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  • Spencer Ware, Eric Berry and LDT all practicing for the Chiefs on Wednesday

    Arrowhead Pride "Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid is meeting with the media over the Wednesday lunch hour, but we already know some tantalizing details. Only linebacker Dorian O’Daniel will miss Wednesday’s practice — which means that Eric Berry and Spencer..." January 16

  • Patrick Mahomes: Chiefs can't make same mistakes against Patriots in rematch

    Sporting News "Patrick Mahomes hasn't forgetten about Kansas City's 43-40 loss to the Patriots in Week 6 as the Chiefs prepare for Sunday's AFC championship matchup.  Mahomes reflected Wednesday on the heartbreaking loss from earlier this season, and said the..." January 16

  • Bill Belichick dismisses excuses for AFC title game, especially weather

    ESPN "Rain, sleet, snow or Arctic freeze, Bill Belichick doesn't care. He's willing to play the AFC Championship Game anywhere, anytime and in any sort of weather. It's a good thing, because the AccuWeather forecast calls for temperatures to be in the single digits Sunday when..." January 16

  • Patriots Might Have Secret Weapon to Neutralize Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill

    NESN "Despite beating the Kansas City Chiefs 43-40 in their first matchup, the New England Patriots lost the battle of containing fleet-footed wide receiver Tyreek Hill. Hill went off for seven catches on 12 targets for 142 yards with three touchdowns. If the Patriots hope to beat..." January 16

  • Chiefs activate guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif from IR "The doctor is back in the house for the Chiefs. Right guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, who graduated from medical school at McGill University last spring, was activated from injured reserve on Tuesday. In a corresponding move, safety Ron Parkerwas..." January 15

  • Rams player amazingly predicted all four AFC and NFC Championship teams 10 weeks ago and here’s the proof

    CBS Sports "Whenever Aqib Talib decides to retire from football, he might want to move to Las Vegas and start gambling on the NFL for a living, because apparently, he's pretty good at making prognostications.  Earlier this year, Talib was asked to predict who would end up playing in both..." January 15

  • Bill Belichick: No better fast starting team than the Chiefs

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs scored the most points of any team in the NFL this season and it usually didn’t take them long to get going. Kansas City outscored their opponents 147-56 in the first quarter of games this season and their habit of playing from in front was the subject of a question..." January 15

  • Ref tabbed for AFC Championship has Deflategate ties and Patriots fans are irate

    CBS Sports "The NFL has officially announced the officiating crew that will be working the AFC title game on Sunday (6:40 p.m. ET, CBS, stream on CBS All Access) and it appears that Patriots fans aren't too happy with the league's choice.  The NFL has tabbed Clete Blakeman to serve..." January 15

  • Patriots ready for the cold, having spent many a January out in it

    Providence Journal "With an arctic blast headed toward Kansas City, the Patriots say they’re ready to brave the elements come Sunday’s AFC Championship game. That shouldn’t be a surprise considering the team makes it living playing in January and practicing outside all year round. After..." January 15

  • Bill Belichick: Tyreek Hill’s speed makes him different than everybody else "There are few coaches in football that have earned more respect from Bill Belichick than Andy Reid. Whether it be back in his days leading Philadelphia or more recently in charge of the Chiefs, Reid has consistently shown the ability to go toe to toe with Belichick and come away with his share..." January 15

  • Bears' Nagy says phone call with Kareem Hunt was strictly personal

    The Score "The Chicago Bears didn't rule out the possibility of signing former Kansas City Chiefsrunning back Kareem Hunt, but head coach Matt Nagy insisted Monday that his phone call with Hunt a week ago wasn't related to a move to the Windy City. "I talked to..." January 15

  • Arctic blast predicted to hit Kansas City this weekend

    Pro Football Talk "The Patriots and Chiefs both won in cold weather last weekend. It is expected to be even colder for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. The National Weather Service is forecasting an arctic blast to hit Kansas City, via the Associated Press. Temperatures at..." January 14

  • Bears Speak With Kareem Hunt

    Pro Football Rumors "Bears head coach Matt Nagy recently spoke with former Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt(Twitter link via Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune). Nagy says the call was primarily to “check in on him as a person,” so the Bears aren’t necessarily looking at..." January 14

  • Brady-led Patriots listed as underdog for 1st time in 68 games

    The Score "Tom Brady is no stranger to playing in the AFC Championship Game, but the New England Patriots quarterback will be in unfamiliar territory against the Kansas City Chiefs this time around. New England opened as a three-point underdog for the upcoming matchup in..." January 14

  • Mahomes says Chiefs worked on their cadence to get the Colts to jump offside

    Yahoo! Sports "Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes had the Colts’ defense off balance all day today, getting them to jump offside five times. Afterward he said that was part of the plan. Mahomes said he and his teammates were working on his cadence all week, trying to get the Colts offside..." January 13

  • Chiefs guard Jeff Allen gifts tickets to fan for getting car unstuck

    ESPN "Kansas City Chiefs guard Jeff Allen is rewarding a fan's act of kindness toward him with tickets to next Sunday's AFC Championship Game. Allen tweeted early Sunday morning that his car got stuck in the snow before the Chiefs' playoff game against the Colts on Saturday and..." January 13

  • At least four fans needed medical attention due to snowballs thrown during Chiefs-Colts game

    Sportsnaut "In the aftermath of what was a wild scene at Arrowhead during Saturday’s divisional-round game between the Indianapolis Colts and Kansas City Chiefs, at least four people reportedly needed medical attention after being pelted by snowballs thrown by unruly fans. Matt Derrick of..." January 13

  • Chiefs Unlikely To Tag Dee Ford

    Pro Football Rumors "Chiefs outside linebacker Dee Ford is set to hit unrestricted free agency this offseason, and after racking up 13 sacks for the No. 1 seed in the AFC while also earning his first Pro Bowl nod, Ford looks primed to cash in. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports tweets that Kansas City is..." January 13

  • Justin Houston: Best is yet to come for Chiefs defense

    Kansas City Star "The numbers reflect a player hampered by injuries over recent seasons for Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston. But when it mattered most, Houston came up with one of his biggest games. On an afternoon of defensive standouts for the Chiefs in their 31-13 divisional-round..." January 13

  • Damien Williams on fourth-down conversions: Andy Reid trusts us

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs released running back Kareem Hunt during the regular season after video of him hitting a woman came to light, but their offense hasn’t missed the NFL’s leading rusher from 2017 too much. Damien Williams has been a big part of keeping things humming despite the..." January 13

  • An Absurdly Mature Patrick Mahomes Looks Ready For the Super Bowl

    The Big Lead "If there was one remaining question about Patrick Mahomes, it was whether or not he could win in the playoffs. After the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback’s playoff debut, a 31-13 rout over the Indianapolis Colts, Mahomes killed that narrative. He ended all second-guessing. Mahomes..." January 13

  • Bill Belichick to coach 40th postseason game, Andy Reid his 25th

    Pro Football Talk "Bill Belichick will add to his long list of accomplishments on Sunday by becoming the first coach in NFL history to coach in 40 postseason games. When the Patriots take the field against the Chargers, it will be Belichick’s 40th in the postseason (38 with the Patriots and two..." January 12

  • Chiefs-Colts Weather: Kansas City forecast calls for snowstorm ahead of 2019 NFL playoffs matchup

    CBS Sports "The weather outside is frightful, but the playoffs are just delightful. And when the Chiefs take the field against the Colts on Saturday to kick off the Divisional Round, the weather won't be outside anymore, but snow could be a factor inside of Arrowhead Stadium. We've..." January 12

  • Chiefs try to end 25 years of playoff futility at Arrowhead

    Pro Football Talk "Four days ago, the Chiefs celebrated a 25th anniversary that they’d rather not commemorate with silver, or anything else. January 8, 1994. Steelers at Chiefs. Wild-card round. With Joe Montana at quarterback, the Chiefs beat the Steelers in overtime, 27-24, at Arrowhead..." January 12

  • Chiefs' Watkins active vs. Colts; Berry, Ware inactive

    The Score "Kansas City Chiefs have listed wide receiver Sammy Watkins as active for Saturday's AFC divisional-round game against the Indianapolis Colts. Meanwhile veteran safety Eric Berry and running back Spencer Ware are inactive. The Chiefs listed Watkins as questionable due to..." January 12

  • Colts punter nearly hit by snowball during play in playoff game vs. Chiefs

    USA Today "A snowball nearly hit Indianapolis Colts punter Rigoberto Sanchez during a play in Saturday's AFC divisional-round playoff game at the Kansas City Chiefs' Arrowhead Stadium.  Video footage shows a snowball thrown from behind the end zone landing right in the vicinity..." January 12

  • Andy Reid going at Chiefs fans after snowballs tossed on to the field

    Sportsnaut "Everything was going swimmingly for Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday afternoon at Arrowhead. The team was up 17-7 late in the second quarter and driving to potentially put the Colts to rest before halftime. That’s when some idiot fans at Arrowhead decided that it made..." January 12

  • Why was Eric Bieniemy passed over this year?

    Pro Football Talk "With six jobs filled and two more tentatively earmarked for folks other than Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, why didn’t Bieniemy get one of the eight open spots in the current cycle? A strong argument could be made for Bieniemy. He’s in the spot that has..." January 12

  • Sammy Watkins expected to play vs. Colts

    Arrowhead Pride "Ian Rapoport of NFL Network says that while WR Sammy Watkins should make his return to the field, S Eric Berry is unlikely to do so. Both players are listed as questionable. The only other questionable player for the Chiefs is Spencer Ware. No word on Ware yet. " January 12

  • NFL's continued lack of diversity in coaching hires is shameful

    USA Today "There’s always an excuse. Jim Caldwell is too boring. Marvin Lewis can’t make in-game adjustments. Vance Joseph wasn’t aggressive enough. Hue Jackson is a fake. Steve Wilks just wasn’t the right fit. Or … something. Rather than..." January 11

  • Eric Berry, Sammy Watkins and Spencer Ware listed as questionable

    Pro Football Talk "Safety Eric Berry didn’t practice the last two days, but the Chiefs aren’t ruling him out of Saturday afternoon’s game against the Colts. Berry has been listed as questionable to play due to the heel injury that’s left him on the sideline for most of the year...." January 10

  • Report: Eric Berry's Status for Chiefs Playoff Game Against Colts in Doubt With Heel Injury

    12 Up "For the second straight day, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry did not practice because of an ailing heel, making it unlikely that he'll play on Saturday in the Divisional Round against the Indianapolis Colts. Berry did practice in a limited fashion on Tuesday, but he..." January 10

  • Reich: Colts not trying to play keep-away from Chiefs "Frank Reich, like most NFL coaches, wants to run the ball, but the Indianapolis Colts coach is not planning on a ground-heavy game for Saturday's tilt with Kansas City simply to play keep-away from Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs dangerous..." January 09

  • Chiefs' Watkins, Berry, Ware return to practice

    USA Today "Looking to make deep postseason run, the Kansas City Chiefs will welcome any bit of talent that will give them an edge in their upcoming matchup against the Indianapolis Colts.? So you can bet the organization and its fans rejoiced on Tuesday when Eric Berry, Sammy Watkins and Spencer..." January 08

  • Patrick Mahomes says Kliff Kingsbury could be “great” NFL head coach

    Yahoo! Sports "Patrick Mahomes got Kliff Kingsbury his job in Arizona, even though Kingsbury went only 16-21 with Mahomes in three seasons as his quarterback at Texas Tech. (Baker Mayfield started eight games at Texas Tech as a freshman in 2013 when the Red Raiders went 8-5.) In November,..." January 08

  • Joe Montana likes the Chiefs’ chances of winning the Super Bowl

    Kansas City Star "This trivia question is likely to be asked frequently in the next 10 days or more: Who was the last Chiefs quarterback to win a home playoff game? Chiefs fans know the answer, of course. It’s Joe Montana, who guided the Chiefs to the AFC Championship Game after the..." January 06

  • Tyreek Hill hit with $10k fine for taunting

    Larry Brown Sports "Kansas City Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill engaged in some very expensive taunting in the final week of the regular season. Hill was hit with a fine of just over $10,000 for taunting during the regular season finale against the Oakland Raiders. Hill can be seen getting in the..." January 06

  • Carson Palmer: Every Playoff Team Can Win Super Bowl... Except Baltimore

    CBS Sports "Former Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer spent 15 seasons in the NFL, which means he's seen a lot of football in his life, and if there's one thing Palmer knows about the NFL, it's how tough it can be to win in the postseason.  During his long career, the former No...." January 06

  • Dolphins complete interview with Eric Bieniemy

    Pro Football Talk "The Miami Dolphins have completed their interview with Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy as they continue their search for a replacement for Adam Gase. For Bieniemy, it was his third interview over the last two days after also meeting with the New York Jets and..." January 05

  • Why there is no reason to fear the NFL postseason if you’re a Chiefs fan

    Arrowhead Pride "None of us have the slightest freaking idea what’s going to happen. And when it’s over, none of us will have the slightest freaking idea what really happened. Oh, sure... before the games actually begin, we can talk about the defense of Team X, or the receiving..." January 04

  • All-Pro Team: Donald, Mahomes among highlights "Defensive tackle Aaron Donald remains in the running for the NFL's MVP award, but he can now add another accomplishment to his decorated career. Donald, who led the league in sacks with 20.5, was the only unanimous choice to garner first-team All-Pro honors in voting by..." January 04

  • Jared Allen forms curling team with other ex-NFL players, eyeing 2022 Olympics

    Larry Brown Sports "Jared Allen may no longer be giving NFL quarterbacks nightmares with his rare pass-rushing ability, but the former defensive end has found a new sport and is looking to once again compete at the highest level. Allen and three other former NFL players — quarterback Marc Bulger,..." January 04

  • 40 of 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018 were NFL games

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL dominated the American sports television landscape in 2018. Of the 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018, 40 were NFL games, according to Sports Media Watch. That includes the seven most-watched events of the year: The Super Bowl, the two conference..." January 03

  • Eric Bieniemy Declines Cardinals Interview

    Pro Football Rumors "Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy declined an opportunity to interview with the Cardinals, according to Ian Rapoport of (on Twitter). He’s set to interview with the Jets and Buccaneers on Wednesday, the Dolphins on Thursday, and the Bengals on Friday, so he..." January 02

  • Bucs, Dolphins Request Interviews With Eric Bieniemy

    Pro Football Rumors "The Buccaneers and Dolphins have requested interviews with Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy, according to Terez Paylor of Yahoo Sports (on Twitter). Bieniemy, 49, was among those recommended by the Fritz Pollard Alliance for head coaching consideration this year and should be a..." January 01

  • Jets request to interview Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy for head coaching job

    Gang Green Nation "The Jets’ coaching search is underway. The team has reached out to the Chiefs to request an interview with offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy according to Ian Rapoport. The 49 year old Bieniemy took over as Chiefs offensive coordinator this year. Kansas City led..." December 31

  • Patrick Mahomes makes NFL history, becomes 2nd player to throw 50 TDs, 5,000 yards

    Sporting News "Patrick Mahomes made history Sunday when he became the second NFL player to ever throw for 50 touchdowns and 5,000 passing yards in a single season. The only other player to have 50 touchdowns and more than 5,000 passing yards in a year is Peyton Manning, who did so at age..." December 31

  • Bob Sutton discusses Charvarius Ward's start vs. Seahawks

    USA Today "At the expense of Chiefs cornerback Orlando Scandrick resting comfortably on the bench, rookie corner Charvarius Ward was awarded his first career start on Sunday when Kansas City visited the Seattle Seahawks. Playing for a Super Bowl-level team against a Super Bowl-winning team..." December 30

  • Eric Berry inactive for Chiefs

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs have kept Eric Berry on a pitch count the last two weeks. For the regular season finale, they’re keeping him in the bullpen. The Chiefs have deactivated the veteran safety, who played a half against the Chargers and then into the second half last week..." December 30

  • Chiefs clinch AFC's top seed

    The Score "The AFC playoffs will go through Arrowhead Stadium. The Kansas City Chiefs moved to 12-4 on the season with a 35-3 blowout of the Oakland Raiders on Sunday and clinched the AFC West title, the top seed in the conference, and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs in the..." December 30