Latest Joe Thuney News

Pats' O-line poised to keep pressure off Mac Jones vs. Jets

Sep. 15, 2021 17:39 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Mac Jones is going to be tested by opposing defenses this season. That’s just the way life goes for rookie quarterbacks in the NFL. It’s a reality not lost on members of the Patriots’ offensive line. “As a rookie,...

Browns visit Chiefs to open new season in a playoff rematch

Sep. 09, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have ruled the AFC for the better part of three seasons, making back-to-back trips to the Super Bowl and beating the San Francisco 49ers about 19 months ago for their first championship in 50 years. The Cleveland Browns...

Chiefs look to extend AFC West run, return to Super Bowl

Sep. 01, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs chose to keep 10 offensive lineman after rosters were trimmed to 53 for the start of the season this week, and four of them have experience playing in their past two trips to the Super Bowl. All four of them are now...

With Jones at QB, improved D, Pats poised to be back in mix

Sep. 01, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (7-9) New faces: QB Mac Jones, TE Jonnu Smith, TE Hunter Henry, WR Nelson Agholor, WR Kendrick Bourne, DT Davon Godchaux, LB Matt Judon, DB Jalen Mills, DL Henry Anderson, LB Kyle Van Noy, DL Christian Barmore, DE Ronnie Perkins, special assistant...

Chiefs set sights on third straight Super Bowl trip

Sep. 01, 2021 11:29 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (16-3) New faces: LT Orlando Brown Jr., LG Joe Thuney, C Austin Blythe, DT Jarran Reed, RB Elijah McGuire, CB Mike Hughes, RB Jerrick McKinnon, TE Blake Bell, LB Nick Bolton, C Creed Humphrey, DE Joshua Kaindoh. Key losses: LT Eric...

Chiefs rebuild O-line to protect Mahomes, fend off rivals

Aug. 31, 2021 13:53 PM EDT

Overhauls are usually reserved for bad teams that miss the playoffs, not ones that play in consecutive Super Bowls. Chiefs general manager Brett Veach, however, was impelled to dismantle his offensive line after watching Patrick Mahomes run for his life in Kansas City's...

Plenty of familiar faces playing in new places around NFL

Aug. 27, 2021 17:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Wait a second. He's playing where now? With the NFL season about to kick off, it's time for a quick refresher on some familiar faces in new places. Otherwise, you might be scratching your head while drafting your fantasy football team or doing double...

Chiefs' new-look offensive line resumes training camp work

Aug. 16, 2021 13:47 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs trotted out what amounted to three rookies to help protect their half-billion dollar investment at quarterback Saturday, and the best evidence that their new-look offensive line performed adequately in their preseason opener came when they...

Left guard Joe Thuney giving boost to Chiefs' offensive line

Jul. 28, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs left guard Joe Thuney walked off the field following Kansas City’s first full squad practice of training camp drenched with perspiration as the heat index registered 95 degrees by 11 a.m. “I feel it. I can’t stop dripping,” said...

Integrating new additions is top camp priority for Patriots

Jul. 24, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (7-9) CAMP SITE: Foxborough, Massachusetts LAST YEAR: The first year of the post-Tom Brady era in New England began with high hopes after the team signed 2015 MVP Cam Newton to a one-year deal to succeed the six-time Super...