Coffee with the Chiefs – Marcus Peters must shine


Addicts, today is the day we have all been waiting for. Today, the Kansas City Chiefs officially open training camp for 2015. Sure, it is only the quarterbacks, rookies and players recovering from injury, but the camp is open nonetheless. After sitting through the past seven months, this is a glorious feeling.

Onto the Chiefs news of the day from around the web:

Marcus Peters must get ready quicklyAdam Teicher of

"So the Chiefs have some options at cornerback. But without Smith, their best and only truly established player at the position, they need a top-end talent in their lineup. Among their many candidates for playing time at cornerback, only Peters fits that description."

Projecting the 53-man roster  – Adam Teicher of

"The Kansas City Chiefs open training camp on Aug. 1 at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri. Here’s a 53-man roster projection…"

Red Friday turns to Red Thursday for home

"To honor the long-standing tradition of selling special-edition newspapers started by Chiefs Founder Lamar Hunt and the Chiefs Red Coaters more than two decades ago, Chiefs executives, former Chiefs players, Chiefs Cheerleaders, Red Coaters, local business leaders, dignitaries, media personalities and hundreds of volunteers will be selling “This is Chiefs Kingdom” flags at select street corners throughout the greater Kansas City area for the second year in a row."

Washington Post previews Kansas City Chiefs – Associated Press

"Chiefs should be competitive again in tough AFC West, especially if first-year players contribute immediately. Maclin gives them legitimate downfield threat. RB Jamaal Charles is healthy after spending much of last season banged-up. Houston is happy with new deal, which should make defense among best in league."

Justin Houston will repay Kansas CityCian Fahey of Bleacher Report

"Over the first four seasons of his career, Houston has become a dominant player—one of the very best in the NFL. He worked his way into prominence, notching just 5.5 sacks while starting just 10 games as a rookie. He has been a full-time starter since then, accumulating 43 sacks over the past three seasons."