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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Five things we learned from the Chiefs' 27-24 overtime loss to San Diego.
BRING ON THE COLTS
Andy Reid indicated he made the decision Saturday to rest most of his starters for Sunday's game.
I'm sure that didn't amuse the Pittsburgh Steelers or their fans, because the Steelers could have made the playoffs if the Chiefs had won.
But Reid has to worry about his own team first, not the playoff fate of others. And Reid has done this before in Philadelphia -- resting his troops in a meaningless game before the playoffs -- and he obviously swears by it.
On the pro side of the rest-or-not-rest ledger is that several Chiefs players coming back from injury, most notably Justin Houston and Branden Albert, got another week to heal without the risk of getting re-injured.
Having a healthy Houston back on defense in the first round against Indianapolis will give the Chiefs a touch of nastiness again, especially in their pass rush, and that element has been sor...
BEST OF MAXIM
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Playing a team in the playoffs that you just faced two weeks ago is nothing Chiefs coach Andy Reid hasn't encountered before.
In 2001 with Philadelphia, Reid's Eagles played Tampa Bay in the regular-season finale and beat the Bucs 17-13. Then in the first round of the playoffs, the Eagles prevailed again over the Bucs, 31-9.
In 2006, Reid and the Eagles...
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With nothing to play for today, Andy Reid is deciding not to play most of his starters against the San Diego Chargers.
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The Chiefs are locked into the No. 5 seed in the AFC and, as he'd hinted about previously, Andy Reid is resting his starters.
Among the inactives for Kansas City are Alex Smith, Jamaal Charles, Derrick Johnson, Branden Albert, Dwayne Bowe, Tamba Hali and Dontari Poe.
But Reid isn't just making his starters inactive. He's benching everyone
What makes this so important...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles already has a declaration about his coach, Andy Reid, and the Chiefs' staff: They are the best he's had in the NFL.
Charles, 27, probably is just being grateful for getting a week of rest after absorbing a pounding for 15 games that featured a career-high 329 touches.
"I definitely feel better," he said Tuesday...
Quarterback Chase Daniel and running back Knile Davis were the offensive stars for the Kansas City Chief’s on Sunday. In a game that head coach Andy Reid sat all of his starters, the back up players played like stars and surprised a San Diego team looking for an easy win.Reid said this resting formula has worked well in Philadelphia, and didn't hesitate to do it this time when...
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