The Kansas City Chiefs are expected to sign wide receiver Sammy Watkins when free agency opens on Wednesday, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
Each week, national NFL writer Mark Maske will provide his ranking of the league’s 32 teams. This week, it’s tough to pick against the Kansas City Chiefs, who look like a machine on offense. Elsewhere, the Packers, Cowboys and Titans make strong moves upward.
Chiefs safety Eric Berry ruptured his left Achilles tendon in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's victory in New England. The three-time All-Pro will miss the remainder of the season.
The 2017 NFL season kicks off Thursday night with the Kansas City Chiefs traveling to Foxborough to take on the defending Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots. The line opened at Patriots -7, meaning Vegas expects Tom Brady and company to win by a touchdown, but it's since gone up to -8. That's significant since almost 10 percent of NFL games end on seven. The Over-Under, or total number of points projected to be scored, stands at 48. Given it's the NFL Kickoff Game, it'll be one of the most-bet-on and most-watched games of the season. Average Joes and experienced pros alike will have a stake on the outcome.
Tyreek Hill's last five touchdowns have averaged 69 yards per play, which officially puts the Chiefs receiver into the category of video-game player, Dan Hanzus writes.
The Kansas City Chiefs' offense is expected to get a big weapon back Thursday. Receiver Jeremy Maclin is expected to return from a groin injury for the Chiefs' big game against the Raiders.
James Palmer digs into Eric Berry's game-changing presence with the Chiefs. Plus, what Adam Gase is doing differently with the Dolphins and the ties between Eli Manning and Big Ben.
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid says RB Jamaal Charles is progressing, but the team won't rush him back as he recovers from a knee injury.
Both of last year's Super Bowl teams, the Seahawks and Patriots, are back in the playoffs. Joining them are 10 teams all hoping to win Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara on Feb. 7.