Chiefs news for July 6
Good morning, AG!
Today in Chiefs history, in 2020, Patrick Mahomes signed a record 10-year contract to quarterback the Chiefs.
Not much news today, folks.
Chiefs Extension Could Free up Space for Pro Bowl Pass Rusher, Says Analyst | Heavy
Continuing: “If Quinn is eager to leave Chicago, the rebuilding Bears would be wise to get something valuable in return and make the move. They already dealt Khalil Mack this offseason, so it’s not as if they’re averse to moving top players.”
Counting down the Chiefs’ single-season receptions leaders | Chiefswire
See how they stack up.
Will the Chiefs play a game in Germany in 2023? | Chiefswire
After securing international home marketing rights for Germany and Mexico in December, the Kansas City Chiefs were expected to be one of the teams chosen to play on the international stage in 2022. That didn’t end up happening, but new information suggests that the Chiefs could be getting a game in Germany during the 2023 NFL season.
Chiefs legend Tony Gonzalez showcased his basketball skills 20 years ago at NBA Summer League | Chiefswire
“We’ve put in contracts that a player can’t go motorcycling, skiing, so playing pro football might be out,” said Heat President Pat Riley during a 2002 interview with the South Florida Sentinel. “This isn’t a lark, it’s not a publicity stunt. He’s a lesson to our players, [someone] who wants and understands how to be a professional athlete. We’re looking for the best athlete to help us win.”
Recent Mock Trade Has Chiefs Acquiring Pro Bowl Pass Rusher | SI
Although Veach did hold up his end of the bargain, he only did so partially. The Chiefs lost defensive end Melvin Ingram to the free agent market and replaced his roster spot with first-round pick George Karlaftis from Purdue. Frank Clark was retained after the team restructured his contract, making it to where Kansas City invested minimally in him compared to what it would’ve cost to cut him outright. Still, even after bringing Clark back and adding Karlaftis into the fold, more work likely needs to be done in order to make the Chiefs’ front four a formidable unit from a pass-rushing standpoint.
Creed Humphrey: We’re embracing the competition in the AFC West | Profootballtalk
“Everybody’s added some really good pieces and it’s going to be a blast,” Humphrey said. “It’s a tough division already and when they’ve added these pieces, it’s just going to be even tougher. That’s fun for us. We embrace the competition, so we’re really excited about it. There will be some tough games. But you know if you’re coming out of there, you have a chance to really be able to compete with anybody. So, we’re really excited about it.”