KC Chiefs News: Rookie Minicamp and Steve Borden Jr


KC Chiefs news and notes from around the web over the past few days.

Chiefs Kingdom is buzzing about the rookie minicamp held over the weekend. With under 70 players attending the camp this past weekend, fans are starting to get excited about the upcoming season. The Chiefs sent nine draftees and 60 other rookies to the camp, all of whom had hopes of making the Kansas City Chiefs’ 2015 roster.

One of the more interesting notes from the camp is that the Chiefs have given Steve Borden Jr a chance to prove himself. Why does that name sound familiar, you ask? Borden Jr is the son of former pro wrestler Steve Borden.

Here’s some of the buzz around FanSided.com concerning the KC Chiefs.

Chiefs’ James O’Shaughnessy talks Travis Kelce [Arrowhead Addict]

"O’Shaughnessy is also talking with Kelce about getting his feet wet at the NFL level. Kelce is bigger and faster, but both play the game with good hands and a like mindset, trying to get down the seam and create chaos."

KC Chiefs: Four Rookie Quarterbacks Trying Out For Team [KC Kingdom]

"The KC Chiefs held their rookie minicamp this weekend and four quarterbacks are in attendance. These guys are Chris Bonner, Cody Sokol, Michael Strauss, and Bo Wallace.The Chiefs didn’t select a quarterback in this year’s draft, but signed Wallace and Sokol shortly after the draft wrapped up."

Kansas City Chiefs: Projected Starters For 2015 Season [KC Kingdom]

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"Overall this looks like a scary roster and this team should be the best its been in years. The defense looks stronger than ever, and the offense fixed the two struggling positions, which were wide receiver (adding Maclin and drafting Conley) and along the offensive line (adding Grubbs and Fanaika and signing Morse)."

Here’s more Kansas City Chiefs news floating around the web.

Son of WWE’s Sting Gets Tryout With Kansas City Chiefs [CBS Detroit]

"Speaking of acting, tight end Steven Borden’s father, Steve Sr., was a pretty good one in his own right. You might know him better as Sting, the biggest star of World Championship Wrestling in the 1980s and ’90s, and with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling and the WWE more recently.The younger Borden played collegiately at Kentucky and is trying out with the Chiefs."

Steven Borden says at Chiefs minicamp he’s used to the Sting questions [Arrowhead Pride]

"Borden said that his dad always pushed him to “make a name for myself outside of what he’s done.” He didn’t shy away from any of our Sting questions but I didn’t want to ask all about pro wrestling so we switched to what he can do on the field."

Andy Reid: Kansas City Chiefs may go to camp with three healthy quarterbacks [ESPN]

"The Chiefs reported no significant injuries from the three-day camp, which may have been the most positive development of all."

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