By Darin Gantt
Former NFL offensive lineman Kyle Turley admits that he’s scared. That’s why he takes medication he hopes staves off degenerative brain damage, and why he called a league-sponsored help line when he considered suicide. Turley, in an in-depth story with Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego, thinks both stem from a career in the NFL… Read more…
By Darin Gantt
The Chiefs have finalized their trade for a fullback the Cardinals didn’t need, by passing along a cornerback they didn’t need. According to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic, the Chiefs will be sending cornerback Javier Arenas to the desert in exchange for fullback Richard Sherman. The Cardinals don’t really have a need for a… Read more…
By Josh Alper
When discussing the quarterback options in the 2013 NFL Draft, Tyler Bray’s name usually came up. Most agreed that Bray was a raw prospect, but that he flashed enough arm strength and overall ability at Tennessee to merit consideration as a mid-round draft pick. No NFL team agreed with that assessment, however, and Bray wound… Read more…
The Cardinals have traded fullback Anthony Sherman to the Chiefs, Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star reported Wednesday. Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com first reported news of a likely Sherman deal. Complete terms of the trade are not yet known. A fifth-round pick of the Cardinals in 2011, Sherman (5-10, 242) has appeared in 28 regular-season… Read more…
If you watch this video you are likely to fall in love with the new Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce. FYI, some of the songs do contain very explicit lyrics that are not suitable for kids. Some of the hits are not suitable for kids either . BTW, I love this guys ability to run block. I lost count of how many guys he put on their back. Around the 10:00 minute mark you will see some ferocious special teams plays as well. Enjoy!
Catapano was the Ivy League leader in sacks, forced three fumbles and amassed 41 tackles in the 2012 season. While he played defensive end at Princeton, he is considered on the smaller side at 6’3″ and 271 pounds.
The Chiefs plan to use Catapano as a linebacker. It’s a role that Catapano says he will welcome.
In the months, weeks and then days leading up to the 2013 NFL Draft, Nico Johnson talked to most teams in the league. Practically all of them, in fact.
“Kansas City was probably the only team that I didn’t talk to,” the former Alabama linebacker said Tuesday by phone from Andalusia.
So after he slept in Saturday, he showered.
“I was just waking up,” Johnson said. “As soon as I turned the TV on, my name popped up and my phone rang.”
The Chiefs were calling to tell him that they had selected him with the second pick in the fourth round. Johnson was the 99th player drafted overall.