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7/1 Headlines: Dressler Transitions to NFL

Posted Jul 1, 2014

Daily headlines to keep you up-to-date on the latest Chiefs news from local and national media

Dressler Transitioning from CFL to NFL

Excerpt from KVRR

“Former UND star Weston Dressler is transitioning from the Canadian Football League to the NFL.

The Bismarck native signed with the Kansas City Chiefs this offseason and has been working toward landing on the active roster…” READ MORE…

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Rookie review: OL Laurent Duvernay-Tardif

Excerpt from ESPN.com

“Today we’re continuing a series looking at the six 2014 draft picks of the Kansas City Chiefs. We’ll look at how they fared in offseason practice and what the Chiefs can reasonably expect from them as rookies.

Sixth round: OL Laurent Duvernay-Tardif…” READ MORE…

Ex‐Chief Flowers, now with Chargers, calls himself ‘best corner in football’

Excerpt from The Kansas City Star

“Cornerback Brandon Flowers may have lost his job with the Chiefs, but he didn’t lose his self‐confidence.

Flowers, who was quickly signed by AFC West rival San Diego last week, 11 days after his release by the Chiefs, blew his horn pretty loudly in an interview with NFL Network last week…” READ MORE…

NFL cracks down on non-standard facemasks

Excerpt from ProFootballTalk

“The NFL plans to cut back on the size of some players’ facemasks.

NFL Executive V.P. of Football Operations Troy Vincent has circulated a memo explaining that facemasks characterized by “more bars, smaller spaces between the bars, and a generally larger coverage area” are now illegal, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. The NFL sent a similar message last year, but apparently this year the league will be even more strict about which kinds of facemasks it allows, and more restrictive about giving players medical exemptions if, for instance, they’ve had a history of eye injuries and want a bigger facemask to protect themselves from getting poked…” READ MORE…

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