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 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...

GM Dorsey’s second year with draft has importance

Jan 14, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey (left) and chairman Clark Hunt pose for photos during the press conference announcing Dorsey's hiring at the University of Kansas Hospital Training Complex. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Chiefs general manager John Dorsey firmly believes the greatest stride for a player’s development occurs from the first season to the second. Jan 14, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey (left) and chairman Clark Hunt pose for photos during the press conference announcing Dorsey’s hiring at the University of Kansas Hospital Training...

Dorsey addresses free agency, road ahead

Nov 24, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey watches warmups at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chargers won 41-38. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Chiefs general manager John Dorsey held a Tuesday conference call with Chiefs media members, marking the first time he’s publicly spoken since the start of the free agency period. Nov 24, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey watches warmups at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chargers won 41-38. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Here...

Weston Dressler preparing for upcoming challenges

WR Weston Dressler, courtesy of CFL Pro Players Association (CFL PHOTO - Derek Mortensen)
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Six seasons in the Canadian Football League resulted in 442 receptions for 6,531 yards, including four straight 1,000-yard seasons, and 43 touchdowns. WR Weston Dressler, courtesy of CFL Pro Players Association (CFL PHOTO – Derek Mortensen) A two-time CFL All-Star and CFL Most Outstanding Rookie in 2008, wide receiver Weston Dressler excelled in Canada after going undrafted...

Chiefs sign DL Vance Walker, OLB Frank Zombo

Sep 23, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Vance Walker (98) during the game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 37-21. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Chiefs on Friday reinforced depth on the defensive line by bringing in a new body, while a familiar face returned to the linebacker corps. Sep 23, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Oakland Raiders defensive tackle Vance Walker (98) during the game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports With defensive end Tyson...

No cause for panic over free agency

(Photo courtesy Chris Sembower on Twitter)
Wow. Free agency has been, well, something. Describing the first two days of free agency could lead to a variety of adjectives, but I honestly can’t decide which one to use when I look at the Kansas City Chiefs. (Photo courtesy Chris Sembower on Twitter) After all, Geoff Schwartz, arguably our best lineman in 2013, has signed with the New York Giants. Branden Albert, our former first-round pick,...

Chiefs sign LB Joe Mays, OL Jeff Linkenbach

Dec 1, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans inside linebacker Joe Mays (53) reacts after a defensive play during the second quarter against the New England Patriots at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – After mostly sitting out the action of Day One’s free-agent market – choosing to sign one of their own after losing five players – the Chiefs joined the fray Wednesday. Dec 1, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans inside linebacker Joe Mays (53) reacts after a defensive play during the second quarter against the New England Patriots at Reliant Stadium. Mandatory Credit:...

Previewing the road to free agency

Dec 1, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; General view of Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The coming days will produce news at a rapid pace surrounding players not franchised or transitioned, and whose 2013 contracts expire at 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, March 11. Dec 1, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; General view of Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Saturday at 12 p.m. ET kicks off the cycle, as teams are permitted to contact and enter into contract...

Chiefs stand pat, don’t use franchise tag

Jan 4, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tackle Branden Albert (76) during 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. – The Chiefs maintained the status quo as the league-wide deadline for designating a franchise or transition player passed Monday afternoon in advance of the NFL’s calendar year on March 11. Jan 4, 2014; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tackle Branden Albert (76) during the 2013 AFC wild card playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory...