Coffee with the Chiefs – Rookies get jersey numbers


Good morning, Addicts! The offseason is ending in some ways, with the start of rookie minicamp Saturday afternoon. It’s an exciting time to root for the Kansas City Chiefs, what with a loaded roster and a competent coaching staff. So many years, it seemed like Kansas City had a glass ceiling. That dread is definitely not present this time around. Let’s get caught up with the latest news.

Kansas City assigns jersey numbers to rookiesBJ Kissel of

"The Kansas City Chiefs hold their rookie minicamp this weekend and the nine members of their 2015 NFL Draft will be in attendance."

Chiefs did not put in waiver claim on D.J. Swearinger Joel Thorman of Arrowhead Pride

"I did not think that the Chiefs would have all that much interest in Swearinger because they have enough bodies at safety From Husain Abdullah to Ron Parker to Tyvon Branch, the Chiefs seem to like where they’re at with safety."

Grading Kansas City’s offseasonBleacher Report (Video)

"Watch as Stephen Nelson and Bleacher Report NFL analyst Chris Simms discuss the Chiefs’ offseason in the video above."

Should Chiefs sign a veteran receiver?Khaled Abdallah of NFL Spin Zone

"Two intriguing receivers that the Chiefs should look into signing are James Jones of the Oakland Raiders and Reggie Wayne of the Indianapolis Colts. Wayne has the much better resume of the two but Jones is six years younger and is the more dynamic receiver at this point in their careers."

Chiefs backing on Derrick Johnson to bounce backSean Keeler of FOX Sports

"Now the argument has been made — and reasonably — that Dorsey could’ve switched offensive line and linebacker priorities around, addressing the latter first, especially given that we’ve now seen what life looks like without D.J., and seen, firsthand, the pros and cons of 16 weeks of Josh Mauga and James Michael-Johnson at the heart of the defensive front."

Dustin Colquitt discusses new long snapperAdam Teicher of

"It’s an important issue for the Chiefs because they’ve been solid on special teams and particularly with their punting and kicking. Colquitt has long been one of the NFL’s top punters. He’s particularly effective placing his punts inside the 20."