Rookie Daniel Sorensen has gone from undrafted free agent to a potential starter for the Kansas City Chiefs, thanks to a toughness and resiliency forged by competing against his four older brothers as a youth.
Reid and his hand-picked general manager John Dorsey enter their second season in the Show Me State facing a much more difficult task. Kansas City isn't going to sneak up on anybody this time around and the last-place schedule is a thing of the past.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Kansas City changed forever on a beautiful Sunday afternoon almost exactly 25 years ago. Temperatures in the 60s. Light breeze. Sunny. A gorgeous day to put a proud franchise on a wonderfully violent new path that would at once push the Chiefs forward and reconnect with their past. That it happened against the Raiders just makes it feel right.
If the third preseason game is considered the dress rehearsal for the NFL regular season, the Kansas City Chiefs bombed in Saturday night’s 30-12 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on a sultry night at Arrowhead Stadium.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid has made it clear that his team has certainly taken its fair share of lessons from their first two preseason games. But following the Chiefs’ 28-16 loss to Carolina on Sunday, both Reid and his players made it clear that one new reality — the NFL’s recent crackdown on overly physical defensive play on receivers — sticks out like a sore thumb.
Kansas City Chiefs starting right tackle Donald Stephenson has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2014 season for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances.