OTA Chiefs Notes: Patrick Mahomes is already in a groove with new WRs, the Porters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As the reigning league MVP and Super Bowl MVP, Patrick Mahomes has spent much of this spring doing what he’s always wanted since becoming the Chiefs’ star quarterback: going on a gutsy run. His journey began with some tennis in Indian Wells, California, where he was a sponsor at the BNP Paribas Open. He and Brittany, his wife, were the latest celebrities to appear at the Met Gala in New York earlier this month. A few days later, Mahomes was given the honor of leading the…

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The Crows will face the Titans at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in Week 6

The NFL announced the first of its five 2023 internationals on Wednesday as the Baltimore Ravens and Tennessee Titans meet in Week 6 at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Here’s what you need to know: It is one of three AFL matches in London in 2023; The Bills will also play a “home” game at Tottenham’s Stadium, and the Jaguars will play their 10th London game in franchise history at Wembley Stadium. The Chiefs and Patriots will both play games in Germany. There are no games scheduled in Mexico for the…

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Super Bowl LVII sets viewing history: Examine the updated numbers and why they matter

There’s a new captain in the most-watched Super Bowl of all time — at least according to Fox Sports. Super Bowl LVII, which aired on Feb. 12, drew an average audience of 115.1 million viewers across Fox, Fox Deportes and digital broadcasts, the network said Tuesday, according to updated numbers from Nielsen Media Research. That’s 2.1 million more than the 113 million viewers initially reported after the game, making it the most watched Super Bowl ever, and topping the 114.4 million viewers who watched New England win Super Bowl XLIX…

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Patrick Mahomes Pass Chiefs resume training for the Texans to build their chemistry

Once again, Patrick Mahomes kicked off another year of his NFL career in his home state of Texas with a group of teammates, inviting fellow members of the Chiefs’ passing game to practice and upping their already impressive on-field chemistry. Similar to what happens when he watches and studies previous matches in his career, the star midfielder entered this month with a better and more elaborate plan for his skill center colleagues to maintain or even increase group productivity. Unlike last year, when he conducted player-only passing sessions for the…

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Dolphins’ Tyreek Hill says he’ll ‘call it quits’ on his career after 2025 season

Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill said he’ll “call it an end” in his career after the 2025 season. Here’s what you need to know: Hill made the comment during a recent appearance on Sports 810 WHB radio, saying he “goes for 10, man” in reference to his total career years. The four-time All-Pro receiver also spoke extensively about playing his former team, the Chiefs, in the 2023 season, saying he would be his “worst enemy that day.” During seven seasons, Hill recorded 8,340 yards and 63 touchdowns on 598 receptions.…

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Bosses are interested in Odell Beckham Jr. But they remain confident in the current WR corps

Phoenix – The Chiefs will continue to seek a deal for Odell Beckham Jr. But at the same time, the team don’t think they desperately need to add another future to their roster if Beckham chooses to sign with another contender. At the NFL’s annual owners’ meetings, coach Andy Reid discusses his top three receivers, explaining why he thinks each of them — Marquis Valdez-Scantling, Toney Cadarius and Sky Moore — can improve next season, second in the Chiefs’ scheme. “I know we’re comfortable with the guys we have,” Reid…

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As the Chiefs search for a new left tackle, 10 options to replace Orlando Brown Jr.

Once again, the Chiefs got into contract negotiations last week with star left tackle Orlando Brown Jr. And again, the parties felt they were miles away from agreeing to a contract extension, one that would allow the Browns to remain in the Chiefs — and be responsible for protecting the blind side of superstar quarterback Patrick Mahomes — through the early years of his career. A year earlier, the Chiefs had placed the franchise tag on Brown, a move that allowed both parties more time to negotiate a lucrative contract…

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The Chiefs are promoting Matt Nagy to offensive coordinator

The team announced Friday that the Chiefs are pitching Matt Nagy to fill the vacant offensive coordinator position. Here’s what you need to know: Nagy spent last season as the first assistant offensive tackle and linebackers coach. In 2017, he was the Chiefs’ offensive coordinator under head coach Andy Reid. Before returning to the Reds, Nagy spent four seasons as coach of the Chicago Bears. Eric Bienemy, who served as Kansas City’s offensive coordinator for the past five seasons, left to become the Chiefs’ assistant head coach and offensive coordinator.…

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Ranking of the President’s free agents: Orlando Brown Jr., Andrew Wylie lead the list

Get all access to exclusive stories. Subscribe to The Athletic for in-depth coverage of your favorite players, teams, leagues and clubs. Try us a week. Start your free trial Nate Taylor He has been a writer for The Athletic covering the Kansas City Chiefs since 2018. Prior to that, he covered the Indiana Pacers on The Indianapolis Star for two years. He has also been a sports columnist for The New York Times and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Born in Kansas City, he graduated from the University of Central…

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