ESPN.com 12 hours agoSANTA 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Jamaal Charles hasn't started career declineESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweet
A New Title for Bobby Bell, Football Hall of Famer, at 74: College Graduatenytimes.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs must hold Cairo Santos accountable for missed FGsESPN.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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Inability to force turnovers hasn't hurt Chiefs yetESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweet
De’Anthony Thomas garners AFC special teams player of the week honorsprofootballtalk.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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.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…Upvote Share Tweet
QB snapshot: Alex SmithESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs could use more from De'Anthony ThomasESPN.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 …Upvote Share Tweet
This is not the time for Chiefs to have kicking problemsKANSAS 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Jamaal Charles, Tamba Hali look like they will be ready vs. SteelersKANSAS 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs provided more rest for Dontari PoeKANSAS 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…Upvote Share TweetESPN.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…Upvote Share TweetFor 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Discovery of big passing game brings Chiefs to lifeESPN.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 …Upvote Share Tweet
The Fake Andy ReidDec 21Kansas 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.
Inside Edge: Chiefs-SteelersDec 18ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Kansas City at Pittsburgh.
NFL Live Prediction: Chiefs-SteelersDec 17The NFL Live crew make their picks for Kansas City at Pittsburgh.
Chiefs Will Need Pass Rush Against SteelersDec 16ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says if Kansas City can get after Ben Roethlisberger, it has a chance to beat Pittsburgh.
A New NFC West RivalryDec 19RENTON, Wash. — Remember, oh, about three long months ago, when 49ers-Seahawks was the best rivalry in the NFL? The Niners are 7-7, oddly out of the playoff hunt, and are 1-5 against Seattle since late in 2012. So, is it really such a great rivalry now,…
Source: Seahawks extend Avril four yearsDec 19The Seahawks have signed pass-rusher Cliff Avril to a four-year extension worth $28.5 million, with $16 million guaranteed, a source confirmed to ESPN...
Clayton's 1st & Goal: Seattle's top seed pursuitDec 18After early struggles, chips may fall into place for Seahawks to claim No. 1 seed
Three Must-See Showdowns with Big Playoff ImplicationsDec 18Follow The MMQB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday