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The good, the bad & the ugly in the Kansas City Chiefs’ overtime win vs. Oakland

Fresh off of a disheartening loss to the Arizona Cardinals last week, the Kansas City Chiefs responded with a relieving, playoff-hope reviving, dominating victory over the miserable franchise that is the Oakland Raiders. In a game that had it’s fair share of ugly, it’s safe to say that there is nothing prettier than a Chiefs blowout, especially when it comes at the expense of...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arrowhead Rivalries: Reliving the Raiders

For the 112th time in their history, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders will meet. This rivalry is one of the most storied in the entirety of the league as both teams were formed in 1960. Competing against one another first in the AFL West and then in the AFC West, the rivalry really caught fire after the AFL and NFL merger in 1966.What started the rivalry? The relationship...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tough Look at Who Should Stay a Chief | Kansas City Chiefs’ Truths part 2

The Chiefs are in full control of their post-season aspirations. That is a luxury at this point in the season, especially given the play of late. The performance in these last games could make the difference for some, but these players are set. While nothing is ever certain or even likely, below is what should happen in order to be successful in 2015 and beyond.Best WR Lineup of...
Via Pro Football Spot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the red hot Kansas City Chiefs claim the number one seed in the AFC?

If you were among the many fans who wrote the Kansas City Chiefs off after they started the 2014 season with a 0-2 record, you weren’t alone. In fact many people who get paid a lot of money to talk about football things counted the Chiefs out as well after their—now mind-boggling—Week 1 loss to the Titans. I believe Rodney Harrison of NBC Sports said it best when discussing...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Counting down the eight worst injuries in the NFL so far this season

Just as death is just another part of the circle of life, injuries are a part of professional football. Even if your team is the most talented in the league and all of the experts agree that they’ll be hosting a Lombardi trophy parade in February, one guy getting hurt at the wrong time can bring all of that crashing down in an instant. This season has been no different in the NFL...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

What are the eight worst injuries in the NFL so far this season?

Just as death is just another part of the circle of life, injuries are a part of professional football. Even if your team is the most talented in the league and all of the experts agree that they’ll be hosting a Lombardi trophy parade in February, one guy getting hurt at the wrong time can bring all of that crashing down in an instant. This season has been no different in the NFL...
Via cover32 - Texans
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Did the Arizona Cardinals suffer the worst injury in the NFL so far this year?

Just as death is just another part of the circle of life, injuries are a part of professional football. Even if your team is the most talented in the league and all of the experts agree that they’ll be hosting a Lombardi trophy parade in February, one guy getting hurt at the wrong time can bring all of that crashing down in an instant. This season has been no different in the NFL...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Did the Chicago Bears suffer the worst injury in the NFL so far this season?

Just as death is just another part of the circle of life, injuries are a part of professional football. Even if your team is the most talented in the league and all of the experts agree that they’ll be hosting a Lombardi trophy parade in February, one guy getting hurt at the wrong time can bring all of that crashing down in an instant. This season has been no different in the NFL...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch’s injury the worst in the NFL so far this season?

Just as death is just another part of the circle of life, injuries are a part of professional football. Even if your team is the most talented in the league and all of the experts agree that they’ll be hosting a Lombardi trophy parade in February, one guy getting hurt at the wrong time can bring all of that crashing down in an instant. This season has been no different in the NFL...
Via cover32 - Lions
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Counting down the eight most devastating injuries in the NFL so far this year

Just as death is just another part of the circle of life, injuries are a part of professional football. Even if your team is the most talented in the league and all of the experts agree that they’ll be hosting a Lombardi trophy parade in February, one guy getting hurt at the wrong time can bring all of that crashing down in an instant. This season has been no different in the NFL...
Via cover32 - Cowboys
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Sam Bradford’s injury the most devastating of this NFL season so far?

Just as death is just another part of the circle of life, injuries are a part of professional football. Even if your team is the most talented in the league and all of the experts agree that they’ll be hosting a Lombardi trophy parade in February, one guy getting hurt at the wrong time can bring all of that crashing down in an instant. This season has been no different in the NFL...
Via cover32 - Rams
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Counting down the eight most devastating injuries of the NFL season so far

Just as death is just another part of the circle of life, injuries are a part of professional football. Even if your team is the most talented in the league and all of the experts agree that they’ll be hosting a Lombardi trophy parade in February, one guy getting hurt at the wrong time can bring all of that crashing down in an instant. This season has been no different in the NFL...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs activate Joe Mays from injured reserve

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs have activated linebacker Joe Mays from short-term injured reserve and waived linebacker Jerry Franklin ahead of Sunday's game in Buffalo. Mays has been on IR since training camp, when he needed surgery on his injured wrist. He returned to practice Oct. 29, at which point the Chiefs had three weeks to activate him. How much he'll play...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

. @mmigliore: Are the Bills ready to Outlast the Other AFC Playoff Hopefuls?

I feel like I need to paraphrase Newman and Kramer’s dialogue from The Spitting Incident to properly retell the story of last season’s Bills-Chiefs contest. November 3, 2013. Bills-Chiefs. I was enjoying a beautiful afternoon in the lower bowl when an ill-advised Jeff Tuel pass was intercepted by Sean Smith and returned 100 yards for a Kansas City touchdown, opening the door...
Via Buffalo Wins
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The good, the bad & the ugly in the Chiefs’ dominating win over the Rams

Kansas City may be the country’s top sports town for the week, riding high on the Royals’ World Series appearance and yet another impressive Kansas City Chiefs victory. When was the last time you could say that? Sunday’s game had plenty of positives to go around as the Chiefs dominated the Rams for the Governor’s Cup. It seemed as if everything came together in Kansas City’s...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Just how good are the 2014 Kansas City Chiefs exactly?

It’s time to call a spade and spade and say exactly what this Kansas City Chiefs team is. They’re good. No, quarterback Alex Smith isn’t throwing 300 yards and three touchdowns per game. He doesn’t have to. No, running back Jamaal Charles isn’t rushing for 100 yards every game. He doesn’t have to. It’s true that a Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver has yet to find the...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs' McKnight ruptures Achilles tendon

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- 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 Fox Sports Kansas City
September 26, 2014  |  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
September 13, 2014  |  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
September 13, 2014  |  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...
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September 13, 2014  |  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...
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September 12, 2014  |  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...
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September 12, 2014  |  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...
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September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Fantasy Football Starts Week 2

Week 1 was not kind to a lot of fantasy owners and though it was bizarre, it is indeed only one week. There’s plenty of fantasy football to go and panic shouldn’t set it for at least another few weeks. So with that being said, here are Sports Mockery’s top 10 players for Week 2 at each position.   Quarterbacks Peyton Manning vs. KC – Peyton didn’t disappoint with three...
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September 11, 2014  |  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
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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