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2009-09-29 19:26:42

The Miami Dolphins acquired quarterback Tyler Thigpen from the Kansas City Chiefs on Tuesday in exchange for an undisclosed draft pick. Miami quarterback Chad Pennington suffered a shoulder injury during this past Sunday's game against San Diego and could be sidelined for the remainder of the season. Thigpen, in his third season out of Coastal Carolina, played 14 games and made 11 starts for the Chiefs last year. He was dropped to a backup spot in training camp this summer when Kansas City...

2009-09-27 15:39:21

Kevin Kolb passed for two scores and Michael Vick played in his first game since late 2006 Sunday in a 34-14 Philadelphia romp over the Kansas City Chiefs. Kolb, starting in place of the injured Donovan McNabb, completed 24-of-34 passes for 327 yards. His touchdown tosses were a 64-yarder to DeSean Jackson and a 35-yarder to Brent Celek. Jackson caught six passes for 149 yards and LeSean McCoy ran for 84 yards and a touchdown for Philadelphia. Vick, back in the NFL after serving a prison...

2009-09-20 15:58:17

Darren McFadden's 5-yard touchdown run with 1:07 to play Sunday gave the Oakland Raiders a 13-10 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. JaMarcus Russell completed only 7 passes on 24 attempts for 109 yards but hit Tom Watkins on a 28-yarder that set up McFadden's score. The game-winner came just over a minute after Matt Cassel had sent the Chiefs (0-2) ahead with a 29-yard touchdown pass to Dwayne Bowe. Sebastian Janikowski kicked 48- and 54-yard field goals for the Raiders (1-1) and Ryan Succop...

2009-09-10 14:08:31

Starting quarterback Matt Cassel is questionable for the Chiefs regular season-opener at Baltimore because of a gimpy right knee, the Kansas City star reported. Cassel sprained the knee during the opening series of a pre-season contest against Seattle on Aug. 29. Coach Todd Haley said he remains optimistic about Cassel's availability. We've got a couple of more days of practice here to evaluate where he's at, Haley told reporters after Cassel wore full pads at Wednesday's practice, but...

2009-09-03 22:32:17

Quincy Butler put St. Louis in front with an interception return Thursday and the Rams went on to defeat Kansas City in their final exhibition game 17-9. The contest was important for the Chiefs, who are searching for a quarterback if Matt Cassel cannot open the season. First-year head coach Todd Haley called the plays Thursday after offensive coordinator Chan Gailey was fired during the week. Cassel is suffering from knee and ankle injuries and could be out a month. That will leave things in...

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2009-07-15 13:36:10

The Kansas City Chiefs have signed quarterback Matt Cassel to a multi-year contract. No terms were disclosed by the NFL team, but the Kansas City Star reported he will receive as much as $63 million through the 2014 season, $28 million guaranteed. The Chiefs acquired Cassel and linebacker Mike Vrabel from New England in February for a second-round pick in this year's NFL Draft. I am honored and humbled by the faith that the Chiefs organization has displayed in me, he told the newspaper in a...

2009-06-24 13:23:31

The NFL's Kansas City Chiefs will retire No. 58 worn by former star linebacker Derrick Thomas posthumously Dec. 6. Thomas was the fourth-overall selection in the 1989 NFL Draft out of the University of Alabama and recorded 126 1/2 sacks with one interception in 169 games over 11 seasons. He will be inducted into the NFL Hall Of Fame in Canton, Ohio, in August. The Miami native died in 1999, two weeks after he was seriously injured in a car accident in Kansas City. Following his death, Kansas...

2009-04-27 20:59:07

Former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Frank Gansz died Monday, the team announced. He was 70. No cause of death was reported. Gansz led the Chiefs in the 1987-1988 seasons. He also served with the Chiefs as an assistant on several occasions. He was tight ends and special teams coach from 1981-82 and returned as special teams coach in 1986. Gansz spent 24 seasons as an NFL coach and a total of 38 seasons as a coach on the college and NFL levels. Gansz's last job was coaching special teams for...

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2009-02-28 19:25:00

The New England Patriots traded quarterback Matt Cassel and linebacker Mike Vrabel to the Kansas City Chiefs for a second-round draft pick. If both players pass their physicals, they will be reunited with General Manager Scott Pioli, who was the Patriots' vice president of player personnel before he succeeded Carl Peterson in Kansas City. I have a long history with both players, said Pioli in a statement. Mike and Matt are men that I respect both personally and professionally. I look forward...

2009-02-06 13:38:25

The Kansas City Chiefs Friday named Arizona Cardinals offensive coordinator Todd Haley as their next head coach. Haley, 41, succeeds Herm Edwards, who was fired Jan. 23 after a dismal 2-14 record in the 2008-09 season. I am very excited that Todd has accepted the position of head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, General Manager Scott Pioli said. Todd is an outstanding football coach and he has been an integral part of several very successful organizations. Haley began his coaching career in...