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Kansas City Chiefs
Alex Smith might as well have been playing Paul Newman's part from the seminal 1967 film ''Cool Hand Luke'' after the Kansas City Chiefs struggled in a preseason loss to San Francisco.
You know, where Newman - playing Luke, a young prisoner - repeats a line delivered by the captain earlier in the movie: ''What we've got here,'' he says, ''is a failure to communicate.''
Yep, there were plenty of failures to communicate last Friday night.
Smith couldn't get on the same page with his wide receivers. The offensive line may as well have been speaking a different language the way they performed. The collective group was unable to put together a sustained drive all game against the 49ers's salty defense.
Smith was among several players who bemoaned the communication issues afterward. Several others said during practice this week that developing better communication, particularly on the offensive side, has been a priority h...
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I’m assuming this was graphic was broadcast during the Chiefs-49ers preseason game from a few days ago, but whenever and wherever it came from, it is both the saddest and funniest NFL stat I think I’ve ever seen, and that’s including Tim Tebow’s 2013 preseason stats… On the bright side, it can’t get any worse Chiefs fans, and there’s a good chance that both the Jaguars...
San Francisco 49ers head coach showed his frustration on the subject of receiver A.J. Jenkins to the media last season, who were quick to label him a bust.
Kansas City Chiefs WR Donnie Avery signed with the team because he felt there was open competition at the wideout position. After Jonathan Baldwin was traded to the San Francisco 49ers, it opened up the competition all the up and down the depth chart.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- August is gift-wrapped for the Knile Davises of the world. Fresh legs, young bodies, green and mean and untested, learning their trade in a game that doesn't count.
The NFL is an osmosis league, more or less. Yeah, there's film study and meetings up the wazoo, fine, yada yada yada, but there's no substitute for time on the field, no substitute for...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) After signing autographs for what seemed like an hour, Dwayne Bowe finally walked up the long grassy hill toward the locker room, still smiling after a hard, hot practice.
This is the wide receiver everyone used to call "moody"? The guy branded as aloof, or worse, early in his career with the Kansas City Chiefs? The guy who became disgruntled when...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer After signing autographs for what seemed like an hour, Dwayne Bowe finally walked up the long grassy hill toward the locker room, still smiling after a hard, hot practice.
This is the wide receiver that everyone used to call ''moody?'' The guy branded as aloof, or worse, early in his career with the Kansas City...
The Chiefs turned the page yet again after another miserable season, this time parting ways with general manager Scott Pioli and coach Romeo Crennel...
A.J. Jenkins no longer is in a San Francisco 49ers uniform after being dealt to Kansas City. Coach Jim Harbaugh is still coming to the defense of his former receiver.
Harbaugh took the opportunity Wednesday to again criticize those who delivered a negative take on Jenkins, the 2012 first-round pick who underachieved in his one-plus season with San Francisco.
Asked a question Wednesday...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) A.J. Jenkins no longer is in a San Francisco 49ers uniform after being dealt to Kansas City. Coach Jim Harbaugh is still coming to the defense of his former receiver.
Harbaugh took the opportunity Wednesday to again criticize those who delivered a negative take on Jenkins, the 2012 first-round pick who underachieved in his one-plus season with San Francisco...
When the Kansas City Chiefs kick-off against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday night, this game could prove pivotal for five players hoping to make an impact on the 2013 season. So who needs to shine Saturday night for KC?
The San Francisco 49ers drafted former Illinois wide receiver AJ Jenkins in the first round of the NFL Draft last year, and the selection never panned out. Jenkins did not appear in a game for the Niners and was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday for receiver Jon Baldwin. At this point, it […]
Andy Reid is doing his best to give his quarterback, Alex Smith, the best chance to be successful in his first season as a Chief.
The Chiefs and 49ers agreed to a swap of disappointing wide receivers earlier in the week, and Ed Werder is reporting that Reid actually consulted with Smith before agreeing to bring A.J. Jenkins who had been a bust up to this point in his career.