Wolverines in the NFL: Henne steps up, two DL record sacks
1 seed Philadelphia Eagles but played 56% of snaps in a rotation at left guard with Nick Gates. Chiefs DE Mike DannaDanna, a 2020 fifth-round pick, played 49% of snaps against the Jaguars and had one quarterback hit. He played just 12 snaps in the win over the Giants but had two tackles, a sack and a quarterback hit. 2 seed 49ers on Sunday. Dallas Cowboys TE Sean McKeonThe third-year pro appeared played six offensive snaps in Dallas’ 19-12 loss to the 49ers.mlive.com
How Dax Hill, other ex-Wolverines fared during NFL wild card round
The NFL playoffs are underway, and six former Michigan players were active during the wild card round. The former five-star recruit had just two penalties in 15 games during the regular season. Minnesota Vikings S Josh MetellusDespite only playing 22% of the snaps during the regular season, Metellus was named a captain heading into the playoffs. Ravens OLB David OjaboThe rookie second-round pick played sparingly against the Bengals and did not record any stats. Ojabo only played in two regular season games after returning from a torn Achilles.mlive.com
NFL playoffs: Ex-Michigan Wolverines on postseason rosters
A dozen former Michigan Wolverines will compete for a Super Bowl title during this year’s playoffs. Brady’s numbers dipped in 2022 but he still finished third in the NFL with 4,694 passing yards. Kansas City Chiefs DE Frank ClarkThe 29-year-old is back in the playoffs with the Chiefs for a fourth straight year. In 36 career games, he has six receptions for 38 yards and a score. The 2021 third-round pick played in a reserve role this season, totaling 13 tackles in 15 games.mlive.com
Ex-Michigan defensive end suspended for two games by NFL
The NFL has suspended Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark for two games for violating the league’s personal conduct policy. The ex-Michigan standout pleaded guilty last month to multiple counts of misdemeanors stemming from a June 2021 incident in Los Angeles, where he was in possession of an assault weapon. Officers discovered the weapon after pulling Clark over for a code violation. The suspension without pay will force Clark to miss the team’s home games against Tennessee on Nov. 6 and Jacksonville on Nov. 13, according to the Kansas City Star. The Chiefs are on a bye this week and Clark would be eligible to return for the Nov. 20 game against the Los Angeles Chargers.mlive.com
Diet changes, ‘no more liquor’ helped former Michigan DE prepare for 2022 season with Chiefs
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark was not satisfied with his performance in 2021 and decided to do something about it this offseason. So at the end of the day, I stopped drinking liquor right after the season, honestly. Last season, he recorded seven tackles and zero sacks in three games before the Chiefs lost to the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship. In 105 career regular-season games, Clark has 224 tackles, including 59 for loss and 53 ½ sacks. I love Chiefs Kingdom,” Clark said.mlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL: Two advance to Super Bowl
Here’s how those seven players fared on Sunday and during the playoffs. The 28-year-old had one tackle while playing 53 defensive snaps. Chiefs DE Mike DannaDanna, a 2020 fifth-round pick, played 14 defensive snaps and had two tackles and a quarterback hit. Rams CB David LongThe 2019 third-round pick played 24 defensive snaps against the 49ers but did not record any stats. Buy Wolverines gear: Fanatics, Nike, Amazon, LidsBuy Wolverines tickets: StubHub, SeatGeek, TicketmasterStream Wolverines games live: fuboTV, ESPN+, Slingmlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL: Rashan Gary shines, Brady’s comeback falls short
Kansas City Chiefs DE Frank ClarkThe 28-year-old recorded two tackles, including one for loss in a 42-36 overtime victory over the AFC No. Chiefs DE Mike DannaThe 2020 fifth-round pick played 11 defensive snaps but did not record any stats against Buffalo. Bengals RB Chris EvansEvans, a rookie sixth-round pick, played four offensive snaps and carried one time for 4 yards. Packers OL Jon RunyanThe 2020 sixth-round pick played every snap at offensive guard against San Francisco. Buy Wolverines gear: Fanatics, Nike, Amazon, LidsBuy Wolverines tickets: StubHub, SeatGeek, TicketmasterStream Wolverines games live: fuboTV, ESPN+, Slingmlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL: Pick-six for David Long, another playoff win for Tom Brady
Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan LewisThe 2017 third-round pick made two tackles in a 23-17 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. 49ers CB Ambry ThomasThe rookie third-round pick played every defensive snap for the No. Patriots DE Chase WinovichThe 2019 third-round pick was on the field for three defensive snaps against Buffalo but did not record any stats. The 2017 third-round pick also recorded a quarterback hit. Buy Wolverines gear: Fanatics, Nike, Amazon, LidsBuy Wolverines tickets: StubHub, SeatGeek, TicketmasterStream Wolverines games live: fuboTV, ESPN+, Slingmlive.com
Former Michigan Wolverines on NFL playoff rosters
The NFL playoffs begin Saturday, and 21 former Michigan Wolverines will vie for a Super Bowl title. He played in 16 games in 2021 but only started eight, including just one of the last eight games. 49ers CB Ambry ThomasThomas, a rookie third-round pick, played in 12 games, including starting the past five. The 2019 third-round pick played just 14% of defensive snaps after playing 58% in 2020. Buy Wolverines gear: Fanatics, Nike, Amazon, LidsBuy Wolverines tickets: StubHub, SeatGeek, TicketmasterStream Wolverines games live: fuboTV, ESPN+, Slingmlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL: Rashan Gary stays red-hot
Green Bay Packers OLB Rashan GaryThe 2019 first-round pick is having a breakout season. Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan LewisLewis, a third-round pick in 2017, recorded five tackles in a 25-22 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Los Angeles Rams CB David LongThe 2019 third-round pick had two tackles in a 20-19 win over the Baltimore Ravens. New England Patriots DE Chase WinovichThe 2019 third-round pick had three tackles in a 50-10 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Buy Wolverines gear: Fanatics, Nike, Amazon, LidsBuy Wolverines tickets: StubHub, SeatGeek, TicketmasterStream Wolverines games live: fuboTV, ESPN+, Slingmlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL: Strong games for WRs, another record for Tom Brady
Brady also broke Drew Brees’ all-time completions record by going 31-of-46 passing for 363 yards and two touchdowns. Steelers DE Taco CharltonThe 2017 first-round pick had a season-high four tackles and a quarterback hit in the loss to Minnesota. Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan LewisLewis, a 2017 third-round pick, had six tackles, a forced fumble and a recovery in a 27-20 win over the Washington Football Team. Steelers DL Chris WormleyWormley, a 2017 third-round pick, had two tackles and two quarterback hits against the Vikings. Buy Wolverines gear: Fanatics, Nike, Amazon, LidsBuy Wolverines tickets: StubHub, SeatGeek, TicketmasterStream Wolverines games live: fuboTV, ESPN+, Slingmlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL: Big games for Tom Brady, Chris Wormley
10 overall pick in 2019, recorded two tackles in a 20-19 win over the Baltimore Ravens. The 2019 third-round pick has 46 tackles and six pass breakups in 2021. 49ers CB Ambry ThomasThe rookie third-round pick recorded three tackles on special teams against the Seahawks. Steelers DL Chris WormleyThe 2017 third-round pick had a career-high 2 ½ sacks in the win over Baltimore. Buy Wolverines gear: Fanatics, Nike, Amazon, LidsBuy Wolverines tickets: StubHub, SeatGeek, TicketmasterStream Wolverines games live: fuboTV, ESPN+, Slingmlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL: Four ex-Michigan players record sacks in Week 11
Here are the notable performances from ex-Michigan players in Week 11 of the NFL season. 10 overall pick in 2019 had four tackles in a 41-37 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. The 2017 third-round pick has 35 tackles this season. San Francisco 49ers CB Ambry ThomasThe rookie third-round pick played for the first time since Oct. 3 and had four tackles in a 30-10 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Buy Wolverines gear: Fanatics, Nike, Amazon, LidsBuy Wolverines tickets: StubHub, SeatGeek, TicketmasterStream Wolverines games live: fuboTV, ESPN+, Slingmlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL: Big weeks for Donovan Peoples-Jones, Rashan Gary
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Devin BushThe 2019 first-round pick had two tackles and a pass breakup in Monday night’s 29-27 win over the Chicago Bears. He was a first-round pick in 2017. Packers OLB Rashan GaryThe 2019 first-round pick has 4 1/5 sacks this season after recording one against the Chiefs. Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan LewisThe 2017 third-round pick earned his second straight start and teamed up for a sack in a 30-16 loss to the Denver Broncos. Buy Wolverines gear: Fanatics, Nike, Amazon, LidsBuy Wolverines tickets: StubHub, SeatGeek, TicketmasterStream Wolverines games live: fuboTV, ESPN+, Slingmlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL: Frank Clark records game-clinching sack
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Devin BushThe 2019 first-round pick had five tackles in a 15-10 win over the Cleveland Browns. Houston Texans WR Nico CollinsCollins, a rookie third-round pick, caught all four targets for 55 yards in a 38-22 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Steelers TE Zach GentryThe 2019 fifth-round pick doubled his season total with three catches for 39 yards against the Browns. Steelers DL Chris WormleyThe 2017 third-round pick recorded his first solo sack of the season in the win over Cleveland. Buy Wolverines gear: Fanatics, Nike, Amazon, LidsBuy Wolverines tickets: StubHub, SeatGeek, TicketmasterStream Wolverines games live: fuboTV, ESPN+, Slingmlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL Week 5: Tom Brady tosses 5 TD passes in rout
Minnesota Vikings OL Mason ColeThe 2018 third-round pick only played on special teams in a 19-17 win over the Detroit Lions. Broncos OL Graham GlasgowThe 2016 third-round pick played every offensive snap against Pittsburgh. Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan LewisThe 2017 third-round pick had three tackles in a 44-20 win over the New York Giants. Los Angeles Rams CB David LongThe former third-round pick played a season-low seven defensive snaps in a 26-17 win over the Seattle Seahawks. Patriots DL Chase WinovichThe 2019 third-round pick also played a season-low in snaps against the Texans.mlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL Week 2: Big game for Josh Uche, Brandon Graham suffers season-ending injury
Minnesota Vikings OL Mason ColeThe 2018 third-round pick only played on special teams in Sunday’s 34-33 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Chiefs DE Michael DannaThe 2020 fifth-round pick played 42% of defensive snaps against the Ravens but did not record any stats. Atlanta Falcons OL Jalen MayfieldThe rookie third-round pick played every offensive snap against the Buccaneers. Browns WR Donovan Peoples-JonesThe second-year receiver had one catch for 14 yards in Sunday’s win over the Texans. Jets safety Jarrod WilsonWilson only played on special teams in Sunday’s loss.mlive.com
Ex-Michigan DL, current Kansas City Chief Frank Clark arrested on gun charge
Former Michigan football player and current Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of having a concealed firearm in a vehicle, a Los Angeles Police spokesperson confirmed to FOX4 Kansas City. The Chiefs are aware of the arrest but do not have a comment at this time, according to the Kansas City Star. In 2014 at Michigan, Clark was dismissed from the team after he was charged with domestic abuse, which was later pleaded down to misdemeanor disorderly conduct. In two seasons with the Chiefs, he has 14 sacks during the regular season and has added eight more in six playoff games. Clark has 202 tackles, 49 sacks, 11 forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries in 91 career games.mlive.com
Kansas City Chiefs Mike Danna making it from Warren De Le Salle to 2021 Super Bowl
Many young men play football their whole lives and sometimes never get a shot at the Super Bowl. “He never touched a football other than me and him tossing it around in the yard,” said Danna’s father Vaughn Danna. Mike Danna was a natural despite breaking his leg and missing five games his senior year. AdMike Danna is now in the NFL playing defensive end for the Chiefs, one win away from a Super Bowl championship. “I would tell Mike before every game ‘Let’s get a quarterback today.’ I would say to Mike, ‘Get Tom Brady,’” said Vaughn Danna.
From players to pedigree, Chiefs edge on Bucs in all aspects
Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid and Quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) look on during NFL football practice Wednesday February 2, 2021 in Kansas City, Mo. The Chiefs will face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl 55. (Steve Sanders/Kansas City Chiefs via AP)KANSAS CITY, Mo. Based on offense alone, the Kansas City Chiefs are head and shoulders better than the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. If we stay in that mindset, we give ourselves a chance to win any big game.”None is bigger than the Super Bowl.
Storylines galore as Brady, Mahomes command Super Bowl stage
(NFL via AP)Someone will make history Sunday in a Super Bowl so filled with storylines it would fill a season of TV programming. Yes, Tampa, Florida, where the Super Bowl is being played this year. Ad“There’s a lot that comes along with the Super Bowl,” says Rob Gronkowski, the three-time champion tight end who came out of retirement to reunite with Brady. Of course, with the week off between the conference title matches and the Super Bowl, each side should be well rested. “You don’t get these opportunities every year in the NFL to be in the Super Bowl and to be in these games,” Mahomes says, thought it sure seems as if Brady has a Super Bowl habit, and Mahomes is developing one.
Super Bowl LV rosters: A whopping 17 players with state of Michigan ties
The University of Michigan has seven former players in Super Bowl LV, tied with LSU for the most by college. Michigan State is represented with three former players, followed by three from Central Michigan, two from Eastern Michigan, one from Grand Valley State and one from Ferris State. Frank ClarkTeam: Kansas City ChiefsPosition: Defensive endCollege: MichiganInfo: Clark is coming off a two-sack performance against the Bills. Taco CharltonTeam: ChiefsPosition: Defensive endCollege: MichiganInfo: Charlton has been on injured reserve since Nov. 21. William GholstonTeam: BuccaneersPosition: Defensive endCollege: Michigan StateInfo: The 2013 fourth-round pick tied a career high with three sacks during the regular season.mlive.com
Spagnuolo defense perfect complement to elite Chiefs offense
FILE - Kansas City Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo addresses the media during a news conference at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., in this Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, file photo. “That game," Brady said Monday, “is one of my least favorite football memories.”He hopes he can reflect on Sunday with a bit more joy. Brady will once again lead his offense against Spagnuolo's defense, only this time it will be his Tampa Bay Buccaneers facing the defending champion Chiefs in the Super Bowl. It also will be a rematch of a game earlier this season, when once more Spagnuolo kept Brady off balance as Kansas City coasted to a 27-24 victory in Tampa Bay. All traits that Mathieu shares with the entire Chiefs defense.
Super rematch: Hill burned Bucs repeatedly in 1st meeting
Tampa Bay gets another shot at Hill and the Chiefs in the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021. It was the second and most impressive of three scores for Hill, who was the star of Kansas City’s 27-24 victory at Tampa Bay in Week 12. Tampa Bay gets another shot at Hill and the Chiefs in the Super Bowl next Sunday, the first rematch in the NFL finale in nearly a decade. Davis was burned repeatedly, including on consecutive TD passes from Patrick Mahomes to Hill (75 and 44 yards) in the first quarter. Down three with 4:10 to play, Tampa turned to its defense to get a stop and get Brady the ball back.
Wolverines in the NFL: Tom Brady heads to 10th Super Bowl
Tom Brady is headed to his 10th Super Bowl. The 43-year-old was one of seven former Michigan players on a conference championship rosters and is one of four who are advancing to Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida. Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom BradyDespite throwing three interceptions in the second half, Brady and the Buccaneers were able to hold on for a 31-26 victory over the NFC No. Brady will aim for his seventh Super Bowl title and his first with Tampa Bay. Sign up for insight on the Wolverines for $4.99 a month (with a 60-day free trial) by texting 734-215-6605.mlive.com
Bills fall short in breakout season with 38-24 loss to KC
Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) is sacked by Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark (55) during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)Josh Allen led the Buffalo Bills to their first AFC championship game in 27 years. The Bills were unable to solve the Chiefs twice this season. They were trampled in a 26-17 loss in Week 6 in a game rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire had 161 yards rushing. On the bright side, the Bills made tremendous strides over last season, which ended with Buffalo squandering a 16-0 third-quarter lead in a wild-card playoff loss at Houston.
Chiefs' Mathieu making most of opportunity in Kansas City
Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu (32) returns an interception during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. After helping the Chiefs win their first Super Bowl in five decades last season, Mathieu has followed up with what can only be described as the best season of his career. On a quarter of snaps this season, he's lined up in the deep safety spot. You know that if you feed something to Tyrann, he’s going to get it and he’s going to know why,” Spagnuolo said. “I think any position on the field allows you the chance to make plays,” Mathieu said.
Big offenses, overlooked defenses in AFC title game
The Kansas City Chiefs won their first NFL title since 1970 when they beat San Francisco in last year's Super Bowl. What we get Sunday is a matchup of dynamic offenses and overlooked defenses, the top two teams in the conference. Kansas City (15-2) has the confidence of a reigning champion and a charisma few NFL teams can match. That could provide an edge over Bills rookie Tyler Bass — except that Bass has been very reliable all season. Buffalo punter Corey Bojorquez and Kansas City rookie Johnny Townsend were two of the most dependable in the AFC.
Wolverines in the NFL: Brady bests Brees, Henne makes postseason debut
Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Tom BradyThe 43-year-old will play in his 14th conference championship game after NFC’s No. 5 seed Tampa Bay beat the No. Chiefs DE Mike DannaThe rookie fifth-round pick played 15 defensive snaps and made two tackles against the Browns. The rookie fifth-round pick played five snaps on special teams against the Rams. Packers OL Ben BradenThe 26-year-old Braden, who went undrafted out of college, also played five snaps on special teams against Los Angeles.mlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL Week 16: Tom Brady dominates Lions, 3 players record sacks
Here are the most notable performances involving ex-Michigan players in Week 16 of the NFL season. Saturday was the second time Brady finished with a perfect passing rating of 158.3, becoming the first quarterback to do it twice against the Lions. The 43-year-old is fifth in the NFL with 4,234 passing yards and fourth with 36 touchdown passes. Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan LewisThe 2017 third-round pick recorded a sack for the second straight game in Sunday’s win over the Eagles. New York Giants safety Jabrill PeppersPeppers recorded six tackles in a 27-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.mlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL: Rashan Gary heating up, Brandon Graham makes Eagles history
Green Bay Packers OLB Rashan GaryThe 2019 first-round pick is heating up for the 10-3 Packers. Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon GrahamThe 2010 first-round pick appeared in his 156th career game with the Eagles on Sunday, setting a franchise record for most games played. Get Wolverine Confidential texts straight to your phone from our Michigan football writers. MORE: Michigan football back practicing, with plans to play Iowa‘Negative recruiting’ won’t stop at Michigan until resolution on Harbaugh’s future, ESPN analyst saysWhy is 6th-place Michigan playing 2nd-place Iowa in Big Ten football’s final week? What to expect from Michigan football during early signing periodPotential fireworks during early signing period?mlive.com
Wolverines in the NFL Week 13: Big games for Peoples-Jones, Winovich, Gary
Below are the best and most notable performances involving ex-Michigan players in Week 13 of the NFL season. Peoples-Jones never had 92 yards or more in a game during his three years at Michigan. Chiefs DE Michael DannaThe rookie fifth-rounder had three tackles in Sunday’s win over the Broncos. Broncos OG Graham GlasgowThe former Detroit Lions third-round pick exited Sunday’s game against the Chiefs with a toe injury. Sign up for insight on the Wolverines for $4.99 a month (with a 60-day free trial) by texting 734-215-6605.mlive.com
Election day over, Chiefs' Mahomes refocuses on football
A limited audience at Arrowhead Stadium watch as the New York Jets play the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. – Now that Election Day is over, Patrick Mahomes can turn his focus back to the football season. As the nation awaited final results in several battleground states Wednesday, the quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs still could rest well knowing he did his part to ensure people of Kansas City had a chance to let their voices be heard. Chiefs coach Andy Reid was among the first to cast his ballot at Arrowhead Stadium on Tuesday. The Chiefs are coming off a sound thrashing of the winless New York Jets while the Panthers have lost three straight games.
Wolverines in the NFL: Tom Brady shines, Jordan Glasgow blocks punt in Week 4
Below are how the rest of the ex-Wolverines fared in Week 4 of the NFL season. Indianapolis Colts LB Jordan GlasgowGlasgow was known for making big plays on special teams during his Michigan career, and he had one for the Colts on Sunday. The rookie sixth-round pick blocked a punt and also had a tackle on special teams in a 19-11 win over the Chicago Bears. Minnesota Vikings safety Josh MetellusThe rookie sixth-round pick made his first career tackle on special teams in Sunday’s 31-23 win over the Houston Texans. Carolina Panthers OL Michael SchofieldAfter losing his starting job in Week 3, Schofield only appeared on special teams in Carolina’s win over the Cardinals.mlive.com
Chiefs lean on D to beat Pats 26-10 in COVID-19-delayed game
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark (55) celebrates after sacking New England Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer (2) during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020, in Kansas City. – It's hard enough to slow down Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs under the best of circumstances. It wasn't until Tyrann Mathieu took an interception back for a touchdown in the fourth that Kansas City clinched its 26-10 victory at Arrowhead Stadium. Later on Saturday, it came out that Chiefs practice squad QB Jordan Ta'amu also had tested positive, forcing the NFL to postpone the game. Chiefs: Defensive tackle Chris Jones was out with a groin injury that sidelined him in practice last week.
Wolverines in the NFL: Defensive linemen shine in Week 2
Week 2 of the NFL season was full of notable performances from former Michigan players, especially defensive linemen. 10 overall pick played every defensive snap in Sunday’s 26-21 win over the Denver Broncos and recorded seven tackles and one pass breakup. The rookie fifth-round pick played eight offensive snaps Sunday for the 2-0 Packers. Chargers OT Michael SchofieldThe 2014 third-round pick started in Sunday’s loss to the Chiefs. Steelers DT Chris WormleyThe 2017 third-round pick recorded his first tackle with the Steelers in Sunday’s win over the Broncos.mlive.com
Barkley, 49ers hit with potentially season-ending injuries
Start with running back, where Giants star Saquon Barkley is believed to have torn the ACL in his right knee early in their loss at Chicago. The 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo tried to play through a right ankle injury before Nick Mullens took over for the second half. Tevin Coleman also left San Francisco's win over the Jets with a late knee injury. Along with Lock and Sutton, the Broncos lost defensive end Dre'Mont Jones to a knee injury in their defeat at Pittsburgh. Washington guard Brandon Scherff, who left early in Arizona with a knee injury, was among the offensive linemen hurt around the NFL on Sunday.
Chiefs keep gambling by doling out another big-money deal
FILE - Kansas City Chiefs' Travis Kelce smiles before the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal has not been announced. The competition that (Fitzgerald) provided me coming into the league, me coming to Kansas City Travis gives me that same kind of competition day-in and day-out, Mathieu said. Travis still comes to work wanting to get better, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said, so you love that part. The rookie broke one of his orbital bones before arriving in Kansas City, Reid said.
The highest-paid athlete at Super Bowl LIV will take home $27.5 million this year, thanks to the 'biggest deal in NFL history'
The highest-paid player in this year's Super Bowl is 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, whose average annual salary is an astounding $27.5 million. Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark is the Super Bowler earning the highest average salary this year after Garoppolo, at $20.8 million, per Spotrac. The 28-year-old Garoppolo signed a record five-year, $137.5 million contract with the 49ers in 2018, with $74 million guaranteed (unlike other professional sports leagues, NFL contracts are not fully guaranteed. At the time, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo called it the "biggest deal in NFL history on an average-per-year basis." An NFL player's earnings depend on a variety of factors, including their base contract, NFL salary caps, bonuses, performance incentives and endorsement deals.cnbc.com
Do cars hold clues in deadly Seattle stoplight shooting?
"48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant and Seattle police detectives Frank Clark and Dana Duffy examine key evidence in a fatal car-to-car shooting -- the vehicles involved. For more, watch "Student of Murder" Saturday, Sept. 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.cbsnews.com