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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, left, and Tyrann Mathieu celebrate after defeating the San Francisco 49ers in the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Kansas City Chiefs began talking about a repeat before they had even left the stadium following their Super Bowl triumph. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Chiefs among centerpieces of NFL slate as they chase repeat

May. 10, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In the makeshift interview room just outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, defensive tackle Chris Jones yelled across to Chiefs teammate Frank Clark, vowing that the Super Bowl championship they had just won would not be the last. Their road to a repeat will begin at home. And there...

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, center, receives the National Assembly of Quebec Medal of Honour from Speaker Francois Paradis, right, while Quebec Premier Francois Legault, left, looks on at the legislature in Quebec City, Quebec. Duvernay-Tardif has gone from the offensive line to the front line, using the medical degree he completed during offseasons with the Super Bowl champion Chiefs to help patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Jacques Boissinot/The Canadian Press via AP)

Chiefs' Duvernay-Tardif putting medical degree to work

May. 1, 2020 9:41 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Laurent Duvernay-Tardif has gone from the offensive line to the front line, using the medical degree he completed during offseasons with the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs to help patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Still dressed in his lab coat while taking a lunch...

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs' Bashaud Breeland (21) intercepts a San Francisco 49ers pass during the first half of NFL football's Super Bowl 54 in Miami Gardens, Fla. Breeland was arrested on several charges Tuesday, April 28, in South Carolina, including possessing marijuana or hash, driving with an open container of alcohol and resisting arrest. The 28-year-old Breeland, of Charlotte, N.C., was being held at the York County Jail, according to the facility’s online records. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Chiefs' Reid on Breeland arrest: 'We'll let it play out'

May. 1, 2020 11:33 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid has spoken with cornerback Bashaud Breeland following his arrest in South Carolina. Reid said Friday that the organization will allow the legal process to play out before making any decisions of its own. The 28-year-old Breeland faces five total...

FILE - In this April 27, 2017, file photo, from left, Randi Martin, Patrick Mahomes and Leigh Steinberg react while Mahomes is on a call with the Kansas City Chiefs, during an NFL football draft watch party in Tyler, Texas. A decade after his personal and professional life bottomed out, agent Leigh Steinberg has returned to the top of his game, representing yet another Super Bowl MVP quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, and seeing another former client, Edgerrin James, be elected to the Hall of Fame. (Chelsea Purgahn/Tyler Morning Telegraph via AP, File)

KC uses 5th-year option on Mahomes, works on long-term deal

Apr. 30, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs insist Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes will play for them for the foreseeable future. At least for now, that includes the 2021 season. The Chiefs exercised their fifth-year option on their star quarterback on Thursday, ensuring he will be under contract for at...

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt (2) watches during an NFL game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. The Kansas City Chiefs are releasing two-time Pro Bowl punter Dustin Colquitt, whose 15-year career with the franchise allowed him to set numerous club records, including the most games played and most postseason appearances. Colquitt, who turns 38 next month, posted a farewell on Instagram late Monday, April 27, 2020, in which he said that “all things come to an end, sometimes sooner than you hoped, prayed and pleaded for them to.” A person familiar with the team's decision confirmed it to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because it had not been announced. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Fle)

Chiefs to release 2-time Pro Bowl P Colquitt after 15 years

Apr. 28, 2020 3:35 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dustin Colquitt walked into the Kansas City Chiefs training facility 15 years ago as a third-round pick out of Tennessee, a punter with a big leg and peerless pedigree. He wound up setting numerous franchise records, including most games played and most postseason appearances....

In this still image from video provided by the NFL, Henry Ruggs III, center, gets ready to put on a Las Vegas Raiders cap after being selected by the team in the first round of the NFL football draft Thursday, April 23, 2020. (NFL via AP)

Broncos, Raiders, Chargers add speed to try to catch Chiefs

Apr. 28, 2020 11:57 AM EDT

With their blazing speed on offense, the Kansas City Chiefs ran away from their AFC West brethren en route to their first Super Bowl title in half a century. So explosiveness was a common theme on the draft boards of rival general managers John Elway in Denver, Tom Telesco in Los Angeles and Mike Mayock in Las...

Mississippi State linebacker Willie Gay Jr. runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Chiefs add speedsters to defense to balance blazing offense

Apr. 27, 2020 1:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs won their first Super Bowl in 50 years thanks in large part to their blazing speed on offense. They spent the past weekend getting their defense up to speed, too. The Chiefs only had five scheduled picks — they traded back into the draft to pick up a...

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, LSU running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (22) carries during the second half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game in Atlanta. Edwards-Helaire was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs with the final pick of the first round of the NFL draft. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Super Bowl-champ Chiefs wrap draft with eye on repeat title

Apr. 25, 2020 7:37 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs spent five frustrating decades trying to win a second Lombardi Trophy. They plan to spend just one year winning a third. That was the thought process behind general manager Brett Veach and coach Andy Reid deciding to retain almost every crucial player from...

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The NFL Draft is April 23-25. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Chiefs gamble on LB Willie Gay in second round, add T Niang

Apr. 25, 2020 12:13 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs spent the past few weeks conducting plenty of virtual chats with Willie Gay Jr. and those around him, drilling into a series of incidents that caused the Mississippi State linebacker to play just five games last season and enter the NFL draft with several red...

FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2019, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) runs down field against Georgia during the first half of the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game in Atlanta. Burrow is expected to be a first round pick at the NFL Draft on Thursday, April 23, 2020.(AP Photo/John Amis)

The Latest: SEC breaks draft record with 15 1st-round picks

Apr. 24, 2020 10:45 AM EDT

The Latest on the first round of the NFL draft. ___ The Southeastern Conference broke the NFL record for first-round draft picks by a conference. Fifteen players from the powerhouse league were selected in the opening round Thursday night. That topped the previous mark of 12 set by the Atlantic Coast Conference...