Coffee with the Chiefs – 4/18 edition


It’s the weekend, giving us reason to enjoy that cup of coffee alongside the latest Kansas City Chiefs news just a little bit more before hitting the golf course or spending time with friends and family. In my case, golf is about to factor heavily into this weekend. Living in the Northeast, the snow finally melted last week, so the courses are open. Epic.

Chiefs grant dying wish of fan Ron Dicker of the Huffington Post

"Superfan Betty Johnson got her dying wish Thursday: a chance to see her beloved Kansas City Chiefs one last time."

Jamaal Charles plans on playing well into his 30’sAdam Teicher of

"The guy knows his body and what it takes to thrive in the NFL, so let’s take him at his word. Even if Charles plays that long, he’s still closer to the end of his career than the start. He has played seven years for the Chiefs, counting the 2011 season that was abbreviated to two games because of a torn ACL."

What to expect with the 234th-overall pickAdam Teicher of

"We’ll conclude our series looking at what the Kansas City Chiefs can expect from each of their 10 draft picks with the seventh-round choice, this one being No. 234 overall. Here are the five players selected with the 234th pick in each of the past five drafts."

Five best offseason moves by the Kansas City ChiefsRussell S. Baxter of

"It’s an offense that did not see a wide receiver catch a touchdown pass in 2014 and an attack that only scored 18 times through their air. Quarterback Alex Smith has his critics but surrounding him with more options wouldn’t hurt. We shall see what the Chiefs do in the upcoming draft."

Chiefs scouting report: Tyler LockettLeigh Oleszczak of KC Kingdom

"Aside from the fact that Lockett is a proven wide receiver, he is also a local guy. Lockett played for four years for the Kansas State Wildcats and his father, Kevin Lockett, was a second round pick for Kansas City in 1997."