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Chiefs first depth chart release features a Dontari Poe replacement

Jaye Howard will get an early head start on a nearly impossible task.The Chiefs' defensive lineman has been tabbed to fill in for Dontari Poe at nose tackle for the preseason opener against Arizona. The team released its first depth chart over the weekend.At 6-foot-3 and over 300 pounds, Howard is a large enough defender to play the position. But his predecessor, Poe, was otherworldly...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Four things to know about Kansas City Chiefs DT Dontari Poe and when he could play

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe won’t be playing football for awhile. Earlier this month he underwent surgery on his back after hurting it in June and then again in July. So what’s it all mean? Will Poe play Week 1? Or could he be out for the year? It’s all slightly unclear for now, but here are four things you need to know. No. 4 — This sounds painful Trainer...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NT Dontari Poe undergoes back surgery, doubtful to start season

Kansas City Chiefs nose tackle Dontari Poe will miss the team's entire training camp after undergoing surgery on his back Tuesday. Poe has had lingering back problems during the offseason and is doubtful to play in Week 1. There's a good chance he could start the year on the reserve/PUP list, costing him six games. "I think he stands a reasonable chance [to play] in the early...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Back surgery sidelines Chiefs Pro Bowl DT Poe

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe will miss all of training camp and could miss part of the season after the Pro Bowl run-stuffer had surgery last week on his ailing back. Poe first hurt his back during offseason workouts, but coach Andy Reid said Tuesday that he aggravated the injury training at home. Poe was diagnosed with a herniated disc and had surgery July...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs DT Dontari Poe out indefinitely after back surgery

The Kansas City Chiefs will be without Dontari Poe for the foreseeable future after the dominant defensive tackle recently underwent back surgery. The surgery was to repair a herniated disc and was performed on July 15, according to Terez A. Paylor of The Kansas City Star, and he will arrive on Friday at St. Joe to start his rehab. Poe had a successful surgery on July 15. Will be...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs fans can exhale, injury update on Dontari Poe is a good one

The Kansas City Chiefs had a bit of a scare Tuesday when Dontari Poe left practice with an injury. These non-contact drills can produce fluky injuries, so no one really knew what was wrong. The good news? It wasn’t a knee / leg injury and it’s apparently not a big deal. Poe’s back injury is minor RT @adamteicher: Dontari Poe and Derrick Johnson again did not practice today...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: News, stats and stars from the Jets game

On Sunday, the Kanas City Chiefs picked up a key 24-10 win over the New York Jets. There were plenty of positives for the Chiefs on both sides of the ball which I will discuss below. There are still some areas that are in need of improvement, like a wide receiver finding the end zone. Here are the news, stats, and stars from the game. 3 Stars Alex Smith Smith played a solid game...
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dontari Poe shows Michael Vick some of his incredible athleticism

Dontari Poe is a freak of nature. At 6’3, 346 pounds, running a dashing 4.98 40 yard dash is simply unfair. We’ve seen glimpses of Poe’s incredible athleticism throughout his first two seasons in Kansas City, but we’ve never been blessed with the opportunity to witness Poe showcase all of his speed and agility in one instance. However on Sunday, we were. On a broken down...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs DT Dontari Poe named top-3 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Local BBQ maven has no beef with Chiefs NT Dontari Poe after his Pro Bowl campaign

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Frank Schloegel knows smoke. And as far as he's concerned, Dontari Poe was just blowing it. "Well, you know, the thing is, if you pay attention to what everybody says," Schloegel, one of the proprietors of Woodyard Bar-B-Que, a staple of Kansas City, Kan., says of Poe, the nose tackle who's become a staple of the Kansas City Chiefs' defense, "there's always somebody...
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January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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