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Chiefs news for May 29, 2023


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Good morning AG!


Today in Chiefs’ history we got nothin’


Today in Non-Chiefs’ history, in 1453 Constantinople, capital of the Eastern Roman Empire falls to the Turks under Mehmed II; ends the Byzantine Empire (Istanbul, not Constantinople);  in 1765 Patrick Henry’s historic speech against the Stamp Act, answering a cry of “Treason!” with, “If this be treason, make the most of it!” and in 1787 “Virginia Plan” by James Madison and Edmund Randolph proposed to the Constitutional Convention advocating for a national government with three branches – legislative, executive, and judicial;  1790 Rhode Island becomes last of original 13 colonies ratifying US Constitution;  1851 Sojourner Truth addresses 1st Black Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio;  in 1919 Albert Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, that when light passes a large body, gravity will bend the rays confirmed by Arthur Eddington’s expedition to photograph a solar eclipse on the island of Principe, West Africa and also in 1919 Charles Strite files patent for the automatic pop-up toaster (and breakfast hasn’t been the same since);  in 1942 Bing Crosby records Irving Berlin’s song “White Christmas”, world’s best-selling single (estimated 100 million copies sold);  in 1953 Edmund Hillary (NZ) and Tenzing Norgay (Nepal) are first to reach the summit of Mount Everest as part of a British Expedition and in 1971 at the Indianapolis 500: Defending champion Al Unser becomes first and only driver to win race on his birthday


Today’s birthdays include Patrick Henry (1736);  Bob Hope (1903);  John F Kennedy (1917);  Al Unser (1939);  Danny Elfman (1953); Melissa Etheridge (1961) 





and now, on to some “new” news …

Actor Henry Winkler jokes that the Chiefs drafted him this offseason | Chiefs Wire

Actor Henry Winkler jokes that the Chiefs drafted him this offseason

Kansas City Chiefs celebrity superfan Henry Winkler has often expressed his love for the team on various platforms and publications. He recently appeared as a guest on the morning sports show “Up and Adams,” hosted by Kay Adams, to jokingly announce that he was among the many new players added to the roster this offseason.




ESPN: DeAndre Hopkins Open to Joining Browns’ Deshaun Watson; Bills, Chiefs ‘Threats’ | Bleacher Report

Free-agent wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins would be open to reuniting with former teammate Deshaun Watson on the Cleveland Browns, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.

Rookie stat projections: Kansas City Chiefs | Draft Wire

Rookie stat projections: Kansas City Chiefs

With the NFL draft over and rookie camps underway, it is a good time to evaluate the draft picks and see what kind of impacts the projected contributors will make.

Here’s what stopped Chiefs from trading for DeAndre Hopkins | Chiefs Wire

Here’s what stopped Chiefs from trading for DeAndre Hopkins

The Kansas City Chiefs were closer to executing a trade to acquire DeAndre Hopkins from the Arizona Cardinals than anyone ever realized. What exactly prevented the two sides from getting a deal done? Well, it was a deal for another receiver that the Chiefs had often been linked to.

According to Sports Illustrated’s Albert Breer, Kansas City and Buffalo were the only two teams to have “substantive” talks with Arizona. The biggest issue preventing a trade from happening in either situation was Hopkins’ contract, which is the challenge that was expected.

Breakout candidates for each team in the AFC West | Chiefs Wire

Breakout candidates for each team in the AFC West

It is well-documented that there is immense talent within the AFC West, yet last season, several teams from the division underperformed and failed to meet lofty expectations.

The only team that had great success was the Kansas City Chiefs. The Los Angeles Chargers made the playoffs but surrendering a 27-0 lead makes a playoff appearance almost regrettable. Then there are the Denver Broncos and Las Vegas Raiders, who both thought they could challenge for the division, but both failed to even make the playoffs as a wildcard team.

Nick Bolton says Chiefs S Bryan Cook ‘has a confidence about him’ | Chiefs Wire

Nick Bolton says Chiefs S Bryan Cook ‘has a confidence about him’

The Kansas City Chiefs defense stepped up in a big way to help the team secure their second Super Bowl of the Patrick Mahomes era, and linebacker Nick Bolton played a major part in the unit’s effort to sink the Philadelphia Eagles back in February.

Chiefs HC Andy Reid provides first impression of QB Blaine Gabbert

Chiefs HC Andy Reid provides first impression of QB Blaine Gabbert

The Kansas City Chiefs have a new backup quarterback in the building this offseason.

After spending 11 years with five different NFL clubs, Blaine Gabbert has returned to the state of Missouri to back up Patrick Mahomes with the Chiefs. With 115 games played during his career, Gabbert brings a certain veteran prowess to the quarterback room that only Mahomes shares.




Thanks for reading, have a fabulous day, AG

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