Chiefs News And Rumors 6/14

December 23, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali (91) is congratulated by wide receiver Dexter McCluster (22) after Hali sacked Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) (not pictured) in the first half at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

The Chiefs already have a big, strong, possession receiver in Dwayne Bowe (what an influence Owens would be on D-Bowe, by the way). Owens doesn’t have the speed to stretch the field opposite Bowe; the Chiefs are hopeful free agent Donnie Avery wins that job.

So if Owens can’t start, there’s no room on a 46-man, game-day roster, because backup receivers need to play special teams.

The truth is, Owens, for all his foibles, has Hall of Fame numbers. His 1,078 receptions rank sixth in NFL history; his 15,934 yards are second only to Jerry Rice’s 22,895, and his 153 touchdown catches are third only to Rice, 197, and Randy Moss, 156. Moss is available, too, if anyone is interested.

KS Star

Joel: With the Chiefs passing more in 2013, the offensive line is of the upmost importance. We generally know who the starters will be — at least four of the five — but the reserves are still important.

Stephenson appears to be settling in as the swing lineman, able to fill in as a guard or a tackle. The Chiefs have the depth on the interior offensive line to handle an injury — Geoff Schwartz or Jeff Allen, one of the two, will be a reserve — but Stephenson’s role becomes vital if one of the tackles goes down. Stephenson will likely be asked to fill in at some point in 2013, making him a key player on the Chiefs offensive line even though he is not a starter.

Arrowhead Pride

The NFL Committee on Stadium Security in May unanimously recommended the implementation of this measure that will enhance public safety and make it easier for fans to gain access in all stadiums. It was discussed with all clubs at the May league meeting and will be implemented at all NFL stadiums beginning with preseason games.

The Chiefs strongly encourage fans to not bring any type of bags, but outlined today what is permissible. Fans will be able to carry the following style and size bag, package, or container at stadium plaza areas, stadium gates, or when approaching queue lines of fans awaiting entry into the stadium:

KCChiefs.com

Southlake’s Carroll High School has won eight state titles in football. It has produced elite talent, including Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chase Daniels and New York Jets quarterback Greg McElroy. The school now has an incoming freshman who will be associated with UCLA.

Football players talk to each other about recruiting, especially regarding which schools they are interested in and which schools have offered them. Freshman usually do not have a lot to offer in those conversations—except for Stone.

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  • KCPauly

    Elite Talent? Chase Daniel, Greg McElroy? that is elite?…Prove it! ..Go Chiefs!!!!

    • berttheclock

      McElroy sat behind Chase Daniels at Southlake’s Carroll HS. He went on to lead Alabama to a 14-0 season. Daniels led Mizzou to a 12-2 record in ’07, won the Cotton Bowl and a ten win season in ’08. How many high schools in the US can better that for two QBs being on a HS team at the same time.

  • mnelson52

    Stephenson could win the starting job at left guard. They did say he was looking good and Reid said he would play his best 5 O-linemen period.

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