Chiefs news for May 1, 2021
Good morning AG! The Chiefs finally got to play in the draft game too! some early info on their picks follows…
SLATE: Byron Pringle gettin’ paid | bringonthecats.com
The Chiefs love Byron Pringle. His teammates even pressed Andy Reid to get him more involved in the offense before the Super Bowl loss to Tampa Bay.
They showed that love yesterday, signing the former Kansas State wideout as reported by Charles Goldman at ChiefsWire. Pringle inked a one-year restricted free-agent deal which will pay him $2.133M. It’s a non-guaranteed deal, and that it’s only one year indicates that Pringle is probably going to have to have a career year to remain in the red and white in 2022. But it’s a pretty nice payday.
Chiefs Reportedly Sign Veteran Running Back | the spun
The Kansas City Chiefs have reportedly added some rushing depth with the signing of veteran running back Jerrick McKinnon.
Chiefs Select Linebacker Nick Bolton At No. 58 Overall in the 2021 NFL Draft | si.com
With the 58th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs selected Nick Bolton from the University of Missouri.
Chiefs Select Center Creed Humphrey At No. 63 Overall in the 2021 NFL Draft | si.com
With the 63rd pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs selected Oklahoma center Creed Humphrey.
Patrick Mahomes Tweets Instant Reaction to Chiefs’ 2nd-Round Draft Picks | heavy.com
It’s safe to say Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is pretty thrilled with the team’s second-round picks in the 2021 NFL draft Friday night. With the 58th pick, the reigning AFC champions selected Mizzou linebacker Nick Bolton.
Around the AFC West:
Broncos’ Aaron Rodgers-Free Draft Day Disaster | westword.com
The NFL draft, which kicked off yesterday, April 29, is a hopeful time for terrible teams such as your Denver Broncos, with fans fantasizing about a return to glory led by a new quarterback — either a ballyhooed rookie or veteran signal caller who could jump-start the squad in a manner similar to Peyton Manning, whose acquisition in 2012 resulted in two Super Bowl trips and one league championship during a spectacular four-year run.
Sometimes you know what you are going to do is wrong, but for some reason you do it anyways and can’t explain why. Usually you outgrow that around 12 yrs old…
Mike Mayock on Alex Leatherwood pick: “We knew it would be controversial”| nbcsports
The Raiders’ selection of Alabama offensive tackle Alex Leatherwood with the 17th pick in the 2021 NFL draft was widely viewed as one of the biggest reaches of the first round. Raiders General Manager Mike Mayock is fine with that.
2021 NFL Draft Results By Round | profootballrumors
The 2021 NFL Draft is here! We’ll be keeping tabs here, from pick No. 1 through No. 259