KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a showdown between the Chiefs and Chargers, two of the league's best teams led by two of the game's bright young quarterbacks, an unheralded seventh-round draft pick who a few years ago was working alongside his mother in a Wendy's restaurant stole the show.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones, starting wide receiver Mecole Hardman and backup running back Jerick McKinnon left training camp early Wednesday as nagging injuries continued to mount for the Kansas City Chiefs.
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.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (14-6)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: FS Tyrann Mathieu, DT Jarran Reed, DT Derrick Nnadi, DE Alex Okafor, CB Charvarius Ward, CB Mike Hughes, RT Andrew Wylie, RT Mike Remmers, WR Byron Pringle, WR Demarcus Robinson, LG Kyle Long, RG Austin Blythe, FB Michael Burton, TE Blake Bell, SS Armani Watts, SS Daniel Sorensen, RB Darrel Williams, RB Jerick McKinnon, QB Chad Henne, OLB Melvin Ingram, LB Dorian O'Daniel, LB Ben Niemann.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jerick McKinnon probably shouldn't have been surprised to spend all season buried on the Chiefs depth chart.
The journeyman running back had been passed over plenty of times before.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs downgraded running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire to out of Sunday's game in Cincinnati.
Edwards-Helaire hurt his shoulder early in the second half of last weekend's romp past Pittsburgh.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Just when the Kansas City Chiefs finally got their ground game going, they had to anxiously watch from the sideline Sunday night as Tyreek Hill helped carry running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire off the field with a knee injury.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Just one week into training camp and Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sees a potential new member of Kansas City’s Legion of Zoom in running back Jerick McKinnon.
“I think he’s going to be a playmaker,” Mahomes said of the eight-year veteran entering his first season in Kansas City.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers running back Matt Breida signed his restricted free agent tender worth about $3...
Vikings running backs grind out tough game vs. Falcons, but Jerick McKinnon gets to flaunt Dirty Bird”
ATLANTA Jerick McKinnon was an elementary school kid in an Atlanta suburb when he learned the Dirty Bird touchdown celebration, so of course he nodded to its creator after the Vikings 14-9 win over the Falcons on Sunday.