7/11 Headlines: Exclusive De'Anthony Thomas Q&A

Posted Jul 11, 2014

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De'Anthony Thomas Q&A

Excerpt from Duck Territory

“Duck Territory caught up with former Oregon running back De'Anthony Thomas at Nike's The Opening and got his thoughts on his time at Oregon and future with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Q: You're one of the few players who played under Mark Helfrichand and Chip Kelly as a head coach. What was that transition like really there?...” READ MORE…

Chiefs Cheerleader Selfies

Chiefs Biggest Key to Success

Excerpt from

“One of the biggest reasons the Kansas City Chiefs have been unable to sustain success (no back-to-back winning seasons since 2005 and 2006) and have been among the NFL’s worst teams when they haven’t been in the playoffs (four victories or fewer in four of the past seven seasons) is their often ragged play at quarterback.

That changed last season after they traded for quarterback Alex Smith. After coming over from the San Francisco 49ers, Smith stabilized the most important position in a way no player had for the Chiefs in almost a decade. It’s no coincidence that the Chiefs returned to a double-digit win total and the playoffs with Smith running their offense…” READ MORE…

Kansas City Chiefs training camp guide

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

“Chiefs training camp is held at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Mo., which is about a one-hour drive north of downtown Kansas City. Take Interstate 29 North to Exit 46A for U.S. 36 East. Take the first exit, Riverside Road, and turn left. At the second stoplight, Mitchell Avenue, turn left. Go about one mile and the university is on the right. Turn right onto SW University Drive, then take Downs Drive to the parking area.

For GPS users, Missouri Western recommends plugging in this address: 4525 Downs Drive, St. Joseph, MO 64507” READ MORE…

Chiefs pass on making a selection in this year’s supplemental draft

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

“Along with the rest of the league, the Chiefs passed on selecting a player in this year’s NFL supplemental draft on Thursday.

The supplemental draft, which lasts seven rounds and is held entirely by email, accommodates draft- eligible players — those who have been out of high school for at least three years — who did not enter the regular draft in May…” READ MORE…

Andre Johnson’s Potential Landing Spots

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“NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Thursday that four teams have shown interest in trading for disgruntled Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson.

Juicy stuff, but we still view a swap as unlikely because of the weighty financials: A Johnson trade would leave Houston with $11.96 million in dead cap money…” READ MORE…

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Around the League Tweets

ProFootballTalk - @ProFootballTalk: Hue Jackson and Andy Dalton are "joined at the hip" (unless of course Dalton's play gets Jackson a head-coaching job) ‪

NFL Network - @nflnetwork: "It's getting old." Richard Sherman says he's done discussing rivalry with Michael Crabtree: ‪

NFL - @nfl: The Top 20 Fantasy Performances of 2013: #7. 348 passing yards. 5 TDs. 39.52 points: ‪

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