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The Chiefs get their starting center back at practice

Mitch Morse could be back just in time to help his team seal a playoff berth up.The Chiefs' starting center practiced for the first time since suffering a concussion in Week 12. He missed last week's game against the Raiders, too.Morse had been on the field for every one of Kansas City's offensive plays. His return might kick Zach Fulton out to guard, where fellow starter Ben Grubbs...
Via Fox Sports
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs place Grubbs on IR; Houston still day to day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs have placed guard Ben Grubbs on injured reserve with a neck injury and brought in backup center Daniel Munyer to help with their ailing offensive line.The Chiefs announced the moves before Wednesday's practice.Grubbs, a two-time Pro Bowl selection with New Orleans, was acquired by Kansas City prior to this season. He started seven games before the neck...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs place offensive lineman Grubbs on injured reserve

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs have placed offensive guard Ben Grubbs on injured reserve with a neck injury and brought in back backup center Daniel Munyer to help with their ailing offensive line. The Chiefs announced the moves before Wednesday's practice. Grubbs, a two-time Pro Bowl selection with New Orleans, was acquired by Kansas City prior to this season. He started seven...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs Place G Ben Grubbs On Season-Ending I.R.

Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder told reporters that G Ben Grubbs will need another month to recover from his neck injury and he has been placed on season-ending injurd reserve, per Terez Paylor. Grubbs, 31, came over in a trade with the Saints in which Kansas City sent a fifth-round pick to New Orleans for the veteran guard. The Chiefs wasted no time in signing him to a four...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos: 2015 Week 10 NFL Pick

Kansas City Chiefs (3-5) at Denver Broncos (7-1) The Chiefs only have three wins, while the Broncos have seven, but the Chiefs actually rank higher than the Broncos in rate of moving the chains differential; While the Broncos rank 17th, the Chiefs rank 15th. How can that be? Well, the Broncos are 5-1 in games decided by a touchdown or fewer and the Chiefs are 1-3. These two teams...
Via The Football Fan Spot
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs might need more offensive line reshuffling vs. Broncos

Two weeks ago, Ben Grubbs missed the Chiefs' game in London with a bad neck.It hasn't gotten better for the veteran guard. So Grubbs might miss another game this week -- a crucial showdown against the Denver Broncos."I think what they'll do is they'll go back in and re-MRI it here and just make sure," head coach Andy Reid told reporters. "See where it's at."Fans might have to see...
Via Fox Sports
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs begin second half still with playoff aspirations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It has been nearly two months since the Kansas City Chiefs fumbled away a victory against the Denver Broncos, sending their season spiraling perilously out of control. Chiefs coach Andy Reid insists that September defeat remains firmly in the past. "They got us. I said that after the game," Reid said Monday as the Chiefs, now on a modest two-game win streak, returned...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs begin second half still with playoff aspirations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) It has been nearly two months since the Kansas City Chiefs fumbled away a victory against the Denver Broncos, sending their season spiraling perilously out of control. Chiefs coach Andy Reid insists that September defeat remains firmly in the past. ''They got us. I said that after the game,'' Reid said Monday as the Chiefs, now on a modest two-game win streak...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lions CB Rashean Mathis inactive for game against Chiefs

LONDON (AP) Detroit Lions cornerback Rashean Mathis was ruled inactive for Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Wembley Stadium. Mathis has been ill but did practice Friday. For the Chiefs, starting guard Ben Grubbs and defensive end Mike DeVito will miss the game. Neither made the trip to London. Besides Mathis, the Lions will also be missing receiver TJ Jones, linebacker...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions at Kansas City Chiefs: 2015 Week 8 NFL Pick in London

Detroit Lions (1-6) at Kansas City Chiefs (2-5) in London Typically, the better team covers in London. This wasn’t true last week, when Jacksonville was able to beat Buffalo (favored by 4.5) in a close one, but favorites have covered in 8 of the last 11 London games (8-5 ATS all-time). It’s a small sample size, but it makes sense, as favorites also tend to be more organized teams...
Via The Football Fan Spot
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs continue to try to stabilize offensive line

The Kansas City Chiefs have used five different combinations along their offensive line this season and the tinkering will continue as they head for London to face the Lions. According to Adam Teicher of ESPN, the Chiefs are still trying to put together a line that can stay healthy and consistent enough to put a string of games together. Teicher writes: 'That means the Chiefs will...
Via 60 Max Power O
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs' reshuffled offensive line finally looks to be in sync

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The way the Kansas City Chiefs shuffled different groups along the offensive line in training camp inevitably drew comparisons to the game of musical chairs. The only problem is the music didn't stop when camp did. The Chiefs tried their fourth different combination in their first seven games last weekend against Pittsburgh, and finally appeared to strike a chord...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs' reshuffled offensive line finally looks to be in sync

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The way the Kansas City Chiefs shuffled different groups along the offensive line in training camp inevitably drew comparisons to the game of musical chairs. The only problem is the music didn't stop when camp did. The Chiefs tried their fourth different combination in their first seven games last weekend against Pittsburgh, and finally appeared to strike a chord...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs finally settling on reshuffled offensive line

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The way the Kansas City Chiefs shuffled different groups along the offensive line in training camp inevitably drew comparisons to the game of musical chairs. The only problem is the music didn't stop when camp did. The Chiefs tried their fourth different combination in their first seven games last weekend against Pittsburgh, and finally appeared to strike a...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The refs completely missed an obvious Chiefs safety call

When holding occurs by an offensive team in the end zone, it's a safety.Unless Jerome Boger is refereeing. Chiefs guard Ben Grubbs was flagged for an egregious end zone hold against the Vikings' Sharrif Floyd -- but Boger never awarded two points.His reasoning? He believed the penalty occurred in the field of play when it clearly did not.Vikings' head coach Mike Zimmer wasn't the...
Via Fox Sports
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Ben Grubbs: 'In the red zone, we need six points, not three'

Kicker Cairo Santos can't do the heavy lifting for the Kansas City Chiefs.So says guard Ben Grubbs, who knows his team needs to emerge with more touchdowns to turn around their 1-3 record."In the red zone, we've gotta come away with six points, not three, especially against a defense like the Cincinnati Bengals," Grubbs told reporters after Sunday's 36-21 loss. "We've gotta put more...
Via Fox Sports
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Raji Off To Promising Start

There’s no denying B.J. Raji has been very good so far this season. There’s also no denying that Matt Slauson, Will Montgomery and Vladimir Ducasse of the Bears and Justin Britt, Drew Nowak and J.R. Sweezy of the Seahawks are among the worst trios of starting interior offensive linemen in the NFL. And while that shouldn’t diminish what Green Bay’s veteran nose tackle has...
Via Packers Notes
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs' untested offensive line about to get first exam

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs are going with a rookie center, a right guard who has never started an NFL game and a largely unproven left tackle for their season opener Sunday in Houston. Perfect way to face the Texans' J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney. If you're a masochist. Yet the Chiefs sounded confident Wednesday that a front five that has never played together in...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs' untested offensive line about to get first exam

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs are going with a rookie center, a right guard who has never started an NFL game and a largely unproven left tackle for their season opener Sunday in Houston. Perfect way to face the Texans' J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney. If you're a masochist. Yet the Chiefs sounded confident Wednesday that a front five that has never played together in...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs' untested offensive line about to get final exam

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs are going with a rookie center, a right guard who has never started an NFL game and a largely unproven left tackle for their season-opener Sunday in Houston. Perfect way to face the Texans' J.J. Watt and Jadeveon Clowney. If you're a masochist. Yet the Chiefs sounded confident Wednesday that a front five that has never played together...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Grubbs is leading the Chiefs -- whether he likes it or not

Ben Grubbs is the only linemen on the Chiefs who's older than 30.He's seen some things -- including the 2011 and 2013 Pro Bowls -- that make him a team leader, albeit a reluctant one.“When I first came here, I was more consumed with the sense of making sure I knew my job,” Grubbs told B.J. Kissel of KCChiefs.com. “I kind of shied away from being a vocal leader."He won't flaunt...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Is the Chiefs Offense Top 20?

View image | gettyimages.com Click to See Full Power Rankings Article This offense is boring. We get it. It is not designed to create huge, explosive plays, but rather surgically move their way down the field, eat up the clock, and limit mistakes. Alex Smith runs this offense very well, and with the addition of Jeremy Maclin, they should at least be a little more explosive...
Via TopSportsReport
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs position preview: Offensive line

Eric Fisher (72) and he Chiefs offensive line will look to improve in 2015 (kcchiefs.com). The Kansas City Chiefs are coming off a disappointing 2014 season in which they ended the year 9-7 and without a trip to the playoffs. The offensive line a year ago went through a transition period in which only Rodney Hudson, now with the Oakland Raiders, returned as the only player to play...
Via isportsweb.com
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs preview (No. 14): Offense must be more than Jamaal Charles

Our 2015 NFL preview series ranks every team, from worst to first. Today: the No. 14 Chiefs. 2014 Record: 9-7 Head coach: Andy Reid Key arrivals: Jeremy Maclin (wide receiver), Paul Fanaika (offensive guard), Tyvon Branch (safety), Ben Grubbs (guard), Jason Avant (wide receiver), *Marcus Peters (cornerback) (*-denotes rookie) Key departures: Dwayne Bowe (wide receiver), Anthony Fasano...
Via Fox Sports
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

TGS 2015 Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2015 regular season. Today, the Kansas City Chiefs. 2014 in a nutshell: Spurred by NFL sack leader Justin Houston, the league’s second-ranked scoring defense helps Kansas City win nine games. But the conservative offense — not a single wide receiver catches a touchdown pass...
Via Bloguin Best
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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