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After an embarrassing 0-3 start, Pro Bowl prospect Derrick Johnson and the Chiefs defense has been key to their inspiring turnaround, writes Peter King as he analyzes Week 9.

Naming rights: Chiefs CB Flowers deals with Killer problem

With four interceptions this season, Brandon Flowers is making a name for himself in the NFL. But thanks to a rock star, the Chiefs CB hardly is making a dent anywhere else. Jeff Darlington explains.

Hali praised for pass rushing but passes credit to teammates

Tamba Hali looks up from his cellphone and sees me coming. He smiles. He knows why I'm here. Can probably guess the questions. And I know how this will probably go, too, know Hali well enough to expect his first response when he hears this column will focus on him. "I'd really rather not," he says.

Chiefs Offense Could Make Huge Strides in the Second Half of 2011


McCluster won't let fumbles slow him down

The kid always was breathtaking, a kind of player who'd offer something unexpected and memorable. This much hasn't changed. Dexter McCluster is still one of the Chiefs' most exciting players. Versatile, too. He can make things happen from several angles, and that's why the team drafted him with the fourth pick of the second round last year. A season and a half into...

Crennel's defense is chief reason for Kansas City's turnaround

The flexible schemes of defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel and talented players like linebacker Tamba Hali and cornerback Brandon Flowers have been key to the Kansas City Chiefs' four-game winning streak.

A Look Back at the Chiefs Win

Too Many Blown Calls to CountThere were so many blown calls in the Kansas City Chiefs game in Monday’s game.  Of all the blown calls, none were as bad as

Video: Five NFL games to watch in Week 9

Mike Florio and Peter King discuss the top matchups of Bucs-Saints, Jets-Bills, Packers-Chargers, Dolphins-Chiefs and Bengals-Titans in Week 9. (NBC Sports)

Five games to watch this weekend, from NBC SportsTalk

It’s Saturday morning.  There’s nothing on TV other than infomercials and the neverending SportsCenter loop. But there was something on TV last night, and you may have missed it.  The Friday edition of NBC SportsTalk on VERSUS is fully devoted to the NFL, with Russ Thaler hosting, Peter King at the big desk, Rosenthal making…

Derrick Johnson wins AFC Defensive Player of the Week

TweetDerrick Johnson recorded 16 tackles, a sack and an interception for the Kansas City Chiefs this past Monday night in their win over the Chargers.  Brandon Flowers won this exact
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