-in-blockbuster-trade?module=HP11_headline_stack)

and

The Saints ink 5 year deal to keep Marques Colston (http://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d5d8279079b/article/saints-wr-colston-agree-on-new-fiveyear-deal?module=HP11_headline_stack)

Looks like the WR's are getting lots of love already..I'm glad we tagged Bowe!

Coach
03-13-2012, 06:18 PM
Bears in deep negotiations with Jason Campbell | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/13/bears-in-deep-negotiations-with-jason-campbell/)

OPLookn
03-13-2012, 06:25 PM
Henne will visit the Jaguars and rumors that the Jets are interested.

Laurent Robinson (WR) is also suppose to be visiting the Jaguars.

Jaguars to host Chad Henne, Laurent Robinson | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/13/jaguars-expected-to-host-chad-henne-laurent-robinson/)

AkChief49
03-13-2012, 06:54 PM
here's another John Carlson TE from the Seahawks to visit Chiefs

http://blogs.nfl.com/2012/03/13/chiefs-will-host-te-carslon-for-visit/

AkChief49
03-13-2012, 06:57 PM
http://blogs.nfl.com/2012/03/13/broncos-dolphins-both-in-contact-with-nt-soliai/



Denver in contact with Soliai

AkChief49
03-13-2012, 09:36 PM
[quote=Jrudi;256189]Just Starting a thread for Free agent News other then the Chiefs. Feel free to post it all here....


Vincent Jackson looks like he is moving to the Bucs (http://blogs.nfl.com/2012/03/13/buccaneers-deep-in-talks-with-wr-jackson/?module=HP11_headline_stack)



/quote]


Done deal

Bucs bag Vincent Jackson | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/13/bucs-bag-vincent-jackson/)

AkChief49
03-13-2012, 09:39 PM
forget about Campbell

Jason Campbell is Jay Cutler’s new backup in Chicago | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/13/jason-campbell-is-jay-cutlers-new-backup-in-chicago/)

AkChief49
03-13-2012, 10:17 PM
Tolbert to visit Chiefs

Chiefs to meet with free agent Mike Tolbert | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/13/chiefs-to-meet-with-free-agent-mike-tolbert/)

Jrudi
03-13-2012, 10:55 PM
Tolbert to visit Chiefs

Chiefs to meet with free agent Mike Tolbert | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/13/chiefs-to-meet-with-free-agent-mike-tolbert/)


I really think this is the most possible signing for our backfield.

Don't think I would want Hillis because he seems to have attitude problems plus he would want big $$

and Micheal Bush would be nice, but he knows he could get starter money elsewhere, and would warrant that even if he came here

Jrudi
03-13-2012, 11:28 PM
Looks like Wayne and Manning wont be a packaged deal...

Wayne re-signed with Indy for 3 years

also

A former Titan follows Fisher and Rams ink Cortland Finnegan to 5 year deal

nigeriannightmare
03-13-2012, 11:59 PM
Looks like Wayne and Manning wont be a packaged deal...

Wayne re-signed with Indy for 3 years

also

A former Titan follows Fisher and Rams ink Cortland Finnegan to 5 year deal

Good for him another good story dont know why he was released from tennessee.

OPLookn
03-14-2012, 01:33 AM
2012 NFL free agency -- San Diego Chargers, Robert Meachem agree to 4-year, $29.5 deal, sources say - ESPN (http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/7684082/2012-nfl-free-agency-san-diego-chargers-robert-meachem-agree-4-year-295-deal-sources-say)

AussieChiefsFan
03-14-2012, 02:03 AM
Titans to host free agent Peyton Manning on Wednesday
Titans to host free agent Peyton Manning on Wednesday | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/14/titans-to-host-free-agent-peyton-manning-on-wednesday/related/)

AussieChiefsFan
03-14-2012, 02:04 AM
Via Adam Shefter: Bears free-agent safety Brandon Meriweather now planning to visit Washington on Wednesday.

https://twitter.com/#!/AdamSchefter/status/179794579619446784

AussieChiefsFan
03-14-2012, 02:25 AM
Brandon Meriweather will visit Redskins on Wednesday | ProFootballTalk (http://t.co/NzokDW5m)

AussieChiefsFan
03-14-2012, 02:28 AM
Saints “making a push” for free agent Ben Grubbs | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/14/saints-making-a-push-for-free-agent-ben-grubbs/)

Jrudi
03-14-2012, 10:22 AM
Carlos Rogers Re-signs with 49ers

Calos Rogers agreed to a four-year deal (http://blogs.nfl.com/2012/03/13/49ers-reach-four-year-deal-to-bring-back-cb-rogers/) with the 49ers worth a maximum of $31.3 million, a league source told NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Jrudi
03-14-2012, 11:23 AM
Say Bye Bye to Carl Nicks...

Signs with Tampa Bay (http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/7684603/tampa-bay-buccaneers-make-carl-nicks-nfl-top-paid-og-sources-say)

TopekaRoy
03-14-2012, 12:21 PM
Say Bye Bye to Carl Nicks...

Signs with Tampa Bay (http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/7684603/tampa-bay-buccaneers-make-carl-nicks-nfl-top-paid-og-sources-say)

5 years/$47.5 million 31 million guaranteed.

$9.5 million per year is an awful lot to pay for an offensive lineman. He may be worth it, but I think we have other options.

TopekaRoy
03-14-2012, 12:55 PM
ChiCitySports.com is reporting on it's facebook page that the Bears have re-signed Josh McCown. So now they have Cutler, Campbell and McCown. Caleb Hanie is available.

Jrudi
03-14-2012, 02:32 PM
ChiCitySports.com is reporting on it's facebook page that the Bears have re-signed Josh McCown. So now they have Cutler, Campbell and McCown. Caleb Hanie is available.


So is Tyler Palko haha, No Thank you

reded
03-14-2012, 02:38 PM
Doesn't seem to be much action going on at 1 Arrowhead Dr.

TopekaRoy
03-14-2012, 02:38 PM
So is Tyler Palko haha, No Thank you

:lol:

No, sorry. I don't see any similarities.

Oh, ... you mean the interception thing? :D

Jrudi
03-14-2012, 02:39 PM
Orton won't be lining up under center for us...

Ink's 3 year deal with Dallas (http://blogs.nfl.com/2012/03/14/cowboys-reach-terms-on-three-year-deal-with-orton/)

gcsofa
03-14-2012, 02:56 PM
Doesn't seem to be much action going on at 1 Arrowhead Dr.

Why in the hecht are we just piddling around? This really irritates me, especially if we do not sign Winston today!

TopekaRoy
03-14-2012, 03:04 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBHzt6wRjYc

Jrudi
03-14-2012, 03:10 PM
Understanding ebb and flow of frenzied free-agent period (http://www.nfl.com/news/story/09000d5d82789abc/article/understanding-ebb-and-flow-of-frenzied-freeagent-period)



Here's a good article that explains why we don't get caught up in the first 24 hours of Free Agency, and I really do think that Pioli believes in this method.


It basically states that Teams overspend in the first few days of Free Agency. If you sign someone within this time period, the agents know they hold the cards, and you need to be prepared to pay a handsome price tag. It is usually a bunch of high risk contracts (mainly because there is a-lot of money involved in these contracts, and if they don't work out, you're strapped)


The second tier of Free agents is what Pioli likes to go for. Lower risk regarding to money(contracts are not as large) but most of the prospects are capable of over achieving compared to the contracts they sign.


We have seen from teams like Washington, Philly, and Dallas, that making that big splash in the first 24hrs doesn't exactly always work out...


I'm not worried we haven't made a big splash, although I would like to see us nab Winston...Guys like Tolbert are in that second tier who we will see signs within the next few days

TopekaRoy
03-14-2012, 03:29 PM
Excellent article. I highly recommend reading it.


This is a fun time of the year, but do not overreact to a team's big-ticket signings, or lack thereof. Remember, the last free-agent period gave birth to a nickname that haunted a certain franchise all season. Be patient, analytical and most of all objective with all the moves to come.

"Dream team?" :lol:

TopekaRoy
03-14-2012, 03:54 PM
This isn't really big news, but the Bears have signed WR/KR/PR Eric Weems to a 3 yr deal. (source (http://profootball.scout.com/a.z?s=127&p=9&c=2&cid=1167546&nid=5774515&fhn=1)) He was a very good special teams player with the the Ravens.

Former Chiefs wunderkind Phil Emery is making some noise in the Windy City!

chiefnut
03-14-2012, 04:12 PM
according to nfl.com the CHIEFS are interested in Winston [yea], Hillis, Tolbert, Carlson...which we knew, but NOT interested in Grubbs, or Jamaal Jackson. so it looks as though we are not going after a center or guard. That would mean [if we get Winston] Decastro would probably be our pick....or maybe Powe if he is there...or maybe someone else....on second thought i guess this news doesn't really help much.

OPLookn
03-14-2012, 04:37 PM
Chargers add Jarret Johnson (OLB) to their fold.

Chargers add run-stuffing linebacker - AFC West Blog - ESPN (http://espn.go.com/blog/afcwest/post/_/id/41212/chargers-add-run-stuffing-linebacker)

AkChief49
03-14-2012, 04:45 PM
http://blogs.nfl.com/2012/03/14/garcon-chose-skins-rg3-over-chargers/

Did not realize Garcon almost came to the AFC west

OPLookn
03-14-2012, 04:55 PM
Well, well!! Carr to the Cowboys isn't a done deal. He's left without a contract.

Brandon Carr Leaving Dallas Without A Contract - Arrowhead Pride (http://www.arrowheadpride.com/2012/3/14/2871647/brandon-carr-dallas-cowboys-free-agency)

Edit: Aww damn. That was via Nick Wright over twitter, now I have to say that I doubt that Carr has left.

Jrudi
03-14-2012, 04:57 PM
according to nfl.com the CHIEFS are interested in Winston [yea], Hillis, Tolbert, Carlson...which we knew, but NOT interested in Grubbs, or Jamaal Jackson. so it looks as though we are not going after a center or guard. That would mean [if we get Winston] Decastro would probably be our pick....or maybe Powe if he is there...or maybe someone else....on second thought i guess this news doesn't really help much.

Carlson has signed with the Vikings

and I think you are talking about Dontari POE? who is a top NT prospect in this years draft.

we currently have Jerrell POWE on our roster and he too is a NT we drafted last year in the 6th round.

AkChief49
03-14-2012, 05:01 PM
Well, well!! Carr to the Cowboys isn't a done deal. He's left without a contract.

Brandon Carr Leaving Dallas Without A Contract - Arrowhead Pride (http://www.arrowheadpride.com/2012/3/14/2871647/brandon-carr-dallas-cowboys-free-agency)

Then this comes along!

"The Cowboys are close to a deal with Brandon Carr. Stay tuned.
Carr's contract is expected to be bigger than the five-year, $50 million deal that Cortland Finnegan signed with the Rams."
Twitter / Charean Willliams (Star-Telegram) (https://twitter.com/#%21/NFLCharean)
Whoa.

OPLookn
03-14-2012, 05:02 PM
Then this comes along!

"The Cowboys are close to a deal with Brandon Carr. Stay tuned.
Carr's contract is expected to be bigger than the five-year, $50 million deal that Cortland Finnegan signed with the Rams."
Twitter / Charean Willliams (Star-Telegram) (https://twitter.com/#%21/NFLCharean)
Whoa.

And now it's official per Schefter:

Cowboys sign CB Brandon Carr to a 5-year, $50.1 million deal.

AkChief49
03-14-2012, 05:05 PM
And now it's official per Schefter:

Cowboys sign CB Brandon Carr to a 5-year, $50.1 million deal.
Well, sad to see him go-he deserves the big contract. Kudos BC and good luck!!

TopekaRoy
03-14-2012, 05:06 PM
Well, well!! Carr to the Cowboys isn't a done deal. He's left without a contract.

Brandon Carr Leaving Dallas Without A Contract - Arrowhead Pride (http://www.arrowheadpride.com/2012/3/14/2871647/brandon-carr-dallas-cowboys-free-agency)

Edit: Aww damn. That was via Nick Wright over twitter, now I have to say that I doubt that Carr has left.

Well, sometimes Nick is right! (see what I did there?)


Then this comes along!

"The Cowboys are close to a deal with Brandon Carr. Stay tuned.
Carr's contract is expected to be bigger than the five-year, $50 million deal that Cortland Finnegan signed with the Rams."
Twitter / Charean Willliams (Star-Telegram) (https://twitter.com/#%21/NFLCharean)
Whoa.

I think It will be another day or two before Carr signs a deal. There is a lot of interest in him and the price should continue to go up.

OPLookn
03-14-2012, 05:10 PM
Well, sometimes Nick is right! (see what I did there?)



I think It will be another day or two before Carr signs a deal. There is a lot of interest in him and the price should continue to go up.

He just signed with the Cowgirls for 5 years, 50.1 million. Wright is wrong and now all is right with the world. I swear, how does that dude have a job?

AkChief49
03-14-2012, 05:13 PM
Well, sometimes Nick is right! (see what I did there?)



I think It will be another day or two before Carr signs a deal. There is a lot of interest in him and the price should continue to go up.

https://twitter.com/#!/AdamSchefter/statuses/180020072297934849

Schefter saying it's just about a "formality".

TopekaRoy
03-14-2012, 05:15 PM
He just signed with the Cowgirls for 5 years, 50.1 million. Wright is wrong and now all is right with the world. I swear, how does that dude have a job?

Do you have a link? This is from 10 minutes ago via CBS Rapid-Reports (http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/rapid-reports/post/17794446):


0 minutes ago - by Nick Eatman

The Cowboys have three players who have agreed to terms, including QB Kyle Orton (Chiefs). Fullback Lawrence Vickers (Texans) and guard Mackenzy Bernadeau (Panthers) will also sign with the club. CB Brandon Carr (Chiefs) is reportedly close to a deal.

Dallas Cowboys RapidReports | All National Football League RapidReports

OPLookn
03-14-2012, 05:17 PM
Do you have a link? This is from 10 minutes ago via CBS Rapid-Reports (http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/rapid-reports/post/17794446):

Brandon Carr Gets 5 Years, $50.1 Million From Dallas Cowboys - Arrowhead Pride (http://www.arrowheadpride.com/2012/3/14/2871764/brandon-carr-dallas-cowboys-free-agency)

texaschief
03-14-2012, 05:19 PM
Routt was better value.

AkChief49
03-14-2012, 05:27 PM
Cowboys sign Brandon Carr for five years, $50.1 million | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/14/cowboys-sign-brandon-carr-for-five-years-50-1-million/)

TopekaRoy
03-14-2012, 05:28 PM
Brandon Carr Gets 5 Years, $50.1 Million From Dallas Cowboys - Arrowhead Pride (http://www.arrowheadpride.com/2012/3/14/2871764/brandon-carr-dallas-cowboys-free-agency)

Well, if ESPN is reporting it now, it's probably accurate. http://espn.go.com/dallas/nfl/story/_/id/7686265/dallas-cowboys-add-brandon-carr-kyle-orton-sources-say


Routt was better value.

I agree. That's a lot of money. Carr is worth it, but With Routt on our roster now, It would be hard for the Chiefs to justify matching it. I was hearing the Cowboys were offering $7 million per year and hoping the Chiefs would match it, but this is too high.

texaschief
03-14-2012, 05:37 PM
Why would they bait us? We're not division rivals and it's not like he was a restricted free agent where we had the option to match. If that's what they were doing, Jerry Jones is an even bigger idiot than I thought.

AkChief49
03-14-2012, 05:38 PM
Well, if ESPN is reporting it now, it's probably accurate. Dallas Cowboys add Brandon Carr, Kyle Orton, sources say - ESPN Dallas (http://espn.go.com/dallas/nfl/story/_/id/7686265/dallas-cowboys-add-brandon-carr-kyle-orton-sources-say)



I agree. That's a lot of money. Carr is worth it, but With Routt on our roster now, It would be hard for the Chiefs to justify matching it. I was hearing the Cowboys were offering $7 million per year and hoping the Chiefs would match it, but this is too high.
I might get in trouble for this but here goes....
used cars - high prices - YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqHZWdFVyyQ)

In this movie(in real life too, I believe) Kurt Russell is a Chiefs fan. Classic movie.

OPLookn
03-14-2012, 05:44 PM
Well, if ESPN is reporting it now, it's probably accurate. http://espn.go.com/dallas/nfl/story/_/id/7686265/dallas-cowboys-add-brandon-carr-kyle-orton-sources-say



I agree. That's a lot of money. Carr is worth it, but With Routt on our roster now, It would be hard for the Chiefs to justify matching it. I was hearing the Cowboys were offering $7 million per year and hoping the Chiefs would match it, but this is too high.

All I keep thinking is cool, we'll get a higher compensatory pick. No one really knows the formula for how they're given out. But last year if you were at 6.5 mil or higher you got a 3rd rounder. Carr (10 million a year) + Orton (not really sure, we'll say 3) - Routt (6.3) = 6.7 million or a 3rd rounder.

I'm sure we'll see some other signings and loses but at least we'll get something out of it.

ctchiefsfan
03-14-2012, 05:44 PM
Sorry to see Carr go, but 5 years/$50 mill but with Routt on the roster paying that kind of money would have been crazy. Important thing now is what are they going to do with all that cash they just saved?

OPLookn
03-14-2012, 05:47 PM
Sorry to see Carr go, but 5 years/$50 mill but with Routt on the roster paying that kind of money would have been crazy. Important thing now is what are they going to do with all that cash they just saved?

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/18/Scroogeswim.jpg

texaschief
03-14-2012, 06:36 PM
Sorry to see Carr go, but 5 years/$50 mill but with Routt on the roster paying that kind of money would have been crazy. Important thing now is what are they going to do with all that cash they just saved?

I think we're seeing it... absolutely nothing to improve the starting roster. Pioli got so shell shocked by our lack of depth last year that he's going to spend all our money building TWO equally mediocre squads.

OPLookn
03-14-2012, 06:42 PM
Well...its not official, if true though bye-bye Soliai.

Scout.com: Paul Soliai Profile (http://profootball.scout.com/a.z?s=127&p=9&c=2&cid=1167697&nid=5749121&fhn=1)

ctchiefsfan
03-14-2012, 06:58 PM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/18/Scroogeswim.jpg

I REALLY hope you're wrong. We're not far from winning our first playoff game in what seems like a million years.

It would just be WRONG not to fill some of our obvious needs with some QUALITY free agents.

We don't need to throw cash around like confetti--we're going to have our own FAs that we want to keep down the road--but we have a LOT going for us right now........weak division=opportunity to get homefield advantage....strong defense and a pretty good offense.

We need to fill 2 or 3 holes with QUALITY veterans and MAKE OUR RUN NOW!!!! A playoff win this year and then a Super Bowl appearance in '13 or '14.

It's time we stopped thinking about "making the playoffs" and started thinking about winning playoff games and making a run at the AFC Championship! :chiefs:

AkChief49
03-14-2012, 06:58 PM
Well...its not official, if true though bye-bye Soliai.

Scout.com: Paul Soliai Profile (http://profootball.scout.com/a.z?s=127&p=9&c=2&cid=1167697&nid=5749121&fhn=1)
looks like it

Dolphins keep Paul Soliai on two-year deal with 2014 option | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/14/dolphins-keep-paul-soliai-on-two-year-deal-with-2014-option/)

AkChief49
03-14-2012, 07:27 PM
thoughts?

Kevin Boss Scheduled To Visit The Chiefs - Arrowhead Pride (http://www.arrowheadpride.com/2012/3/14/2872185/kevin-boss-free-agent-kansas-city-chiefs)


http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/14/kevin-boss-meeting-with-the-chiefs-on-thursday/

AkChief49
03-14-2012, 07:41 PM
Boss seems durable-72/80 games over the last 5 years

texaschief
03-14-2012, 07:57 PM
mediocre depth... surprise surprise.

KCraised
03-14-2012, 10:09 PM
mediocre depth... surprise surprise.

Sweet, isn't it?

slc chief
03-14-2012, 10:12 PM
mediocre depth... surprise surprise.
it is getting real old

OPLookn
03-15-2012, 11:40 AM
Grubbs is gone per Schefter tweet... "Saints land replacement for Carl Nicks, sign Ben Grubbs to a five-year, $36 million deal, including $10 million signing bonus."

Jrudi
03-15-2012, 01:32 PM
Chris Mortenson reporting that Mario Williams has signed a deal with the Bills

I'll look for a resource...

OPLookn
03-15-2012, 02:05 PM
Chris Mortenson reporting that Mario Williams has signed a deal with the Bills

I'll look for a resource...

Schefter is tweeting that they have a deal too on ESPN's tweet board. "Mario Williams gets a six-year deal from the Buffalo Bills."

Jrudi
03-15-2012, 02:08 PM
I just saw on Arrowhead Pride (http://www.arrowheadpride.com/2012/3/15/2874387/chiefs-jerricho-cotchery-free-agent#storyjump) that we are supposedly interested in Jerricho Cotchery

I mentioned bringing him in last off season. I would like the move if it wouldn't bring up a bidding war between us and the Jet's who are interested in bringing him back in, and well as the Steelers.

Think he would be a good mentor for some of our younger receivers, and would add a sure handed slot option to replace Urban and rotate with Breaston.

nigeriannightmare
03-15-2012, 02:17 PM
Grubbs and Nicks got an awful lot of money considering we have youth at those positions. If we dont sign winston im gonna be all sorts of pissed. If ur gonna compare living in miami to kc or denver u all r out of ur right mind, he took a home town discount and good for him i wish there were more like him in the nfl.

Our relative complacency thus far makes me wonder if we r gonna throw a huge contract for someone.....and secondly next yr is the year we have to spend 95% of the cap, is that correct? So do we get ro roll over what we dont spend for one more year.....may just be one more year of being cheap arses.

OPLookn
03-15-2012, 02:28 PM
Grubbs and Nicks got an awful lot of money considering we have youth at those positions. If we dont sign winston im gonna be all sorts of pissed. If ur gonna compare living in miami to kc or denver u all r out of ur right mind, he took a home town discount and good for him i wish there were more like him in the nfl.

Our relative complacency thus far makes me wonder if we r gonna throw a huge contract for someone.....and secondly next yr is the year we have to spend 95% of the cap, is that correct? So do we get ro roll over what we dont spend for one more year.....may just be one more year of being cheap arses.

From what I've read you get to roll space from a previous year over indefinitely. I think that's a good idea because if we don't sign Bowe this year we've got Bowe, Albert AND Dorsey to try and resign next year. We're going to need all that money and probably then some.

nigeriannightmare
03-15-2012, 02:54 PM
From what I've read you get to roll space from a previous year over indefinitely. I think that's a good idea because if we don't sign Bowe this year we've got Bowe, Albert AND Dorsey to try and resign next year. We're going to need all that money and probably then some.

But next yr we will be forced to spend 95% of the cap so there wont be able to roll as much as this yr ir last.....or am i wrong. So we r just gonna be cheap this yr.

OPLookn
03-15-2012, 03:09 PM
But next yr we will be forced to spend 95% of the cap so there wont be able to roll as much as this yr ir last.....or am i wrong. So we r just gonna be cheap this yr.

Again...this is what I'm just remembering. But it has to be 95% average over a 3 year span. So they can spend 80%, roll that forward, 80% roll even more forward and then just go nuts in the 3rd year and spend it all. I might be misunderstanding that too.

OPLookn
03-15-2012, 03:11 PM
Just out of curiosity has anyone else just completely abandoned the espn tweet board and just gone to Schefter's? I think all that everyone else on that board does is retweet what Schefter says.

nigeriannightmare
03-15-2012, 03:13 PM
Just out of curiosity has anyone else just completely abandoned the espn tweet board and just gone to Schefter's? I think all that everyone else on that board does is retweet what Schefter says.

So next year would be the year we go nuts.

texaschief
03-15-2012, 03:27 PM
So next year would be the year we go nuts.

never heard THAT before... seems to be the perennial mantra here.

Canada
03-15-2012, 03:30 PM
Chris Mortenson reporting that Mario Williams has signed a deal with the Bills

I'll look for a resource...
6 years $100 million $50 million guaranteed

Canada
03-15-2012, 03:31 PM
Buffalo Bills sign DE Mario Williams to 6-year deal - The Washington Post (http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/redskins/buffalo-bills-sign-de-mario-williams-to-6-year-deal/2012/03/15/gIQAHEBXES_story.html)

OPLookn
03-15-2012, 03:33 PM
So next year would be the year we go nuts.

The 95% doesn't start til next year so not necessarily.

nigeriannightmare
03-15-2012, 03:40 PM
The 95% doesn't start til next year so not necessarily.

So four yrs until we have to spend it. Damn u clark open ur freaking wallet already.

TopekaRoy
03-15-2012, 04:40 PM
6 years $100 million $50 million guaranteed

Let's pay everybody $17 Million per year.

We would only have seven players but they would be really good!

dbolan
03-15-2012, 04:42 PM
So four yrs until we have to spend it. Damn u clark open ur freaking wallet already.

If I had a 100 dollar bill for every time I have heard that.....:drunkhb:

Nst88r
03-15-2012, 04:43 PM
what are the positions that we desperately need to improve?

And where can i get solid info/stats about scouts-draft staff? Here the media its all about soccer hahaha

AkChief49
03-15-2012, 05:10 PM
Let's pay everybody $17 Million per year.

We would only have seven players but they would be really good!
start a new 7-man league:D

TopekaRoy
03-15-2012, 05:17 PM
start a new 7-man league:D

Yeah! I'm sure $17 million athletes could play both ways! :D

AkChief49
03-15-2012, 05:28 PM
Titans land Steve Hutchinson on three-year deal | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/15/titans-land-steve-hutchinson-on-three-year-deal/)
had heard he might go back to Seahawks-especially after they dumped Gallery

AkChief49
03-15-2012, 07:23 PM
https://twitter.com/#!/RavensInsider/status/180413552400678912
Donks are active

AkChief49
03-15-2012, 07:38 PM
Out of the Manning sweepstakes?


Dolphins turning their focus to Flynn | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/15/dolphins-turning-their-focus-to-flynn/)

ctchiefsfan
03-15-2012, 07:44 PM
That might mean he is coming to Donkey-land. Can't wait for the first time we pound his head into the turf!!!!

AkChief49
03-15-2012, 08:01 PM
That might mean he is coming to Donkey-land. Can't wait for the first time we pound his head into the turf!!!!
I don't know, the Titans are offering him a huge deal-

Titans owner offers Peyton a contract “for life” | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/15/titans-owner-offers-peyton-a-contract-for-life/)

Contract “for life” would require two contracts, league approval | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/15/contract-for-life-would-require-two-contracts-league-approval/)

ctchiefsfan
03-15-2012, 08:51 PM
I don't know, the Titans are offering him a huge deal-

Titans owner offers Peyton a contract “for life” | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/15/titans-owner-offers-peyton-a-contract-for-life/)

Contract “for life” would require two contracts, league approval | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/15/contract-for-life-would-require-two-contracts-league-approval/)

Reading all that it sounds to me like Bud Adams decided to go for a swamp walk. Wish I could afford whatever it is he smokes. 'Course...I'd find a better way to spend it.:toast2::toast2::toast2:

AkChief49
03-15-2012, 08:53 PM
Reading all that it sounds to me like Bud Adams decided to go for a swamp walk. Wish I could afford whatever it is he smokes. 'Course...I'd find a better way to spend it.:toast2::toast2::toast2:
:lol::lol::lol:

N TX Dave
03-16-2012, 01:35 AM
The Miami Dolphins (http://www.kffl.com/team/22/nfl/miami-dolphins) have signed free-agent OG Artis Hicks (http://www.kffl.com/player/5807/nfl/artis-hicks) (Browns) to one-year deal worth $2 million. He could make $2.5 million if he reaches all of the incentive

Read more: KFFL (http://www.kffl.com/hotw/nfl#ixzz1pFd5PIML)

AussieChiefsFan
03-16-2012, 05:04 AM
I just saw what the Mario Williams contract is worth!

$90+ Million. WHAATTT?!?!?!

Jrudi
03-16-2012, 11:34 AM
Saw that the Cardinals Re-Signed OT Levi Brown...Didn't see any other interest from other teams haha

Nst88r
03-16-2012, 11:44 AM
Hearing the Chiefs might be interested in Nose Tackle Aubrayo Franklin.

Can't post links yet =(

Jrudi
03-16-2012, 12:56 PM
Hearing the Chiefs might be interested in Nose Tackle Aubrayo Franklin.

Can't post links yet =(

The Good thing about this...

Remember how everyone was SO SET on bringing him in last year??

Well we waited a year, and his market value is MUCH lower than last year..I would welcome this signing to rotate with Powe and Gordon.

Doesn't look like such a dumb idea that we didn't OVERPAY him last year, because we could grab him at a lower price now...

dbolan
03-16-2012, 02:04 PM
The Good thing about this...

Remember how everyone was SO SET on bringing him in last year??

Well we waited a year, and his market value is MUCH lower than last year..I would welcome this signing to rotate with Powe and Gordon.

Doesn't look like such a dumb idea that we didn't OVERPAY him last year, because we could grab him at a lower price now...

Tehn why get him now?

Nst88r
03-16-2012, 05:14 PM
what about Kamerion Wimbley? Hes been released by faiders

Jrudi
03-16-2012, 05:22 PM
Tehn why get him now?


Because his price will be lower that what he was warranting last year, and he is among the best that is left when it comes to DT's, we have no one at NT except for Powe and Torribio which both have little to no experience.

Unless they plan to draft and start a rookie, I would look to add this guy for at least a veteran presence and hope He and Powe could carry the load

AussieChiefsFan
03-16-2012, 08:28 PM
Brandon Carr gets $25.5 million fully guaranteed | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/16/brandon-carr-gets-25-5-million-fully-guaranteed/)

AussieChiefsFan
03-16-2012, 09:12 PM
Elway: Manning ‘threw the ball great’ at private workout for Broncos | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports (http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/elway-manning-threw-ball-great-private-workout-broncos-235423451.html)

AussieChiefsFan
03-16-2012, 09:18 PM
Raiders sign OL Brisiel, CB Bartell - NFL - Yahoo! Sports (http://us.rd.yahoo.com/sports/rss/nfl/SIG=11tjj2fko/*http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/news?slug=txraidersfreeagency)

AussieChiefsFan
03-16-2012, 09:34 PM
Via Adam Shefter: Texans reached agreement with C Chris Myers.

AussieChiefsFan
03-16-2012, 09:37 PM
Via Adam Shefter: Texans reached agreement with C Chris Myers.

Chris Myers contract with Houston: 4 years for $25mil with $14mil fully guaranteed.

AussieChiefsFan
03-16-2012, 11:16 PM
Cardinals cut cord on Chansi Stuckey | ProFootballTalk (http://t.co/p59fvSUa)

AussieChiefsFan
03-16-2012, 11:20 PM
Via Pro Football Talk: Vikings agree to terms with DT Fred Evans on a two-year deal, per league source.

AussieChiefsFan
03-16-2012, 11:35 PM
Via Pro Football Talk: Vikings agree to terms with DT Fred Evans on a two-year deal, per league source.

Report: Manning plans to sign early next week | ProFootballTalk (http://t.co/XtRJ4SHl)

AussieChiefsFan
03-16-2012, 11:43 PM
Cowboys to cut Kyle Kosier | ProFootballTalk (http://t.co/VWBWNlrW)

AussieChiefsFan
03-17-2012, 12:00 AM
Chargers not expected to re-sign Tolbert, who may head to Steelers | ProFootballTalk (http://t.co/3SCnr1I8)

N TX Dave
03-17-2012, 12:06 AM
Report: Manning plans to sign early next week | ProFootballTalk (http://t.co/XtRJ4SHl)

I thought it was supposed to be Tuesday of this week!

AussieChiefsFan
03-17-2012, 12:16 AM
I thought it was supposed to be Tuesday of this week!

Me too! He originally said he wanted to sign within a week.

ctchiefsfan
03-17-2012, 12:24 AM
YUP! That's what he said 'till his hat size increased from size 42 to size 87. I hear it is approaching size 118

N TX Dave
03-17-2012, 12:41 AM
YUP! That's what he said 'till his hat size increased from size 42 to size 87. I hear it is approaching size 118

I think he is just playing it, he has made up his mind but he really likes the arse kissing he is getting. The longer this goes on the less I like him and glad he did not want to come to KC.

AussieChiefsFan
03-17-2012, 09:04 AM
Report: Patriots, Brandon Lloyd close to a deal | ProFootballTalk (http://t.co/2Ho3WTWc)

Canada
03-17-2012, 10:02 AM
YUP! That's what he said 'till his hat size increased from size 42 to size 87. I hear it is approaching size 118Dont forget he said he would play for an incentive based contract....now he wants the same contract he had in Indy. way to go Peyton...stick to what you say douche bag!!

Canada
03-17-2012, 10:03 AM
Aubrayo Franklin and Marcus McNeil coming to visit KC too...not sure if that was posted already

chiefnut
03-17-2012, 12:50 PM
I think he is just playing it, he has made up his mind but he really likes the arse kissing he is getting. The longer this goes on the less I like him and glad he did not want to come to KC.


no need to over react, manning is simply taking his time to do what is best for him.......just as we all hope to have done what is best for the CHIEFS and screw the rest. we don't care about any other teams why should he. this will be his last shot at getting to the super bowl [not neccessarily this year] but his last team he plans to sign with. i know i would be the same way. i only hope who ever he signs with doesn't have to play us in the playoffs someday. he has always beaten us in the playoffs but we do well during the season against him.

AussieChiefsFan
03-17-2012, 11:29 PM
Via Adam Shefter: Numbers on Brandon Lloyd are in. RT @RonBorges: Lloyd deal upside could make contract 3 years, $15.5M max. likely 3 years $12M.

AussieChiefsFan
03-18-2012, 12:07 AM
Ted Ginn visited the Ravens this week | ProFootballTalk (http://t.co/rT0Rl2aa)

AussieChiefsFan
03-18-2012, 01:12 AM
Manningham strikes two-year deal to join 49ers
http://blogs.nfl.com/2012/03/17/manningham-strikes-two-year-deal-to-join-49ers/?campaign=Twitter_blogs

AkChief49
03-18-2012, 06:45 PM
Flynn to the North West

Flynn picks the Seahawks | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/18/flynn-picks-the-seahawks/)

TopekaRoy
03-18-2012, 06:56 PM
Flynn to the North West

Flynn picks the Seahawks | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/18/flynn-picks-the-seahawks/)

Wow! That would've been my 2nd guess.

chief31
03-18-2012, 07:08 PM
I guess I should have looked here before posting it. :lol:

KristofLaw
03-18-2012, 08:38 PM
Aubrayo Franklin and Marcus McNeil coming to visit KC too...not sure if that was posted already

Depth and depth I would be okay with either.

As per the Manning situation, it doesn't surprise me at all. Sure he wants a shot at the Super Bowl, every [player does, but one of the underlying things about him and why I would prefer his brother over him is his brother seems somewhat humble. All the talk about other top quarterbacks and Peyton being so humble... bah, he has always been a glory hog. His beginning years were all due to Marshall Faulk, he almost never credits him.

Nst88r
03-19-2012, 12:24 PM
Mike tolbert agrees deal w/ Panthers

OPLookn
03-19-2012, 12:40 PM
Mike tolbert agrees deal w/ Panthers

I'll take facing him once this year instead of twice. I hated seeing that guy get the ball. He's a bowling ball and will get you 1 or 2 yards regardless of where he gets the ball. Just glad he's out of the AFC West!

TopekaRoy
03-19-2012, 01:44 PM
Mike tolbert agrees deal w/ Panthers

Here is a link to ESPN's story on the signing:

2012 NFL Free Agency Carolina Panthers Sign RB Mike Tolbert (http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/7709035/2012-nfl-free-agency-carolina-panthers-sign-rb-mike-tolbert)

His agent says that San Diego offered him over $1 million more, but he wanted to play for the Panthers. :lol: ?

He would have been a nice pick-up, but I think we'll have enough running backs without him.

Jrudi
03-19-2012, 02:20 PM
Didn't see this post....

Mario Manningham Signs 2 year deal with the 49ers

Jrudi
03-19-2012, 02:21 PM
Also...

Anthony Gonzalez signed with the Pats

KristofLaw
03-19-2012, 05:02 PM
Reports are out that Laron Landry signed with the Jets at 4 million over 1 year. Darn it, oh well, he was injury prone.

Eye On Football - CBSSports.com Report: Jets sign free-agent safety LaRon Landry (http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/blog/eye-on-football/17906105/report-jets-sign-freeagent-safety-laron-landry)

N TX Dave
03-19-2012, 08:08 PM
Broncos | Expected to sign Brandon Stokley (http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=776185-broncos-expected-to-sign-brandon-stokley)
Mon, 19 Mar 2012 13:46:52 -0700 The Denver Broncos (http://www.kffl.com/team/15/nfl/denver-broncos) are expected to sign free-agent WR Brandon Stokley (http://www.kffl.com/player/161/nfl/brandon-stokley) (Giants).


Read more: NFL News and Rumors - Hot off the Wire Fantasy Football News (http://www.kffl.com/hotw/nfl#ixzz1pbhXBpJN)

AkChief49
03-19-2012, 08:48 PM
Signing Peyton Manning makes Mike Wallace a possibility in Denver | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/19/signing-peyton-manning-makes-mike-wallace-a-possibility-in-denver/)

beaver25
03-19-2012, 08:56 PM
Dolphins are releasing safety Yeremiah Bell.

jap1
03-19-2012, 09:06 PM
Dolphins are releasing safety Yeremiah Bell.

We should bring him in for talks and find out how much money he is interested in. He would be good competition for Lewis for the starting FS spot. It would make a good secondary GREAT.

KristofLaw
03-19-2012, 11:00 PM
Signing Peyton Manning makes Mike Wallace a possibility in Denver | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/19/signing-peyton-manning-makes-mike-wallace-a-possibility-in-denver/)

Yes, but I doubt the Steelers would let him go, they do have a six or seven day grace period to match anything the Donkeys have to offer don't they?

AussieChiefsFan
03-20-2012, 02:07 AM
Yes, but I doubt the Steelers would let him go, they do have a six or seven day grace period to match anything the Donkeys have to offer don't they?

I thought if someone wanted him they'd need to give up a 1st round pick. Maybe Im mistaken.

Jrudi
03-20-2012, 11:00 AM
We should bring him in for talks and find out how much money he is interested in. He would be good competition for Lewis for the starting FS spot. It would make a good secondary GREAT.

I Agree with this post. We need some saftey depth....I'm excited to see the next round of FA's we will bring in, Pioli and Crennel have came out and said that we aren't done!

chief31
03-21-2012, 01:42 AM
I Agree with this post. We need some saftey depth....I'm excited to see the next round of FA's we will bring in, Pioli and Crennel have came out and said that we aren't done!

So long as we keep the guys we played in 2011, the depth is there.

Those who filled in at both positions did an excellent job for backups. Anything more would just be overkill.

AussieChiefsFan
03-21-2012, 02:03 AM
Saturday meeting with Donkeys

AussieChiefsFan
03-21-2012, 02:20 AM
Jaguars interested in Tebow

AussieChiefsFan
03-21-2012, 02:21 AM
Four teams in the mix for Tebow | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/21/four-teams-in-the-mix-for-tebow/)

AussieChiefsFan
03-21-2012, 03:11 AM
NFL.com news: Titans agree to deal with former Raiders LB Kamerion Wimbley (http://www.nfl.com/goto?id=09000d5d827befeb)

Jrudi
03-21-2012, 10:48 AM
So long as we keep the guys we played in 2011, the depth is there.

Those who filled in at both positions did an excellent job for backups. Anything more would just be overkill.

Are you serious??

Our Safety play was our weakest position on D last year, did you ever wonder why TE's and SLOT RECEIVERS TORE US UP ALL SEASON?

vs Bills : Chandler (An Average TE) had 5 rec for 63 yds and 2 TDs, as well as David Nedlson with 4 catches for 66 yards
vs Lions: Titus Young (slot reciever) 5rec 89 yds,
vs Vikings: Shancoe 6rec 68 yds
vs Chargers: Gates 4 rec 73 yds
vs Dolphins: Fasano 2 rec 38yds 2tds
vs Patriots: Gronkowski 4rec 96yds 2tds, Hernandez 4 rec 44yds
vs Bears: Kellen Davis 2 rec 40 yds
vs Jets: Dustin Keller 4 rec 44yds
vs Packers: Finely 3 rec 83 yds

My Point: A majority of our games we allowed opponents TE's or Slot receivers to be the teams LEADING or Close to leading receiver for that game. It is a weakness of ours and teams knew this and exploited it.

Donald Washington converting from a Corner to play safety, hasn't worked out that well.... We had Sabby Piscetelli (who probably will have a hard time getting on ANY roster until close to training camp), Quentin Lawrence (Who was a WR that didn't pan out), and Jon McGraw (who I like as a veteran presence and special teams leader, but am not fond of his safety play) and I like Reshard Langford, but he is a run stopping safety, not a coverage safety.

I view the safety position similar to our TE position...We have very talented starters, but after that...There's slim pickens, and just like Pioli made it a priority to find help at TE... (Pursuing Carlson, and signing Boss) We need to do the same with safety, especially since both Berry and Lewis are coming back from surgeries. If one goes down, we are in some trouble!

chief31
03-21-2012, 01:53 PM
Are you serious??

Our Safety play was our weakest position on D last year, did you ever wonder why TE's and SLOT RECEIVERS TORE US UP ALL SEASON?

vs Bills : Chandler (An Average TE) had 5 rec for 63 yds and 2 TDs, as well as David Nedlson with 4 catches for 66 yards
vs Lions: Titus Young (slot reciever) 5rec 89 yds,
vs Vikings: Shancoe 6rec 68 yds
vs Chargers: Gates 4 rec 73 yds
vs Dolphins: Fasano 2 rec 38yds 2tds
vs Patriots: Gronkowski 4rec 96yds 2tds, Hernandez 4 rec 44yds
vs Bears: Kellen Davis 2 rec 40 yds
vs Jets: Dustin Keller 4 rec 44yds
vs Packers: Finely 3 rec 83 yds

My Point: A majority of our games we allowed opponents TE's or Slot receivers to be the teams LEADING or Close to leading receiver for that game. It is a weakness of ours and teams knew this and exploited it.

Donald Washington converting from a Corner to play safety, hasn't worked out that well.... We had Sabby Piscetelli (who probably will have a hard time getting on ANY roster until close to training camp), Quentin Lawrence (Who was a WR that didn't pan out), and Jon McGraw (who I like as a veteran presence and special teams leader, but am not fond of his safety play) and I like Reshard Langford, but he is a run stopping safety, not a coverage safety.

I view the safety position similar to our TE position...We have very talented starters, but after that...There's slim pickens, and just like Pioli made it a priority to find help at TE... (Pursuing Carlson, and signing Boss) We need to do the same with safety, especially since both Berry and Lewis are coming back from surgeries. If one goes down, we are in some trouble!

Yes I am serious. The Backups did better than you expect backups to do.

And, as the season progressed they got better, and better.

But I see not a single 100 yard game in all of the samples you brought to show how terrible they played.

Those numbers imply strong play from these guys. The only reason the position appeared to be such a weakness was because our backups were starting, and because our CBs were terrific.

TopekaRoy
03-21-2012, 02:30 PM
Yes I am serious. The Backups did better than you expect backups to do.

And, as the season progressed they got better, and better.

But I see not a single 100 yard game in all of the samples you brought to show how terrible they played.

Those numbers imply strong play from these guys. The only reason the position appeared to be such a weakness was because our backups were starting, and because our CBs were terrific.

I'm not being wishy-washy here, but I actually agree somewhat with both of you. We didn't give up 100+ yards to anyone but the yards per catch was ridiculously high in a lot of cases. Our back-ups did get better as the season progressed, but I think that was partly due to adjustments Crennel made to give them help.

Hopefully, they continue to improve this year, but I still think it would be a good idea to add depth. I wouldn't feel bad if Sabby lost his roster spot to a better player.

Jrudi
03-21-2012, 04:20 PM
Yes I am serious. The Backups did better than you expect backups to do.

And, as the season progressed they got better, and better.

But I see not a single 100 yard game in all of the samples you brought to show how terrible they played.

Those numbers imply strong play from these guys. The only reason the position appeared to be such a weakness was because our backups were starting, and because our CBs were terrific.

Did you not see the part in my post that metioned that just about every game, the opponents leading reciever, or close to leading reciever was their TE's or a slot reciever...Not their #1WR's..Our corners can shut down just about any receiver in the NFL (we will see with Routt)

But I am saying that teams knew our weakness on D was our safety play, and covering TE's, and they attacked it. Don't get me wrong, I think our Defense is the strength of our team, but I do feel we need to do something about our coverage on TE's and add safety depth, and coverage LB depth.

just because a TE doesn't have a 100+ yd receiving day doesn't mean he didn't have a good game...They took advantage of a weakness of our defense, and that's the impact it has on the games.

Jrudi
03-21-2012, 06:55 PM
BenJarvus Green-Ellis signs with Bengals (http://blogs.nfl.com/2012/03/21/bengals-rb-green-ellis-agree-to-terms-on-deal/?module=HP11_headline_stack)

TopekaRoy
03-22-2012, 06:05 PM
Bears sign ex-Trader RB Michael Bush.

Chicago Bears Sign Michael Bush; Matt Forte Not Happy About It (http://www.midwestsportsfans.com/2012/03/chicago-bears-sign-michael-bush-matt-forte-not-happy-about-it/)

This is the third year in a row the Bears have signed a solid backup for Forte. In 2010 it was Chester Taylor. Last year it was Marion Barber. (he will probably be released).

Forte has already threatened to hold out if they can't get a deal signed ...

AussieChiefsFan
03-23-2012, 08:04 AM
Contract issue arises, Jets must wait to formalize Tebow trade | ProFootballTalk (http://t.co/43EfDTTf)

Jrudi
03-23-2012, 12:24 PM
Bears sign ex-Trader RB Michael Bush.

Chicago Bears Sign Michael Bush; Matt Forte Not Happy About It (http://www.midwestsportsfans.com/2012/03/chicago-bears-sign-michael-bush-matt-forte-not-happy-about-it/)

This is the third year in a row the Bears have signed a solid backup for Forte. In 2010 it was Chester Taylor. Last year it was Marion Barber. (he will probably be released).

Forte has already threatened to hold out if they can't get a deal signed ...

Marion Barber, might not be a bad back to add here... Not that he's what he once was in dallas, but he can pound it, and catch out of the backfield similar to Hillis.

Couldn't complain about having him as a 3rd rb, although I think it would be more likely to draft a guy like Vick Balard in the 4th-5th. Wouldn't cause issues if the guy had to be on the practice squad, plus he is younger and fresher legs...

TopekaRoy
03-23-2012, 12:36 PM
Marion Barber, might not be a bad back to add here... Not that he's what he once was in dallas, but he can pound it, and catch out of the backfield similar to Hillis.

Couldn't complain about having him as a 3rd rb, although I think it would be more likely to draft a guy like Vick Balard in the 4th-5th. Wouldn't cause issues if the guy had to be on the practice squad, plus he is younger and fresher legs...

He (Barber) was good as a back-up for the Bears. When Forte got hurt and he had to be the primary back he didn't do well. I wouldn't mind seeing him come to KC for depth, but I don't think he would get much playing time now that we have Hillis.

Jrudi
03-23-2012, 06:00 PM
He (Barber) was good as a back-up for the Bears. When Forte got hurt and he had to be the primary back he didn't do well. I wouldn't mind seeing him come to KC for depth, but I don't think he would get much playing time now that we have Hillis.

Never Mind that. Saw on the ESPN ticker that he is retiring haha

TopekaRoy
03-23-2012, 06:59 PM
Never Mind that. Saw on the ESPN ticker that he is retiring haha

That was quick!

Oh, well. No big loss. He helped my Bears out a little bit last year, but there are a lot of guys that can do what he did.

chief31
03-23-2012, 07:26 PM
Did you not see the part in my post that metioned that just about every game, the opponents leading reciever, or close to leading reciever was their TE's or a slot reciever...Not their #1WR's..Our corners can shut down just about any receiver in the NFL (we will see with Routt)

But I am saying that teams knew our weakness on D was our safety play, and covering TE's, and they attacked it. Don't get me wrong, I think our Defense is the strength of our team, but I do feel we need to do something about our coverage on TE's and add safety depth, and coverage LB depth.

just because a TE doesn't have a 100+ yd receiving day doesn't mean he didn't have a good game...They took advantage of a weakness of our defense, and that's the impact it has on the games.

Well, for my money, getting Berry back fixes the depth problem by moving all of the other guys down on the depth chart.

Those guys were solid last season, with Berry out.

AussieChiefsFan
03-23-2012, 10:54 PM
Cardinals re-sign Jay Feely to two-year deal | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/03/23/cardinals-re-sign-jay-feely-to-two-year-deal/)

AussieChiefsFan
04-06-2012, 10:50 AM
Bears add Jonathan Wilhite to cornerback mix | ProFootballTalk (http://t.co/cajMQVb5)

AussieChiefsFan
04-06-2012, 10:16 PM
Raiders reel in Dave Tollefson | ProFootballTalk (http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/04/06/raiders-reel-in-dave-tollefson/)

AussieChiefsFan
04-16-2012, 12:46 PM
Former Bronco and former teammate of Manning, Brandon Stokley will workout and meet with Broncos today. (https://twitter.com/#!/MichelleBeisner/status/191914720662523905)

AussieChiefsFan
04-16-2012, 01:06 PM
Broncos will release Ryan McBean | ProFootballTalk (http://t.co/143NXNzf)

AussieChiefsFan
04-17-2012, 09:12 AM
Former Panthers and Chargers WR Legedu Naanee signed a 1-year deal to join the Miami Dolphins, according to his agent David Canter.
Source (https://twitter.com/#!/AdamSchefter/status/192223552160808962)