Morning Huddle – Thursday

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Good morning Chiefs Kingdom! Grab yourself a cup o’ Joe and get in the Huddle!

Chiefs news for April 18, 2024

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Good morning, AG!

Today in Chiefs’ history, Willie Roaf (T, 2002-05) was born in 1970. In 1995, Joe Montana retires from football.

There is audio, it just comes and goes

Elsewhere, in 2012, Dick Clark, the world’s oldest teenager, dies after reaching the age of 17 for the 65th time

1999: Wayne Gretzky, considered one of the game’s greatest players, skated in his last NHL game

1956: Abandoning her Hollywood career, actress Grace Kelly wed Rainier III, prince de Monaco, in a civil ceremony

1906: A whole lotta shaking goes on in San Francisco

And finally, in 1775, The midnight ride of Paul Revere happened, though not exactly like you might have heard in the poem

On to the news, where not much new actually happened but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk about it

Patrick Mahomes begins offseason workouts with Chiefs receivers, backs | ESPN

https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/39957035/patrick-mahomes-begins-offseason-workouts-chiefs-receivers-backs

Patrick Mahomes’ preparation for the upcoming season began as it usually does, hundreds of miles from Kansas City. Mahomes again put out a call to Chiefs’ receivers and backs for some throwing sessions near his offseason home in Texas.

Patrick Mahomes says there is one way he would decide to retire from NFL early | KCC

https://www.kansascitychiefs.news/news/patrick-mahomes-says-there-is-one-way-he-would-decide-to-retire-from-nfl-early

The driving force behind the Kansas City Chiefs offense has given good reasons for him to retire early from football.

Chiefs Defensive Leader Nick Bolton Prepares For His Contract Year | Forbes

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jefffedotin/2024/04/17/chiefs-defensive-leader-nick-bolton-prepares-for-his-contract-year/?sh=6fbda55934c3

Two years ago the rugged linebacker sacrificed his body, taking down the second most players in the NFL to finish with 180 tackles. Last year he fought through ankle and wrist injuries. Now, he heads into his contract year in 2024, which represents the last year on his four-year, $5.8 million rookie deal.

Raiders legend Tim Brown on rivalry with Chiefs: ‘Bona fide, from-the-gut hatred’ | Chiefswire

During Brown’s 16 years with the Los Angeles and Oakland Raiders, he was right in the middle of his team’s rivalry with the Kansas City Chiefs. He explained the mindset and feelings that both teams had for one another on the field during his tenure with the Raiders.

KC Chiefs Make Controversial WR Selection in Recent 2024 NFL Mock Draft | SI.com

https://www.si.com/nfl/chiefs/draft/kc-chiefs-mock-controversial-selection-jalynn-polk

The reigning champs land a receiver in Peter Schrager’s Mock 1.0, although it isn’t who many anticipated.

Concerning report shouldn’t deter Chiefs from drafting talented Texas WR | Yardbarker

https://www.yardbarker.com/nfl/articles/concerning_report_shouldnt_deter_chiefs_from_drafting_talented_texas_wr/s1_13132_40248503

In his latest mock draft, The Athletic’s Dane Brugler has the Kansas City Chiefs taking Adonai Mitchell with the 32nd overall pick. However, should they avoid the Texas wide receiver after a concerning report?

‘Most interest’… Jason Kelce reveals he was nearly on the Kansas City Chiefs | KCC

https://www.kansascitychiefs.news/news/most-interest-jason-kelce-reveals-he-was-nearly-on-the-kansas-city-chiefs

One of, if not, the greatest center of all time could have been on the Chiefs roster when drafted in 2011.

Travis Kelce warns Louis Rees-Zammit his move to Kansas City will be ‘HUMBLING’ early on as he swaps rugby for football | Daily Mail UK

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/nfl/article-13319871/travis-kelce-louis-rees-zammit-kansas-city-chiefs.html

Travis Kelce has warned new Chiefs teammate Louis Rees-Zammit to be ready for a ‘humbling experience’ in Kansas City later this year.

Twitter reacts to Patrick Mahomes’ appearance on the cover of Time Magazine | Chiefswire

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is no stranger to the spotlight. Between his three Super Bowl victories, two MVP awards, and various other accolades accrued over the course of his career, the decorated signal-caller is among the most revered athletes of his time.

Eye on the Delusional, uh, Enemy

Raiders DE Maxx Crosby Sends Stern Message to AFC West Teams | Heavy

Crosby isn’t thinking too hard about the Chiefs winning the Super Bowl on his team’s field and he’s confident that nobody will disrespect the Raiders logo going forward.

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ArrowFan
04/18/2024 11:42 am

Brown perfect the “Push Off” that guy wouldn’t survive under today’s rules.

probablyamistake
Reply to  NovaChiefs
04/18/2024 10:03 am

You have to consider rodger’s opinion, he’s a critical thinker!

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upamtn
Reply to  probablyamistake
04/18/2024 11:27 am

yeah, critical as in crisis

upamtn
Reply to  NovaChiefs
04/18/2024 11:26 am

most definitely stupid

Kelce careless but harmless

Rodgers dangerous

KCChef
04/18/2024 9:23 am

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Warpath
04/18/2024 8:31 am

“WORLD CHAMPIONS”

gonzangkc11
04/18/2024 7:47 am

What a BOZO!!
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NBA player banned for life for betting on his own sport. The NBA said yesterday that Toronto Raptors forward Jontay Porter can never play in the league again
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The investigation determined that Porter had bet more than $54,000 on NBA games this year—and won upward of $76,000

gonzangkc11
04/18/2024 7:46 am

Crazy!! If I see a PENNY on the ground I pick it up.
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According to Reworld, a company that fishes coins out of garbage for profit, ~$68 million worth of change gets chucked per year.
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The company says it collected $10 million in discarded coins in the past seven years—though only $6 million was in good enough shape to use, according to the Wall Street Journal.

gonzangkc11
04/18/2024 6:31 am
gonzangkc11
04/18/2024 6:31 am
gonzangkc11
04/18/2024 6:28 am

Eagles green uniforms may be banned Week 1 @ Brazil

Corinthians has the color banned in stadium due to rivalry with Palmeiras

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hoosierchief
Reply to  gonzangkc11
04/18/2024 7:44 am

not 100% sure, but I think thats more of an unwritten rule/tradition with the fans

kcfreak725
Reply to  gonzangkc11
04/18/2024 3:55 pm

I guess both teams are wearing white, since they’re playing the Packers

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Team Player
Reply to  kcfreak725
04/18/2024 7:25 pm

Pack could wear blue retro’s

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