Raiders agree to deals with LB Malcolm Smith, TE Lee Smith

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders opened free agency by agreeing to contracts on Tuesday with former Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith and blocking tight end Lee Smith. A person with knowledge of the deal said the team is finalizing the deal with Malcolm Smith on Tuesday night. The person spoke on condition of[…]

AP Sources: Chiefs restructure Hali’s deal to sign Maclin

The Kansas City Chiefs aren’t letting their tight salary cap situation stop them from being an active participant in free agency. Pro Bowl linebacker Tamba Hali and the Chiefs have agreed to restructure his massive contract, freeing up some much-needed cash that the club is using to sign Pro Bowl wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, two[…]

Chiefs place franchise tag on All-Pro Houston

The Kansas City Chiefs have placed the franchise tag on All-Pro pass rusher Justin Houston. The Chiefs announced the move on Monday, saying in a statement that “it was in the best interest of the club” and it pursues a long-term deal with Houston. Monday’s move was widely expected given the relatively little progress Kansas[…]