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Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers Preview

Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers Preview

nytimes.com profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 19 (yesterday)
Pittsburgh has set a number of franchise records this season as Ben Roethlisberger, Le’Veon Bell and Antonio Brown have lit up the scoreboard.
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  • Rapid Reaction: San Diego Chargers

    Rapid Reaction: San Diego Chargers

    ESPN.com 12 hours ago
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A few thoughts on the San Diego Chargers' 38-35, come-from-behind, overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers. What it means: At 9-6, the Chargers need a win in the team’s final regular-season contest against the Kansas City Chiefs…
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  • Troy Polamalu not expected to play on Sunday

    Troy Polamalu not expected to play on Sunday

    profootballtalk.com Dec 19 (yesterday)
    The Steelers host the Chiefs on Sunday in a game that’s vital for both team’s chances of making the playoffs and it looks like the Steelers are going to have to try to win it without safety Troy Polamalu. Polamalu has been out of practice all week after…
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  • Jamaal Charles hasn't started career decline

    Jamaal Charles hasn't started career decline

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- I’ve heard the suggestions -- not from anyone inside Kansas City Chiefs headquarters, it should be noted -- that we are seeing the beginning of the career decline for running back Jamaal Charles. The theory goes that the repeated inj…
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  • A New Title for Bobby Bell, Football Hall of Famer, at 74: Coll…

    A New Title for Bobby Bell, Football Hall of Famer, at 74: College Graduate

    nytimes.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    Bell, who overcame segregation and helped the University of Minnesota and the Kansas City Chiefs win championships, is completing his degree to honor his father.
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  • Chiefs must hold Cairo Santos accountable for missed FGs

    Chiefs must hold Cairo Santos accountable for missed FGs

    ESPN.com Dec 19 (2 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs have rightly tried to do everything they possibly could this season to take the pressure off rookie kicker Cairo Santos. But they might have gone too far this week by blaming long snapper Thomas Gafford for two …
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  • Inability to force turnovers hasn't hurt Chiefs yet

    Inability to force turnovers hasn't hurt Chiefs yet

    ESPN.com Dec 18 (3 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs have forced just 11 turnovers this season, which is tied for last in the league with the New York Jets and Oakland Raiders. The Jets are 3-11, the Raiders 2-12. Being at the bottom of the takeaway list is almos…
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  • De’Anthony Thomas garners AFC special teams player of the week …

    De’Anthony Thomas garners AFC special teams player of the week honors

    profootballtalk.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)
    In a game his team desperately needed, Chiefs rookie punt returner De’Anthony Thomas gave Kansas City a lead it would not relinquish. Thomas’ 81-yard first-quarter punt return touchdown Sunday helped spark the Chiefs’ 31-13 victory over Oakland and help…
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  • Raiders place Sio Moore on injured reserve

    Raiders place Sio Moore on injured reserve

    profootballtalk.com Dec 17 (4 days ago)
    The Oakland Raiders placed starting linebacker Sio Moore on injured reserve on Tuesday. Moore missed Oakland’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs after landing on the injury report due to a hip issue last week. Moore racked up 90 tackles, three sacks a…
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  • QB snapshot: Alex Smith

    QB snapshot: Alex Smith

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (5 days ago)
    A quick observation of quarterback Alex Smith and how he played in the Kansas City Chiefs' 31-13 win in Week 15: The Chiefs would happily accept another game from Smith on Sunday on the road against the Pittsburgh Steelers like the one they got from the…
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  • Chiefs could use more from De'Anthony Thomas

    Chiefs could use more from De'Anthony Thomas

    ESPN.com Dec 16 (5 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Special teams coordinator Dave Toub called the shot, sort of. Toub predicted last week that Kansas City Chiefs rookie De'Anthony Thomas would bust a long punt return when the outside blockers, or jammers, did a better job in handling …
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  • This is not the time for Chiefs to have kicking problems

    This is not the time for Chiefs to have kicking problems

    ESPN.com Dec 15 (6 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. --With the 8-6 Kansas City Chiefs needing victories in the final two games of the regular season to secure a wild-card playoff spot, it's not a good time for kicker Cairo Santos to be slumping. But Santos missed two of his three field g…
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  • Jamaal Charles, Tamba Hali look like they will be ready vs. Ste…

    Jamaal Charles, Tamba Hali look like they will be ready vs. Steelers

    ESPN.com Dec 15 (6 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Running back Jamaal Charles and outside linebacker Tamba Hali will be key players for the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday’s crucial game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Monday both players were in relativ…
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  • Chiefs provided more rest for Dontari Poe

    Chiefs provided more rest for Dontari Poe

    ESPN.com Dec 15 (6 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Nose tackle Dontari Poe hadn't played particularly well in recent games, perhaps in part because the Kansas City Chiefs had been utilizing the 346-pounder so much. Poe had rarely come out of games over the past several weeks. That ch…
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  • Injuries continue to nag Jamaal Charles

    Injuries continue to nag Jamaal Charles

    ESPN.com Dec 14 (7 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Running back Jamaal Charles was none too happy about being yanked from the game with the Kansas City Chiefs about to score a touchdown in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders but he had only himself to blame…
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  • Raiders, once again, fail to build on big win

    Raiders, once again, fail to build on big win

    For the second time in three weeks against the Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr engineered a last-minute touchdown drive. Unfortunately for the Raiders, this scene was reminiscent of so many other Oakland games this season and …
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  • Discovery of big passing game brings Chiefs to life

    Discovery of big passing game brings Chiefs to life

    ESPN.com Dec 14 (7 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Dwayne Bowe wouldn't reveal his answer, perhaps in fear of jinxing his quarterback, his team and its discovery of the downfield passing game. But the possibilities seem endless for the Kansas City Chiefs if they can continue to open …
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  • Video - The Fake Andy Reid 01:53

    The Fake Andy Reid

    Dec 21
    Kansas City Chiefs fan Chris Wilhelm didn't know what he was getting into when he dressed as Andy Reid for Halloween in 2012. Now, the impersonator talks about being Fake Andy Reid.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Chiefs-Steelers 01:22

    Inside Edge: Chiefs-Steelers

    Dec 18
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Kansas City at Pittsburgh.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Chiefs-Steelers 00:45

    NFL Live Prediction: Chiefs-Steelers

    Dec 17
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Kansas City at Pittsburgh.
  • Video - Chiefs Will Need Pass Rush Against Steelers 01:18

    Chiefs Will Need Pass Rush Against Steelers

    Dec 16
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says if Kansas City can get after Ben Roethlisberger, it has a chance to beat Pittsburgh.

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