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Kansas City Chiefs
Monday night will showcase two teams headed in two very different directions in 2012. The 1-7 Chiefs will come to Heinz Field to meet the 5-3 Pittsburgh Steelers who may have finally found their stride.This will also be the first matchup for Steelers' offensive coordinator - and former Chiefs' head coach - Todd Haley against his former team.While the Steelers' stock is rising, the Chiefs' is at an all-time low, hitting rock bottom during the controversy surrounding fans allegedly cheering an injury to starting quarterback Matt Cassel.The game may look like an impending slaughter, but the Chiefs actually match up well defensively with the Steelers, who have a history of struggling against inferior teams under the bright lights of prime time football.Here are my THREE BOLD PREDICTIONS for Monday Night Football.PREDICTION #1 - Kansas City will be forced into a one-dimensional offense.The Chiefs average just under 208 passing yards per game, while the Steelers - even wit...
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The Steelers will have a decision to make when 2nd round pick Marcus Gilbert is able to return from his ankle injury, but rookie Mike Adams isn’t making the decision for Mike Tomlin and Sean Kugler any easier..or is he? As Gerry Dulac points out, Gilbert’s injury could have been worse but was still bad enough: Gilbert sustained a nasty ankle injury in which the tendon that protects...
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Chris Rainey practiced fully for a second consecutive day on Friday after injuring his ribs Sunday in the win over the New York Giants.
Rainey, who said on Thursday that he cracked a rib when he was tackled during a third quarter kickoff return, talked to the media again on Friday to talk about how he feels currently.
"Taking it day by...
Any NFL player or coach with any class at all is never going to call out his old team, no matter how bad things were when they left. Circumstances change from year to year and sometimes things just don’t work out; sometimes you leave on a good note and other times it’s a sour one. Jerome Bettis and Todd Haley are hardly the only two members of the Steelers to start with one team...
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown left Sunday's game against the New York Giants with a high ankle sprain. After the game, Brown claimed that the injury wasn't serious.
Brown, who has already been ruled out for the Monday night game against the Kansas City Chiefs, may miss a few more games in addition, according to a report by Pro Football Talk.
If you look at the Chiefs roster, you'll find talent on both sides. They have a running game, talented WR and a defense that can make plays. What they lack is anything at QB. They have to get that position figured out if they want to do anything. I don't expect anyone but the Owner and the hotdog guy back next year.
I'm sitting at 84-49 heading into the weekend...
If the NFL rumors are true, then Marty Schottenheimer could soon be returning to the Kansas City Chiefs. The former head coach spent 10 seasons coaching the Chiefs from 1989 – 1998, compiling a record of 101-58-1 in the regular season, as well as racking up seven playoff appearances and a spot in the 1993 AFC Championship Game against the Buffalo Bills, a game in which they lost...
Throughout most of the year, most fans and experts have almost written off the Steelers. With key injuries to Troy, Harrison and a banged up struggling run game, the Steelers were thought to be only a shade of their former selves after a bad loss to the Raiders early on this season. After 3 straight wins the Steelers have quietly improved to a 5-3 record. With Baltimore now...
Emmanuel Sanders isn't going down quickly when it comes to paying a fine. The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver announced Saturday that he would appeal a $15,000 fine he received from the NFL for allegedly faking an injury. "We are going to appeal it, and that's it," Sanders said, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. The punishment stems from an incident...
According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Steelers running back Isaac Redman will get the start against the Chiefs on Monday night.
Wide receiver Antonio Brown, safety Troy Polamalu have been ruled out.
Antonio Brown is out against the Chiefs. Also out are Gilbert, Polamalu and Sylvester
— Mark Kaboly (@MarkKaboly_Trib) November 10, 2012
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Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jonathan Dwyer was able to
practice for the second straight day Friday, meaning he is probable to play
Monday against the Kansas City Chiefs, while fellow running back Rashard
Mendenhall, wide receiver Antonio Brown and safety Troy Polamalu all missed
practice and are likely to miss the prime time contest.
Dwyer missed last week’s game against...
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Ike Taylor is the AFC Defensive Player of the Week but was recently on the hot seat for some uneven performances. Jim Wexell talked to Taylor about handling those ups and downs for a column on kids and athletics.
Kansas City: Ugly ugly ugly… and no, I’m not just talking about Romeo Crennel’s chances of being a head coach after this season, or even Scott Pioli’s chances of not being run out of town on a rail before 2013 kicks off. No, I’m just talking about the Chiefs’ chance of actually having anything useful fantasy-wise during a visit to Pittsburgh.The Steelers are playing...
Concussions are nothing to take lightly, but it’s something that NFL players continue to play through. Just like Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn recently, doing so with some very scary details.
The quarterback is now saying that he ignored the initial signs of a concussion, and continued to play, according to The Kansas City Star.
Quinn admitted Thursday that he suffered...