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Kansas City Offense Shines in 34-10 Win over Tennessee

KANSAS CITY, MO – AUGUST 28: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs looks to hand off during the preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium on August 28, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Despite the Chiefs first two wins in the preseason, the first team offense struggled along the offensive...
Via The Sports Journal
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Andy Reid perfect play: 'That’s like a good cheeseburger'

The contest is over. Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid has already locked up Quote of the Year for the 2015 NFL season. Reid described the feeling of calling a perfect play on offense, and his comparison is 100 percent genius. Terez A. Paylor of The Kansas City Star provided the moment: “‘That’s a pretty good feeling,’ [Reid] said with a wink. ‘That’s like...
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Chiefs plan on putting Chris Conley to work against the Titans

Chris Conley dipped his toe in the NFL waters last weekend in his preseason debut.Now, head coach Andy Reid wants to push the rookie wide receiver into the deep end to see if he can swim.The Georgia product is in line to play major minutes against the Tennessee Titans on Friday, according to ESPN's Adam Teicher. “His play will increase this week," offensive coordinator Doug Pederson...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chiefs Practice Squad Under Reid

Practice squads in the NFL are made up of ten players that a team believes can develop into something more. If the players perform well they can be immediately elevated to the roster and they have the benefit of already knowing the system. Today, we will cover the rules, eligibility, and how the Chiefs have handled the practice squad skillfully since the arrival of Andy Reid.Here...
Via Pro Football Spot
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LOOK: Giovani Bernard apologizes for being a Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan

As Giovani Bernard says, “We all make mistakes.” Still, some mistakes are worse than others. AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s second-tier fan bases QB Rankings: How the 32 starters would react to getting benched Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up in terms of general interest Fantasy Preview: The top-75 WRs for 2015 Back when I thought braids and that Tampa bay...
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WATCH: This gif perfectly describes what it means to be a Jacksonville Jaguars fan

You may laugh, but you know this is exactly how you would react if someone asked you how it feels to be a Jags fan on live TV. AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s second-tier fan bases QB Rankings: How the 32 starters would react to getting benched Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up in terms of general interest Fantasy Preview: The top-75 WRs for 2015 "Have you enjoyed the...
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LOOK: This picture of Andy Reid and Clark Hunt is adorable

Andy Reid and Chiefs red have always seemed like a match made in heaven — or a match made in a Kool-Aid pitcher, at least — but little did I know, it could get even better … AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s second-tier fan bases QB Rankings: How the 32 starters would react to getting benched Power Rankings: How all 32 teams stack up in terms of general interest Fantasy Preview...
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Why didn't the Chiefs pursue new Broncos OL Evan Mathis?

Andy Reid stuck to his guns when it came to his team's non-pursuit of guard Evan Mathis.He was right; the Chiefs never pursued Reid's old pupil. The division rival Broncos did -- and they added a Pro Bowl-caliber player that Reid could've easily lured.Mathis isn't exactly raking in the dough in Denver. The 33-year-old took a pay cut from his earlier Eagles deal to sign in Denver...
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Dee Ford showed signs of progress in Chiefs second preseason game

Dee Ford might've cracked his rib on a gruesome play against the Seattle Seahawks.He appears ready to return the favor all autumn. Ford is finally making the kind of plays that made him a first-round Chiefs pick."He made plays," head coach Andy Reid told a conference call of reporters over the weekend. "Actually, before the play he got hurt he had a nice play and made a nice tackle...
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Dontari Poe could still suit up for the Chiefs in Week 1

Dontari Poe might be back in time for the Houston Texans in Week 1.The All-Pro nose tackle even "a little bit ahead of schedule," according to head coach Andy Reid."He says he's going to play in the first game," Reid told ESPN's Adam Teicher. "I go, 'OK, all right, we'll see.' Then the doctors have to evaluate him. That's really the thing -- the time and how it's healing. That's...
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Chiefs' Alex Smith blames struggles on excessive knowledge

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When the Chiefs traded for Alex Smith, one of the reasons general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were so enamored of him was his vast knowledge of the game. Turns out Smith may be too smart for his own good. After struggling through two preseason games, Smith said Monday that part of the issue is that he has too good of a grasp of the Kansas City offense...
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Chiefs' Alex Smith blames struggles on excessive knowledge

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When the Chiefs traded for Alex Smith, one of the reasons general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were so enamored of him was his vast knowledge of the game. Turns out Smith may be too smart for his own good. After struggling through two preseason games, Smith said Monday that part of the issue is that he has too good of a grasp of the Kansas City offense...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
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Struggling Alex Smith is 'trying to do too much'

When the Chiefs traded for Alex Smith, one of the reasons that general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were so enamored of him was his vast knowledge of the game. Turns out Smith may be too smart for his own good. After struggling through two preseason games, Smith said Monday that part of the issue is that he has too good of a grasp of the Kansas City offense. So rather...
Via AP on Fox
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Chiefs' Alex Smith laying blame for struggles on knowledge

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) When the Chiefs traded for Alex Smith, one of the reasons that general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were so enamored of him was his vast knowledge of the game. Turns out Smith may be too smart for his own good. After struggling through two preseason games, Smith said Monday that part of the issue is that he has too good of a grasp of the Kansas City...
Via AP on Fox
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Andy Reid praises second-year LB Dee Ford: 'I thought he held his own'

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid took a moment to talk about second-year linebacker Dee Ford after his performance against the Seahawks this past weekend. Ford had to sit and watch behind two of the best pass rushers in the business with Justin Houston and Tamba Hali in 2014, but is expected to have a much larger role his season. “We wanted to give Dee just a start here...
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Andy Reid prefers to keep team's 'secrets' to themselves instead of using joint practices

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid isn't a fan of joint practices and said that's what preseason games are meant for and the fact that he believes working with other teams gives away 'secrets.' "Had a lot of opportunities to do it," Reid said, via the Associated Press. "But probably from a selfish standpoint, in today's world, with technology, there's not a lot of secrets....
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Reid: Chiefs starters will play "close to a half" against Seahawks

Andy Reid isn't squandering a chance to gauge his team against one of the NFL's best.The Chiefs head coach told reporters he plans on playing his starters "close to a half" against the visiting Seattle Seahawks.It'll be a staunch test of teams on Friday. On offense, quarterback Alex Smith could ask for no better coverage team to test for big plays. Marshawn Lynch could be held out...
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Andy Reid sent a message to his team with the first preseason play

The message was delivered, even if the pass intended for Jeremy Maclin wasn't.Andy Reid dialed up a long bomb from Alex Smith to Maclin as his first preseason play to set the tone for an autumn to come.“Coach let us know a few days before that he was thinking about it," Smith told ESPN's Adam Teicher, "Almost to just to kind of set the tone a little bit."Kansas City was dead last...
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Chiefs' Reid has no interest in joint practice trend

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- By the time the Chiefs wrapped up practice last week and headed to their preseason opener in Arizona, it was no surprise that players had grown weary of beating up each other. That was perfectly fine with Andy Reid. He'd rather have them beat up each other than someone else -- and vice versa. Reid said Wednesday that he has never conducted a joint practice in training...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Reid has no interest in joint practice trend

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- By the time the Chiefs wrapped up practice last week and headed to their preseason opener in Arizona, it was no surprise that players had grown weary of beating up each other. That was perfectly fine with Andy Reid. He'd rather have them beat up each other than someone else -- and vice versa. Reid said Wednesday that he has never conducted a joint practice in training...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs coach Reid intends to stick to practicing alone

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) By the time the Chiefs wrapped up practice last week and headed to their preseason opener in Arizona, it was no surprise that players had grown weary of beating up each other. That was perfectly fine with Andy Reid. He'd rather have them beat up each other than someone else - and vice versa. Reid said Wednesday that he has never conducted a joint practice in...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs RB Charcandrick West catching passes, turning heads

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- In an otherwise sloppy training camp practice, little-used running back Charcandrick West gave Chiefs coach Andy Reid a moment to smile. The diminutive backup headed out on a passing play, and quarterback Chase Daniel lofted a pass to him. But the throw wobbled off to the right, and West had to reach back with one hand to snare the ball. Then, in one fluid motion...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Chiefs keep this breakout preseason receiver?

Fred Williams broke out against the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night.And once the young wide receiver found the end zone, he broke into one great touchdown dance.https://twitter.com/chiefs/status/632739398837141504Whether Williams keeps dancing for the Chiefs remains to be seen. The St. Cloud State product was a revelation, ending his night with six catches, 82 yards, and one...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Alex Smith isn’t going to improve in 2015

It’s safe to say that Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey and head coach Andy Reid have made an effort to give quarterback Alex Smith the playmakers he needs to be successful. Dorsey replaced drafted tight end Travis Kelce and replaced wide receiver Dwayne Bowe with Jeremy Maclin, two of many moves to try to find the right fits for his quarterback. Despite the additions...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs raving over receivers Fred Williams, Frankie Hammond

Kansas City Chiefs wide receivers Fred Williams and Frankie Hammond drew praise from quarterback Chase Daniel and coach Andy Reid for their performances against the Cardinals Saturday night. “Freddie and Frankie man, they were on point, man,” Daniel said, via Kansas City.com. “They knew exactly what to do, had no mental errors, and that showed.” “Well, Freddie is...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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