Kansas City Chiefs News, April 4: Rashee Rice Accepts Full Responsibility for Recent Incident, Dallas Mayor Attempts To Relocate Chiefs, and More

Here's the latest news involving the Kansas City Chiefs, including Rashee Rice's apology, potential reunions in free agency, and more.

As the Kansas City Chiefs continue to work through the unfortunate situation involving Rashee Rice, the process took a step forward on Wednesday. Rice issued an apology and accepted full responsibility for his actions during the car crash in Dallas.

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Despite Rice’s ongoing situation, the Chiefs must continue to prepare for the 2024 NFL Draft. While Kansas City has focused on re-signing several of its own players in free agency, there are still a few former Chiefs available on the market. All of that and more in today’s Chiefs news!

Chiefs WR Rashee Rice Issues Statement After Weekend Car Accident

Following the car crash in Dallas, there was an awkward silence from Rice regarding the incident. However, the Chiefs wide receiver finally spoke on Wednesday, issuing a statement about the unfortunate situation. Rice stated his cooperation with law enforcement and accepted full responsibility for his actions during the car accident in Dallas.

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Owain Jones’ 7-Round 2024 NFL Mock Draft: Chiefs Address the Trenches Early

Although the Chiefs are set to pick last in the first round due to winning Super Bowl 58, there will be plenty of options available with the 32nd overall pick. Pro Football Network’s Owain Jones released his latest mock draft and has Kansas City addressing the trenches with three of its early selections. As the Chiefs look to threepeat as Super Bowl champions, they could target Day 1 contributors on the offensive and defensive line.

CONTINUE READING: Pro Football Network’s Latest Mock Draft

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson Pushing for Chiefs To Relocate

The Chiefs were originally founded in Dallas before moving to Kansas City in 1963. Therefore, Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson is making a public push to have the Chiefs return to their former home once their current lease at Arrowhead Stadium expires in 2031. While it’s unlikely that the Chiefs will actually leave Kansas City, Johnson is smart to at least try to lure them back to Dallas.

KEEP READING: Dallas Mayor Wants Chiefs To Play in Texas

Patrick Mahomes Sr. Faces up to 10 Years in Prison After Felony DWI Indictment

Eight days before Super Bowl 58, star quarterback Patrick Mahomes had to deal with an embarrassing moment from his father. Patrick Mahomes Sr. was arrested for driving while intoxicated just several days before the biggest game of his son’s season. Given that this is now the third time that Mahomes Sr. has been arrested for DWI, he is facing up to 10 years in prison.

READ MORE: Patrick Mahomes Sr. Facing up to 10 Years in Prison After Third DWI

Multiple Notable Former Chiefs Players Still Looking for 2024 Teams

Kansas City has made a concerted effort to re-sign several of its own free agents this offseason. Yet, there are still four notable former Chiefs available in free agency. Former starting left tackle Donovan Smith has yet to sign with a new team, and the Chiefs would be wise to re-sign him if they are unable to land his replacement in the 2024 NFL Draft.

CONTINUE READING: Kansas City’s Potential Reunions in Free Agency

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