Kansas City Chiefs News, April 3: Arrowhead Stadium’s Future in Doubt After Recent Election, Chiefs Interested in Tyler Boyd, and More

Here's the latest news involving the Kansas City Chiefs, including re-signing Clyde Edwards-Helaire, reported interest in Tyler Boyd, and more.

While the Kansas City Chiefs continue to prepare for the 2024 NFL Draft, there is a cloud hanging over the franchise right now due to Rashee Rice’s recent incident. More details regarding Rice’s potential involvement in the car accident were revealed on Tuesday.

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As the Chiefs continue to work through the details of Rice’s involvement in the car accident, Kansas City is reportedly interested in a free agent wide receiver. Could the Chiefs sign away a former starting wide receiver from another Super Bowl contender in the AFC? All of that and more in today’s Chiefs news!

Chiefs Will Be Impacted by Jackson County Voters Rejecting Stadium Sales Tax

Despite the success that the Chiefs have seen on the field in recent years, their future in Kansas City is potentially in doubt. Following the results of Tuesday’s election, the Chiefs could be on the move once their current lease ends in 2031. Jackson County residents voted against the proposed stadium sales tax which would have funded renovations for Arrowhead Stadium.

KEEP READING: Arrowhead Stadium’s Future in Doubt Beyond 2031

NFL Backup QB Rankings: How Do Justin Fields, Jacoby Brissett, Gardner Minshew II, and Jimmy Garoppolo Stack Up?

As former Chiefs backup quarterback Blaine Gabbert is currently a free agent, Kansas City secured his replacement on Monday night. The Chiefs signed Carson Wentz to a one-year contract as he’ll provide security and starting experience behind superstar quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Where does Wentz rank among the NFL’s backup quarterbacks in 2024?

READ MORE: NFL Backup QB Rankings for 2024

Tony Catalina’s 2024 NFL Mock Draft: Jayden Daniels the Future for Washington, Drake Maye the Answer in New England, Brock Bowers a Bengal

Despite signing Hollywood Brown in free agency, the Chiefs are always looking for more help on offense. Pro Football Network’s Tony Catalina released his latest mock draft and has Kansas City landing the fastest player in the 2024 NFL Draft. Considering that Brown only signed a one-year deal with the Chiefs, it’s fair to wonder if Kansas City will secure a long-term option at wide receiver in the first round.

CONTINUE READING: Pro Football Network’s Latest Mock Draft

Chiefs’ Rashee Rice Leased Lamborghini Involved in Dallas Crash, Company’s Attorney Says

As the Chiefs continue to work through the unfortunate situation involving Rice, more details were revealed on Tuesday. While initial reports stated that Rice owned one of the vehicles involved in the accident, new details suggest that Rice was also leasing the other vehicle involved in the initial crash. Following a stellar performance during his rookie season, Rice is now involved in the news for the wrong reasons this offseason.

KEEP READING: Rashee Rice’s Involvement in Dallas Car Accident

Steelers Mailbag: What’s the Plan for Wilson, Fields Beyond 2024? Is Tyler Boyd Still an Option

While the Chiefs have already signed Brown in free agency and are hoping for Rice to continue building on his impressive rookie season, more help could be on the way. According to Mark Kaboly of The Athletic, Kansas City is one of several playoff contenders showing interest in free agent wide receiver Tyler Boyd.

READ MORE: Several Playoff Contenders Interested in Tyler Boyd

Report: Chiefs Re-Sign Running Back Clyde Edwards-Helaire

After multiple reports suggested that free agent running back J.K. Dobbins was visiting the Chiefs, it seemed like Kansas City would make an addition to their backfield. Yet, Dobbins’ reported visit might have just been a play to get Clyde Edwards-Helaire to agree to a one-year deal with the Chiefs. Dobbins will continue to look for his next opportunity elsewhere in free agency.

SOURCE: Ian Rapoport of NFL Network on X (formerly Twitter)

Former Chiefs Cornerback L’Jarius Sneed Address Knee Concerns

Before the Chiefs traded cornerback L’Jarius Sneed to the Tennessee Titans, there were rumors that he was dealing with a serious knee issue. Sneed finally met with the media during his introductory press conference on Tuesday, where he stated that he doesn’t have any knee issues. While Sneed has dealt with a knee injury in the past, he clearly doesn’t believe that it will be an ongoing issue.

SOURCE: Paul Kuharsky on X (formerly Twitter)

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