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  • Was Rams-Chiefs the best NFL game ever?

    USA Today "Rarely does pre-game hype of an NFL game we're all excited about fail to actually do the contest in question requisite justice. But it happened Monday night — and, with help from ESPN's Louis Riddick, I had already done my part to feed the..." November 20

  • The NFL pissed off everyone with Rams-Chiefs ‘all-star’ refs

    New York Post "It exceeded the hype. The scoreboard was bursting, defenders’ bodies were flying everywhere and the balls were flying faster. The flags were soaring, too. The future-of-the-NFL showdown between the Chiefs and Rams on Monday night featured 105 points (fun!) and 21..." November 20

  • Andy Reid: I don’t know about those penalties, but they called them

    Pro Football Talk "The so-called all-star officiating crew that the NFL put together for Monday night’s Rams-Chiefs game threw plenty of flags, and not all of them looked like good calls. Early in the game, in particular, the Chiefs were hit with a number of penalties, and Andy Reid said afterward..." November 20

  • Rams, Chiefs put up record numbers in wild MNF game

    ESPN "A game that Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff fittingly called "four quarters of craziness" earned multiple entries in the NFL record book as the Rams won an epic battle with the Kansas City Chiefs 54-51. The highest-scoring game in Monday..." November 20

  • The case for Bob Sutton’s Chiefs defense and how he can totally redeem himself Monday

    Kansas City Star "Maybe I’m the last person who should write the case for Bob Sutton. There are moments over the years I’ve thought (and written) that he was a good and smart man who nonetheless owed whatever professional success he had to the talented players he was holding back. After..." November 18

  • Rams tight ends are two more weapons Chiefs have to be prepared for

    Los Angeles Times "The Rams’ high-powered offense featured an array of weapons through the season’s first nine weeks. Last Sunday, coach Sean McVay and quarterback Jared Goff gave the Kansas City Chiefs another one to consider. Actually, two. Goff tossed touchdown passes..." November 18

  • NFL ups intensity with all-star officials for Rams-Chiefs game

    ESPN "The NFL took the unusual step this week of assigning an "all-star" officiating crew to the most highly-anticipated game of the season, adding to the playoff-like frenzy for Monday night's matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams. Referee Clete Blakeman..." November 18

  • Patrick Mahomes sends prayers for mentor Alex Smith

    Larry Brown Sports "Patrick Mahomes wasted no time sharing his thoughts for Alex Smith after seeing his mentor get injured on Sunday. Mahomes, whose Kansas City Chiefs play on Monday night against the Los Angeles Rams, saw what happened to Smith and sent a tweet supporting the Washington QB: November 18

  • NFL doesn’t fine Tyreek Hill for camera celebration

    Pro Football Talk "Placing a cell phone under the padding of the goal post for celebratory purposes: $30,000. Commandeering a TV camera for celebratory purposes: $0.00. The headache that comes from trying to reconcile the two situations: Priceless. Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill..." November 18

  • Eric Berry on track for December return, potentially giving Chiefs needed defensive help

    CBS Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs have become a Super Bowl favorite despite a leaky defense, but sources maintained that significant help is on the way. Safety Eric Berry, a former Defensive Player of the Year candidate and one of the most loved and respected members of that organization, continued to..." November 18

  • Sammy Watkins not spotted at second straight practice, making him unlikely for Rams-Chiefs shootout

    CBS Sports "Monday night's game between the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs pits not only two of the NFL's best teams against each other, but also two of its highest-scoring teams. Each offense, however, may end up playing without one of its most important playmakers.  We..." November 17

  • Sean McVay: Rams could use some plays 'stolen' from Chiefs

    ESPN "Sean McVay is always looking for a new wrinkle to add to the Los Angeles Rams' offense. This season, the Kansas City Chiefs (9-1) have provided plenty of content. So much, in fact, that the Chiefs might recognize a few plays Monday night when they play the Rams..." November 15

  • Patrick Mahomes offered lifetime supply of ketchup for 57 TD passes

    Sportress of Blogitude "Patrick Mahomes evidently is too embarrassed to put ketchup on his steak when dining out at restaurants now that he’s a superstar. That information, gleaned from a recent profile of the Kansas City Chiefs superstar quarterback, inspired the world’s foremost ketchup company to offer..." November 15

  • Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes learned of death of girlfriend’s stepfather after Sunday’s game

    Kansas City Star "As he left the field at Arrowhead Stadium after another record-setting performance on Sunday, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes got heart-wrenching news from coach Andy Reid. Mahomes rushed out of the stadium without attending his postgame news conference because of what was..." November 15

  • Relocating Chiefs-Rams game from Mexico City to LA creates another big mess for NFL

    USA Today "What a mess, NFL. And just think: It could have been way worse. The quick decision by the league on Tuesday to bolt from Mexico City — scrapping the threat of a potential disaster — wasn’t really much of a choice. Imagine if Todd Gurley or..." November 14

  • Report: Rams and Chiefs players could sit out if MNF played in Mexico City

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is considering postponing or a venue change for “Monday Night Football” in Week 11 between the Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams. This is due to very poor field conditions at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. And based on a new report from ESPN’s..." November 13

  • NFL moves Chiefs-Rams game from Mexico City to Los Angeles due to poor field conditions

    CBS Sports "The Chiefs and Rams will no longer meet in Mexico City. Due to concerns over the field conditions in Mexico City, the NFL has moved Monday night's game from Mexico City to Los Angeles.  The NFL announced the move in a release, which you can find below. November 13

  • Mexico City field in horrible shape for Chiefs-Rams, moving game to L.A. is reportedly on the table

    CBS Sports "If there's one thing that might be able to stop the offensive explosion that everyone's expecting between the Chiefs and Rams next week, it's the horrid condition of the field at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City.  The playing surface is looking ugly,..." November 13

  • Travis Kelce: Coaches said offensive performance was “unacceptable”

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs won again on Sunday to move their record to 9-1 ahead of next Monday night’s trip to Mexico City to face the Rams, but it wasn’t all smiles on the sideline during the 26-14 win over the Cardinals. Patrick Mahomes was sacked five times and the Cardinals had five..." November 12

  • “Pretty good chance” Sammy Watkins plays against Rams

    Pro Football Talk "Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins didn’t play in Sunday’s 26-14 win over the Cardinals because of a foot injury, but it doesn’t look like he’ll be out of the lineup much longer. Head coach Andy Reid said on Monday that there’s a “pretty good..." November 12

  • Concerns about grass at Azteca Stadium, site of Rams-Chiefs

    Pro Football Talk "The Rams at times look like a new generation of the Greatest Show on Turf. The Chiefs may be even better on offense. The problem might be the turf itself when it’s time for the two NFL track teams to race each other next Monday night in Mexico City. According to Peter..." November 12

  • Chiefs’ defense needs to be aggressive, and mindful of Cardinals’ Fitzgerald, Johnson

    Kansas City Star "The Chiefs will try to extend their win streak to four games and remain unbeaten at home this season vs. the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. One of three one-loss teams in the NFL, the Chiefs will host the Cardinals for the first time since 2010. The Arizona franchise is 21-4 in its last..." November 11

  • Patrick Mahomes' Girlfriend Brittany Matthews Reveals Her Stepfather Tragically Died at Chiefs Game

    12 Up "Patrick Mahomes is in every expert's conversation about NFL MVP just past the halfway point of the season, but accolades were the last thing on the Chiefs quarterback's mind after Kansas City's latest win. Despite an easy victory over Arizona at..." November 11

  • Patrick Mahomes leaves immediately after game due to family emergency

    Yardbarker "Patrick Mahomes was not around after the Kansas City Chiefs’ win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday due to a family emergency. November 11

  • NFL rejected bids by Rams, Chiefs to play Week 10 in Denver ahead of Mexico trip

    ESPN "The Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs both requested to play in Denver the week before having to play in altitude in Mexico City, but the NFL rejected both requests, sources tell ESPN. The NFL did not want to give either the Rams or the Chiefs an advantage by giving them an..." November 11

  • Sammy Watkins’ foot injury unrelated to previous foot injury

    Pro Football Talk "History isn’t repeating itself for Chiefs receiver Sammy Watkins, at least not exactly. Chiefs coach Andy Reid told reporters on Friday that the foot injury with which Watkins currently is dealing is different from the one that plagued him earlier in his..." November 10

  • Patrick Mahomes can make more NFL history in Week 10

    Sportsnaut "Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes has taken the NFL world by storm thus far. Breaking records left and right, the second-year pro is on course to possibly make more NFL history in Week 10. If the young quarterback exceeds 300 passing yards, he will be the first NFL player..." November 10

  • Chiefs taking incredible coin toss streak into Week 10

    Larry Brown Sports "Not a whole lot has gone wrong for the Kansas City Chiefs in their first season with Patrick Mahomes as their starting quarterback, and that has been true every week even before the ball is kicked off. As James Palmer of NFL Network noted on Thursday, the Chiefs have won the coin toss..." November 08

  • Sammy Watkins in danger of missing Week 10 with foot injury?

    Arrowhead Pride "Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins’ status for Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals is in question, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Watkins is “dealing with pain in his foot.” November 07

  • Here's why the NFL and Fortnite are made for each other

    USA Today "I love football and I love Fortnite. Put them together, and it's heaven. On Monday, the NFL and Epic Games announced a partnership that will make gear – known as skins – for all 32 teams available as part of the wildly popular game's Battle..." November 05

  • Justin Houston, Eric Berry returns could happen soon, per report

    247 Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs could be getting the reinforcements they've been waiting for on defense sometime this month, according to an article written Sunday by Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star.  In a postgame piece published after the 37-21 Chiefs victory over the..." November 05

  • Cleveland game brings career full circle for Chiefs’ Cam Erving

    Kansas City Star "Whatever Chiefs left guard Cam Erving really feels about returning to Cleveland and facing the organization that drafted him and then traded him away after two seasons, he’s playing it close to the vest. This week, Erving politely answered questions but didn’t offer any..." November 04

  • Desmond Harrison inactive for Browns, Justin Houston still out for Chiefs

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns will start the Gregg Williams era without their starting left tackle. Desmond Harrison is inactive for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. He was listed as questionable on Friday due to an illness. The undrafted rookie won the starting job at left tackle this..." November 04

  • Patrick Mahomes hits 300 passing yards for eighth straight game

    Pro Football Talk "The Browns cut the Chiefs lead to six points just before halftime, but they are back down three scores with half the third quarter still to play in Cleveland. Patrick Mahomes threw his third touchdown pass of the day on the first Chiefs possession of the second half and Damien..." November 04

  • Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins returns after foot injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Sammy Watkins briefly exited the Kansas City Chiefs’ game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday with a foot injury. Watkins appeared to suffer the injury after getting tackled following a 7-yard catch early in the fourth quarter. He had a tough time walking off the field. " November 04

  • Devin McCourty topped Tyreek Hill for this season’s fastest ball carrier

    Yahoo! Sports "Patriots defensive back Devin McCourty intercepted a pass and ran it back for an 84-yard touchdown on Thursday night, and in the process he became the fastest ball carrier in the NFL this season. McCourty reached a top speed of 22.05 miles per hour, according to the NFL’s Next..." November 03

  • Chiefs list Justin Houston as questionable

    CBS Sports "Houston (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game at Cleveland. Houston has sat out the last three games with the hamstring issue, but his limited practice participation Thursday and Friday has him trending in the right direction. " November 02

  • Will the Chiefs cut Justin Houston and re-sign Dee Ford next year?

    Arrowhead Pride "This week on the AP Laboratory, Craig, Matt and I answered a question about what we would do with the EDGE position next year. Would we cut Justin Houston? Would we re-sign Dee Ford to a long term deal? Would we put Ford on a franchise tag? We all weighed in. Craig..." November 01

  • NFL's officiating problems have quieted down, but some issues remain

    USA Today "No news is good news. That surely needs to be the working mantra for the men and woman in stripes as the second half of the NFL season rolls on, given the controversy, confusion and assorted blunders that cast so much shade on the first few weeks of this campaign. Outside of..." November 01

  • Baker Mayfield says ‘talent-wise’ Patrick Mahomes should’ve been the No. 1 pick in ‘17, the Myles Garrett year

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Baker Mayfield believes Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes should’ve been the No. 1 pick in the 2017 draft, the year the Browns picked Myles Garrett. “Talent wise, I thought he should have been – I love Myles but…,’’ he said with a smile before..." October 31

  • Andy Reid on lack of trades: There wasn’t anything to move on

    Pro Football Talk "Perhaps more surprising than the trades that were made on Tuesday are the trades that weren’t. The Chiefs, despite a defense that may be just bad enough to keep the team from getting to the Super Bowl, did nothing to enhance it with established talent under contract with other..." October 31

  • Patrick Mahomes volunteered to help build homes for US veterans

    Sportsnaut "One of the hottest young superstars in the NFL today, Patrick Mahomes has the world at his fingertips. What he chose to do with his time on Tuesday, rather than resting up for his Week 9 road game against the Cleveland Browns, says a lot about his character. October 30

  • Chiefs Interested In Janoris Jenkins

    Pro Football Rumors "Janoris Jenkins is on the Chiefs’ radar, according to Paul Schwartz of the New York Post (on Twitter). Jenkins, who turned 30 this week, has reportedly been on the trade block for the last week as the Giants continue their rebuild. Jenkins is in the third year of..." October 30

  • Report: Anthony Hitchens suffered “severely bruised ribs” against Broncos

    Arrowhead Pride "Thanks to a report from NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, we have more information about the injury Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Anthony Hitchens sustained in the 30-23 victory over the Denver Broncos on Sunday. October 29

  • Andy Reid isn’t expecting trade help

    Kansas City Star "Chiefs fans will likely have to shelve their wish lists until the offseason, because all signs currently point to a quiet NFL trade deadline for the local club. All trading for this year ends at 3 p.m. Tuesday. Both publicly as well as privately, the Chiefs appear content to stand pat..." October 29

  • Patrick Mahomes just surpassed his season TD projection in Vegas. In eight weeks.

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "A bet on Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes thriving in his first season as a starter is a winning ticket. Already. There are no shortage of ways to quantify Mahomes’ breakthrough in the NFL, but here’s a good one to add to the list. Mahomes threw two..." October 29

  • Patrick Mahomes sets more NFL passing records in Week 8

    Sportsnaut "Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes continues to amaze. With his touchdown pass to Sammy Watkins on Sunday against the Denver Broncos, he added to his already impressive collection of NFL records. Mahomes now has the most pass yards (2,739) and pass touchdowns (25) in a..." October 28

  • No wrong answer in the Patrick Mahomes or Deshaun Watson debate

    Pro Football Talk "Last year, Deshaun Watson become the NFL’s big new thing. This year, the player drafted two spots before Watson has supplanted the Texans starter as the NFL’s big new thing. So with Watson playing on Thursday, nearly the one-year anniversary of the hit he absorbed in Seattle that..." October 27

  • In an already loaded offense, this player’s return makes Chiefs even more dangerous

    Kansas City Star "One year, one month and 26 days after tearing his MCL and PCL, Spencer Ware is finally starting to feel like himself again. The 26-year old running back heads into Sunday’s game against the Broncos (3-4) coming off his best performance since that catastrophic knee injury in..." October 27

  • Chiefs center Mitch Morse out this week

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs will have make another injury replacement on the offensive line of the league’s top-scoring offense. Center Mitch Morse is out this week because of his concussion, which leaves Austin Reiter to start against the Broncos. Reiter was claimed off waivers from..." October 26