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NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC West Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week ago
Kansas City is the AFC West defending champion but all of the attention is on Oakland and Jon Gruden's return to the sideline. The Chiefs are turning their offense over to second-year quarterback Patrick Mahomes while Gruden is hoping he can bring the best out of Derek Carr although the biggest questions for the Raiders come on the other side of the ball.   Denver is starting...

Kansas City Chiefs Fantasy Football Team Names

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 week ago
What are the best fantasy football team names for Kansas City Chiefs fans? Look no further. Whether you're looking for great, funny, clever, old, new or stupid fantasy football team names to match your favorite team — the Kansas City Chiefs — we've got it right here.    The best fantasy football team names are often created by looking at the team's top players...

Kansas City Chiefs 2018 Team Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 months 1 week ago
The Patrick Mahomes era officially started March 14 when the 2018 league year started and the Chiefs sent quarterback Alex Smith to Washington in exchange for cornerback Kendall Fuller and a 2018 third-round pick.   It was, in some ways, a foregone conclusion given Smith’s high cap number after the Chiefs traded two first-round picks -- 2017 and 2018 -- to Buffalo for the chance to...

25 Greatest Tight Ends in NFL History

By J.P. Scott, 4 months 3 weeks ago
It could be argued that no position has changed more in the NFL’s history than the tight end. Once primarily a sixth offensive lineman who would catch the occasional pass, tight ends have become key cogs on offense.   Some tight ends are so critical to a team’s passing attack in the current NFL that entire packages are designed to fit their individual skill sets. The extra...

Tony Gonzalez Talks Guacamole, Basketball, and Gronk

By Nathan Rush, 6 months 1 week ago
Tony Gonzalez is arguably the greatest tight end in NFL history, playing 17 seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons. It’s easy to forget that Gonzalez, 42, also played college basketball at Cal, advancing to the Sweet 16 in the 1997 NCAA Tournament. We caught up with the two-sport star to talk hoops, Martyball, life philosophy and a great guacamole recipe.   You...

5 Best Coaching Encores in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 8 months 2 weeks ago
Jon Gruden is returning to the Oakland Raiders and to coaching in the NFL after a decade-long absence, including eight-plus years as the color analyst for ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.”   Whether or not Gruden will be able to pick up right where he left off in 2008 is still to be determined. Some coaches flop on their return to coaching, while others go on to reach...

5 Worst Coaching Encores in NFL History

By Aaron Tallent, 8 months 2 weeks ago
Jon Gruden is returning to an NFL sideline as head coach after a decade away, including eight-plus years as the color analyst for ESPN's "Monday Night Football." Only time will tell if his rejoining the Raiders will be a remarkable new chapter or a sad footnote in a great career. One thing’s for certain, there are plenty of great coaches whose encores were atrocious. Here are...

AFC Wild Card Preview and Prediction: Tennessee Titans vs. Kansas City Chiefs

By Jake Rose, 8 months 3 weeks ago
Entering December, the Tennessee Titans and Kansas City Chiefs were a pair of AFC teams heading in different directions. The Titans at 8-4 looked poised to win their first AFC South title in a decade, while the Chiefs were trying to snap a four-game skid, fighting for their playoff hopes.   The Titans proceeded to lose three straight games, kissing their division hopes goodbye, and pushed...