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By Mike Florio

While the Chiefs may not be knocking on the door of the Super Bowl, they’ve been loitering on the porch. For 2017, the question is whether they’re deliberately taking a few steps down toward the sidewalk in order to getting a running start that will knock it down. In three of coach Andy Reid’s four…
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By Josh Alper

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes won’t be missing any of his first NFL training camp due to a contract dispute. Mahomes was one of the few unsigned 2017 draft picks left in the league until the Chiefs announced on Thursday afternoon that he has agreed to a contract with the team. Like all first-round picks, Mahomes’ contract…
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By Mike Florio

In 2002, with the very real threat of litigation looming, the NFL addressed its abysmal minority hiring record by adopting the Rooney Rule. Fifteen years later, the rule named for the late Steelers chairman and Hall of Famer Dan Rooney is showing its age. It started as a provision requiring at least one minority candidate to…
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By Mike Florio

During his recent visit to PFT Live, Dolphins coach Adam Gase explained that, early in his NFL career, his work focused on the personnel side of the business. He eventually gravitated to coaching, and he clearly made the right choice. For a multiple reasons. First, Gase became a head coach at 38 and, based on…
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By Mike Florio

If/when the Cardinals draft a quarterback while Bruce Arians is still coaching the team, don’t expect the quarterback to come from a college spread offense. “[T]hat damn sure ain’t what playing quarterback is all about,” Arians writes in his new book, The Quarterback Whisperer. “The most important trait needed to become a QB is leadership.…
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By Charean Williams

Former NFL player Kevin Michael Sampson was arrested in Oklahoma for possession of more than a pound of marijuana and a stolen shotgun, The Oklahoman reported. Sampson, 36, played three seasons as an offensive tackle for the Chiefs, who made him a seventh-round pick in 2004. Sampson saw action in 16 games with seven starts.…
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