Coffee with the Chiefs: SI disrespecting Kansas City?


Good morning, Addicts! It’s Friday, which means it is already a fantastic day. For this guy, I’ll be heading up to be in my former college roommate’s wedding. It should be hilarious, terrifying and generally a great time. Tell us in the comments how you plan on spending the rest of today and the weekend. In the meantime, enjoy the latest Kansas City Chiefs news.

Where do Chiefs land on SI’s power rankings?BJ Kissel of

The Chiefs finished the 2014 season with a 9-7 record. After picking up 11 wins in 2013, which was Andy Reid’s first in Kansas City, the 20 total wins over his first two seasons is the most for any coach in his first two years in Chiefs franchise history.

Travis Kelce working on fumbling issuesJoel Thorman of Arrowhead Pride

"Kelce had that controversial fumble in the Cardinals game. Whether you think it was a fumble or not (nope) that fumble doesn’t happen if he secures the ball all the way through the play. His game in year two of his career was significantly better than I thought it would be."

Kansas City ranks 172nd on ESPN salary

"The Chiefs’ average annual player salary is $1.9 million. The franchise’s total player payroll of $99.7 million ranks 68th."

Chiefs position analysis: tight endAdam Teicher of

"The Chiefs were so encouraged by Kelce’s debut season last year they felt comfortable in releasing last year’s starter, Anthony Fasano. Kelce’s numbers should only increase now that he’s playing a full-time role. The Chiefs two years ago took a chance on Harris, a basketball player who played no football in college."

Former Bearkat back hopes to make impression with K.C. Paul Ridings Jr. of The Huntsville Item

"Playing on three teams that won Southland Conference championships, Hill also stands fourth in all-time Sam Houston total offense (3,934 yards), career scoring (246 points) and career all-purpose yards (3,934)."