Morning Huddle: Chiefs Cut Breeland Speaks

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In the morning Chiefs Kingdom! Grab yourself a cup o’ joe and get in the Huddle!

Chiefs news for 7 September 2020

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The biggest surprises from the Kansas City Chiefs 53-man roster

What was unexpected by most was that the Chiefs also cut veteran running back DeAndre Washington. He joined the team as a free agent this offseason after being waived by the Las Vegas Raiders. Before Damien Williams opted out of the season, most expected Washington and 2019 sixth round pick Darwin Thompson to compete for the fourth running back spot.

First Chiefs depth chart reveals 3 possible starters who weren’t on Super Bowl team

All others listed as starters on offense and defense were with the Chiefs last season. Depending on how the Chiefs line up against the Texans. As many as eight on offense and nine on defense who started in their Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers.

Four surprise cuts by Kansas City Chiefs ahead of 2020 season

This one is really only surprising because of what Matt Moore meant to the organization last year. Him stepping in for three games when Patrick Mahomes got hurt really did save the Chiefs’ season and Chiefs Kingdom will always be grateful for him.

Actor Eric Stonestreet shares playful hype video for Chiefs Kingdom

Actor and Kansas City, Kansas, native Eric Stonestreet is ready to run it back with the Kansas City Chiefs.

The Modern Family actor shared a hype video on Twitter Saturday, of him talking with Super Bowl LIV MVP, Patrick Mahomes.

Chiefs finalize practice squad roster

NamePositionCollege
Rodney ClemonsDefensive BackSMU
Omari CobbLinebackerMarshall
Gehrig DieterWide ReceiverAlabama
Maurice FfrenchWide ReceiverPittsburgh
Joe FortsonWide ReceiverValdosta State
Darius HarrisLinebackerMiddle Tenn. State
Lavert HillDefensive BackMichigan
Braxton HoyettDefensive TackleMississippi State
Chris LammonsDefensive BackSouth Carolina
Kalija LipscombWide ReceiverVanderbilt
Matt MooreQuarterbackOregon State
Jordan Ta’amuQuarterbackMississippi
DeAndre WashingtonRunning BackTexas Tech
Tim WardDefensive EndOld Dominion
Darryl WilliamsCenterMississippi State

Chiefs GM Brett Veach explains decision to release DE Breeland Speaks

And we all know that he came in a little out of shape the next year, and then he had the injury. So, I think when you get behind the eight ball in professional football, it’s tough. And then when you get behind the eight ball on a roster with a deep defensive line, it’s even tougher.

Andy Reid will have Chiefs ready to score points early

Just ask the Houston Texans, the opponents in Thursday night’s NFL season opener at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs crushed the Texans 51-31 last season in the divisional round of the playoffs by scoring a touchdown on seven straight possessions and then adding a field goal on the next one.

The Kansas City Chiefs Make Good Use Of New Practice Squad Rules

Instead the Chiefs’ practice squad features players like quarterback Matt Moore, a 36-year-old quarterback who led Kansas City to victories against the Denver Broncos and Minnesota Vikings last year, running back DeAndre Washington, who has played in 55 games for the Raiders, and quarterback Jordan Ta’amu, one of the best players in the XFL.

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Morning Bowl of (T)Weeties:

Arrowhead Guys Twitter:

Sammy was playing through contact well in this game and against man coverage that's what I want to see out of him. Great job securing the catch knowing he had little time to do so.

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Justin Houston remembers the phone going dead.

The smoke was smothering.

He darted outside.

He caught his breath and stood on the grass. The fire was eating away at the only house his family had ever owned.

Then it hit him. Two of his brothers were still inside. | @zkeefer

Baker's full cadence here:

-"Can" is word to "kill" from one called play to another called play. Baker kills this play due to the down safety.

-"Rewinds" back to the original play when the safety goes back

"Turbo" means the cadence is now on the quick.

https://twitter.com/benbbaldwin/status/1306762986082766848?s=20

Twitter feed video.Baker's full cadence here:

-"Can" is word to "kill" from one called play to another called play. Baker kills this play due to the down safety.

-"Rewinds" back to the original play when the safety goes back

"Turbo" means the cadence is now on the quick.

https://t.co/UAXhH0VYK2
Computer Cowboy@benbbaldwin

@Nate_Tice

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zulu trader
zulu trader
09/07/2020 12:09 pm

Ethan Douglas
@ChiefsAnalytics

Friendly reminder that the Chiefs were up 34-24 on the Texans in the divisional round with a total of 2 yards gained from their running backs.

zulu trader
zulu trader
09/07/2020 12:07 pm

zulu trader
zulu trader
09/07/2020 12:07 pm

PFF

@PFF

TD passes in the red-zone among QBs since 2018:

Patrick Mahomes – 46 TDs (2nd)
Deshaun Watson – 38 TDs (7th)

Only 3 days until these elite signal-callers face-off

zulu trader
zulu trader
09/07/2020 12:05 pm

zulu trader
zulu trader
09/07/2020 12:04 pm

zulu trader
zulu trader
09/07/2020 12:03 pm

Herbie Teope

@HerbieTeope

Chiefs’ injury report on Monday the same as Sunday – everyone will practice today ahead of Thursday night’s season opener against the Texans.

zulu trader
zulu trader
09/07/2020 12:02 pm

Adam Teicher

@adamteicher

Special teams coach Dave Toub said Harrison Butker increased his FG range by 5 yards this offseason. “I think he could hit a 60-yarder and we’d feel pretty good about it.” Said that would depend on weather conditions.

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gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
09/07/2020 10:23 am

Anthony- you good?

Seems like you lost a little steam since your BFF/Dave is on a hiatus

MasterChief
MasterChief
Reply to  gonzangkc11
09/07/2020 2:04 pm

Those guys brought a little vigor to AG for sure.

Leaf
Reply to  MasterChief
09/07/2020 2:07 pm

They brought a little drunken disorderly

pompano
pompano
Reply to  Leaf
09/07/2020 2:21 pm

..well if charges must be filed.

probablyamistake
probablyamistake
Reply to  pompano
09/07/2020 2:37 pm

We can’t bring charges against our fearless leader. We must lie, deflect, create conspiracies, anything to protect our….crap. 😉

Leaf
Reply to  probablyamistake
09/07/2020 2:57 pm

Is that summers eve I smell?

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pompano
pompano
Reply to  Leaf
09/07/2020 3:02 pm

with a twist 🙂

probablyamistake
probablyamistake
Reply to  Leaf
09/07/2020 3:05 pm

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Leaf
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09/07/2020 3:45 pm

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probablyamistake
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09/07/2020 4:03 pm

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Warpath
Warpath
09/07/2020 7:55 am

“WORLD CHAMPIONS”

3rdnlong
3rdnlong
Reply to  Warpath
09/07/2020 7:56 am

Never gets old.

rip58lovealways
rip58lovealways
09/07/2020 7:52 am

Only 3 days kingdom…………..

probablyamistake
probablyamistake
Reply to  rip58lovealways
09/07/2020 10:22 am

What’s in 3 days? 😁

rip58lovealways
rip58lovealways
Reply to  probablyamistake
09/07/2020 10:30 am

Victory………..

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zulu trader
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09/07/2020 11:59 am

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