The team has plans to improve the flow of vehicles into the Truman Sports Complex. The Chiefs are hoping that fans will purchase advanced parking passes, which cost $30 per game. Tailgate accessories will also be limited to an 8-foot area behind each parking space.
Chiefs receiver Mike Williams, who missed organized team activities this spring because of a hamstring injury, was anxious Wednesday to see if he still had the skills he displayed for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers several years ago, before injuries and an NFL suspension derailed his career.
Defensive back Phillip Gaines missed most of last season because of a torn ACL. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Gaines will have the first crack at the No. 2 corner job. Gaines said he has full confidence in his knee.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid has exchanged texts with safety Eric Berry this summer, but he could not shed any light on whether his star safety will report to training camp with the rest of the veterans on Friday.
The Chiefs have 90 players on their roster for training camp, which starts July 26 when rookies and quarterbacks report to Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph. Here’s a breakdown of the camp roster by position, with analysis.
With a long list of events set for Chiefs training camp, which starts in late July and runs through mid-August, fans will get plenty of opportunities to meet and interact with their favorite players in St. Joseph.
Chiefs safety Eric Berry took a break from his sixth annual free youth football camp on Friday and made a few things clear. One, he absolutely still wants to be a Chief for the long term. And two, yes, he is a bit surprised it's taken so long for a new deal to get done.
Chiefs outside linebacker Dee Ford left practice early Wednesday because of an sore knee, a team spokesman said. Ford, who walked off the field gingerly, has been a starter at outside linebacker throughout offseason workouts while Justin Houston rehabs his knee and Tamba Hali rests his knee. He was replaced in the lineup by Dezman Moses, who logged some first-team work with Frank Zombo.
In retrospect, Justin March’s season-ending meniscus injury in August looks like one of the more interesting “what ifs” for the Chiefs’ 2015 season. March, who was signed as an undrafted inside linebacker out of Akron last May, earned rave reviews last preseason from everyone ranging from general manager John Dorsey to defensive coordinator Bob Sutton.
The Chiefs are without three of their top four safeties from 2015 during offseason workouts, but Daniel Sorensen is trying to fill the need at the position and could be called on to step into the crucial nickel linebacker role.
The Kansas City Chiefs have until July 15 to work out a long-term deal with safety Eric Berry. Running back Jamaal Charles will go through warmups for the first time Tuesday. Five players will sit due to injuries.
The Chiefs’ three-day mandatory minicamp starts Tuesday, and it appears a few notable injured players — including star running back Jamaal Charles — might take part in on-field drills for the first time this offseason.
De’Anthony Thomas missed the Kansas City Chiefs’ last six regular-season games, but he made it clear that he still loves football and wants to play. Thomas does not see many similarities between himself and Tyreek Hill.
Three youngsters are vying for the Chiefs’ No. 2 quarterback job. Smith relies on his backup to help him prepare for the games. It remains to be seen if any of them can match Daniel’s ability in that area.
The Star's Terez A. Paylor checks in with a Chiefs Daily update from the NFL Combine in Indianapolis. He discusses free agency, Jamaal Charles' status, Justin Houston's injury and the No. 2 quarterback situation.
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