Coffee with the Chiefs – 5/8 edition


It’s Friday! The work week is coming to a close and the weekend is in sight. The barbeque is just begging to be fired up and the beverages are icy cold. What better way to get ready for promises to be some beautiful weather in May? The only thing I can think of that tops all that is some Kansas City Chiefs news….BOOM. Here it is.

Jeff Allen embraces competition BJ Kissel of

"Allen, who has also shown plenty of versatility throughout his career in Kansas City, embraces the moves the Chiefs made this offseason."

Mike Catapano ready to start 2015 seasonPete Sweeney of

"The question is one that has been asked to Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Mike Catapano dozens of times since last season, one he said Thursday he missed because of a compound between virus and concussion symptoms during training camp."

Chiefs part ways with assistant director of college scoutingTerez A. Paylor of Kansas City Star

"Green, who just concluded his sixth season with the team, has served as the lead scout on a number of Chiefs draft picks this year, including Georgia receiver Chris Conley (third round), Georgia linebacker Ramik Wilson (fourth round) and Southern Mississippi defensive tackle Rakeem Nunez-Roches (sixth round)."

Kansas City gets linebacker in 2016 NFL mock draft Matt Conner of Arrowhead Pride

"A few things here are important to note. First of all, McShay and his partner/frenemy Mel Kiper Jr. both rated among the top three most accurate analysts in recent mock drafts, at least according to this metric. If that gives one 2016 mock draft more credibility than another, then there you go."

Chiefs now loaded at cornerbackDan Schmelzer of NFL Spin Zone

"With the additions of Peters and Nelson, the Chiefs have turned the cornerback position from a potential weakness to a massive strength. Smith and Peters have the potential to be one of the best duos at the position in the NFL, while Gaines, Fleming and Nelson give them great depth as well."