KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs began bolstering their defense in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday night, selecting defensive end Tanoh Kpassgnon out of Villanova with the 59th overall pick. The 6-foot-6, 289-pound Kpassgnon is the first player chosen from the Football Championship Subdivision school since offensive lineman Ben Ijalana […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs boldly moved up in the NFL draft on Thursday night to select Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes with the 10th overall pick, giving them an heir apparent to veteran Alex Smith. Kansas City sent its first-round picks this year and next year and one of two third-round picks […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Chiefs waived Jaye Howard with a failed physical designation Monday after the veteran defensive tackle was limited to eight games by a hip injury last season. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said last week Howard was progressing with rehab work following hip surgery. The 28-year-old Howard started 13 of the […]
The National Football League announced on Thursday the regular season schedule for the 2017 season. The Kansas City Chiefs will be featured in a league-high six primetime television games, the most in franchise history, including three at Arrowhead Stadium. For the first time in franchise history, the club will participate in the NFL’s season-opening contest, […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson expects to be back by training camp after tearing his Achilles tendon late last year and missing the end of the regular season and playoffs. The four-time Pro Bowl linebacker ruptured his right Achilles tendon in a game against Oakland. It was the opposite tendon from […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs have signed offensive guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif to a five-year contract extension, locking up the former sixth-round pick before he reaches free agency next season. Terms of the contract announced Tuesday weren’t revealed, but the deal is believed to be worth $41.25 million, with $20 million guaranteed. That would […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Chiefs have promoted Brad Childress to assistant head coach and announced that Matt Nagy will take over as the sole offensive coordinator in a minor shake-up of Andy Reid’s staff. Childress and Nagy served as co-offensive coordinators last season. Their new roles were announced Monday. Childress takes over from […]
Listen as the ‘Voice of the Chiefs’ Mitch Holthus recaps last week’s AFC Divisional Playoff loss to Pittsburgh. The Holthus Hotline airs Saturday at 6:30 a.m. during the Chiefs season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs coach Andy Reid doesn’t believe the holding penalty on left tackle Eric Fisher that cost Kansas City a tying 2-point conversion against Pittsburgh on Sunday night should have been called. After watching film of the decisive play in the Steelers’ 18-16 playoff victory, Reid said Monday that “I don’t […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Pittsburgh Steelers are going to get a rematch with the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game. Chris Boswell set an NFL record with six field goals, Le’Veon Bell broke his own franchise playoff record by running for 170 yards as the Steelers advanced to the AFC title game […]
Listen as the ‘Voice of the Chiefs’ Mitch Holthus previews Sunday’s AFC Divisional Playoff game with Pittsburgh. The Holthus Hotline airs Saturday at 6:30 a.m. during the Chiefs season.
Listen as the ‘Voice of the Chiefs’ Mitch Holthus recaps last week’s regular season finale in San Diego and has a preview of the Chiefs bye week and AFC Divisional playoff game. The Holthus Hotline airs Saturday at 6:30 a.m. during the Chiefs season.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Alex Smith threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, and the Kansas City Chiefs clinched the AFC West title and a first-round playoff bye with a 37-27 victory Sunday against the Chargers in perhaps the final NFL game in San Diego. The Chiefs (12-4) clinched the division with the win […]