Coffee with the Chiefs – 4/16 edition


Good morning folks. It’s Thursday, so the weekend is almost here. We are also at the two-week mark from the beginning of the 2015 NFL Draft, something we are all anxiously awaiting. In the meantime, let’s read up on the latest Kansas City Chiefs news from around the internet.

Kansas City expecting more out of Dee Ford in 2015Mark Inabinett of

"So as the Chiefs prepare to start their offseason program on Monday, Ford will be expected to take a lot more first-team reps than he did last year in preparation for the season."

Chiefs scouting report: Byron JonesLeigh Oleszczak of KC Kingdom

"Jones played for Connecticut for four seasons and during that time played in 43 games. Jones had 222 tackles, 21 defended passes, eight interceptions (one returned for a touchdown), and one fumble recovered (which was for a touchdown) during his time at UConn."

Jamaal Charles excited about offensive line movesAdam Teicher of

"He cheered much of what transpired this offseason, though the signing of free-agent wide receiver Jeremy Maclin wasn’t necessarily the addition that buoyed Charles the most."

Philip Rivers deal would alter AFC WestAdam Teicher of

"But if the Chargers trade Rivers, as speculation persists they will, then it isn’t out of the question that Smith in 2015 is the best QB in the division and, more importantly, that his team is also the best of the bunch."

London tickets on sale for season-ticket

"Chiefs Season Ticket Members will receive an email with instructions and details on how to purchase tickets for the club’s first-ever international regular season contest. The on-sale for Season Ticket Members will last until 10 p.m. CT on Monday, May 4."