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Kansas City WR/RB Dexter McCluster was targeted a team-high 10 times in the Chiefs' 40-24 loss to Atlanta.Fantasy Spin:McCluster carried the ball 114 times in 2011 due to the team's many running back injuries, but that isn't likely to be the case in 2012 with the acquisition of Peyton Hillis. It's exciting to see McCluster used this much in the passing game. We know Dwayne Bowe will eventually be the team's target leader, but if McCluster is the No. 2 option he could have significant fantasy value.
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Chiefs cornerback Brandon Flowers has been ruled out for their season opener against Atlanta, leaving Kansas City without four key players on defense.
Flowers had practiced sparingly this week with a bum right heel that's hampered him since late July. He was listed as questionable on Friday's injury report.
The Chiefs were already without Pro Bowl linebacker Tamba Hali...
The Chiefs have waived linebacker Cameron Sheffield to make roster space for linebacker Tamba Hali, who was suspended for Week 1 for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.
The Chiefs announced the roster move Tuesday night.
Hali did not count against the Chiefs' 53-man roster while he was suspended for the season-opener against Atlanta. He's eligible to return...
Getting 40 points put up on you at home is brutal, but everything wasn’t dark and gloomy at Arrowhead yesterday. Take Chiefs superfan “Belly Boy” for example. This guy had to know Atlanta wasn’t going to be a cakewalk, but he didn’t let that dampen his tailgate experience. Slugging beers, posing for pictures and basking in the limelight, we can only hope this isn’t the...
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe started out strong but he only caught one pass in the second half.Fantasy Spin:Matt Cassel looked great in the first half, but he threw two interceptions after halftime. Bowe finished with three catches for 53 yards against a good Falcons secondary.
Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles' first game since Week 2 of last season went well, as the back handled 16 carries and registered 87 yards rushing.Fantasy Spin:Charles displayed the same burst that helped him rush for 1,500 yards two seasons ago. He looks to be completely recovered from a torn ACL and is a solid RB1.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Upon further review, the Chiefs don't need another cornerback or a second pass-rusher off the edge.
They need Tony Robbins.
"Sometimes when you have hope, hope can do a lot of good things for you," Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel explained Monday, roughly 24 hours after Atlanta had taken a two-by-four to his squad in a 40-24 loss. "As long...
Updates. With AP Photos. By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer The NFL is supposed to be a 16-game exercise in attrition.
Teams typically start off the opening week at full strength, and through the brutal grind of practice and games, guys pick up the inevitable bumps and bruises, and often injuries more serious than that. The teams that best cope with them are usually in the playoff...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. When all you've got in the fridge is a pack of bologna, a loaf of bread and a 4-month-old jar of mayo, it's a little tough to make filet mignon.
The NFL is a filet mignon league. Roddy White and Julio Jones are filet mignon receivers. Tony Gonzalez is the filet mignon of tight ends.
You're trotting out Jacques Reeves.
Matt Ryan is a filet mignon quarterback...
The Chiefs and Falcons both enter the 2012 season with aspirations of a division title, and potentially, a game in February. Atlanta comes into the season as one of the most frustrating teams in the NFC, as they have had plenty of success during the regualr season under quarterback Matt Ryan, only to see those seasons come to frustrating ends in the postseason. Ryan, in fact...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Returning to the city where he began his career as the most prolific tight end receiver in NFL history, Tony Gonzalez rolled into Arrowhead Stadium and helped the Atlanta Falcons to a decisive 40-24 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs. Gonzalez spent 12 seasons with the Chiefs and became the franchise's leading receiver, but was traded to the Falcons in...
There was no question the Kansas City Chiefs were outplayed on Sunday in their 40-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons but can they really be this bad already to start the season? So what went wrong on Sunday?
Week One: Atlanta Falcons @ Kansas City Chiefs
Final Score: ATL 40, KC 24
Matt Ryan: 23-31, 299 passing yards, 3 TD passes - Matt Cassel: 21-33, 258 yards passing, 1 TD pass, 2 INT’s
Micheal Turner: 11 carries, 32 yards rushing - Matt Ryan: 3 carries, 25 yards, 1 TD - Jamaal Charles: 16 carries, 87 yards rushing - S. Draughn: 6 carries, 29 yards, 1 TD