Coffee with the Chiefs – Offensive line growing as unit


Good morning, Addicts! It’s a beautiful Monday and the start of June. For me, I always see the first day of June as the true beginning of summer, but maybe that’s because I’m a different kind of cat. Regardless, it means we are another month closer to the Kansas City Chiefs getting on the field for Week 1. Personally, I’m counting the days. Let’s get caught up on their latest news.

Offensive line building early chemistryPete Sweeney of

"With the departures of starters Rodney Hudson and Ryan Harris to in-division rivals and Mike McGlynn to the Saints, the only thing anyone can be sure of right now is that when the Chiefs enter the 2015 season, the line will be vastly different than we last saw it."

Chiefs rookie receiver knows Eric Berry’s struggleVahe Gregorian of Kansas City Star

"There are plenty of examples of this in the sports world alone, from NHL Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux to Cubs pitcher Jon Lester (anaplastic large-cell lymphoma and chemotherapy in 2006) and, most recently, Houston Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry."

Kansas City should employ tons of three-tight end setsAndrew Carroll of Arrowhead Pride

"From Weeks 3 to 9, when the Chiefs were running it “full time”, the team was 5-1. Prior to, and after that, the Chiefs were 4-6. Let’s officially call this “The Demetrius Harris Effect”. With Demetrius Harris on the field, this is a Super Bowl winning team. Without him, the Chiefs are average."

Chiefs building winner in different waysMike Norris of KC Kingdom

"While the defense should be just fine, a new offense, with the addition of speedster Jeremy Maclin, slot back and punt returner De’Anthony Thomas in his second year and rookie Chris Conley added to the receiving corps, the Chiefs could be winning with a new formula: speed."