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Offensive coordinator Doug Pederson confident players will step up to fill vacancies on Chiefs' line

By Terez A. Paylor

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

"The Chiefs may have lost three veterans along the offensive line during free agency, but offensive coordinator Doug Pederson remains optimistic the youngsters who remain can — and will — grow up in a hurry.

'You do lose guys, but we also played a lot of guys on the offensive line last year due to injury," Pederson said. "You hate to see guys go in free agency, but we just know it's the nature of the business we're in. But the next guy steps up. That's always been the M.O.'…" READ MORE…

NFL to take a Roman holiday for Super Bowl 50

By Randy Covitz

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

"Lamar Hunt always put the league first, so it's doubtful the late founder of the Chiefs would have a problem with the NFL's decision to break with tradition for one year of using Roman numerals to identity Super Bowl 50.

The 2016 game, to be played in Santa Clara, Calif., will be referred to as Super Bowl 50, not Super Bowl L…" READ MORE…

Chiefs special teams look for more happy returns

By Randy Covitz

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

"The punt‐return candidates took their turns fielding sky‐high kicks on the Chiefs practice field, all under the watchful eye of special teams coordinator Dave Toub.

First one up, rookie Albert Wilson, then Frankie Hammond Jr., followed by Canadian Football League import Weston Dressler and then NFL veteran Joe McKnight…" READ MORE…

Around the League Tweets

ESPN, Adam Schefter - @AdamSchefter: Word around NFL is that when Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson get new deals next year, they will come in between $24-$25 million per year.

ESPN, Andrew Brandt - @Adbrandt: My sense all along was that @49ers would trade big numbers for the structure/protections they wanted. Appears to have happened.

Pro Football Talk - @ProFootballTalk: RG3 realizes that being healthy and having an offseason is beneficial ‪

NFL Around the League - @NFLATL: Jags planning to bring Justin Blackmon back if he's reinstated

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