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.
DENVER (AP) — Nearly stumbling heading into the playoffs, Nick Bolton and the Kansas City Chiefs gathered themselves just in time to thunder into the postseason with an AFC-best 12 wins.
They'll learn Sunday if that's enough to get them a first-round bye.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was brutally honest about his decision to trade disgruntled defensive end Melvin Ingram to the Chiefs, saying “we prefer volunteers as opposed to hostages” in the Pittsburgh locker room.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The about-face of the Kansas City Chiefs from their 3-4 start to their seven-game winning streak can be traced to the abrupt turnaround of their defense, and that in turn can be traced to the arrival of defensive end Melvin Ingram.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had seen enough of Melvin Ingram dragging down their quarterbacks over the years that it made sense to chase the three-time Pro Bowl defensive end when he became a free agent last offseason.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers traded veteran outside linebacker Melvin Ingram to Kansas City on Tuesday for a sixth-round pick in the 2022 draft.
The teams made the announcement a few hours before the NFL's trade deadline.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers will be without tight end Eric Ebron and outside linebacker Melvin Ingram when they travel to Cleveland to face the Browns on Sunday.
Ebron injured his hamstring in practice on Thursday and didn't practice on Friday before being ruled out.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS (12-5)
New faces: RB Najee Harris, LB Joe Schobert, LB Melvin Ingram, OL Trai Turner, C Kendrick Green, TE Pat Freiermuth.
Key losses: C Maurkice Pouncey, RG David DeCastro, LT Alejandro Villanueva, RB James Conner, TE Vance McDonald, LB Bud Dupree, DB Steven Nelson, LB Vince Williams.
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (7-9)
New faces: Coach Brandon Staley, C Corey Linsley, Gs Matt Feiler and Oday Aboushi, TE Jared Cook, QB Chase Daniel, OT Rashawn Slater, CB Asante Samuel Jr.
Key losses: TE Hunter Henry, DE Melvin Ingram, C Dan Feeney, OT Sam Tevi, G Forrest Lamp, S Rayshawn Jenkins, LB Denzel Perryman, CB Casey Hayward, G Trai Turner.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Alex Highsmith seeks consistency heading into his second NFL season.
He’s also excited to be back in the mix with the NFL’s top-ranked pass rush.
LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (7-9)
CAMP SITE: Costa Mesa, California
LAST YEAR: The Chargers found their franchise quarterback with Justin Herbert, who was the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year after setting rookie records for touchdowns and 300-yard games.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers added depth at outside linebacker and offensive line on the eve of training camp, signing free agents Melvin Ingram and Chaz Green to one-year deals Tuesday.