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Field Level Media LeSean McCoy had 10 carries for a team-high 81 yards in his Kansas City Chiefs debut, but it was another former Buffalo Bills player who stole the show. Sammy Watkins caught nine passes for a career-high 198 yards and three touchdowns as the Chiefs downed the host Jacksonville Jaguars, 40-26, Sunday. Watkins enabled Kansas City to overcome the lo…

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LeSean McCoy said last season with the Buffalo Bills was “mentally tough, physically tough,” but he is past that and eager to move forward with the Kansas City Chiefs. McCoy was released by the Bills on Saturday and formally signed his contract with the Chiefs on Monday. He agreed to a one-year deal reportedly worth $3 million with another $1 million possible in incenti…

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LeSean McCoy was not out of work long. The running back who was cut by the Buffalo Bills on Saturday morning was heading to Kansas City to sign with the Chiefs, a move that reunites him with coach Andy Reid. Reid was the Philadelphia Eagles' coach when the team drafted McCoy and the two spent four years together. [Related: Shady's release ends 16-year streak of Bills…

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AUSTIN, Texas – Mitch Morse watches as his father slowly and tenderly feeds Mitch's younger brother with a spoon. Mitch takes in the scene in silence while sitting on a kitchen stool. This is one of many moments that are powerful reminders of the part of Mitch's life that began defining his purpose long before he established himself as one of the best centers in the NFL…

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Chad Hall and his wife, Rose, were out to dinner recently to celebrate the 33rd birthday of the Buffalo Bills’ first-year receivers coach. It was supposed to have been just the two of them, but when word of their special night found its way onto a text thread of the players in his position group, the dinner lost its intimacy. “One of them got on it and was like, ‘Coa…

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Terrance Gray’s childhood ambition was to play football on television. Not on Sundays so much as Saturdays. Although he was a major fan of the NFL draft, charting each pick in front of the television from the age of 10, he was focused on becoming a big-time college quarterback. Such destinations aren’t easily reached from anywhere, let alone Bayside High School in Queen…

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A.J. Ricker remembers the drive, the almost manic way Mitch Morse would work at some aspect of his game as an offensive lineman at the University of Missouri. Morse wasn’t looking for good. He wasn’t looking for great. He wanted one thing and one thing only: perfection. “He’s going to do it until he gets it right, and he's going to make sure it's right,” Ricker, who …

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By Peter Grathoff, Kansas City Star The NFL confirmed to The Star that it is looking into a report that a laser beam was directed at New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. Video from KMBC-TV shows a green light shone on Brady during the fourth quarter of the game, which New England won 37-31 in overtime at Arrowhead Stadium.…

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The Kansas City Chiefs announced the signing of former Bills wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin on Friday. Benjamin was released Tuesday and visited Kansas City on Thursday. He is not expected to dress for Sunday's game against the Ravens, but coach Andy Reid said he was optimistic that Benjamin could be ready for the Chiefs' Thursday night game against the Chargers. Bill…

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When Matt Nagy talks about the development of a young quarterback, you’re compelled to listen. The Chicago Bears’ coach has the credentials to lend the sort of insight that’s particularly relevant today, with conversation about the position in the NFL consumed by the progress – or lack thereof – of rookies and second-year players. Bears second-year starter Mitch Trubisk…

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Former Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins' trademark dreadlocks were gone when he reported to Kansas City Chiefs training camp. “Kind of just wanted to be different this season and just be about business,” Watkins told the Kansas City Star. “I’ve had them for 12, 13 years. I’m 25 now. I don’t want to be 40 with dreads. I just decided to cut it.” Watkins also was the artis…

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Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Reggie Ragland is drawing rave reviews from the team's general manager. "I think we're all excited about him and we think he can be a star," Brett Veach said during the team's pre-draft press conference. "We were very fortunate to be able to execute that trade." That trade was with the Buffalo Bills last summer in which the Chiefs acquir…

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The Bills signed cornerback Phillips Gaines on Thursday. Here are five things to know about him: 1. The numbers: Gaines, 26, had 30 tackles and three passes defended in 2017. In his career, he has 89 tackles, 14 passes defended and two fumble recoveries in 41 games. His best statistical season was 2016 when he had 41 tackles in 11 games with five starts. 2. The grade…

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The Kansas City Chiefs coveted then-Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins last summer during training camp, according to Chiefs GM Brett Veach. Veach, then the team's co-director of player personnel under GM John Dorsey, said the Chiefs called Bills General Manager Brandon Beane "a lot" to see if they could swing a trade to get Watkins. Watkins was eventually traded to t…

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Former Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins will sign with the Kansas City Chiefs when free agency begins Wednesday, according to multiple reports. Watkins is expected to sign a three-year deal worth $48 million total with $30 million guaranteed at signing, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported. Watkins' move to Kansas City and Allen Robinson's move to the Chicago Bears t…