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Kansas City Chiefs 2015 Draft Big Board

  With the NFL combine complete, general managers can now take step back and look at all the players that attended the combine this weekend. From combine studs like Marcus Mariota and Danny Shelton, to surprises like Jake Fisher and J.J Nelson, each will be intensely scrutinized as teams are looking to become better this upcoming season. The Kansas City Chiefs enter the draft...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs fans will want to monitor these Week 14 bold predictions closely

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs fans will be curious about these 4 NFL head coaches on the hot seat

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Fourteen weeks into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves suddenly under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Bruce Arians The “genius” label wears off quickly in the NFL Two weeks ago, Arians...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Safety Power Rankings: Did Husain Abdullah of the Chiefs make the top ten?

Anybody and their grandmother can make a power rankings list for the NFL’s best quarterbacks. It takes a real man or a sportswriter with nothing better to do to rank the less glamorous positions. In that spirit let’s find out who the top ten safeties are playing in the league right now. To determine the list I went by Pro Football Focus’ pass coverage ratings. Tashuan Gipson...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Misfits no more: Chiefs have ridden a 'no-name' defense into first place

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If Seattle has the Legion of Boom, Kansas City's defense is the Island of Misfit Toys. The overlooked, the under-scouted, spare parts with enough chips on their collective shoulders to fill a plastic bowl. From July 2011 through December 2012, defensive back Ron Parker was cut by three different teams -- including the Seahawks -- at least six different times...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Sides of One Team - Kansas City Chiefs’ Truths

Adapt or FailThe Kansas City Chiefs took a step backward against San Francisco. Although the game was certainly winnable, a few factors were working against the Chiefs. However, along with the drawbacks there were a few bright spots as well.Injuries have nearly crippled the Kansas City Chiefs through the first 5 games. That much is clear and we won’t re-hash it. In the wake of...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Column: NCAA needs to drop anti-celebration rule

The NCAA and its defenders are always blabbing about the student-athlete, how much they care for these kids and only want to do right by them. Well, here's an easy one. Drop the rule against excessive celebration in college football, or at least give it some serious modification. Don't wait until the end of the season, either. Do it right now. Before another team is unfairly penalized...
Via AP on Fox
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NFLRA: Penalty called on Husain Abdullah was right call

The NFL Referees Association is defending the unsportsmanlike conduct penalty called on Husain Abdullah after he slid into the endzone and knelt in prayer. But it’s not the prayer that warranted a penalty, it was his slide leading to the kneel. In a release, former NFLRA president Scott Green said that neither Abdullah nor the referees were “confused as to why a flag was thrown...
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October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Referees union criticizes NFL for inconsistency in grading calls

NEW YORK (AP) -- The union representing NFL on-field officials criticized the league Thursday for inconsistencies in grading calls, including two high-profile penalties from recent games. In a release, the NFL Referees' Association says the NFL has ''caused confusion for NFL officials as to what the league does and doesn't want called.'' The union referred to penalties on Washington...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Refs union criticizes NFL inconsistency on calls

NEW YORK (AP) The union representing NFL on-field officials criticized the league Thursday for inconsistencies in grading calls, including two high-profile penalties from recent games. In a release, the NFL Referees Association says the NFL has ''caused confusion for NFL officials as to what the league does and doesn't want called.'' The union referred to penalties on Washington...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs-49ers Capsule

KANSAS CITY (2-2) at SAN FRANCISCO (2-2) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - 49ers by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Kansas City 3-1-0, San Francisco 1-2-1 SERIES RECORD - 49ers lead 6-5 LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat 49ers 31-10, Sept. 26, 2010 LAST WEEK - Chiefs beat Patriots 41-14 Monday night; 49ers beat Eagles 26-21 AP PRO32 RANKING - Chiefs No. 14, 49ers No. 9 CHIEFS OFFENSE -...
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October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL has laundry list of verboten celebrations

Dancing Billy ''White Shoes'' Johnson, shuffling Ickey Woods and the group high-fiving Fun Bunch? Their entertaining touchdown celebrations would be illegal in today's NFL. Though the league rulebook has some very specific examples of what constitutes a penalty, the gray area is as wide as ever. Take, for example, Husain Abdullah's drop to his knees after returning an interception...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Admits That It Messed Up On Flagging Husain Abdullah For Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Last night, during the Kansas City Chiefs’ thrashing of the New England Patriots, Chiefs safety... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Recognizes Mistake After Monday Night Football

Do you play Fantasy Football? If the answer is yes, this week is the most exciting opportunity in the history of the game. Win a MILLION DOLLARS playing Fantasy Football this week only! Go to www.FFChamps.com/million and get in on the action. In case you missed it, the New England Patriots got thumped on the national stage last night. The Kansas City Chiefs and the fierce Arrowhead...
Via Football Nation
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL: Abdullah should not have been penalized for praying

The NFL admitted on Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for going to the ground after returning an interception for a touchdown against the New England Patriots on Monday. NFL rules prohibit players from going to the ground to celebrate, but there is an exemption for players […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The NFL says Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for dropping to his knees in prayer in the end zone after an interception. NFL spokesman Michael Signora wrotes in an email to The Associated Press on Tuesday that "the officiating mechanic in this situation is not to flag a player who goes to the ground as part of religious...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL says Abdullah shouldn't have been penalized for prayer

Late Monday night, after his client had been flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct for sliding on his knees and then kneeling in prayer, Husain Abdullah's agent CJ Laboy vowed via Twitter "there is going to be some problems" if the league fines the Kansas City Chiefs safety. There will be no problems. And the NFL says there shouldn't have been a flag, either. League spokesman Mike...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Safety Husain Abdullah Penalized For Post-Touchdown Prayer

Husain Abdullah was the star of the show for at least one play Monday night, and he wanted to give thanks for his special moment. The Kansas City Chiefs safety scored a touchdown on an interception return of Tom Brady during the Chiefs’ 41-14 rout of the New England Patriots on “Monday Night Football.” As Abdullah crossed the goal line, he went to his knees. Almost immediate...
Via NESN.com
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Penalty on Chiefs player ignites social media

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Husain Abdullah knew before he even reached the end zone Monday night that he would drop to his knees in thankful prayer after intercepting Tom Brady in the fourth quarter of the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14 victory over New England. He had no idea he would be penalized for it. But after sliding to the grass in the end zone at Arrowhead Stadium, that's exactly...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah penalized for this post-TD prayer

Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah was penalized for this post-touchdown prayer. Which is a mistake because there is a prayer exemption in the NFL.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Husain Abdullah penalized for post-touchdown prayer

Did the referees cross the line? Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah came up with a big play during Monday night's win over the New England Patriots, as he intercepted a Tom Brady pass and took it to the house for a touchdown. However, once he reached the end zone, Abdullah dropped to his knees and did this: Abdullah is a practicing Muslim and it's common for people of that...
Via Fox Sports
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs player penalized for praying after touchdown

Husain Abdullah was penalized for going to the ground during his end zone celebration on Monday after returning an interception for a touchdown. Abdullah is Muslim, and he went to the ground to pray after picking off a Tom Brady pass and returning it 39 yards to put the Kansas City Chiefs up 41-7 on […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs’ Husain Abdullah Flagged For Praying After Pick-Six Of Tom Brady

The Chiefs defense seems to be back after its dominating performance Monday Night against Tom Brady and the Patriots. To go up-41-7 in the 4th quarter, Husain Abdullah intercepted Tom Brady and took it back to the house. Abdullah, a muslim, went with a prayer to celebrate his touchdown, which earned him a 15-yard personal foul penalty. […] The post Chiefs’ Husain Abdullah Flagged...
Via Diehardsport
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs take to Twitter following big win over Dolphins

The Kansas City Chiefs rolled into Miami on Sunday with one mission, and that was to avoid starting off the season 0-3. It’s been well documented over the years that 0-3 starts aren’t exactly key predictors of success, as the last team to kickoff the season winless over the first three weeks and make the playoffs were the 1998 Buffalo Bills. Thankfully, the mission was accomplished...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Take Giant Steps in their 34-15 win

#455917476 / gettyimages.com We expected the Dolphins defensive front would be trouble, we expected they would be without the Quarterback of their secondary, and we expected the Miami heat would have an impact on their stamina. What we didn’t expect was the Chiefs offensive line to hold they way they did, or that the Chiefs defense would be so clutch with so many players...
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September 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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