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Franchise-tagged Chris Jones tweets perhaps he ‘won’t play’ for Chiefs in 2020

[ad_1] Chris Jones is hinting at the possibility of holding out as the wait for a deal continues between the Kansas City Chiefs and their franchise-tagged defensive lineman.Jones, replying to an NFL Network video regarding his contract situation, tweeted Tuesday night that not playing in 2020 was an option, bringing up running back Le'Veon Bell's 2018 holdout with the Pittsburgh Steelers.Or I won't play. @LeVeonBell told me about thisβ€” Chris
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Are long field goals next frontier for the Chiefs’ Harrison Butker? – Kansas City Chiefs Blog

[ad_1] It took many tries and a strong wind at his back, but Harrison Butker made a 77-yard field goal this spring while working out at a Kansas City-area park.Windy day in Kansas City, but never going to pass up the opportunity! #77yards πŸ™ŒπŸΌ πŸ‘ŠπŸΌ pic.twitter.com/wyy4nJwNu1β€” Harrison Butker (@buttkicker7) April 1, 2020 It was the longest successful kick of Butker's career, practice or otherwise, surpassing the 72-yarder he made in
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KC Chiefs RB coach Deland McCullough’s jaw-dropping story behind the search for his family

[ad_1] 7:10 AM ETSarah SpainespnW.com CloseSarah Spain (follow her on Twitter @SarahSpain) is the co-host of Spain & Fitz on ESPN Radio, host of the That's What She Said podcast, a SportsCenter reporter and an espnW columnist since 2010. She was a heptathlete at Cornell and is a lifelong Chicago sports fan.Editor's note: This story about Kansas City Chiefs running backs coach Deland McCullough and his search for his biological
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We ranked NFL teams’ continuity from 1-32

[ad_1] 6:00 AM ETNFL NationESPN The coronavirus pandemic forced NFL teams to shut down this spring and summer, creating an offseason devoid of in-person organized team activities and minicamps.This could be especially problematic for teams that made a lot of moves this offseason, or advantageous for clubs that maintained continuity from 2019 to 2020.The Buffalo Bills top the league with 95.4% of their offense returning, while the defending NFC champion
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Determined to drive change amid unrest, Patrick Mahomes says players ‘need to be role models’

[ad_1] Patrick Mahomes said his decision to become involved in the Black Lives Matter movement started to solidify with the video of George Floyd dying while a Minneapolis police officer kneeled on him."I can't watch the entire George Floyd video through and through," the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback said. "I've watched it in parts but it hurts me too much to my soul to see him and feel like I
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Tom Brady catching Patrick Mahomes? Our lineup of NFL stars drafted by MLB

[ad_1] The past two quarterbacks to win a Super Bowl could have been pro baseball players.Before Tom Brady won six rings, he was chosen in the 18th round of the 1995 draft by the Montreal Expos. "He was a left-handed-hitting catcher with power. He had a good future," the Expos' then-director of college scouting, Ed Creech, told the Montreal Gazette in 2002.No one knows where that path would have led,
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Players send passionate video message to NFL about racial inequality

[ad_1] NEW YORK -- Patrick Mahomes, Saquon Barkley and Michael Thomas are among more than a dozen NFL stars who united to send a passionate video message to the league about racial inequality.The 70-second video was released on social media platforms Thursday night and includes Odell Beckham Jr., Deshaun Watson, Ezekiel Elliott, Jamal Adams, Jarvis Landry, Stephon Gilmore and DeAndre Hopkins, among others.πŸ—£πŸ—£ pic.twitter.com/PBbyMC3BOcβ€” Jarvis Juice Landry (@God_Son80) June 5,
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Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes hopes world can become like locker rooms, ‘where everyone is accepted’

[ad_1] Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes posted a statement to his Twitter account Monday saying "the senseless murders that we have witnessed are wrong and cannot continue in our country.''"All I can think about is how I grew up in a locker room where people from every race, every background, and every community came together and became brothers to accomplish a single goal,'' wrote Mahomes, whose father, Pat, was
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2020 NFL season projections – Chances to make Super Bowl, win division, land top draft spot, more

[ad_1] The Kansas City Chiefs are still on top.Several long months after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl, Kansas City enters the 2020 NFL season as both the best team in the league and the Super Bowl favorite, according to ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI).FPI is our prediction model for the NFL. Preseason ratings are based on each team's Las Vegas win total; last season's performance on