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With Jeremy Maclin gone, the KC Chiefs have a big gap to fill

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The game of football is all about gaps. On offense, you’re trying to create gaps, while on defense you’re trying to close them. For the Kansas City Chiefs, the 2017 season will be all about filling the gap left with the departure of leading receiver Jeremy Maclin, who was released in June.

Maclin appeared to be a salary-cap cut victim. Cutting him when they did saved the Chiefs $10 million against this year’s cap, room they desperately needed.

Jeremy Maclin, Chiefs embark on “special” season

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OCTOBER 2015 – The Kansas City Chiefs worked aggressively in the offseason to improve their roster, but is the hype surrounding the team merely the usual autumn hubris? Newly-acquired wide receiver Jeremy Maclin doesn’t think so.

“We’ve got something special,” Jeremy Maclin said.

Climbing out on a Twig: Chiefs will MISS the playoffs

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AUGUST 2015 – I seem to have a better grasp of predictions for the Kansas City Royals than I do the Chiefs. I tend to miss the Royals’ won-loss record by one or two games. Don’t believe me? Check my right-on forecasts the past three years for the Royals.

For the second straight year, I have been dyslexic in my Chiefs’ preseason predictions. Three years ago I was on fire, but after predicting 4-12 and 7-9 the past two years, then I am considering going with a 2-14 mark this year and watch KC dominate the AFC West.

Chiefs fixing the ‘Cracks in the Foundation’ by adding Jeremy Maclin

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APRIL 2015 – The remake of the Chiefs is underway with trades, franchise tags and free-agent signings, and there’s one consistent theme—besides the required, “he’s a great player, but he’s a better person

Free agents think it’s a great opportunity to play for coach Andy Reid.

“I’m very excited to be here,” said wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, the biggest splash among the Chiefs free-agent signings.