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Kansas City Chiefs vs. Titans - Five Players to Watch

The first two teams the Kansas City Chiefs played have been two of the best defenses in the NFL. It’s been hard to watch the first team offense for most of those games as they have struggled to move the ball and haven’t put many points on the board. Where Chiefs fans can take solace is to remember the defenses they are playing and more importantly that the Chiefs have yet to...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Dontari Poe could still suit up for the Chiefs in Week 1

Dontari Poe might be back in time for the Houston Texans in Week 1.The All-Pro nose tackle even "a little bit ahead of schedule," according to head coach Andy Reid."He says he's going to play in the first game," Reid told ESPN's Adam Teicher. "I go, 'OK, all right, we'll see.' Then the doctors have to evaluate him. That's really the thing -- the time and how it's healing. That's...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Bills, Broncos, Chiefs, Eagles, & Ravens

Bills Bills waived TE Clay Burton from injured reserve with an injury settlement. Broncos According to Mike Klis, Broncos DE Kenny Anunike is expected to be sidelined for two weeks after undergoing a knee scope. Chiefs Charles Robinson reports that there is “rising optimism” about NT Dontari Poe‘s return from back surgery to repair a herniated disk. Eagles ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 5 defensive NFL pairings for 2015

Defense is a crucial part of every franchise, the saying ‘defense wins championship’ is never too far from the truth. In the NFL there are some defensive pairings that are leaps and bounds beyond where they should be. Below are the top five in no particular order. Dontari Poe and Justin Houston Dontari Poe and Justin Houston go together like bread and butter. One struggles to...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs position preview: Defensive line

This week’s position preview will take a closer look at the Kansas City Chiefs’ defensive line. This has been a position of strength in Kansas City during the Andy Reid and John Dorsey era, yet a key injury has left the defensive line without one of its stars. Can the Chiefs dominate the trenches in 2015? Let’s find out. What we know Jaye Howard Defensive end Mike DeVito...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs first depth chart release features a Dontari Poe replacement

Jaye Howard will get an early head start on a nearly impossible task.The Chiefs' defensive lineman has been tabbed to fill in for Dontari Poe at nose tackle for the preseason opener against Arizona. The team released its first depth chart over the weekend.At 6-foot-3 and over 300 pounds, Howard is a large enough defender to play the position. But his predecessor, Poe, was otherworldly...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Six NFL teams getting hammered by early injuries

Injuries strike all the time in the NFL, but there are some teams that have been getting devastated already just one week into training camp. Thankfully there haven’t been many season-ending injuries to report thus far. But every injury that holds key players out of action during this critical time of development is a potential stumbling block to the success of the entire season...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Cardinals, Chiefs, Eagles, Packers, & Raiders

Cardinals Cardinals activate TE Troy Niklas, who is recovering from a hamstring injury, from the Non-Football Injury list. (Darren Urban) Cardinals activate TE Jermaine Gresham from the Physically Unable to Perform list. (Darren Urban) Chiefs Chiefs DT Dontari Poe is a candidate to be placed on the reserve/physically unable to perform list after undergoing surgery on a herniated...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Fearing The 2015 Defense

It’s game day, and while you’re cheering for your team to dominate, you’re also hoping that your O-line protects your quarterback from the opposing teams defense. This upcoming 2015 season could be fearful for the teams facing Kansas City. With a full healthy roster, and hopes that Dontari Poe can return for the season to help out, the Chief’s defense will be something to...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chiefs, Colts, Giants, Patriots, Ravens

Chiefs Chiefs placed NT Dontari Poe on the active/PUP list. Colts Colts placed OLB Robert Mathis on the active/PUP list. Giants According to Dan Graziano, the Giants offensive line consisted of: Ereck Flowers at left tackle, Justin Pugh at left guard, Weston Richburg at center, Geoff Schwartz at right guard and Marshall Newhouse at right ... The post NFL Notes: Chiefs...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Chiefs, Jaguars & Texans

Chiefs The Chiefs have not provided a timetable for NT Dontari Poe‘s possible return from a recent surgery to repair a herniated disc in his back. HC Andy Reid said sounded “hopeful” that Poe will return early on in the season, per Adam Teicher of ESPN. Teicher sees veteran LB Josh Mauga being paired at inside ... The post NFL Notes: Chiefs, Jaguars & Texans...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Defensive Line Preview

Looking at the Kansas City Chiefs defensive line headed into the 2014 season questions surrounded the starting defensive ends and a back-up for Dontari Poe. Tyson Jackson had moved on to the Atlanta Falcons and while Vance Walker had been signed in the offseason he had yet to take hold of the starting DE job opposite of Mike DeVito.Throughout OTA’s and training camp Allen Bailey...
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August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Four new developments as training camp begins

The last seven days have been surprisingly busy for the Kansas City Chiefs. Along with the start of training camp, there have been a number of developing situations, both big and small, that could profoundly impact the team. From injuries, to player releases, and a most welcome return, here is the Kansas City Chiefs’ week in review. Sean Smith Suspended On Friday, July 24 the...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Eight photos from San Diego Chargers camp so far that’ll make you wish you were there

The San Diego Chargers are officially back! Football is here. Thank goodness. With training camp being open to the public plenty of people are playing hooky or soaking up the last few days of summer to get a look at the action. But you? You’re stuck in the office or class — dreaming of being at Chargers camp. No worries, we’ve got you covered; here are the eight best photos...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Four things to know about Kansas City Chiefs DT Dontari Poe and when he could play

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe won’t be playing football for awhile. Earlier this month he underwent surgery on his back after hurting it in June and then again in July. So what’s it all mean? Will Poe play Week 1? Or could he be out for the year? It’s all slightly unclear for now, but here are four things you need to know. No. 4 — This sounds painful Trainer...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NT Dontari Poe undergoes back surgery, doubtful to start season

Kansas City Chiefs nose tackle Dontari Poe will miss the team's entire training camp after undergoing surgery on his back Tuesday. Poe has had lingering back problems during the offseason and is doubtful to play in Week 1. There's a good chance he could start the year on the reserve/PUP list, costing him six games. "I think he stands a reasonable chance [to play] in the early...
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July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Back surgery sidelines Chiefs Pro Bowl DT Poe

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe will miss all of training camp and could miss part of the season after the Pro Bowl run-stuffer had surgery last week on his ailing back. Poe first hurt his back during offseason workouts, but coach Andy Reid said Tuesday that he aggravated the injury training at home. Poe was diagnosed with a herniated disc and had surgery July...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs Pro Bowl DT Dontari Poe out after back surgery

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe will miss all of training camp and could miss part of the season after the Pro Bowl run-stuffer had surgery last week on his ailing back. Poe first hurt his back during offseason workouts, but coach Andy Reid said Tuesday that he aggravated the injury training at home. Poe was diagnosed with a herniated disc and had surgery...
Via AP on Fox
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Back surgery sidelines Chiefs Pro Bowl DT Poe

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe will miss all of training camp and could miss part of the season after the Pro Bowl run-stuffer had surgery last week on his ailing back. Poe first hurt his back during offseason workouts, but coach Andy Reid said Tuesday that he aggravated the injury training at home. Poe was diagnosed with a herniated disc and had surgery July...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs DT Dontari Poe out indefinitely after back surgery

The Kansas City Chiefs will be without Dontari Poe for the foreseeable future after the dominant defensive tackle recently underwent back surgery. The surgery was to repair a herniated disc and was performed on July 15, according to Terez A. Paylor of The Kansas City Star, and he will arrive on Friday at St. Joe to start his rehab. Poe had a successful surgery on July 15. Will be...
Via Sportsnaut
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs DT Dontari Poe Underwent Back Surgery For Herniated Disk

Kansas City Chiefs trainer Rick Burkholder told reporters on Tuesday that DT Dontari Poe suffered a herniated disk in his back and has since undergone surgery, per Terez A. Paylor. Poe’s injury required two epidurals and was sustained at his home. According to Paylor, Poe will be replaced by Jaye Howard while he’s out of the lineup. As of now, the ... The post...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Predicting the 53-man roster, part two

Allen Bailey Continuing on with my prediction of the Kansas City Chiefs’ 53-man roster for 2015, part two will cover defensive players and specialists such as the kicker, punter, and long snapper. If you missed part one on the offense, check out the link below. Kansas City Chiefs: Predicting the 53-man roster, part one Nose Tackles Dontari Poe and Rakeem Nunez-Roches Beginning...
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July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Why The Chiefs Should Make Signing Dontari Poe A Priority in 2016.

The Kansas City Chiefs have the best pass-rushing duo in the NFL in the form of Justin Houston and Tamba Hali. Both have accounted for 86.5 sacks since Houston was drafted in 2011. They are the leading rushers but they also have a nose tackle named Dontari Poe who had six sacks of his own in 2014 while clogging the middle and often facing double coverage.The Chiefs should have Poe...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs have drafted second-most Pro Bowlers since 2005

A painful reminder: It's been 10 years since Kansas City won a playoff game.An even more painful reminder: In that span, the Chiefs have drafted more Pro Bowlers than all but one NFL team.Since 2005, only the Dallas Cowboys (13) have sent more players to the annual all-star exhibition than Kansas City (11) has. That makes their playoff doughnut taste even worse.Here's a list of those...
Via Fox Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 in 2015: The best defensive tackles in the NFL today

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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