Found November 08, 2012 on
Somebody has finally knocked some sense into the head of Clark Hunt. Well, partially at least. After an atrocious three months of football for Romeo Crennel and his Kansas City Chiefs team, cornerback Stanford Routt was released, Crennel gave one of his jobs to Gary Gibbs, and Shaun Smith has returned to the defensive line.The announcement came on Monday, four days after a terrible loss to the San Diego Chargers, 31-13, on ‘Thursday Night Football.’ The Chiefs gave up another four turnovers, increasing their total to 29, the highest in the league.It is no secret that this team has not been able to perform at the caliber they should, and things are not looking good for the Chiefs. If not for the overtime thriller at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in Week 5, this could have been a Jim Schwartz disaster all over again. It was becoming clear that Crennel could not handle both responsibilities of defensive coordinator and head coach, so after eight weeks of bitter disappointment he decided...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. Tyler Palko?
Todd Haley's fault.
Dwayne Bowe's diva streak?
Todd Haley's fault.
The losing culture? The tension? The misery?
Todd Haley, Todd Haley, Todd Haley.
This fall was supposed to be about sunshine. Remember? Sunshine, rainbows, unicorns, and Romeo Crennel. Blood pressures were down, expectations were up. That was the mantra of the spring...
Dave Skretta of the Associated Press reports that Chiefs QB Matt Cassel will start week 10′s game against the Steelers.
Brady Quinn has yet to be cleared for contact after suffering a concussion back in Week 8, so it’s not all too surprising that Cassel will be back under center.
It was rumored that the Chiefs could opt for QB Ricky Stanzi as the starter if Quinn wasn’t healthy...
Todd Haley isn't looking for revenge against the Kansas City Chiefs.
The former Chiefs coach - now the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator - says he's trying to treat Monday night's matchup between his former employer and his new one like just another game.
Haley was fired by the Chiefs with three weeks left in the 2011 season. He insists he's moved on and...
The Kansas City Chiefs will allow Matt Cassel to play for the second consecutive week. Brady Quinn remains out with a concussion. Cassel has a eye-popping 18 turnovers thus far.
Despite missing his second straight game, Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel has indicated that when healthy Quinn will be the teams starter. Defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey has also been ruled out for the Chiefs...
Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn kept to himself about the concussion he suffered during the Chiefs Oct. 28 game against Oakland despite experiencing symptoms that affected his vision, Adam Teicher of the Kansas City Star reports. Quinn took three snaps after the injury, absorbing big hits on two of them.
Quinn, who said on Wednesday that hes still battling effects from the concussion...
LAST WEEK STRAIGHT UP: 9-5
LAST WEEK VS. SPREAD: 6-8
CHIEFS (12.5) AT STEELERS
We all know how much Todd Haley wants this one for the Steelers, and if anyone knows the vulnerabilities of the Chiefs' defense, it would be the former head coach. But the Steelers don't really need the Haley Factor as motivation to pound the Chiefs they're...
The Thursday injury report for the Kansas City Chiefs is now out as the prepare to play the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night at Heinz Field.
Guard Jeff Allen (head), cornerback Javier Arenas (head), running back Jamaal Charles (neck), wide receiver Terrance Copper (calf), running back Nate Eachus (head), and wide receiver Devon Wylie (hamstring) all practiced fully on Thursday...
SiriusXM NFL Radio reported that former Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer was at Arrowhead Stadium on Friday to meet with Hunt, who is in Kansas City, DeAnn Smith of KCTV 5 in Kansas City reports.
The team flatly denies that Schottenheimer was at the practice facility today.
However, left unclear was whether Schottenheimer and Hunt met at a different location, met earlier this...
With quarterback Brady Quinn still recovering from a concussion, Kansas City will go with Matt Cassel under center for Week 10's matchup at Pittsburgh.Fantasy Spin:If the Steelers can shut down Eli Manning, they certainly won't have trouble defending the erratic Cassel. This won't be one of Cassel's better fantasy days.
Can I rise to the occasion Juan?
Jon Baldwin was on a tear this Summer and looked like he had a shot at breaking out. Well, the entire Chiefs offense has been in neutral for most of the season and their QB situation is a mess. Still, the Chiefs need to see what they have in Baldwin for 2013 and beyond as Dwayne Bowe will most likely been gonesky.
Crennel said: “He has not produced...
Kansas City: Ugly ugly ugly… and no, I’m not just talking about Romeo Crennel’s chances of being a head coach after this season, or even Scott Pioli’s chances of not being run out of town on a rail before 2013 kicks off. No, I’m just talking about the Chiefs’ chance of actually having anything useful fantasy-wise during a visit to Pittsburgh.The Steelers are playing...
I know, I know. Who could tell the difference, right? But this is a pretty serious matter. The NFL has been trumpeting their efforts for the last couple of seasons to protect players from head injuries. The Kansas City Chiefs … Continue reading →
I’ll be catching rainbows from Brady Quinn Juan…
So, Brady Quinn has been ruled out this week. Who cares? Matt Cassel only has eyes for Bowe, but will have issues throwing from his back against the Steelers. After this game, Quinn will be back under center and Bowe will have little value.
The Chiefs released Rout and are looking to rebuild. I’m not sure why didn’t shop Bowe...
Come next Monday night, the final nail will be driven in the coffin of this miserable Chiefs season. The Steelers will certainly provide the fireworks and the explosion of Todd Haley's offense will land squarely in the middle of this historically inept team.