George Karlaftis Stats, News and Video - DE | NFL.com
HometownWest Lafayette, IN
NFL news roundup: Latest league updates from Wednesday, Aug. 23
NFL.com keeps you up to date with all of the latest league news from around the NFL. Visit NFL.com's transaction hub for a daily breakdown.
State of the 2023 Kansas City Chiefs: Patrick Mahomes and Co. set to pursue Super Bowl repeat
Coming off their second title in four years, the Chiefs have another shot at repeating as Super Bowl champs with Patrick Mahomes under center. Adam Rank examines the state of the team heading into the 2023 NFL season.
2023 NFL All-Breakout Team, Defense: Jaycee Horn and Derrick Brown poised to make noise in Carolina
Which up-and-coming defensive players are poised for stardom in the 2023 NFL season? Bucky Brooks spotlights 11 names to know on his All-Breakout Team. Do the Eagles have ANOTHER young stud? Which NFC South franchise boasts two selections?
2023 NFL Schedule release: Kansas City Chiefs to host Detroit Lions in Kickoff Game
The 2023 season will kick off with two of the most high-powered, entertaining offenses the NFL provides. The Super Bowl champion Chiefs will open their title defense against the Lions at 8:20 p.m. ET on Thursday, Sept. 7 on NBC.
The First Read, Super Bowl LVII: 6 factors that could determine Kansas City Chiefs vs. Philadelphia Eagles
Of all the potential matchups for Super Bowl LVII, the Philadelphia Eagles facing off against the Kansas City Chiefs was always the most intriguing, Jeffri Chadiha writes. Check out six factors that could determine the Andy Reid bowl.
NFL rookie rankings: 49ers' Brock Purdy vaults into top 25 after thrilling finish to 2022 regular season
With the 2022 NFL regular season in the books, Daniel Jeremiah takes one last look at the rookie class. Where do QBs Kenny Pickett and Brock Purdy land in his rankings? See the full pecking order, 1-25.
NFL rookie rankings at quarter pole of 2022 season: Jets duo holds top spots; Lions lead with three reps
Heading into the final four weeks of the 2022 NFL regular season, three sixth-round picks make Daniel Jeremiah's rookie rankings, including two from the hard-charging Lions. See the full pecking order, 1-25.
2022 NFL season: Four things to watch for in Chargers-Chiefs clash on Prime Video
NFL.com's Eric Edholm breaks down four things to watch when the Chiefs play host to the Chargers in the first-ever Thursday night game on Prime Video.
2022 NFL Season: One rookie who could significantly impact each division race
On the eve of the 2022 NFL season, which newbies are poised to immediately impact the playoff picture? Bucky Brooks identifies one rookie who could define each division race.
2022 NFL season award predictions: Who wins MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year?
Who is poised to nab NFL MVP? How about Defensive Player of the Year? And which rookies will take home the hardware? As we head into the 2022 season, NFL.com analysts predict every award winner.
2022 NFL season: Best/worst-case projections for notable defensive rookies
Daniel Jeremiah reveals his projections for 13 of the NFL's top defensive rookies in 2022. Which first-round pick will reach double-digit sacks in Year 1?
2022 NFL Preseason Week 1 rookie grades: Lions' Aidan Hutchinson aces test
How did Aidan Hutchinson and Malik Willis fare in their respective debuts? Do the Commanders have a new gem in the backfield? Chad Reuter grades the performance of one rookie from each Preseason Week 1 game.
2022 NFL preseason, Week 1: What We Learned from Saturday's games
The NFL offered up a full slate of Saturday preseason games, which featured Chiefs rookie George Karlaftis' impressive debut in Chicago and the Panthers D standing firm against the Commanders.
2022 NFL Preseason, Week 1: One thing to watch for from all 32 teams
Who will emerge from the Steelers' quarterback competition when Pittsburgh meets Seattle on Saturday night? Eric Edholm identifies one thing to watch for from all 32 teams in Week 1 of the preseason.
Training Camp Buzz: Raiders don't want to trade Josh Jacobs; Dolphins' RB competition is 'fierce'
Did Josh Jacobs' heavy usage in the Raiders' first preseason game hint at the running back's future? How is Dolphins head coach Mike McDaniel approaching the RB competition? Find out the buzz as we track interesting items of news from today's camp.
Chiefs' Frank Clark credits diet changes, no more drinking for helping him this offseason
Frank Clark and the Chiefs restructured his contract to a two-year, $29 million deal this offseason, ensuring his return to the team. But it was predated by a heart-to-heart chat between Clark and head coach Andy Reid in which Reid "flat out" told Clark he wasn't playing at the level he needed to be.
State of the 2022 Kansas City Chiefs: Even without Tyreek Hill, it's title or bust for Patrick Mahomes
How much does Tyreek Hill's move to Miami impact Kansas City's expectations in 2022? Not much at all! In this edition of State of the Franchise, Adam Rank says the Chiefs remain squarely in "title or bust" mode.
Projecting the 2022 Defensive, Specialist All-Rookie Team: Sauce Gardner, Aidan Hutchinson lead squad
Which NFL newbies will outshine the competition at their respective positions in Year One? Chad Reuter projects the 2022 All-Rookie Team for defensive players and specialists.
Chiefs impressed with rookie DE George Karlaftis' energy at OTAs: 'He goes 100 miles an hour'
The Kansas City Chiefs are so far excited with the energy brought by rookie pass rusher George Karlaftis at OTAs.
2022 NFL Draft: Ranking favorite picks in every round
The Commanders might have found their future starting QB when they took Sam Howell in Round 5 -- but he wasn't the only potential gem in the 2022 NFL Draft. Chad Reuter ranks his favorite picks in each round.
2022 NFL Draft: Ten perfect rookie-team fits
Will Malik Willis develop into a high-end QB for the Titans? Could Aaron Rodgers help Christian Watson compete for hardware from the jump in Green Bay? Bucky Brooks highlights 10 perfect rookie-team fits from the 2022 NFL Draft.
Karlaftis, Bolton combine forces to sack Lawrence
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis and linebacker Nick Bolton combine forces to sack Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence.
George Karlaftis, Michael Danna combine for sack on Lawrence forcing Jags' to punt
Kansas City Chiefs defensive ends George Karlaftis, Michael Danna combine for sack sack on Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence forcing Jags' to punt.
Chiefs DE George Karlaftis joins 'NFL Now' 10 days after Super Bowl LVII win
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis joins "NFL Now" 10 days after Super Bowl LVII win.
George Karlaftis discusses how his Super Bowl appearance as a rookie has inspired Greece
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis discusses how his Super Bowl appearance as a rookie has inspired Greece.
Karlaftis' first career playoff sack marks Chiefs' fourth of game vs. Burrow
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis' first career playoff sack is the Chiefs' fourth of the AFC Championship Game against Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow.
George Karlaftis recovers fumble after Michael Danna's strip-sack of Stidham
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Michael Danna strip-sacks Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Jarrett Stidham, the fumble is recovered by defensive end George Karlaftis.
Trent McDuffie's HUGE strip-sack of Wilson goes into Karlaftis' grasp for rookie takeaway
Kanas City Chiefs cornerback Trent McDuffie's HUGE strip-sack of Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson goes into defensive end George Karlaftis' grasp for rookie takeaway.
George Karlaftis makes it two straight weeks with a sack for himself
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis makes it two straight weeks with a sack for himself.
George Karlaftis gets sack No. 4.5 of his rookie season on third down vs. Smith
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis gets sack No. 4.5 of his rookie season on third down vs. Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith.
George Karlaftis breaks up Geno Smith's fourth-down pass in first quarter
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis breaks up Geno Smith's fourth-down pass in first quarter.
Driskel stiff-arms Karlaftis into ground before being engulfed by other Chiefs
Houston Texans quarterback Jeff Driskel stiff-arms Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis before being tackled behind the line of scrimmage.
George Karlaftis drops Wilson with help from Chiefs' lockdown coverage
Kansas City Chiefs rookie defensive end George Karlaftis drops Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson with help from the Chiefs' lockdown coverage.
Karlaftis crunches Burrow into ground for key sack before two-minute warning
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis crunches Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow into the ground for a key sack before the two-minute warning.
George Karlaftis swarms Bryce Perkins for 11-yard sack
Kansas City Chiefs rookie defensive end George Karlaftis swarms Los Angeles Rams quarterback Bryce Perkins for an 11-yard sack.
Karlaftis, Clark converge for sandwich sack of Carr
Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman George Karlaftis and Frank Clark converge for a sandwich sack of Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr.
Cool Plays, Bro: Schrager breaks down coolest plays of Week 3
NFL Network's Peter Schrager breaks down the coolest plays of Week 3.
George Karlaftis bats Murray's pass down with authority
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis bats Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray's pass down with authority.
Who will win Defensive Rookie of the Year? | 'GMFB'
"GMFB" makes their picks on who will win Defensive Rookie of the Year.
Top 10 rookies of '22 preseason | Baldy's Breakdowns
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger breaks down the top 10 rookies from the 2022 preseason.
Baldinger: Orlando Brown Jr. thinks Karlaftis can be Pro Bowler as a rookie
NFL Network's Brian Baldinger reports that Kansas City Chiefs offensive tackle Orlando Brown Jr. thinks that Chiefs rookie defensive end George Karlaftis can be a Pro Bowler in his first year in the NFL.
Breakout players to watch in Week 3 of the preseason
Take a look at 12 players who have started to make a name for themselves in the preseason and look to continue their breakout in the 2022 NFL preseason.
Karlaftis overpowers two blockers to sack Wentz
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end George Karlaftis overpowers two blockers to sack Washington Commanders quarterback Carson Wentz.
Previewing Chiefs' 2022 floor and ceiling
See what changes the Kansas City Chiefs made to their roster this past off-season along with predictions on their best and worst case scenarios.
Chadiha, Palmer: What stood out about Chiefs' draftees at rookie minicamp
NFL Network's Jeffri Chadiha and James Palmer discuss what stood out about the Kansas City Chiefs' draftees at its rookie minicamp.