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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: 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

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

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
September 10, 2014  |  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
September 09, 2014  |  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
September 09, 2014  |  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...
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September 09, 2014  |  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’...
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September 09, 2014  |  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...
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September 08, 2014  |  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...
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September 08, 2014  |  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
September 08, 2014  |  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
September 08, 2014  |  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...
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September 08, 2014  |  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
September 07, 2014  |  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...
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September 07, 2014  |  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
September 07, 2014  |  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...
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September 07, 2014  |  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
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs’ LB Derrick Johnson Suffers Torn Achilles

In what hasn’t exactly been a good opening week of football for Andy Reid’s Kansas City Chiefs, Pro Bowl linebacker Derrick Johnson apparently suffered a torn achilles against the Tennessee Titans.  #Chiefs ILB Derrick Johnson suffered a torn Achilles vs. #Titans, according to a league source. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 7, 2014 Johnson has recorded 100-plus tackles...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Derrick Johnson out with Achilles injury

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Pro Bowl linebacker Derrick Johnson was carted off the field with an Achilles injury in the first half of the Kansas City Chiefs' game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. Johnson, who is nearing Gary Spani's franchise record for career tackles, fell in a heap in the middle of the field without anybody touching him. He did not appear to be in much...
Via AP on Fox
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Chiefs defensive starters suffer Achilles injuries

The news out of Kansas City is not good for the Chiefs. Two starters on the Chiefs’ defense, linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive end Mike DeVito, have left the game with Achilles injuries.
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Derrick Johnson out with Achilles injury

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Pro Bowl linebacker Derrick Johnson was carted off the field with an Achilles injury in the first half of the Kansas City Chiefs' game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. Johnson, who is nearing Gary Spani's franchise record for career tackles, fell in a heap in the middle of the field without anybody touching him. He did not appear to be in much...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson Tears Achilles

The first week of the NFL season always has some unfortunate casualties.  Kansas City Chiefs star linebacker is the first major loss of the 2014 season. Johnson will miss the remainder of the season with a torn Achillies. #Chiefs ILB Derrick Johnson suffered a torn Achilles vs. #Titans, according to a league source. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 7, 2014  
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson Tears Achilles

The Kansas City Chiefs are currently getting embarrassed by Tennessee, but things have got even worse for the Chiefs. #Chiefs ILB Derrick Johnson suffered a torn Achilles vs. #Titans, according to a league source. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) September 7, 2014 Derrick Johnson is a 3-time pro bowler. Losing him for the year is a crushing blow .
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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