(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer Steve Breaston isn't sure why he hasn't been getting on the field for the Chiefs.
He's asked why but hasn't really gotten a straight answer, or at least not an answer that he's comfortable sharing. The veteran wide receiver hasn't been active for the last several games, during which the Chiefs' pass offense has been mostly abysmal.
Breaston may finally get back on the field Sunday under the direst of circumstances.
The Chiefs will be without leading wide receiver Dwayne Bowe for their game at Oakland, depriving them of their biggest downfield threat and only reliable option. Bowe hurt his ribs last Sunday against Cleveland, and coach Romeo Crennel hinted he may be out the rest of the year.
That's going to put more responsibility on Breaston, Jon Baldwin and the rest of a wide receiver corps that hasn't exactly shouldered much of the burden this season.
''Those guys have to step up,'' Crennel said. ''We're going to work dur...