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...

Chiefs a perfect spot for DeSean Jackson

Dec 15, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The sweepstakes for the NFL’s newest hot free-agent wide receiver commenced Friday when the Philadelphia Eagles released DeSean Jackson. Dec 15, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) against the Minnesota Vikings at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports At least six teams, including the...

DeSean Jackson’s release kicks off speculation game

January 26, 2014; Honolulu, HI, USA; Team Sanders receiver DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles (10) is defended by Team Rice cornerback Brandon Flowers of the Kansas City Chiefs (24) during the 2014 Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Philadelphia Eagles’ release of wide receiver DeSean Jackson on Friday arrived in a two-sentence announcement on the team’s official Twitter account. January 26, 2014; Honolulu, HI, USA; Team Sanders receiver DeSean Jackson of the Philadelphia Eagles (10) is defended by Team Rice cornerback Brandon Flowers of the Kansas City Chiefs (24) during the 2014 Pro Bowl at...

Chiefs’ Andy Reid touches on WRs Avant, Jackson

Mar 25, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid speaks to reporters at the NFL Annual Meetings. Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports
Andy Reid may no longer coach the Philadelphia Eagles, but one wouldn’t know from reading over the transcript of his media session at the NFL Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla. Mar 25, 2014; Orlando, FL, USA; Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid speaks to reporters at the NFL Annual Meetings. Mandatory Credit: Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports Of course, Reid entertained a few questions on his working relationship...

Versatile CB Chris Owens ready to contribute

Nov 17, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns defensive back Chris Owens (21) tackles Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones (82) during the game at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – New Chiefs cornerback Chris Owens said during Tuesday’s conference call with the Chiefs media that he visited the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Nov 17, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns defensive back Chris Owens (21) tackles Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones (82) during the game at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY...

Eric Fisher gets the nod at left tackle

Jul 28, 2013; St. Joseph, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid talks to tackle Eric Fisher (72) during training camp at Missouri Western State University. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports
Almost three months of speculation since the 2013 regular season ended surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs’ left and right tackle positions is finally over. Jul 28, 2013; St. Joseph, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid talks to tackle Eric Fisher (72) during training camp at Missouri Western State University. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports Coach Andy Reid said at the NFL owners...