Good morning, Addicts! The Kansas City Chiefs continue to move closer to training camp, which will be starting up in the end of July/beginning of August (no exact date yet).
The Chiefs should feel very good about where they are in comparison to other National Football League teams. Kansas City has one of the best rosters in football with many of its stars in the orime of their careers. With players like Marcus Peters, Travis Kelce, Jeremy Maclin, Justin Houston, Dontari Poe and Eric Berry, the Chiefs project to be a dangerous team in 2016.
Here is the news you need to know…
Being drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs was emotional for KeiVarae Russell – Adam Teicher of ESPN
"Just to get to this point, with his degree in sight and his name on an NFL roster, represents a huge win for Russell. Both things were put in peril in the summer of 2014 when Russell, two seasons into his collegiate career, was one of five players suspended from school for academic dishonesty. Russell said in his case it was for plagiarism."
Andy Reid won’t tinker with Kevin Hogan’s throwing motion – Adam Teicher of ESPN
"The Chiefs drafted Hogan from Stanford in the fifth round despite his unusual throwing motion. Hogan said he’s had the same delivery since he started playing quarterback as a kid and utilized it for his four seasons as a starter in college."
Chiefs rookie DB Shak Randolph stands out for many reasons – BJ Kissel of Chiefs.com
"Besides all the necessary physical tools, Randolph also graduated from SMU with a degree in psychology in only three years. It’s the same alma mater as Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt, who spoke with Randolph at the rookie dinner last Friday night."