Both Andy Reid and Jack Del Rio confirm there's no bad blood

Jack Del Rio says there are no issues between him and Andy Reid despite some speculating to the contrary based on a postgame photo. Pro Football Talk described Del Rio as giving Reid an “icy glare” after the postgame handshake between the two men on Thursday (actually a postgame pat from Reid). The Kansas City Chiefs coach was asked on Friday if there was an issue between the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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So, another Raiders game, another Chiefs win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There is an argument to be made that the AFC West is the best division in the NFL.There is little argument to be made that the Chiefs are the class of it.After dispatching the Raiders on a frigid night at Arrowhead Stadium, the Chiefs are tied with Oakland for the lead at 10-3 with three games left in the regular season. But they hold the tiebreaker thanks to...
Via Associated Press
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Chiefs Rookie WR: Tyreek Hill: “We did it for the fans”

Hill had another standout performance on the NFL’s biggest stage
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Did Del Rio give Reid the stink eye after Thursday’s game?

The Kansas City Chiefs gave the Oakland Raiders a dose of frigid home cooking, beating their AFC West rivals by a score of 21-13 on a chilly Thursday night at Arrowhead Stadium. And it’s safe to say that Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio wasn’t too happy about it. Footage of players and coaches and the like exchanging pleasantries after the game has surfaced showing Del Rio...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Derrick Johnson out for season with ruptured Achilles’ tendon

The Kansas City Chiefs had some bad news that counterbalanced the positive feelings following their win on Thursday night against the Oakland Raiders. Chiefs head coach Andy Reid announced after the game that linebacker Derrick Johnson suffered a ruptured Achilles’ tendon, which will end his season. Johnson went down on a non-contact play, as his tendon gave out on him as he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Chiefs' Derrick Johnson leaves game with Achilles injury

Linebacker Derrick Johnson has been the heart and soul of the Kansas City Chiefs’ defense for the better part of the past dozen years. One of the best cover guys at his position in the NFL, Johnson has continued to make his presence known, even at his advanced age. Unfortunately, Johnson has also found himself slowed down by lower-body injuries in the past. Johnson missed all...
Via Sportsnaut
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Chiefs' Kelce trolls Raiders punter with pony celebration

You know you’ve made it as a punter when you have big-time position players mocking you, which is exactly what happened on Thursday night. Kansas City's Tyreek Hill returned a punt 78 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter Thursday to give the Chiefs a 21-3 lead over the Raiders. After the score, KC tight end Travis Kelce trolled Oakland punter Marquette King by doing the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Pro Football Focus writes Chiefs can’t win with Alex Smith, tweets the opposite 10 days later

Pro Football Focus is one of the smartest, most evidence-based sports web sites out there, but even they’re prone to some hot-takery once in a while. On Nov. 28, PFF published an article, by a writer named Sam Monson, headlined “The Chiefs can’t win a Super Bowl with the 2016 version of Alex Smith at QB.” Here’s the conclusion of that piece: You can win a championship...
Via Awful Announcing
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Raiders G Kelechi Osemele out Thursday with illness

The Oakland Raiders have been dealt some bad news ahead of their big game with the Kansas City Chiefs. Starting left guard Kelechi Osemele will not be available. Kelechi Osemele has been scratched tonight due to illness. — Jimmy Durkin (@Jimmy_Durkin) December 8, 2016 This is a big loss for the Raiders. Given the cold expected in Kansas City on Thursday, the running game...
Via Sportsnaut
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Raiders-Chiefs game could be a frozen, drunken disaster (pics)

If Thursday night’s tilt between the Oakland Raiders (10-2) and Kansas City Chiefs (9-3) didn’t have enough layers of intrigue already, a layer of ice currently sitting atop the Arrowhead Stadium turf could make for an interesting game on the field. And some other details surfacing could make it just as interesting — or dangerous — in the stands as well. First things first...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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Derek Carr has historically struggled against the Chiefs

When the Oakland Raiders and Kansas City Chiefs play on Thursday night, quarterback Derek Carr will face a team he’s generally struggled against during his NFL career. Over five games against the Chiefs since 2014, Carr has completed 57.7 percent of his passes and averaged 5.3 yards per attempt, with six touchdowns, five interceptions and a passer rating of 72.0. The Raiders...
Via The Sports Daily
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Kansas City Chiefs: Thursday night showdown

The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Atlanta Falcons this past Sunday in their second straight thrilling victory by a score of 29-28. The Chiefs are now 9-3 on the season and are currently one game behind the Oakland Raiders in the AFC West standings. The Chiefs and Raiders will square off on Thursday night in what will be the most important game of the season to date for both teams...
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Treat Raiders-Chiefs 'like any other game'? Good luck with that

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Raiders and Chiefs are such bitter foes that not even a late-season game between losing teams with no hope of a division title or playoff berth would take away the importance of a matchup.Now, consider the stakes when they meet Thursday night.The Raiders are 10-2 and leading the AFC West, one of the surprise teams in the NFL, while the Chiefs are 9-3, with...
Via Associated Press
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The reality is, Chiefs TE Kelce's star just keeps rising

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- By just about any measure, Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce had as good of an offseason as anyone.It began when he reached a five-year, $46 million contract extension that included $20 million in guarantees -- a deal signed while he was in Hawaii, no less. It continued with the filming of a reality TV show in which 50 women tried to impress the 27-year-old bachelor...
Via Associated Press
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Report: Chiefs ‘optimistic’ Maclin will play Thursday

With seven wins in their past eight games, the Kansas City Chiefs are the second-hottest team in the AFC. Interestingly, their last three wins have come without No. 1 wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. The veteran has sat out the Chiefs’ past four outings due to a groin injury, during which time Kansas City has found a way to remain very much alive in the AFC West. Now set to take...
Via Sportsnaut
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Kansas City Chiefs: Survive in Mile High

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Denver Broncos on Sunday Night Football in one of the best games in the NFL so far this year. The game took almost a complete overtime period to decide the outcome, but the Chiefs came away victorious after a Cairo Santos field goal hit the left upright and went it. The Chiefs have now beat each team in the AFC West and currently sit behind the...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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