1. 2012 NFL Draft: Cleveland Browns Trade with Minnesota Vikings for Third Pick

    Sitting at the third pick overall, the Minnesota Vikings could have held teams hostage, milking trade partners through a bidding war for the opportunity of drafting Trent Richardson ...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 1,247 reads 3 comments

  2. NFL Draft 2012: Predicting 5 Trades to Completely Shake Up the First Round

    The NFL owners and NFL Players Association should slip their lawyers a little extra something this April for hammering out the Collective Bargaining Agreement this year...

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  3. NFL Draft: The Best Players the Kansas City Chiefs Never Drafted

    When it comes to the NFL draft, the headlines always talk about the player drafted. Is he a good fit? Will he be a superstar, or is he going to be another franchise bust? The story reads the same for previous draft picks...

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  4. Kansas City Chiefs Mock Draft: Weighing First-Round Options

    With the final days before the 2012 NFL draft ticking down, there seems to be little consensus on which direction the Kansas City Chiefs will go with the 11th pick overall. That's what happens when you fill most of your roster holes in free agency...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 1,953 reads 8 comments

  5. 2012 NFL Free Agency: Six Bargain Basement Deals for the Kansas City Chiefs

    The NFL never sleeps, not anymore and not at any point in the year. In March, for instance, it's free agent season. Marquee players find new teams and big money, while teams move as quick as they can to lock up the best talent...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 4,267 reads 7 comments

  6. Kansas City Chiefs 2012 Mock Draft: Chiefs Build Depth in All 7 Rounds

    To think that it wasn't that long ago the NFL Draft was the biggest upcoming sporting event in football fans' minds. But then came Peyton Manning , Bountygate, Tim Tebow and all other manner of things free agency...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 5,306 reads 19 comments

  7. New Orleans Saints Bounty Program: Gregg Williams Deserved Lifetime Ban

    Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams should consider himself very lucky. The NFL announced its rulings Wednesday on Williams' operation of a bounty program which paid players for injuring opponents...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 1,026 reads 4 comments

  8. Kansas City Chiefs Will Make Peyton Manning Regret Signing with Denver Broncos

    ESPN announced Monday morning that Peyton Manning has told his agent to begin contract talks with the Denver Broncos , selecting a rival AFC West team after jilting the Kansas City Chiefs by declining to meet with them ...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 8,828 reads 66 comments

  9. Free Agency: Kansas City Chiefs Continue Shrewd Signings with Kevin Boss

    The Kansas City Chiefs applied more grease to their greasy wheels by signing tight end Kevin Boss to a three-year contract Thursday afternoon. Boss's signing comes closely on the heels of locking in Peyton Hills to a 1-year contract Wednesday afternoon..

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 1,394 reads 11 comments

  10. 2012 NFL Draft: 6 Bold Predictions for the First Round

    With the drama of Peyton Manning searching for a new team and Mario Williams' blockbuster deal with the Buffalo Bills, no scene in the NFL has been hotter than free agency...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 1,801 reads 4 comments

  11. NFL Free Agency: Peyton Hillis Signs with Chiefs to Resurrect Career

    The Kansas City Chiefs extended a life line to Peyton Hillis ' career Wednesday afternoon. After a dismal 2011 season with the Cleveland Browns , Hillis signed a 1-year contract ...

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  12. NFL Free Agency: Dallas Cowboys Outbid Chiefs for Brandon Carr, Kyle Orton

    The NFL 's recent judgment against the Dallas Cowboys hasn't seemed to slow down Jerry Jones' spending habits. This year, he's opened up his checkbook for two former Chiefs players, signing Brandon Carr and Kyle Orton to contracts...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 1,488 reads 5 comments

  13. 2012 NFL Free Agency: Kansas City Chiefs Entertaining All the Right Prospects

    A number of big names came off the market quickly in the first day of NFL free agency this year. Vincent Jackson, Carl Nicks, Cortland Finnegan and others quickly found themselves a new team and a new, lucrative contract...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 1,842 reads 5 comments

  14. Washington Redskins Make Monster Trade to Waste Robert Griffin III's Talent

    In need of a quarterback, the Washington Redskins pulled the trigger on a trade to net themselves one of the top passers in the NFL draft. Again...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 2,858 reads 39 comments

  15. Peyton Manning: Why Did Free-Agent QB Decline Visit with Kansas City Chiefs?

    Kansas City Chiefs fans felt their pipe dream spring a leak Sunday night when reports emerged that Peyton Manning declined to visit the team on his free-agency tour...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 6,191 reads 22 comments

  16. Peyton Manning Declines Visit with Kansas City Chiefs: What Is KC's Plan B?

    Kansas City Chiefs fans entertained fantasies of Peyton Manning taking the helm of their team and leading them to their first Super Bowl in over 40 years...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 9,816 reads 33 comments

  17. 2012 NFL Free Agent Predictions: 5 Teams That Will Buy a Playoff Berth

    The old adage says that you build a championship team through the draft. It's a slow, steady process that brought success to New England , Green Bay and Pittsburgh over the years...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 2,012 reads 0 comments

  18. 2012 NFL Free Agency: Predicting the Kansas City Chiefs Roster

    With the NFL standing on the precipice of this year's free-agency frenzy, Kansas City should be likewise poised to throw caution to the wind and throw itself headlong into signing the league's unemployed...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 4,173 reads 12 comments

  19. Peyton Manning Rumored to Favor Denver Broncos, Can Kansas City Get Tim Tebow?

    In the latest segment of the Peyton Manning free agency tour, reports claim the former face of the Indianapolis Colts is leaning towards signing with the Denver Broncos . Manning is one of the most accomplished players in the history of the sport...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 3,450 reads 33 comments

  20. Kansas City Chiefs Make Offer to Peyton Manning; What About Matt Cassel?

    Recent reports claim the Kansas City Chiefs beat the rest of the NFL to the punch, offering Peyton Manning his first contract since the Indianapolis Colts released him on Wednesday...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 2,306 reads 10 comments

  21. NFL Free Agency 2012: Projecting the Top 25 Paydays of 2012 Class

    If the NFL Draft is like a lottery, then free agency is an auction house. Some teams get into a bidding war and grossly overpay for someone (re: Albert Haynesworth), while others find some overlooked treasure and pay next to nothing...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 996 reads 4 comments

  22. Gauging the Flight Risk for Kansas City Chiefs' 2012 Free Agents

    With the window for using the franchise tag closing, the Kansas City Chiefs face more than a couple questions as the floodgates of free agency prepare to open...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 2,010 reads 8 comments

  23. New Orleans Saints' Super Bowl Victory Forever Tarnished by Bountygate

    The 2009 NFL season brought fans one of the best feel-good stories in the history of football. A city devastated by Hurricane Katrina and home to one of the longest-suffering fan ...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about over 2 years ago 1,544 reads 50 comments

  24. Kansas City Chiefs and 5 2012 Free Agency Predictions

    For 2012, the Kansas City Chiefs front office should be the focus of a reality show. Okay, maybe that's a bit excessive (or not—even Joan Rivers has her own 'reality' show, ...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about almost 3 years ago 4,373 reads 5 comments

  25. Kansas City Chiefs Sign Stanford Routt: Why It's Now Time to Trade Brandon Carr

    It looks like the Kansas City Chiefs solved their key free agent problem this year. With Dwayne Bowe and Brandon Carr headlining Kansas City's potential losses, the question ...

    Derek Estes Written by Derek Estes about almost 3 years ago 1,416 reads 25 comments