1. 5 Last Minute Thoughts for the Kansas City Chiefs Going into the 2011 NFL Draft

    The 2011 NFL Draft has arrived! In the absence of free agency, NFL fans are starved for offseason news. In Kansas City, fans have one question to ask: How will the Chiefs build ...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about 3 years ago 560 reads 3 comments

  2. Kansas City Chiefs: Positions of Need and the 2011 NFL Draft: Nose Tackle

    How does one begin to assign value to the plethora of players hoping to hear their name called at the end of this month? This is the task NFL personnel face...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about 3 years ago 872 reads 12 comments

  3. NFL Wild Card Matchup: Kansas City Chiefs Defense vs. Baltimore Ravens Offense

    A crushing defense with giant linemen, brutal linebackers and an opportunistic, turnover-forcing secondary is the Baltimore Ravens' backbone...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 3 years ago 325 reads 0 comments

  4. Tamba Hali, Derrick Johnson Lead Way for Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl Snubs

    Respect will be earned. Kansas City had to clinch an AFC West division title before analysts came forward to recognize the validity of Kansas City as a worthy opponent in any matchup...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 3 years ago 903 reads 16 comments

  5. Matt Cassel and the Kansas City Chiefs' Offense Grow In Preseason Game 2

    Over the course of last season many criticized the Kansas City Chiefs for forcing a 3-4 scheme on a defense that was comprised of personnel ideal for the 4-3...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about almost 4 years ago 1,877 reads 4 comments

  6. Thomas Jones and Dexter McCluster Help Kansas City Chiefs' Offense Go

    With the majority of pieces in place, fans can begin to discern what portrait the puzzle makes. Some key off-season acquisitions are sure to change the makeup of Kansas City’s offense...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about 4 years ago 824 reads 2 comments

  7. Kansas City Chiefs Have High Hopes for 2010 Undrafted Free Agent Class

    The countdown to 53 begins. An all-state athlete in high school, respected by your peers at the college level, and struggling to earn a single snap in an NFL game. Such is the timeline of an NFL undrafted free agent...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about 4 years ago 1,465 reads 3 comments

  8. Kansas City Chiefs: Four Starters From First Two Days Of 2010 NFL Draft

    After two days of the NFL draft, fans will nitpick every selection. But ultimately, these are the new Kansas City Chiefs and it makes more sense to examine their usefulness to the team than to denigrate the front office...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about 4 years ago 3,564 reads 16 comments

  9. 2010 NFL Draft: Who the Kansas City Chiefs Look To on Day Two

    The dust from day one of the 2010 NFL Draft has settled, and eyes are already peeking to day two. With rounds two and three less than 24 hours away, it is time to examine which prospects are the best fits for Kansas City on Friday...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about 4 years ago 2,826 reads 15 comments

  10. Matt Cassel's Future Not Guaranteed After Donovan McNabb Trade

    As fans get amped in the final countdown to the 2010 draft, it’s no stretch to imagine the Kansas City front office looking to the quarterback class of 2011...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 1,880 reads 7 comments

  11. Kansas City Chiefs 2010 Mock Draft

    While I am usually opposed to playing in the hypothetical world of mock drafts, it is intriguing to explore what talent is available to Kansas City in the 2010 draft, and where in the draft progression said talent may be available...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 2,305 reads 13 comments

  12. If Sam Bradford Goes No. 1, Will Bryan Bulaga Be a Disappointing Pick?

    Mock drafts are silly guesses that mean absolutely nothing. As college basketball fans watch their NCAA brackets crumble under huge upsets, it only goes to show that even the most well-informed predictions bow humbly to crushing reality...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 727 reads 12 comments

  13. Casey Wiegmann, Ryan Lilja Sign with Chiefs: 2010 Offensive Line Takes Shape

    Before Jamaal Charles burst onto the scene with a 108-yard rushing performance in week 10, Kansas City fans clamored for a revamped offensive line...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 1,019 reads 4 comments

  14. Thomas Jones and Jamaal Charles: A Happy, Kansas City Chiefs Marriage

    Billy Kramer asks, “When’s mommy coming back?” “I don’t know, Billy. Soon,” Ted, his father, replies. “How Soon?" “Soon.” “Will she pick me up after school?” “Probably...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 1,300 reads 4 comments

  15. Kansas City Chiefs Potential Trade for Anquan Boldin May Delay Chambers Signing

    Today (03/05/10) the free agent signing period opened for the NFL and already a flurry of activity has been witnessed. The Lions have signed both defensive end Kyle Vanden Bosch and receiver Nate Burleson...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 1,824 reads 3 comments

  16. Kansas City Chiefs Draft: Notes from NFL Combine on Running Backs

    Jamaal Charles looks great.  He’s young, healthy, and tore defenses up in the latter half of the 2009 season—all valid reasons why Kansas City needs running back help.  The two-back, or tandem, system is steadily becoming the norm in the NFL...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 1,156 reads 2 comments

  17. Kansas City Chiefs Draft Bargains: Notes from NFL Combine on Wide Receivers

    While the term “Bargain Bin” carries a negative connotation, there is no doubt the unlimited benefit of finding draft day bargains...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 1,608 reads 4 comments

  18. 2010 NFL Draft: The Kansas City Chiefs' Scenarios for Pick No. 5

    For the past several years, the first pick of the draft was as predictable as a sunrise in the morning.  Sometimes a team with the top pick will even work out a contract with a player before he is named at the podium...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 2,326 reads 28 comments

  19. Erin Pac and Elana Meyers Win First Bobsled Medal Of 2010 Games For U.S.

    There is something noble about bronze. It is my belief that any Olympics feature three potential moments of heartbreak. First is the elite competitor who ruins their chances by falling or crashing...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 279 reads 0 comments

  20. 2010 Winter Olympics: Understanding Bobsled and the Athletes To Watch

    A hybrid sport of athletic quality and technical superiority, bobsled is a fan favorite of the Winter Olympics. With a 4,800 foot track that boasts a 500 foot vertical drop and speeds peaking ...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 943 reads 1 comments

  21. 2010 NFL Draft: Is the ILB Underrated or Overpriced? Rolando McClain To Chiefs?

    In 1985, Lycra mini-skirts and big hairdos burst onto the scene. More importantly to football, the first Butkus award was given to college football’s top linebacker...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 950 reads 11 comments

  22. Kansas City Chiefs May Find Safety at the No. 5 Spot in Draft with a Safety

    Kansas City fans have frequently seen promising safety duos take the field only to have them split apart for whatever reasons...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 825 reads 4 comments

  23. Memo To Chiefs: The Draft Isn't Always Your Friend

    How often does a top-five draft pick result in the turnaround of a franchise? In fact, how often does a first-round pick result in a team's immediate success? Now think about how often a draft class is able to assist a team in improving their record..

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 812 reads 2 comments

  24. Defensive Tackle Terrence Cody To the Chiefs: An Appeal

    Get ready for an offseason of hearing the same names come up in conversation over and over and over again. While fans drool over the potential addition of one of these names to a roster, elite college talent doesn’t always translate into NFL success

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 1,434 reads 7 comments

  25. Terrence Cody: Transition To The NFL

      Roll tide! Now that I have your attention… Alabama fans, take time out of your revelry as I ask your opinionated response on the matter of Terence Cody.  I come to you as a featured columnist for the Kansas City Chiefs community...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 1,390 reads 9 comments