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Charles 'questionable' to return after leaving game with apparent ankle injury

It doesn't just rain on the injury front for the Kansas City Chiefs these days. Baby, it pours. Having already lost Pro Bowl inside linebacker Derrick Johnson and starting defensive end Mike DeVito for the season during a Week 1 loss to the Tennessee Titans, the Chiefs suffered an even bigger blow to their offense during the first quarter of today's matchup in Denver: Star...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
4 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
5 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

SPOT: Behind Enemy Lines: Chiefs vs. Broncos Matchups

Chiefs DC Bob Sutton vs. Peyton ManningNormally I will go with one on one matchups but this game will be determined by the matchup between Peyton Manning and Bob Sutton. The Chiefs defense suffered a huge loss losing Derrick Johnson and Mike DeVito against the Titans but still have the talent to play any offense tough. If Sutton’s scheme can create enough pressure on Manning, play...
Via Pro Football Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Denver Broncos surprising Power Rankings spot, hot cheerleaders, more

Here’s everything you need to get you ready for Week 2 of the NFL season. National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after Week 1 (READ) - QB Ratings: Ranking every starting NFL quarterback heading into Week 2 (READ) - Fab Five: The best games on the NFL slate in Week 2 (READ) - Ten candidates to replace Roger Goodell as NFL commissioner (READ...
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5 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...
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6 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...
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6 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Johnson was on pace to become Chiefs' best ILB since Lanier

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Donnie Edwards is the name that immediately springs to mind as a quick rebuttal, but he did his best work -- or, rather, strung together the most consistent stretch of his best work -- in San Diego. Let's face it. When it comes to the Kansas City Chiefs and inside linebackers, there are two categories: 1. Willie Lanier; 2. Everybody else. But of the latter...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 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
8 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles named top-5 goat from Week 1

This time around, the performances actually mattered. It wasn’t about auditioning for a job. It wasn’t about fine-tuning and preparation. It was about posting results that would count, written in the record books and into the standings in pen. Some players and teams got off to a great start. Others, sputtered out of the gate. That has plenty of folks feeling optimistic just one...
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9 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...
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9 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...
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9 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
9 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
10 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...
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10 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
10 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs defenders Johnson and DeVito both out for the year

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The worst-case scenario is confirmed: What was supposed to be a historic season for Derrick Johnson is now officially history. The Kansas City Chiefs' Pro Bowl middle linebacker will be out the rest of the 2014 season recovering from a ruptured Achilles tendon, an injury that occurred with roughly a minute to go in the first half of Sunday's 26-10 home...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs DT Mike DeVito Out For Season With Torn Achilles

The Kansas City Chiefs have lost another defensive starter to injury.  Defensive tackle Mike DeVito is out for the season with a torn Achilles. An MRI confirms that #Chiefs starting DT Mike DeVito has a torn Achilles. He’s out for the season. Same as LB Derrick Johnson — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 8, 2014 DeVito joins Derrick Johnson who also tore his Achilles in the...
Via BlackSportsOnline
10 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...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pair of Chiefs starters likely done for season

  The Kansas City Chiefs will likely be without Pro Bowl linebacker Derrick Johnson and starting defensive tackle Mike DeVito for the remainder of the season. Johnson and DeVito both ruptured an Achilles tendon during Sunday's 26-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans. The injuries, which occurred just one quarter apart, happened at virtually the same spot on the field and with almost...
Via AP on Fox
11 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
11 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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