Chiefs news for July 20, 2021
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A Tough Decision Now Could Allow the Chiefs To Secure Their Future si.com
Frank Clark is responsible for some of the greatest memories in Kansas City Chiefs history. The defensive end is also responsible for the potential repercussions of offseason arrests.
Clark, who has experienced an up-and-down career with the Chiefs, was arrested in March and again in June for illegal possession of a firearm. His arraignment and plea hearing was originally scheduled for earlier this month but was recently postponed until Oct. 4. That falls directly in line with the NFL regular season, which poses an interesting dilemma for the team.
Chiefs UDFA Spotlight: Louisville CB Marlon Character | usatoday
A former three-star recruit at safety with offers from over 20 schools, Character originally signed with Auburn. After taking a redshirt year as a freshman with the Tigers, Character announced his intention to transfer to South Carolina, spending a season at Northwest Mississippi Community College in the interim before transferring. He eventually flipped his commitment to Louisville after the school hosted him on a visit as the No. 1 JUCO transfer safety in the country.
ESPN Ranks NFL Team Best Set Up For The Future | thespun
In a recent feature on ESPN Plus, multiple contributors ranked all 32 teams by how set up they are to win over the next three seasons. Cracking the top five were a handful of teams who enjoyed remarkable seasons.
The Cleveland Browns (5), Buffalo Bills (4), Baltimore Ravens (3) and the defending Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2) all made the cut. But the team at the top of the heap? The Kansas City Chiefs.
The redemption of Clyde Edwards-Helaire | thehuddle
Drafters were hoping for a monster rookie year as we saw with Ezekiel Elliott and Saquon Barkley. Instead, we saw someone stuck between a badly fading David Johnson and the mostly stumbling Miles Sanders. It wasn’t terrible. It just wasn’t anything close to a difference-maker. On a Super Bowl team no less.
The chance to reclaim the same luster that saw him tear up the SEC for 1,414 rushing yards and 55 catches for 453 yards and a total of 17 touchdowns on the way to a National Championship in 2019.
Chiefs WR Hill ready to lead new-look receivers group in new season | yahoo
The wide receivers room for the Kansas City Chiefs is shaping up to look slightly different in the 2021 season.
With Sammy Watkins pieces moving on in free agency, rookies coming in and a new position coach taking over, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said he’s still confident in the group they’ll be rolling out.
“I like the guys that we have,” Reid said. “It might be by committee, but we’ve got a good nucleus of wide receivers there, and I feel comfortable with those guys.”