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Defensive Revival, 39min to win - Kansas City Chiefs’ Truths

Defense Turning the CornerThe Chiefs defense has endured losing players to injury. It has lost a leader at every level of the defense. Without Mike Devito, Derrick Johnson and Eric Berry, the defense has had to rebuild its foundation despite coach Sutton calling a similar defense to the 2013 version. Against San Diego it came together. Although the defense allowed 4.6 yards per carry...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  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
29 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
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...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
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...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
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

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

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...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
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...
Via TopSportsReport
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...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
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

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 Thacover2
September 08, 2014  |  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
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...
Via Overtime
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...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs’ Derrick Johnson, Mike DeVito out with torn Achilles

Kansa City Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive end Mike DeVito have both ruptured their Achilles tendon, coach Andy Reid announced following Sunday’s 26-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Johnson fell to the ground in the middle of the field without anybody touching him. He had to be carted off the field. James Michael Johnson replaced Johnson in the lineup. DeVito...
Via Sports-Glory
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 Projected 2014 Defensive and Special Team Starters

Now that I’ve finished projecting the Chiefs offensive starters, now its time to project the Chiefs defensive starters. Nose Tackle: Dontari Poe The Chiefs 2012 1st round pick blossomed last season, registering 4.5 sacks and numerous pressures. Despite the falloff in production in the Chiefs D in final weeks of the season, Poe continued to be a force opposing teams had to...
Via TopSportsReport
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets have plenty of options with four compensatory draft picks

The New York Jets lost a lot more free agents than they gained in 2013, and it’s payed off in 2014. At least in hindsight. Monday, the Jets were awarded a league-high (tied with the Baltimore Ravens) four compensatory draft picks — a late fourth-rounder and three fourth-rounders. Here’s how it broke down: Players lost (in 2013): Yeremiah Bell, Mike DeVito, Shonn Greene, Dustin...
Via cover32 - Jets
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons sign DE Tyson Jackson

I wrote in my Chiefs’ off-season preview that Tyson Jackson would be lucky if he got the 3 year 12.6 million dollar deal that the Chiefs gave teammate Mike DeVito last off-season. DeVito is a very similar player, a pure base 3-4 defensive end that excels against the run, but doesn’t offer much as a pass rusher, but the difference is DeVito has more of a proven track record. DeVito...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs found their replacement for Mike Devito in Kyle Love.

Kyle Love was a very good football player for the New England Patriots before being released due to having diabetes.  Love was signed by the Jaguars and released a few weeks later. He has not been on a roster in quite some time, but he will be ready to go this week. The Chiefs cut […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs suffer injuries to offensive and defensive line

The Kansas City Chiefs are no longer undefeated, they lost last night to the Denver Broncos 27-17. They may have not just lost the game however, they may have lost some key players on the offensive and defensive line. Rookie right tackle Eric Fisher, guard Jon Asamoah and defensive ends Tyson Jackson and Mike Devito all left the game against the Broncos. Fisher suffered a shoulder...
Via NFL Injury Report
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Moore, DeVito leave Chiefs-Broncos with injuries

Kansas City defensive end Mike DeVito and Denver safety Rahim Moore were knocked out with injuries in the first half of the Chiefs-Broncos showdown Monday night. DeVito injured his left knee on a short run by Knowshon Moreno in the first quarter and walked off on his own after staying down for a minute. Moore left the game in the second quarter with what the Broncos called only...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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