Four Illinois Fighting Illini were drafted in the first rounds of the 2012 NFL Draft. All of them were taken ahead of anyone from Nebraska, Penn State, Ohio State or Michigan. Yes, Illinois had four while those four traditional powerhouses had a combined goose egg. Devon Still from PSU and Lavonte David from the Huskers were taken later in the second round. Former Illinois … [Read more...] about Kansas City Chiefs take OL Jeff Allen from Illinois in 2nd round
Iowa Hawkeyes coach Kirk Ferentz, the longest tenured in the Big Ten, reiterated Wednesday his long-term plans to remain the head coach in Iowa City. Apparently, his boy Scott Pioli wasn't able to lure him away to the Kansas City Chiefs, like early speculation indicated. Now, if it were the New England Patriots who knows? Anyways Ferentz released a statement: … [Read more...] about Kirk Ferentz Not Taking K.C. Chiefs Job, Staying at Iowa
Now that Todd Haley has been canned by the Kansas City Chiefs front office, defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel wil serve as Head Coach in the interim. His first game will be versus the undefeated Green Bay Packers- have fun with that. So who replaces Haley in the long term? Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli has reportedly told people that Iowa's Kirk Ferentz is the leading … [Read more...] about Next K.C. Chiefs Coach: Iowa Hawkeyes Kirk Ferentz?
Multiple sources are reporting that the Kansas City Chiefs have claimed former Denver Broncos quarterback Kyle Orton off of waivers. So it appears Captain Neckbeard, waived yesterday by Denver, will stay in the AFC West Division. Since the Chicago Bears missed out on Orton, they settled for Josh McCown, signing him for a one year deal. … [Read more...] about K.C. Chiefs, not Bears Claim Kyle Orton, Josh McCown to Chicago
Fans in Kansas City and Minneapolis will have to start attending the games with paper bags over their heads. Both clubs have been examples of extreme futility so far this fall. The two clubs are headed nowhere fast because throughout the history of the NFL, only three percent of teams that have started in this manner (0-3) have reached the playoffs. … [Read more...] about Vikings and Chiefs: Battle for the Toilet Bowl