Kansas City Chiefs Wiretap

Tyreek Hill Under Investigation For Allegedly Breaking Son's Arm

Mar 15, 2019 5:26 PM

Tyreek Hill is under investigation for a battery incident in which a juvenile is listed as the victim.

Hill’s fiancee, Crystal Espinal, is listed under “others involved.”

“The club is aware of the investigation involving Tyreek Hill,” the Chiefs said in a statement to The Star. “We’re in the process of gathering information and have been in contact with the league and local authorities. We’ll have no further comment at this time.”

The source said that the incident was against the couple’s son, resulting in a broken arm.

Hill has a history of domestic violence. He reportedly punched and choked Espinal, who was then eight weeks pregnant with their son, on Dec. 11, 2014. He was arrested and dismissed from the Oklahoma State football team. Hill pleaded guilty to domestic assault and battery by strangulation in August 2015. He received three years probation. The Chiefs selected Hill in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft.

Steve Vockrodt, Brooke Pryor/Kansas City Star

Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Fantasy, Misc Rumor, Suspension

Kareem Hunt Suspended Eight Games By NFL

Mar 15, 2019 10:25 AM

Kareem Hunt has been suspended eight games by the NFL for violationing its personal conduct policy.

Hunt will not appeal the suspension.

The Cleveland Browns signed Hunt this offseason.

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Tags: Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs, Fantasy, Misc Rumor, Suspension

Chiefs Release Eric Berry

Mar 13, 2019 6:20 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs have released Eric Berry.

"I'd like to thank Eric for his contributions to our team and the Kansas City community over the last nine years," coach Andy Reid said Wednesday in a statement from the Chiefs. "Seeing his passion and watching his love for the game has been truly remarkable. He's a special person, and we wish him the best as his career moves forward."

The move comes following Kansas City's agreement with Tyrann Mathieu on a three-year, $42 million contract.

Berry was voted first-team All-Pro three times.

Berry's 2014 season was cut short by a lymphoma diagnosis, but he returned in time for the start of the next season



Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Waiver

49ers Acquire Dee Ford From Chiefs, Set For Five-Year, $87.5M Deal

Mar 12, 2019 9:42 PM

The San Francisco 49ers have agreed to acquire Dee Ford from the Kansas City Chiefs.

The 49ers will sign Ford to an extension worth $87.5 million over five years. The Chiefs placed the franchise tag on Ford last week with the hope of trading him.

Ford started all 16 games for the first time in his career and had a career-high 13 sacks. He was also selected to play in the Pro Bowl for the first time.

The 49ers entered the offseason looking for a premium edge rusher.

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Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, San Francisco 49ers, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Chiefs Release Justin Houston, Save $15.25M

Mar 11, 2019 8:22 AM

The Kansas City Chiefs have released Justin Houston.

The Chiefs tried to trade Houston, but no team was willing to pick up the linebacker's $15.25 million base salary for 2019.

Houston, a four-time Pro Bowler, is now a free agent.


Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Chiefs Sign Carlos Hyde To One-Year, $2.8M Deal

Mar 10, 2019 8:16 AM

The Kansas City Chiefs have signed Carlos Hyde to a one-year, $2.8 million contract.

Hyde was released by the Jacksonville Jaguars on Friday.

Damien Williams and Darrel Williams became Kansas City's primary running backs upon the release of Kareem Hunt.

“We certainly like a bigger back,” Chiefs general manager Brett Veach said during last week’s scouting combine. “I certainly have a thing for 220-pound backs that can run and catch and block.”

Hyde signed a $15 million, three-year deal with the Browns last season, but he appeared in just six games before a midseason trade to Jacksonville.

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Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Chiefs Working On Record-Setting Deal For Tyreek Hill

Mar 6, 2019 8:44 AM

The Kansas City Chiefs have begun negotiations with Tyreek Hill on a new contract, according to a report.

The deal is expected to be record-setting, per a source.

Hill is set to enter the final year of his rookie contract with a $2.025 million base salary.

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Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Chiefs Release Justin Houston

Mar 4, 2019 5:03 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs will release Justin Houston.

The Chiefs attempted to trade Houston but were unsuccessful.

Houston recorded nine sacks last season, but the Chiefs had concerns about his cap number and his injury risk.

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Chiefs To Franchise Dee Ford, Listen To Trade Offers

Mar 2, 2019 5:24 PM

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on Dee Ford, but are willing to listen to trade offers on him.

The Chiefs intend to switch their base defensive scheme to a 4-3 under new coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, which likely would mean a move to defensive end for Ford, who played that position in college before moving to linebacker for Kansas City.

Ford's franchise tag will be worth approximately $15.8 million. Ford made about $8.7 million last season after the Chiefs exercised the fifth-year option of the contract he signed as a rookie in 2014.

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Tags: Kansas City Chiefs, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

Chiefs Engaging In Trade Talks On Justin Houston

Feb 28, 2019 9:14 AM

The Kansas City Chiefs have engaged in trade talks involving Justin Houston.

There are teams calling with interest in the All-Pro linebacker, who carries a $21.1 million cap hit.

Adam Maya/NFL

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Vegas Tabs Chiefs As Early Favorites To Win Super Bowl LIV
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NFL Investigating Laser Pointed At Tom Brady During AFC Title Game
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Late Window Ratings Up, Early Game Down For Championship Sunday
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Partick Mahomes Could Land First $200M Deal In 2020
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Kareem Hunt Drawing Interest From Multiple Teams
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Bears Won't Rule Out Pursuing Kareem Hunt
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Chiefs, Rams, Saints, Patriots In Top-5 Offensive DVOA
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Infographic: Chargers, Colts Finish In Top-10 In Offense, Defense DVOA
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Eric Bieniemy To Interview With Jets, Bucs, Dolphins, Bengals
Eric Bieniemy became offensive coordinator of the Chiefs in 2018.

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Chiefs Sign Damien Williams To Two-Year, $8.1M Extension
Damien Williams has emerged as an important player for the Chiefs in the past month since the release of Kareem Hunt.

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Patrick Mahomes Lands Endorsement Deal With Hunt's
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Patrick Mahomes Was Lightly Recruited Coming Out Of High School
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