Don't expect Jamaal Charles to be given much work during the Kansas City Chiefs' offseason practice sessions.
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The San Diego Chargers played Kansas City's "Tomahawk Chop" over the loudspeakers during their first OTA session on Monday to prep for their opener.
Plenty of pressure on Jamaal Charles
As if it weren't tough enough to return from a second torn ACL, Charles will turn 30 this year and watched a pair of his backups thrive in his absence last season. Most to prove
When offseason practice begins Tuesday, the Chiefs will be looking for a cornerback to start opposite Marcus Peters.
From coaching changes to free agency to the draft, Bill Barnwell grades how every NFL team fared this offseason now that the signings and trades are all but finished.
The Chiefs will keep three QBs, meaning Tyler Bray is in trouble; there also will be some interesting choices at wide receiver and linebacker.
Where are Chiefs on Karabell's list?
It's never too early to start planning for your fantasy draft. Here's where the top Chiefs rank in their respective position groups, according to our Eric Karabell.
- QB: Alex Smith (28)
- RB: Jamaal Charles (10)
- WR: Jeremy Maclin (19)
- TE: Travis Kelce (5)
- K: Cairo Santos (16)
- Defense/Special teams (10)
Examining the Chiefs' roster to see where the Kansas City defense stands as the calendar moves toward training camp.
Chiefs charge up offensive line
By adding OT Mitchell Schwartz, the Chiefs are sending a clear message to the rest of the pass-rusher-heavy AFC West. That message is: You won't get our quarterback that easily. Best NFL offseason acquisitions
From free agents to coaches and draft picks to general managers, NFL Nation reporters pick the top offseason pickup for every team. No. 1 overall pick Jared Goff and Hue Jackson make the list.
The Chiefs are hoping for a boost from a healthy Jamaal Charles and more production from TE Travis Kelce. The big question mark? Backup quarterback.
Russell can compete for starter spot
The Chiefs return just one cornerback that played more than 16 percent of the snaps in 2015: Marcus Peters, their terrific 2015 first-round pick. Behind him comes new addition KeiVarae Russell, who has very good speed and the requisite size to play the style of cornerback Kansas City wants. 10 NFL position battles (Insider)
The Chiefs' Tamba Hali not only defended the selection of Alex Smith as a top-100 player, he said he should have been ranked higher.
With the Broncos down several starters from the Super Bowl, the AFC West is wide-open for the Chiefs, Raiders or Chargers to step up. Bill Barnwell grades each team's offseason moves.
Football Outsiders predicts that the Chiefs will take advantage of regressions from both Denver and Oakland and win the AFC West with a 12-4 record.
In SMU's Shak Randolph, the Chiefs have a defensive back who stands out for his size.
Football Outsiders' AFC West projection
With the NFL draft in the rearview mirror, Football Outsiders is ready to move on to projecting the 2016 season. Here is their way-too-early look at the AFC East:
- 1. Kansas City Chiefs: 12-4
- 2. San Diego Chargers: 8-8
- 3. Denver Broncos 7-9
- 4. Oakland Raiders: 6-10
KeiVarae Russell's one-year suspension from Notre Dame forced the Chiefs' third-round draft pick realize that "you can't just take the easy way out."
On Kansas City barbecue, Chiefs second-round pick Chris Jones says, "You can't just go on one of them. You have to go around."
Chiefs slip to 10th in rankings
The draft has come and gone, and Kansas City drops one notch in ESPN's assessment of NFL teams. It hasn't been a good couple of weeks in K.C., what with the world champion Royals falling below .500. Post-draft Power Rankings
Kevin Hogan's throwing motion may be unusual, but it's worked for him since youth football and Andy Reid says the Chiefs aren't looking to change it.
Donnell Alexander, a son of Derrick Thomas and an undrafted free agent, enjoyed the memories evoked by his tryout at Chiefs rookie camp.
Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer
Thr Chiefs signed three players who participated in their recent rookie camp on a trial basis (offensive linemen Zach Sterup and Garrick Mayweather and defensive back Shannon Edwards) as well as another offensive lineman, Drew Nowak. They released four players, including offensive linemen Jake Bernstein and Ben Clarke. Both recently signed as undrafted rookies.
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