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What Role and How Much Will Johnson Play w/ Team Struggling?

From: Pro Football Weekly Chiefs RB Larry Johnson is no stranger to throwing fits, and the enigmatic back threw another one following the team’s Week Two loss to Oakland. Johnson, who had a meager 12 carries for 22 yards against the Raiders, expressed frustration with his lack of touches and said that he did not […]

Huard on the Trading Block with Team Going Younger?

Could the Chiefs look to trade veteran QB Damon Huard?  It’s been a hot topic for some time now, and it was talked about again in today’s Kansas City Star.  The story goes that Huard is third on the depth chart, not only behind starter Brodie Croyle, but also behind Tyler Thigpen.  The Star says […]

Huard’s Roster Spot Safe and Sound?

From: Pro Football Weekly Despite rumors that the Chiefs might release QB Damon Huard prior to the season, our sources say he’s a virtual lock to make the final roster. The team’s other two quarterbacks, Brodie Croyle and Tyler Thigpen, come with very little experience, so K.C. will be forced to retain Huard as a […]

Source Says Surtain Starting to Show His Age

From: Pro Football Weekly Chiefs CB Patrick Surtain certainly is not young at age 32, but our sources tell us that he has looked even older during minicamp. He apparently is moving very slowly and looks like a player on his last legs. The veteran might have only one productive year left.

PFW: Chiefs Going w/ More Two TE Looks in 2008

From: Pro Football Weekly A source close to the Chiefs tells us the team will frequent the twin-TE look for a couple of reasons. (1) They love the potential of rookie Brad Cottam lining up opposite Tony Gonzalez. (2) Their lack of a suitable fullback makes it a priority to get better run blocking out […]

Anyone Want to Play Fullback for the Chiefs This Season?

From: Pro Football Weekly The Chiefs are in need of a fullback to properly execute their power-based offense, and the way we hear it, nobody currently on the roster is starting material.

Gailey Preaching Simple Offense in 2008

From: Pro Football Weekly Simplicity. That’s what new Chiefs offensive coordinator Chan Gailey is preaching, one team insider tells us. Charged with molding one of the league’s younger units, Gailey has not only pared down the playbook but also has overhauled the terminology. The hope is that the younger players will be able to grasp […]

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