1. Justin Houston Will Repay Kansas City Chiefs' Faith as Perennial All-Pro

    In a few years, Justin Houston will be the richest linebacker in the history of the NFL . The Kansas City Chiefs signed the 26-year-old to a contract worth $101 million over six years , according to ESPN's Adam Schefter ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 month ago 10,731 reads 44 comments

  2. Justin Houston's NFL Success a Lesson to Teams That Run Scared on Draft Day

    It was four years ago, early in 2011, and a general manager was on the phone, ranting. He interrupted himself to pose a question: How could Justin Houston be so damn stupid? Then, the rant continued...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 1 month ago 523,834 reads 202 comments

  3. Justin Houston's New Contract Gives Chiefs Premier Pass-Rusher for Years to Come

    Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston has recorded 33 sacks since 2013, which is a herculean feat over such a short period of time. With Houston, however, the time allotted was even shorter...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 1 month ago 8,480 reads 23 comments

  4. Justin Houston, Chiefs Agree on New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Kansas City Chiefs slapped the franchise tag on linebacker Justin Houston back in March, but the team still had the opportunity to negotiate a long-term contract, and that's exactly what it did...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 164,072 reads 221 comments

  5. Insider Buzz: Justin Houston Wants J.J. Watt-Type Money from Chiefs

    Kansas City Chiefs pass-rusher Justin Houston is looking for a long-term contract extension after being franchise-tagged by the team this offseason...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 12,572 reads 87 comments

  6. Justin Houston Reportedly Signs New Contract with Kansas City Chiefs

    Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro outside linebacker Justin Houston reportedly signed a six-year, $101 million deal with the team with $52.5 million guaranteed, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter on July 15...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 5 months ago 57,904 reads 146 comments

  7. 2015 NFL Free Agency: Rumors and Predictions as Buzz Heats Up

    Is your head spinning from all the NFL free-agency news yet? Nothing is set in stone until Tuesday—the day the new league year begins and teams can officially ink new players ...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 6 months ago 221 reads 0 comments

  8. Pre-Free Agency Salary Cap Update for the Kansas City Chiefs

    When CBSSports .com's Joel Corry noted that the Kansas City Chiefs had around $400,000 of cap space late in December, it was evident the team needed to free up plenty of space...

    Farzin Vousoughian Written by Farzin Vousoughian about 6 months ago 4,892 reads 25 comments

  9. Should NFL Teams Consider Steep Price of Justin Houston Trade?

    The Kansas City Chiefs gave outside linebacker Justin Houston the non-exclusive version of the franchise tag Monday, which means other teams are free to negotiate a contract with him if they are willing to turn over two first-round picks...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 6 months ago 21,742 reads 64 comments

  10. Chiefs Franchise-Tagging Justin Houston Epitomizes the Franchise-Tag Process

    The franchise tag was introduced when free agency was adopted by the NFL in 1993, primarily so that teams would have a better chance to retain key players whom they drafted and groomed...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 6 months ago 4,275 reads 4 comments

  11. Justin Houston Franchise-Tagged by Chiefs: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

    Justin Houston offered a showing of good faith by showing up to training camp in 2014 without a long-term extension. He continued proving his worth by being one of the most dominant pass-rushers in football...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 65,593 reads 106 comments

  12. Franchise Tag a Necessary Evil for Chiefs in Negotiations with Justin Houston

    The National Football League has descended on Indianapolis for the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, and while the event's main purpose is to check out this year's rookie class, there's plenty of wheeling and dealing going on behind the scenes...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 8,442 reads 25 comments

  13. 4 Free Agents Who Won't Be Signing with the Baltimore Ravens

    The Baltimore Ravens are one good offseason away from becoming true Super Bowl contenders. After making it to the divisional round of the playoffs, Baltimore gave the New England ...

    Jason Marcum Written by Jason Marcum about 7 months ago 12,076 reads 11 comments

  14. NFL Free Agency 2015: Top Players Available and Post-Super Bowl Predictions

    With the Super Bowl now over, the New England Patriots are the only team entering the offseason with the ultimate prize. For every other franchise, it's time to start building toward taking them down next season...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 7 months ago 1,431 reads 0 comments

  15. 2015 NFL Free Agents: Highlighting Biggest Names on Free-Agent Market

    The 2015 NFL free-agent class is a phenomenal collection of players. At seemingly every position, there is a Pro Bowler, a former Pro Bowler or a player who could make a significant ...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 7 months ago 1,003 reads 0 comments

  16. 2015 NFL Free Agents: Predicting Likeliest Players to Receive Franchise Tag

    The NFL 's franchise tag is a sinister beast. It takes human beings playing our most violent sport and tethers them to a franchise without one iota of their input regarding a contract ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 months ago 1,488 reads 1 comments

  17. Atlanta Falcons' Top Pass-Rushing Free-Agency Targets

    Atlanta's biggest need for the past two seasons has been a premier pass-rusher who can transform the defense from a horrible one in pass rushing to at least an average one...

    Scott Carasik Written by Scott Carasik about 7 months ago 17,537 reads 65 comments

  18. Chiefs Free Agents: Ranking Re-Sign Priorities for Kansas City

    The Kansas City Chiefs have 20 players whose contracts are up, according to Spotrac, and will become available in free agency in March if they are not re-signed...

    Farzin Vousoughian Written by Farzin Vousoughian about 7 months ago 5,058 reads 12 comments

  19. Justin Houston: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Chiefs Star

    Justin Houston was going to be among the most sought-after free agents in any scenario this offseason after leading the NFL with 22 sacks in 2014...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 162,531 reads 245 comments

  20. 5 Impending Free Agents Who Would Be Perfect Fits for the Bears

    Much of the drama has passed for the Chicago Bears . Now, it will be up to a new general manager and head coach to retool this team and get it back to being a NFC force...

    Ross Read Written by Ross Read about 8 months ago 33,591 reads 113 comments

  21. NFL Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Jim Harbaugh, Justin Houston and More

    In the world of the NFL , the landscape is constantly changing. Head coaches are treated like a revolving door while myriad players wind up in new homes at the end of every offseason...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 8 months ago 992 reads 0 comments

  22. Chargers vs. Chiefs: Full Report Card Grades for Kansas City

    The Kansas City Chiefs limited one of the hottest offenses in the NFL in the San Diego Chargers , holding them to just a touchdown and preventing them from making the playoffs in the 19-7 win...

    Farzin Vousoughian Written by Farzin Vousoughian about 8 months ago 2,290 reads 11 comments

  23. Kansas City Chiefs vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Breaking Down the Chiefs' Game Plan

    It is only Week 16, but Kansas City’s road game against the Pittsburgh Steelers has big playoff implications and essentially feels like a playoff game. The Steelers currently have the No...

    Farzin Vousoughian Written by Farzin Vousoughian about 9 months ago 4,159 reads 22 comments

  24. Justin Houston and Tamba Hali Hold Key to Victory in Last 2 Games for Chiefs

    Going into Week 15, the Kansas City Chiefs needed to win in order to have control of their own destiny and make the playoffs. So far, the Chiefs have passed the first test of their playoff push by capturing a win and keeping control of their fate...

    Farzin Vousoughian Written by Farzin Vousoughian about 9 months ago 2,794 reads 7 comments

  25. Oakland Raiders vs. Kansas City Chiefs: Breaking Down Kansas City's Game Plan

    Kansas City's three-game losing streak started three weeks ago in Oakland when the Raiders earned their first win of the season. In addition to getting revenge, the Chiefs look to snap their losing streak against the team it all started against...

    Farzin Vousoughian Written by Farzin Vousoughian about 9 months ago 2,948 reads 11 comments