Pain from playoff loss fuels motivation

Jan 4, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) dives in for a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth quarter during the 2013 AFC wild card playoff football game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – To a man, it was clear in the Chiefs players’ voices the anguish lingered from a disastrous playoff meltdown against the Indianapolis Colts. Jan 4, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) dives in for a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth quarter during the 2013 AFC wild card playoff football game at Lucas Oil Stadium. Credit:...

Understanding microfracture helps with timeline

Aug 9, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) against the New Orleans Saints during a preseason game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Kelce underwent arthroscopic surgery on Oct. 8. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs officially started the offseason workout program on Monday, but whether the team is 100 percent strength at the tight end position remains to be seen. Aug 9, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) against the New Orleans Saints during a preseason game at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Chiefs...

Chiefs kick off offseason workout program

Jan 4, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid on the sidelines during the first quarter of the 2013 AFC wild card playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Members of the Chiefs reported Monday for the first day of the offseason workout program, a non-mandatory portion of the offseason. Jan 4, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid on the sidelines during the first quarter of the 2013 AFC wild card playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA...

Johnson, Abdullah in line for starting jobs

Oct 20, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah (39) celebrates at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Guard and free safety were positions for the Chiefs with question marks entering Monday, but there could be a solution ahead of next month’s NFL Draft. Oct 20, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah (39) celebrates at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Chiefs coach Andy Reid said during Monday’s media session that...

Chiefs bring back WR Kyle Williams

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It was a social media déjà vu surrounding Monday afternoon’s news that free-agent wide receiver wide receiver Kyle Williams had signed with the Chiefs. Williams originally tweeted on Nov. 13, 2013 he was heading to the Chiefs after being claimed off waivers. And following a period of time as an unrestricted free agent since the start of the league’s calendar year, Williams...

Healthy tight ends the key to Chiefs offense

Dec 1, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tight end Anthony Fasano (80) celebrates with running back Jamaal Charles (25) and quarterback Alex Smith (11) after catching a touchdown pass against the Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The well-documented passing woes of 2013 cast the spotlight on a Chiefs wide receiver corps that failed to produce a 700-yard receiver. Dec 1, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tight end Anthony Fasano (80) celebrates with running back Jamaal Charles (25) and quarterback Alex Smith (11) after catching a touchdown pass against the Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium....

Middle, late rounds of draft offer WR choices

Jan 1, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks wide receiver Bruce Ellington (23) makes a catch in front of Wisconsin Badgers safety Dezmen Southward (12) in the Capital One Bowl at Florida Citrus Bowl. Credit: David Manning-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Panic buttons shouldn’t be pushed at the wide receiver position despite the Chiefs’ inability to secure a high-profile player in free agency. Jan 1, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks wide receiver Bruce Ellington (23) makes a catch in front of Wisconsin Badgers safety Dezmen Southward (12) in the Capital One Bowl at Florida Citrus Bowl. Credit: David Manning-USA...

Second year in system should help Chiefs WRs

Nov 24, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Donnie Avery (17) is congratulated by coach Andy Reid after catching a touchdown pass against San Diego Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs wide receiver position has been under a microscope in recent weeks given the team’s pursuit of Emmanuel Sanders and interest in DeSean Jackson. Nov 24, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Donnie Avery (17) is congratulated by coach Andy Reid after catching a touchdown pass against San Diego Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit:...

Exploring the next step at wide receiver

Sep 29, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) is congratulated by wide receiver Donnie Avery (17) after Bowe scores a touchdown against the New York Giants at Arrowhead Stadium. Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs started free agency with an apparent eye to signing a wide receiver, evidenced by the courtship of Emmanuel Sanders, who eventually signed with the Denver Broncos. Sep 29, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) is congratulated by wide receiver Donnie Avery (17) after Bowe scores a touchdown against the New York Giants at Arrowhead...

Chiefs out of chase for DeSean Jackson

Oct 13, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) runs with the ball against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After missing on then-free agent Emmanuel Sanders two Saturdays ago, the Chiefs are out of the hunt for another free-agent wide receiver. Oct 13, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) runs with the ball against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Chiefs are not pursuing DeSean...