The Bears will need to establish running game early vs. the Chiefs to put Caleb Hanie in manageable situations.
The season didn't begin the way they were hoping, but the Chiefs, led by LB Derrick Johnson, are aiming at a second straight playoff trip.
Many observers believed the Chiefs' roster was void of talent when GM Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley arrived in 2009, but Pioli has a different take on the subject.
In part because of his inability to stay healthy, Oakland is expected to allow backup QB Bruce Gradkowski to enter the free-agent market in the offseason, according to AFC West Whispers.
Since he signed a contract extension in early November, Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson has had a noticeable decline in production, according to AFC West Whispers.
Derrick Johnson might not have gotten off on the best foot with Todd Haley, but the Chiefs' head coach may be a major reason why Johnson is the owner of a new five-year contract reportedly worth up to $34 million.
Head coach Todd Haley must be happy that he finally got on the same page as ILB Derrick Johnson this offseason, because his reinsertion of Johnson into the starting lineup has ignited the Chiefs' defense.
While an offense that was expected to be significantly better has lagged behind, Kansas City's defense, led by coordinator Romeo Crennel, has outperformed all preseason projections.
Derrick Johnson has won back his starting ILB job for the Chiefs after a season in Todd Haley's doghouse, according to our AFC West Whispers.
Understandably, Chiefs ILB Derrick Johnson was not thrilled with his role during the 2009 season. A former defensive leader, he rubbed the Chiefs' new regime the wrong way in training camp and was relegated to the bench for much of ...
The Chiefs announced Thursday that ILB Derrick Johnson and OL Ikechuku Ndukwe have signed their restricted free agent tenders.
According to our AFC Whispers, there has been no progress on a new contract between DRE Richard Seymour and the Raiders because the former Patriot doesn't want to return to the floundering franchise.
This week, PFW selects Jamaal Charles, Derrick Johnson and Tim Shaw as its Players of the Week.