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Chiefs' Belcher dies in apparent murder-suicide

Posted Dec. 01, 2012 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Per multiple reports, Kansas City police have confirmed Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher died in in an apparent murder-suicide Saturday.

Chiefs: Sunday's game to be played as scheduled

Posted Dec. 01, 2012 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Chiefs will play Sunday's game vs. the Panthers as scheduled, the team announced Saturday afternoon. 

Baldwin's absence from Chiefs offense baffles

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Chiefs observers are finding it hard to understand why WR Jon Baldwin isn't filling a bigger role in Kansas City's struggling offense.

AFC West Spin cycle: Chiefs give Broncos a scare

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Romeo Crennel's Chiefs gave the Broncos quite the scare, but Denver hung on and is one win away from clinching the division.

Broncos beat Chiefs for sixth straight win

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns, and the Broncos rallied to beat the woeful Chiefs 17-9 on Sunday for their sixth straight win.

Crennel has gotten best of Manning in rivalry

Posted Nov. 24, 2012 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
Although Peyton Manning has won three straight games against Romeo Crennel-coached teams, Crennel has controlled him well.

Chiefs offensive line once more in flux

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have had to shuffle on the offensive line, which has been one of the few relatively bright spots on a dismal team.

Chiefs name Quinn starting QB

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 12:10 p.m. ET
Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel announced that Brady Quinn will start on Sunday against the Broncos.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos add to lead

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
The Broncos are in command of the underwhelming AFC West after knocking off the Chargers in Week 11.

Cassel's days with Chiefs are numbered

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
All signs pointed to the Chiefs parting ways with QB Matt Cassel at season’s end, but that became all but certain when he was yanked from the Chiefs’ loss Sunday.

Green catches another TD in Bengals' win over Chiefs

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Andy Dalton threw for 230 yards and accounted for three touchdowns and the Bengals beat the woeful Chiefs 28-6 on Sunday.

Key matchup: Bengals WR A.J. Green vs. Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Bengals WR A.J. Green has scored in eight consecutive games, but he has drawn a tough assignment this week.

Roethlisberger hurt, Steelers survive

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 12:06 a.m. ET
The Steelers beat the Chiefs 16-13 in overtime on Monday night as Mike Wallace caught a TD pass and Ben Roethlisberger injured his right shoulder.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos stay in command

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
The Broncos are cruising, the Chargers fell in another mistake-laden loss, and the undermanned Raiders were crushed by the Ravens.

Chiefs place DE Dorsey on I.R.

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Chiefs placed DE Glenn Dorsey on injured reserve and promoted DB Neiko Thorpe from the practice squad, the team announced Monday.

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Diles, Zac (LB)

Posted April 15, 2013 @ 7:46 p.m.
The Chiefs have signed former Titans LB Diles.
Diles, who played at Kansas State, to help shore up the linebacker position.

Jordan, Akeem (LB)

Posted April 15, 2013 @ 7:46 p.m.
The Kansas City Chiefs have signed veteran Akeem Jordan to provide depth and push for playing time alongside middle linebacker Derrick Johnson. The team announced the move in a statement Monday.
Jordan has appeared in 82 games with 34 starts in six seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles, where current Chiefs coach Andy Reid had been in charge until he was fired this offseason. Jordan has made 184 tackles, two interceptions and forced two turnovers in his career.

Diles, Zac (LB)

Posted April 12, 2013 @ 5:49 p.m.
The Chiefs signed Diles on Friday. Diles has spent six seasons in the NFL after he was drafted in the seventh round by the Houston Texans. He has appeared in 67 games with 31 starts for the Texans, Colts, Buccaneers and Titans, making 223 tackles with a sack and an interception.
Diles appeared in all 24 games in two seasons for the Wildcats. He began his college career at Fresno City College, where he started 22 games over two seasons.

Albert, Branden (T)

Posted March 21, 2013 @ 12:26 p.m.
Albert has signed his franchise tender.
The Chiefs announced that Albert signed his deal on Thursday, two weeks after placing the franchise tag on him. Albert will make $9.828 million if he plays under the one-year contract. That is no sure thing, though. The Chiefs have spoken to his representatives about a long-term contract, and it's also possible that Kansas City will trade Albert in the coming weeks.

Schwartz, Geoff (G)

Posted March 15, 2013 @ 2:08 p.m.
The Kansas City Chiefs signed Schwartz on Friday in an attempt to bolster their depth.
Schwartz, who can play both guard and tackle, started 16 games for Carolina in 2010, but missed the following season with a hip injury. He spent last season as a backup in Minnesota. The former seventh-round pick could compete with Donald Stephenson for the job at right tackle, which came open when the Chiefs released Eric Winston. But Schwartz admitted he's more adept at guard, where he could compete with Jon Asamoah and Jeff Allen for playing time.

Smith, Sean (CB)

Posted March 14, 2013 @ 1:07 p.m.
The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to terms with cornerback Sean Smith on a three-year deal to help shore up the secondary.
Smith has spent the past four seasons with the Miami Dolphins, starting every game each of the past two years. He has 177 tackles and five interceptions in his career. The addition of Smith solidifies the cornerback spot opposite Brandon Flowers.

Avery, Donnie (WR)

Posted March 13, 2013 @ 2:47 p.m.
Avery agreed to terms on a three-year deal with Kansas City, a person familiar with the terms told The Associated Press, speaking on condition of anonymity because the transaction had not been announced.
The speedy wide receiver showed promise after the Rams selected him in the second round in 2008, but he missed the entire 2010 season with a knee injury. Avery spent last year with Indianapolis, where he caught a career-best 60 passes for 781 yards and three touchdowns in helping the Colts reach the playoffs.

Robinson, Dunta (CB)

Posted March 13, 2013 @ 12:06 p.m.
The Kansas City Chiefs have reached a deal with Robinson.
Robinson has played in 131 games over nine NFL seasons with the Houston Texans and Atlanta Falcons. His career numbers include 580 tackles, 5.5 sacks, 17 interceptions and 87 pass breakups.

Daniel, Chase (QB)

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 7:59 p.m.
Kansas City agreed Tuesday to a four-year, $16 million deal with former Dolphins tight end Anthony Fasano, a three-year, $12.6 million contract with defensive tackle Mike DeVito, and a three-year deal with Daniel.
Daniel had been a backup with the Saints.

DeVito, Mike (DE)

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 7:59 p.m.
Kansas City agreed Tuesday to a four-year, $16 million deal with former Dolphins tight end Anthony Fasano, a three-year, $12.6 million contract with DeVito, and a three-year deal with former Saints backup quarterback Chase Daniel.
DeVito had been with the Jets.

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