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Was the decision to release Bernard Pollard personal or just personnel?

When the Chiefs made their final roster cut down to 53 players the biggest name cut was fourth year safety Bernard Pollard, the case could be made that he was released because he always goes for the big hit and never wraps up his tackles. Maybe you could say he was released because he was […]

Page and Pollard Being Counted on Big Time in 09

The KC Star says the team is counting on their two safeties to play well in 09: The Chiefs are counting on free safety Jarrad Page and strong safety Bernard Pollard to deliver many similar plays when the regular season begins. The Chiefs drafted both players in 2006, Pollard in the second round and Page […]

Training camp position overview: Safety

Last year safety was the Achilles heel of the defensive backfield, this year general manager Scott Pioli has brought in veteran safety Mike Brown to push both young safeties Bernard Pollard and Jarrod Page. If either player slips up this year they will be quickly replaced by Brown. The interesting battle will be for the […]

Pollard Could Lose His Starting Job to Pickup Mike Brown

The KC Star reports that safety Bernard Pollard could lose his starting job to recent pickup Mike Brown: The safeties, of course, were a different debate at times. Jarrad Page and Bernard Pollard have had their difficulties, but both young defenders are solid if not spectacular players. Pollard’s tackling has been atrocious at times, and […]

Breaking Down the Defense by Position

Once the weak link of this squad , the defense has been built up by Herm Edwards through the draft and now will be asked to be the side of the ball that keeps the Chiefs in games this year. There were very little surprises except for the release of second year corner Tyron Brackenridge. […]

Chiefs Cut Ties With Safety

Ask and you will receive, only sometimes the task may take longer than expected.  Just ask Chiefs veteran safety Greg Wesley, who has long been awaiting his release from the team.  A nine-year vet, Wesley had been pushed to second-string ever since the emergence of third-year players Jerrod Page and Bernard Pollard.  Wesley played his […]

Gunther Time?

In 1995 Gunther Cunningham was hired as defensive coordinator for the Chiefs. In his four seasons as DC the Chiefs gave up 16.4 points per game. They were +30 in turnover margin. Was that more great players like D.T. and Neil Smith, Dale Carter and James Hasty or more Gunther? I would like to believe […]

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