Found August 23, 2012 on Football Nation:
1: Kansas City Chiefs2011 was a lost year for Kansas City, as they saw three of their best players (safety Eric Berry, running back Jamaal Charles and tight end Tony Moeaki) go down with season ending injuries early in the year. They later lost starting quarterback Matt Cassell in week 10 for the remainder of the season and saw head coach Todd Haley get fired late in the season. This resulted in a last place finish in the AFC West, disappointing for a team coming off of a playoff appearance.However, KC is poised for a big rebound season. This team has a lot of young talented players (players who led the team to the aforementioned playoff season in 2010) and will almost certainly have better injury luck than last season. The return of the explosive Charles, 2010’s rushing champ, will bolster a running game that has also added Peyton Hillis. If these guys can stay healthy, they will likely be the best running duo in the league.The passing game boasts the inconsistent but dangerous Dwa...

Matt Cassel touchdown celebration fail

Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback Matt Cassel still hasn’t hit regular season form, at least when it comes to touchdown celebrations. Cassel threw a touchdown pass to running back Dexter McCluster in a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks and went to celebrate by jumping on his back. The problem for Cassel is that the celebration moved about two feet to the left while...

Kansas City Chiefs: Tamba Hali Suspension Kills Pass Rush

The 2012 Kansas City Chiefs are about to test their depth on defense much sooner than they would like.On Monday August 20th, Kansas City linebacker Tamba Hali was suspended for one game for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.Instead of getting a four-game suspension, Hali will only miss one game. He will also not be paid for two games.When deciding punishment, commissioner...

Dwayne Bowe Set For 2012 Preseason Debut

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe, who signed a one-year franchise deal at the end of last week, is expected to get his first game action on Friday night, according to coach Romeo Crennel.Fantasy Spin:Bowe is trying to learn the new offense installed by offensive coordinator Brian Daboll and this is the first sign that he's getting a good grasp of the system. Bowe...

Chiefs' new-look offense has plenty of options

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Matt Cassel took the snap from center, scanned the practice field as he dropped back to pass and just for a moment must have felt like a little boy on Christmas morning. There was Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles coming out of the backfield and Dwayne Bowe heading for the sideline. Dexter McCluster was out in the flat, tight end Kevin Boss was coming over...

Matt Set To Be King But Is This Cassel Built In The Sand?

Let’s get one thing about this post straight.  This is not a love song.  If reading that once didn’t get the point across, you can click on the link to get a fuller meaning of what I’m saying.  What it IS is me calling out Matt Cassel just as I’m sure the coaches in Kansas City are doing.  The fans have already spoken their feelings about Cassel, having booed him at a...

The Dependables 2: Offensive Line

Sequels are almost never as good as the first one and a title like “The Dependables 2: Offensive Line” could not possibly be as good as the first article “The Dependables”, but you watch them anyway or in this case read them, because it’s the most dependable offensive linemen in the history of the NFL. [...]

Dwayne Bowe will play this week

AP According to Adam Teicher of The Kansas City Star,  Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel has indicated that wide receiver Dwayne Bowe will play in this week’s preseason. Crennel says Bowe will play Friday nite vs. seahawks — Adam Teicher (@adamteicher) August 22, 2012 My guess is that Bowe’s reps will be limited since he missed the first weeks of training camp while holding out.

Kansas City Chiefs: What They Need to Prove vs. Seattle

Russell Wilson will be starting tonight for the Seattle Seahawks in the third preseason game at Arrowhead Stadium.To say Wilson has looked good in his first two preseason games in his rookie campaign would likely be an understatement.  The Wisconsin product has a legitimate chance to steal the starting job for gang moss-green from Matt Flynn.After the horrific performance from the...

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