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By ctchiefsfan

We’ve seen ESPN, CBS and others laying off NFL commentators. I don’t much care. Haven’t much cared who was the commentator since Cosell got canned. But one thing does concern me. Are the networks not making enough money broadcasting NFL games? TV rights are probably the biggest single source of revenue for the NFL. NFL salary cap is based on revenue. If the networks are losing money on their broadcast rights then maybe they won’t pay as much as they have in the past when they renegotiate their contracts. That would mean Read more…

By Darin Gantt

The Chiefs churned the bottom of the roster Tuesday, and gave another chance to one of the draft busts of recent memory. They announced they signed six free agents, including cornerback Stanley Jean-Baptiste. The Saints drafted the former Nebraska cornerback in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft (58th overall). But he played just…
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By Mike Florio

The Chiefs have made a significant investment in rookie quarterback Patrick Mahomes. But they still plan, at least for now, to entrust the starting job to veteran Alex Smith. And they hope that Smith will be willing to help tutor the man who eventually will take over. “The thing you know about our team, and…
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By Mike Florio

For quarterbacks attempting to make the transition from college to the pros, one of the biggest challenges comes from learning the far more convoluted offenses of the NFL. For Chiefs rookie Patrick Mahomes, the transition began over the weekend, with the team’s rookie minicamp. “It’s definitely learning,” Mahomes told reporters, via quotes distributed by the…
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By Mike Florio

Tucked at the bottom of the announcement regarding the Chiefs’ 12 undrafted free-agent acquisitions and their three signed draft picks is this intriguing tidbit: The Chiefs claimed running back Kelvin Taylor on waivers from the Seahawks. Taylor, the son of former NFL running back Fred Taylor, joins a depth chart that includes Spencer Ware, Charcandrick…
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By Mike Florio

With their rookie minicamp launching on Saturday, three of the Chiefs’ draft picks have contracts in place. The team announced on Saturday that fourth-round receiver Jehu Chesson, fifth-round linebacker Ukeme Eligwe, and sixth-round defensive back Leon McQuay III have agreed to terms. The Chiefs also added a dozen undrafted free agents: tackle Corin Brooks, safety…
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