Chiefs news for April 27, 2021
Good morning AG! News is kind of slow leading up to the draft, but we’ll see what we can find.
I’m not sure what to think on this one:
Kansas City’s Sean Culkin Becomes First NFL Player to Get Full Salary in Bitcoin | newsweek
Sean Culkin grew up in southwest Florida in an area where pirates historically looked for gold and treasures to make themselves more prosperous. Culkin was raised just south of Tampa, where he caught footballs while watching his father, ironically, invest in gold
Chiefs GM Brett Veach’s statement on Orlando Brown Jr. trade | yahoo.com
“I’m excited we were able to come to an agreement with the Ravens to acquire Orlando Brown, one of the best offensive tackles in the National Football League.” Veach said, via a press release. “He’s certainly a special kid. This guy is a Pro Bowl player with tremendous size, quickness and power. Not only is he physically talented, but he’s incredibly bright and will fit in well in our offensive line room. We’re thrilled to get him in a Chiefs uniform.”
Orlando Brown Jr. ‘Blessed and Thankful’ to Land with Kansas City Chiefs | si.com
The Kansas City Chiefs have officially announced their blockbuster trade with the Baltimore Ravens, landing offensive tackle Orlando Brown Jr. in exchange for a package of draft picks. On Monday, Brown spoke to members of Kansas City media for the first time as a member of the Chiefs and expressed his excitement about being in KC.
CAN PATRICK MAHOMES COUNT ON THE REVAMPED KANSAS CITY CHIEFS OFFENSIVE LINE?| foxsports.com
The offseason priority for the Chiefs became crystal clear, and they addressed it with gusto. First, they cut Fisher and Schwartz, signaling a change at the bookend spots.
Around the league:
You can’t believe everything on the internet!!!
Nobody is expecting much noise from the Chargers. They are one of the least interesting teams in the draft. That may have changed today as the team Twitter account appeared to accidentally tweet out a trade with the New York Giants in which L.A. would move up to No. 11 in exchange for No. 13 and a 2021 third-round pick. PFF tweeted out the below graphic with the caption “Posted and deleted by the Chargers *eye emojis*.”
Chargers aren’t only AFC West team fixing offensive line ahead of NFL draft |latimes
The Chargers entered draft week Monday with the 13th overall selection and eight more.
2021 NFL Free Agency Grades: AFC West | lineups.com
The AFC West could be a bloodbath this year if the Chargers take a major step forward and Denver gets consistent play from the quarterback position. Each team found a way to get better through free agency, minus Las Vegas, who decided to offload a few surprising players. They were the most active when it came to moving guys in and out, but the rest of the division solidified some needs before the NFL Draft.