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Kansas City Chiefs (2-14-0)


Fans want Pioli, Crennel removed for K.C.'s lost season

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
The Chiefs' 1-7 mess this season could cost GM Scott Pioli and head coach Romeo Crennel their jobs.

Key matchup: Chiefs pass defense vs. Steelers passing game

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
How the Chiefs cope with the Steelers' potent passing game will be a story line to watch on Monday night.

Chiefs waive CB Routt; name Gibbs defensive coordinator

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
The Chiefs waived CB Stanford Routt on Monday and signed veteran DT Shaun Smith.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos keep winning, Chiefs plummeting

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Week Nine in the AFC West was a microcosm of what we’ve seen from the division most of the season, with the Broncos staying ahead of the pack.

Chiefs' secondary problems run deep

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have felt the effects of losing CB Brandon Carr in free agency, and they showed in Week Nine, especially with CB Travis Daniels.

Norv's Bolts beat staggering Chiefs

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 11:36 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers completed 18-of-20 passes for 220 yards and two TDs to lead the Chargers past the reeling Chiefs, 31-13.

Chiefs QB Cassel to start Thursday night

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel will return to the starting lineup in Thursday night’s game against the Chargers.

Chargers need corporate help to lift blackout

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 12:39 a.m. ET
Several corporate sponsors stepped up to help save the Chargers the embarrassment of having Thursday night's game vs. the Chiefs blacked out.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos dominate, Raiders rising

Posted Oct. 29, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
The rest of the division should be worried after watching the Broncos dominate on Sunday night, routing the Saints 34-14.

Turnovers plague Chiefs again in loss to Raiders

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Carson Palmer threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns, and the Raiders stuffed the struggling Chiefs 26-16 on Sunday.

NFL Links: Luck more impressive than RG3?

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Andrew Luck is still better than RG3, Wade Phillips has the Texans' pass rush humming and Chiefs fans are feeling neglected.

Quinn named Chiefs' starting QB

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
Brady Quinn will be the Chiefs’ starting quarterback in Week Eight, head coach Romeo Crennel said Monday.

AFC West Spin cycle: Raiders regress and still win

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
With the rest of the division's teams on bye, the Raiders represented the AFC West with an ugly win over the shorthanded Jaguars.

AFC West Spin cycle: Manning's miracle on Monday night

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
Analyzing the fallout of Monday night's stunning Broncos comeback and the rest of the AFC West action in Week Six.

Chiefs have no need to go back to Quinn at QB

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
After the bye, the Chiefs will have to consider going back to Matt Cassel as their starting quarterback.

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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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