Latest Tyrann Mathieu News

Saints' Tyrann Mathieu happy to be back home

May. 04, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Tyrann Mathieu longed for another chance to play for the Louisiana football fans that he thrilled as a college star at LSU. So, when the 2011 Heisman Trophy finalist learned that his hometown New Orleans Saints wanted to sign him, “it was a situation that I...

AP source: Saints agree with Mathieu on 3-year, $33M deal

May. 03, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

The New Orleans Saints and Tyrann Mathieu have agreed to a three-year, $33 million contract, reuniting the All-Pro safety with his hometown team, a person familiar with the terms told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person confirmed the contract, first reported by ESPN.com, on...

Champion LA Rams restock secondary with Hill, 4 DBs in draft

Apr. 30, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams won the Super Bowl 2 1/2 months ago despite fielding a secondary that didn't appear to be nearly as good as the previous season's group. The Rams' front office also thought that room could use some upgrades. On the third day of...

Chiefs shore up defensive shortcomings during NFL draft

Apr. 30, 2022 20:41 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brett Veach found himself in the same vexing position as every other NFL general manager during the draft, trying to remain true to his scouting board — and all the work put in this past year — while also understanding there were glaring holes on the roster that need...

Chiefs pick WR Moore, S Bryan Cook on Day 2 of NFL draft

Apr. 29, 2022 23:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs traded away Tyreek Hill and watched Tyrann Mathieu depart in free agency, bidding adieu to two of the cornerstones that helped the franchise rise from mediocrity to AFC juggernaut. They spent the second night of the NFL draft finding...

Chiefs address defense with McDuffie, Karlaftis in 1st round

Apr. 29, 2022 00:43 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brett Veach kept eyeing the draft board as the first round ticked away, knowing full well that two picks Thursday night and 10 more over the next couple of days gave him plenty of options on both sides of the ball. The Chiefs' general manager decided to...

Chiefs head into draft with 2 first-round picks, 12 in all

Apr. 22, 2022 11:44 AM EDT

29, 30. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (14-6) LAST SEASON: The Chiefs were 3-4 at the end of October before ripping off eight straight wins to help claim a record sixth consecutive AFC West title. After beating Pittsburgh and winning a thriller against Buffalo in overtime to begin the playoffs,...

Chiefs gather with Mahomes in Texas to begin offseason

Apr. 18, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The new faces of the Kansas City Chiefs offense are getting to know each other in the warm Texas sun, rather than the cold Kansas City rain, after Andy Reid decided to make voluntary offseason workouts a virtual exercise this season. In a departure from his...

Final Four fans flock to dome in return of open practices

Apr. 01, 2022 18:58 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Wearing Duke and North Carolina gear, a family with split loyalties lined up outside the Superdome a little after 9 a.m. Friday, nearly an hour before fans were allowed in the stadium for open practices at the Final Four. The moment they entered the stadium,...

AP source: Chiefs add RB Ronald Jones amid busy offseason

Mar. 26, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have signed Ronald Jones to a one-year contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Saturday, adding some depth behind Clyde Edwards-Helaire in the running back room. The person spoke to AP on condition of...