Kansas City Chiefs News and Rumors

  • Knile Davis as featured back is nothing new

    Knile Davis as featured back is nothing new

    ESPN.com Updated 4 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With Jamaal Charles hobbled by a high ankle sprain, Knile Davis should again be the featured back for the Kansas City Chiefs in Sunday's game against the Dolphins in Miami. That's nothing new for Davis or the Chiefs. Going back to la…
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  • Chiefs make better use of skill players

    Chiefs make better use of skill players

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One reason the offense worked better in Sunday’s game against the Denver Broncos is that the Kansas City Chiefs made better use of their skill players. The Chiefs had 86 offensive plays in Denver and the skill players in the lineup m…
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Bears’ Charles Tillman Out for Season With Arm …

    N.F.L. Roundup: Bears’ Charles Tillman Out for Season With Arm Injury

    nytimes.com 16 hours ago
    Tillman, a Chicago cornerback and a two-time Pro Bowler, was placed on injured reserve and will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his right triceps.
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  • Chiefs' Reid: Charles has high ankle sprain

    Chiefs' Reid: Charles has high ankle sprain

    Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has a high ankle sprain while safety Eric Berry has an ankle sprain and the timetable to return for both players is unclear, coach Andy Reid said Monday.
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  • Decision to keep Santos looks like bad one

    Decision to keep Santos looks like bad one

    ESPN.com Sep 15 (yesterday)
    DENVER – The Kansas City Chiefs might be the only ones who continue to believe that keeping undrafted rookie kicker Cairo Santos was a good decision. “No, I don’t,’’ coach Andy Reid said when asked whether the Chiefs regretted their choice of Santos ove…
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  • Denver's Defense Secures 24-17 Win Over Chiefs

    Denver's Defense Secures 24-17 Win Over Chiefs

    nytimes.com Sep 15 (yesterday)
    The Denver Broncos have their issues on third down. Goal-line stands are another matter altogether.
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  • John Fox: 'There are no cupcakes'

    John Fox: 'There are no cupcakes'

    ESPN.com Sep 14 (yesterday)
    DENVER – Observed and heard in the Broncos' locker room after their win 24-17 over the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday: The Broncos were left to explain what was on, at least some levels, an unsightly win. And while the scrappy, not-so-pretty wins were celebr…
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  • Broncos thwart Chiefs with goal-line stand

    Broncos thwart Chiefs with goal-line stand

    Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith's fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left, preserving the Broncos' 24-17 win over the scrappy Chiefs.
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  • Broncos biggest favorites of Week Two, but will Chiefs put up a…

    Broncos biggest favorites of Week Two, but will Chiefs put up a fight?

    profootballtalk.com Sep 13 (3 days ago)
    As you would expect, the Broncos are favored over the visiting Chiefs on Sunday. In fact, no team is a bigger favorite on the Week Two card. The Broncos, who are laying 12.5 points vs. Kansas City, are the only double-digit favorites of the week. The on…
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  • Chiefs place Jeff Allen on injured reserve, sign Jamell Fleming

    Chiefs place Jeff Allen on injured reserve, sign Jamell Fleming

    profootballtalk.com Sep 12 (4 days ago)
    Jeff Allen’s season has officially reached an end. The Chiefs have placed Allen, one of their starting offensive linemen, on injured reserve, the club said Friday. Allen underwent season-ending elbow/bicep surgery today, coach Andy Reid said. The loss o…
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  • Chiefs' bad luck with injuries continues

    Chiefs' bad luck with injuries continues

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Sep 12 (4 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The bad injury news continues to pile up for the Kansas City Chiefs. Coach Andy Reid said offensive lineman Jeff Allen would need elbow surgery and is not likely to return this season. Also, rookie running back De’Anthony Thomas has …
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  • David Bruton Jr. listed as questionable

    David Bruton Jr. listed as questionable

    ESPN.com Sep 12 (4 days ago)
    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Denver Broncos special teams captain David Bruton Jr. took part in practice for the second consecutive day and was formally listed as questionable for Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Bruton took part in practice Thursda…
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  • Week 2 N.F.L. Matchups

    Week 2 N.F.L. Matchups

    nytimes.com Sep 12 (4 days ago)
    A look at how teams match up for this weekend’s games.
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  • Dissecting the Kansas City Chiefs' Downward Spiral

    Dissecting the Kansas City Chiefs' Downward Spiral

    nytimes.com Sep 11 (5 days ago)
    When general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid walked through the glass doors at One Arrowhead Drive for the first time last year, and took over a franchise in disarray, nobody could have expected their turnaround to be so swift and so dramatic.
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  • Chiefs need Bowe to be his old self Sunday

    Chiefs need Bowe to be his old self Sunday

    ESPN.com Sep 11 (5 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After losing their season-opener in a rather convincing manner, the Kansas City Chiefs are in a position where they could use a lift from the return of their most accomplished wide receiver. Dwayne Bowe isn’t waiting until Sunday’s g…
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  • History says Charles will have big game

    History says Charles will have big game

    ESPN.com Sep 11 (5 days ago)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Since becoming the Kansas City Chiefs’ featured back midway through the 2009 season, Jamaal Charles has had six games with fewer than 10 carries. One, of course, happened last week against Tennessee when he finished with seven carrie…
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  • Video - Were Broncos Lured Offside By Chiefs Center? 00:47

    Were Broncos Lured Offside By Chiefs Center?

    Sep 15
    ESPN Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold discusses the Broncos' belief that Chiefs center Rodney Hudson's "abrupt" movements led to the five offside penalties assessed against Denver in its home game against Kansas City.
  • Video - Chiefs' Charles Has Ankle Sprain 03:09

    Chiefs' Charles Has Ankle Sprain

    Sep 15
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher discusses how Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles' high ankle sprain will impact Kansas City's running game.
  • Video - Week 2 Injury Roundup 03:35

    Week 2 Injury Roundup

    Sep 15
    NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport has the latest on an injury plagued Week 2 of NFL action from Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III's ankle to Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green's toe.
  • Video - Which 0-2 team is most likely to make the playoffs? 02:27

    Which 0-2 team is most likely to make the playoffs?

    Sep 15
    The "NFL GameDay" crew discusses which 0-2 team is most likely to bounce back and make a playoff run.

Sports Columnists

  • Week 2 Twitter Mailbag

    Sep 16
    Read the rest of Peter King’s mailbag: Readers respond to the question: Do you still like football? Plus, discussion about reviewable plays, the Rams-Bucs ending and an overlooked goat of the week
  • Taking Down the Best

    Sep 16
    Read Peter King’s On Further Review column: ‘Football is Full of Heart’ One minute, Devon Still was preparing for his 4-year-old daughter’s dance recital. The next, the Bengals defensive tackle was at a hospital, learning that she had cancer. Here is th…
  • The Week 2 Mailbag

    Sep 16
    This season, The MMQB is separating Peter King’s Tuesday content into two columns—On Further Review, which usually will look at a understated but important factor or team from the weekend’s games, and the Tuesday Mailbag, where reader emails will be ans…
  • ‘Football is Full of Heart’

    Sep 16
    The Leah Still story has come close to capturing the nation. At least the sporting nation, at a time when football desperately needs some small bit of good news. Leah, 4, is three-and-a-half months into her life-or-death fight with pediatric cancer—neur…