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Chiefs RB McKnight ruptures Achilles, done for season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Running back Joe McKnight has ruptured his Achilles tendon, becoming the third Chiefs player to sustain the season-ending injury already this season. McKnight sustained the injury in practice Thursday. Defensive tackle Mike DeVito and linebacker Derrick Johnson sustained the same injury in a Week 1 loss to Tennessee. Kansas City plays the New England Patriots...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The good, the bad, & the ugly in Kansas City’s big win over Miami

Fresh off of an encouraging yet heartbreaking loss to the Denver Broncos, the Chiefs 34-15 victory over the Dolphins was a huge win for a number of reasons. One being, 1-2 sounds a whole lot better than 0-3, and the Chiefs are one big win vs. the Patriots on Monday Night Football away from returning to .500. At one point, after losing Derrick Johnson, Mike Devito and Jeff Allen for...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Injury Update: Jeff Allen placed on IR

The Kansas City Chiefs’ last game against the Tennessee Titans has turned out to be their worst nightmare come true. Yesterday, the Chiefs announced that their starting offensive lineman, Jeff Allen, will be placed on the IR and will likely be out for the remainder of the season following surgery to his elbow. #454543172 / gettyimages.comTo make matters worse, the Chiefs also...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos: 2014 Week 2 NFL Pick

Kansas City Chiefs (0-1) at Denver Broncos (1-0) The Chiefs had the fewest adjusted games lost last season. Now they’ve already lost two of their best players (Derrick Johnson and Mike DeVito) for the season with torn Achilles. On offense, Dwayne Bowe is back from suspension, but Donald Stephenson remains suspended and now Jeff Allen is out for the season on an offensive line that...
Via The Football Fan Spot
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Behind Enemy Lines: Will Wes Welker line up for the Broncos tomorrow?

Tomorrow the Kansas City Chiefs will meet their division rivals the Denver Broncos. I spoke with Clint Daly of cover32′s Denver site to find out more about them. 1) How do you think the Denver offense will exploit the Chiefs losing starting ILB Derrick Johnson and DE Mike DeVito to season ending injury? It might sound odd but I think you will see Peyton Manning and company make...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Behind Enemy Lines: What Chiefs fans need to know about the Denver Broncos

1) How do you think the Denver offense will exploit the Chiefs losing starting ILB Derrick Johnson and DE Mike DeVito to season ending injury? It might sound odd but I think you will see Peyton Manning and company make a more concerted effort to run the football. The Broncos offense wants to be more balanced as we saw on Sunday night against the Colts. Denver passed the ball 36 times...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Behind Enemy Lines: Are the Chiefs sunk after losing Derrick Johnson?

As we do each Friday, each of the cover32 sites sends out some questions to their opposing team’s site for some different perspective on the matchups. This week the Denver Broncos play one of their divisional rivals- the Kansas City Chiefs and I sent a few questions to Chiefs writer Brandon Kiley from http://cover32.com/chiefs/ and here are some of his answers and explanations...
Via cover32 - Broncos
19 days ago  |  Discuss

5 reasons why the Denver Broncos will gallop away with the AFC West this year

It’s only Week 1, and plenty of teams can get better down the stretch while others begin to slide. But don’t expect the Denver Broncos to relinquish the AFC West this year. They simply look locked and loaded to capture their fourth straight this season. Here are five reasons why they’ll do that this season. 5. The rest of the division is weak Before you point out that the San...
Via cover32 - Broncos
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Injury Update: Injuries force roster moves

The Kansas City Chiefs were dealt a hard blow in week 1, when both Mike DeVito and Derrick Johnson tore their Achilles tendons in a loss to the Tennessee Titans last Sunday. That being said, it shouldn’t be much surprise that on Tuesday the Chiefs announced a handful of roster moves. #455049516 / gettyimages.comAs reported by Darin Gantt of Profootballtalk.com, Kansas City...
Via Sports Injury Alert
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Kansas City Chiefs destined to fall on their face in 2014?

It was always hard to take the 2013 Kansas City Chiefs seriously. They have a fine head coaching mind at the helm who was in his first season, and one of the best pass rushing tandems between Justin Houston and Tamba Hali. They also employ Jamaal Charles, a running back capable of turning a game around with a single burst who averaged 123.75 total yards per game last year. What was...
Via This Given Sunday
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Injury Update: Mike Devito, Derrick Johnson

The Kansas City Chiefs were one of the biggest surprises in the NFL last season. Heading into this season they were excepted to compete for a playoff position in a highly competitive AFC conference, after their first game of the season some are already in panic mode. Per Joel Wagler, both Mike Devito and Derrick Johnson suffered season ending torn Achilles tendons.Losing Pro-Bowl...
Via Sports Injury Alert
21 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: IDP Waiver Wire, Week Two

Derrick JohnsonSource: Peter Aiken/Getty Images North America Each week I’ll be discussing the top IDP performers from the weekend, any big injuries, which players should be on a milk carton and who top waiver wire pick-ups are. Let’s take a quick glance at the top performers from Thursday and Sunday. TOP FIVE DL: FLETCHER COX (PHI): 17.00 points (6 tackles, 1 FR, 1 TD) GERALD...
Via The Fantasy Fix
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Derrick Johnson & Mike Devito thank Kansas City Chiefs fans

Unfortunately, being on the wrong end of a 26-10 embarrassment on opening day wasn’t the only loss the Kansas City Chiefs sustained on Sunday, as Andy Reid announced that both Derrick Johnson and Mike Devito had suffered a ruptured achilles, ending both of their seasons practically before they began. Johnson and Devito took to twitter to thank Kansas City fans for the well wishes...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs work out three veteran linebackers

According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, the Chiefs recently brought in veteran linebackers Desmond Bishop, Marvin Mitchell and Nick Barnett for work outs. Adam Caplan ‏@caplannfl 19m #Chiefs had ILBs Desmond Bishop, Marvin Mitchell, and Nick Barnett in for workouts, source said. Kansas City unfortunately lost Derrick Johnson for the entire season after he sustained a torn Achilles’...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Nightmare Start May Not Be Over

#454867478 / gettyimages.com Losing 27-16 in your home opener is bad, but the Chiefs season may get worse. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Chiefs fear linebacker Derrick Johnson tore his Achilles tendon, which would knock him out for the season. Mike DeVito also left the game from the same injury. If the Chiefs were to lose both of these guys, that would be a huge...
Via TopSportsReport
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ouch! Kansas City Chiefs lose two defensive starters for entire season

Yesterday the Kansas City Chiefs kicked off their 2014 season by laying a dud at home against the Tennessee Titans, who pulled off a 26-10 upset win. After scoring a field goal in the opening minutes, the Chiefs were shut out until the fourth quarter. By then it was too late and the Titans had the game well in hand. If that weren’t enough today we learned that the Chiefs have lost...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson, DeVito to miss rest of Chiefs season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Pro Bowl linebacker Derrick Johnson and starting defensive tackle Mike DeVito will miss the remainder of the Kansas City Chiefs' season after MRI exams confirmed that both players ruptured their right Achilles tendons in Sunday's loss to Tennessee. Johnson went down without getting touched near the end of the first half. Eight plays later, early in...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs lost Derrick Johnson, Mike DeVito for the season

The Kansas City Chiefs were not only embarrassed by the Titans on Sunday, but they lost Mike DeVito and Derrick Johnson for the season after both players suffered a ruptured Achilles. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Chiefs lost Derrick Johnson, Mike DeVito for the season...
Via Pro Football Zone
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 1 IDP Injury Woes: Derrick Johnson, Clowney out

It happens every year. Week 1 comes around with great fan fare and then tragedy strikes as star players go down with major injuries. There were a few biggies on the defensive side of the ball on Sunday.  Kanasas City Chiefs took a big hit as they lost two key starters. Top notch linebacker Derrick […] The post Week 1 IDP Injury Woes: Derrick Johnson, Clowney out appeared first...
Via Punch Drunk Wonderland
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs lose LB Johnson with leg injury

It was a rough opening game for the Kansas City Chiefs, who lost Pro Bowl linebacker Derrick Johnson to a torn Achilles tendon. Johnson went down late in the first half Sunday with nobody around and needed to be carted off the field. Kansas City lost another defensive starter, Mike DeVito, in the second half to the same injury in a loss to Tennessee. ''We've got some...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Injury Update: Derrick Johnson, Mike DeVito likely out for season

The Kansas City Chiefs’ 2014 campaign got off to an inauspicious start on Sunday, as they were defeated 26-10 by the Tennessee Titans and have likely lost two defensive starters for the season:#71971916 / gettyimages.comJosh Alper of ProFootballTalk.com reports that linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive end Mike DeVito both suffered ruptured Achilles tendons during the game...
Via Sports Injury Alert
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs Lose LB Derrick Johnson and DE Mike Devito

The Chiefs lost to the Titans 26-10 today, and that still wasn’t the worst part of their day. Linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive end Mike DeVito both ruptured their Achilles tendon during today’s game. The Chiefs who are already rather weak at inside linebacker, with Josh Mauga and James-Michael Johnson being the only others, Johnson was arguable one of the better at the...
Via Overtime
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs announce ruptured Achilles tendons for Derrick Johnson, Mike DeVito

The Chiefs lost a game on Sunday and they lost two defensive starters with injuries that are likely season enders. Coach Andy Reid announced after the game that linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive end Mike DeVito both ruptured their Achilles tendons during the 26-10 loss to the Titans. The losses are severe ones for the Kansas City defense. Johnson is one of the team’s defensive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs lose two major defenders on Sunday

The Kansas City Chiefs not only lost this weeks game to the Titans, but they also lost LE Mike DeVito is out for the year with an Achilles’ tendon tear and All-Pro ILB Derrick Johnson to a torn Achilles’. Kansas City is no longer a defense to fear from a fantasy matchup standpoint, especially after […] The post Kansas City Chiefs lose two major defenders on Sunday appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Johnson tears Achilles

Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson tore his Achilles tendon Sunday against the Tennessee Titans, according to a source. Johnson was taken from the Arrowhead Stadium playing field in a motorized cart with an injury to his Achilles tendon.
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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