Five reasons to watch the KC Chiefs-Falcons preseason football game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Friday. Both teams are looking for starters to play better than they did in their opening NFL preseason games.
The KC Chiefs reversed a team trend by taking a quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, in the first round of the NFL Draft. The team is hoping Mahomes breaks another trend and becomes a successful first-round quarterback for them.
Missouri Governor Mike Parson said he doesn’t agree with NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem but says they have the right to express themselves. Parson attended KC Chiefs training camp in St. Joseph on Tuesday.
Former KC Chiefs linebacker Donnie Edwards is part of the NFL Legends Community, which tours United States military bases around the world, connecting former NFL players with members of the armed forces.
The Chiefs are down to their final days of training camp at Missouri Western in St. Joseph, and tempers flared on Monday. Offensive lineman Andrew Wylie and defensive lineman Jarvis Jenkins got in a shoving match that was over quickly.
A first look at the Kansas City Chiefs-Falcons preseason game on Friday in Atlanta. It’s the second preseason game for both teams and they’ll be looking to come up with more offense. The teams combined for 10 points in their openers.
KC Chiefs safety Eric Berry was among a handful of players who missed all or most of practice Sunday with an injury. Berry’s injury, a sore heel, sounded familiar. He missed training camp last year with a heel injury.
KC Chiefs safety Daniel Sorensen suffered a tibial plateau fracture in practice last week ... and if that injury sounds familiar, it’s same one that Houston Texans star J.J. Watt experienced in the game against the Chiefs last season.
Offensive lineman Dillon Gordon is reportedly done for the year after suffering a shoulder injury during preseason camp. Gordon finished last season on the Chiefs’ practice squad and was listed as a third-string left tackle.
With a leg injury sidelining safety Daniel Sorensen for an extended amount of time, the KC Chiefs auditioned a couple of guys to fill his role alongside Eric Berry in Thursday’s preseason loss to the Texans.