2018 East West Shrine Game OPEN THREAD

Follow @arrowhead_one Tweet       The 2018 East-West Shrine Game is a college all star game played annually and this is the 93rd time it’s been played. It will be held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., at 2 p.m. CDT today. This is the real beginning to the offseason when NFL teams and scouts will get a chance to see college stars pitted against other college stars. Ultimately, this is also the first chance GM’s will get to move players up or down their draft board based…

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The 2018 K.C. Chiefs: THE FIX

Follow @arrowhead_one Tweet           Ever since the Kansas City Chiefs lost to the Tennessee Titans (btw, no one around here wants to, remember the Titans), fans across the globe have been speculating about what the Chiefs will do this offseason to make the team better… to heal their wounds… to fill in the gaps that will help them get over the hump when the next playoffs roll around. Yes, fans want to know what “The Fix” will entail and while we can begin to guess at…

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Who Do You Think You Are? Chiefs Thoughts Revealed Through Recent Hires

Ransom Hawthorne

Ransom Hawthorne

Ransom Hawthorne is an electrician living in central KS. He's married and has two young boys. Born in KS, and raised in Tucson, Ransom spent his middle school years in southern Mexico.
Ransom Hawthorne

Follow @arrowhead_one Tweet Identifying Your Identity Who do you think you are? The question perpetually asked of people doing things they have no business doing. Things like losing in the playoffs to the Titans, or scoring zero points in the second half. In this case though, what’s peaked my curiosity, is something our beloved Homer Dave said to me in a conversation on twitter: ‘Chiefs lack identity’. I think most fans agree with this, but I wondered what the Chiefs themselves thought. While press conferences are pretty much designed to…

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Kareem Hunt is the Pro Football Writers of America ROY

Follow @arrowhead_one Tweet         The Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt has been named the Pro Football Writers of America Co-Rookie of the Year (ROY) for 2017. This marks the first time that a Kansas City Chief has ever been named the ROY. Hunt shares the award with the New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara.     #Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt wins Rookie of the Year, co-Offensive Rookie of the Year from Pro Football Writers Association. Hunt and K Harrison Butker named to all-rookie team.…

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And ‘ow to Run an ‘otel (Solving the Defense Woes in a Single Off-Season)

Follow @arrowhead_one Tweet       “And ‘ow to Run an ‘otel” There is that mystical thing that John Cleese brought to comedy. Maybe it applies here when Penelope makes a snide remark to Fawlty about running a hotel. Things are not as bleak as folks are making it out. I came up with two or three ways to get about 35-40 million in cap space. That still stands. If we can get that cushion, the Chiefs can resolve most of their exposures in a single off-season. I think it…

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Divisional Weekend: The Teachable Moments

Follow @arrowhead_one Tweet       A couple fo kids had built a mountain in the sand box and I couldn’t help but jump in on the process. One of the kids wanted to pour water on it and we ended up creating a trough all the way spiraling around the sandy mountain to prepare for pouring water at the top to see if it would travel all the way around the mountain in the trench we’d constructed. Soon, the mountain sides began to give way to the water and…

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The NSLU Dispatch: Inflated, Deflated and and Expressly Looking Forward

Follow @arrowhead_one Tweet         Inflated or Deflated? Watching the NFC Divisional game had us witness an exciting contest that went down to the final 50 seconds… and Nick Foles, starting Eagles Quarterback, won a football game. The game was not without it’s errors but when I look at what this win meant to Philly, it was a huge victory. So my feelings were inflated, first for Nick Foles but then too, for Doug Pederson, whose first foray to post season sees him advance to the Championship round.…

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