Chiefs release injured running back Cyrus Gray


ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) – The Chiefs have released running back Cyrus Gray, who tore his ACL last November, in what coach Andy Reid described Wednesday as a “football decision.” The former sixth-round pick ran for 99 yards and a touchdown in 35 games, but was also a valuable special teams player. His departure leaves […]

Chiefs and Justin Houston agree to a long-term contract

Kansas City Chiefs Helmets The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has signed linebacker Justin Houston to a long-term contract. Terms of the contract were not disclosed by the club. “Today we were able to reach an agreement with Justin and his agent, Joel Segal, to keep him here in Kansas City for the foreseeable […]

Longtime Chiefs executive Steadman dies at 86

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Longtime Chiefs executive Jack Steadman, the architect of the only Super Bowl-winning team in franchise history, has died. He was 86. The team says Steadman died early Sunday of natural causes. Steadman had been dealing with Alzheimer’s disease in recent years. A longtime friend of Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt, Steadman […]

Chiefs release WR Da’Rick Rogers ahead of minicamp


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Chiefs released wide receiver Da’Rick Rogers and offensive lineman Kelvin Palmer and signed offensive lineman Tavon Rooks before the start of their mandatory minicamp Tuesday. Rogers, once a college standout for Tennessee, was kicked off the team for disciplinary issues and transferred to Tennessee Tech. But he’s been unable […]

Chiefs beat Chargers 19-7; miss playoffs

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 19-7 on Sunday to eliminate the Chargers from playoff contention, moments before they were eliminated themselves by games happening elsewhere. The Chiefs needed Cleveland to beat Baltimore and Jacksonville to beat Houston, and neither of those outcomes transpired. The Ravens wound up with […]

Chiefs QB Alex Smith out with lacerated spleen


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen. Team trainer Rick Burkholder said Friday that Smith was hurt on a hit during the third quarter of last weekend’s loss to the Steelers, but the injury was not initially obvious. Smith […]