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NFL protects its bottom line more than players

NFL protects its bottom line more than players

kansascity.com Updated Aug 29, 2013
The NFL agreed Thursday to spend $765 million to settle a lawsuit from more than 4,500 former players -- what became known in football circles as The Concussion Lawsuit. On the surface, $765 million sounds enormous -- three-quarters of a billion! -- but…
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  • Chiefs get through preseason unscathed and ready to show off ne…

    Chiefs get through preseason unscathed and ready to show off new team

    kansascity.com ESPN.com Aug 29, 2013
    After the Chiefs beat Green Bay 30-8 on Thursday, there's no more need to spend time trying to sort out what any of this incomprehensible mush of preseason football means. No, the Chiefs don't open until Sept. 8 at Jacksonville, and Game Week isn't unti…
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  • What we learned from the first half of Chiefs-Packers

    What we learned from the first half of Chiefs-Packers

    kansascity.com Aug 29, 2013
    Quarterback Alex Smith better stay healthy. Backup Chase Daniel did not inspire a lot of confidence in his opportunity to start the game. He was intercepted on the first offensive play of the game. And with the Chiefs at the Packers 6, courtesy of an in…
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  • Reid makes right call in resting starters

    Reid makes right call in resting starters

    ESPN.com Aug 29, 2013
    Can't blame Andy Reid for sitting the Kansas City Chiefs' starters in Thursday night's final preseason game against Green Bay. The Chiefs, who lost an important piece in tight end Tony Moeaki to a shoulder injury for an extended period in last week's ga…
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  • Concussion settlement: A victory for players or 'PR win' for th…

    Concussion settlement: A victory for players or 'PR win' for the NFL?

    kansascity.com Aug 29, 2013
    Former Chiefs and New York Giants safety Mark Collins, one of the more than 4,500 former pro football players who were plaintiffs in a concussion lawsuit against the NFL, was pleased with a $765 million tentative settlement announced Thursday.
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  • Mellinger's 2013 Chiefs over-under challenge

    Mellinger's 2013 Chiefs over-under challenge

    kansascity.com Aug 29, 2013
    As the Chiefs prepare to face the Packers tonight in their final preseason game, Sam Mellinger is kicking off his annual reader contest with predictions on how the team will perform.
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  • From the Brisket Stack to the Hail Mary, it's a new season of f…

    From the Brisket Stack to the Hail Mary, it's a new season of food at Arrowhead

    kansascity.com Aug 29, 2013
    The Chiefs are at Arrowhead, and you have the perfect tailgate planned. But let's face it: There's a chance some things will go wrong. Your coveted BBQ sauce might spill, or God forbid, you might run out of beer. Never fear. All those folks behind the c…
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  • Count on this, but no more, from Alex Smith

    Count on this, but no more, from Alex Smith

    ESPN.com Aug 29, 2013
    One of the questions I frequently receive about the Chiefs involves their new quarterback, Alex Smith, and what they can reasonably expect from him this season. For someone who was once the top pick in the draft and then spent the past two seasons quart…
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  • Tomlin cites “suspect” officiating after Cortez Allen penalty

    Tomlin cites “suspect” officiating after Cortez Allen penalty

    profootballtalk.com Aug 29, 2013
    One of the worst calls of the preseason came when Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen was flagged for a late hit on Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith, even though Allen was trying to avoid Smith as Smith ran out of bounds, and only made contact because Chiefs …
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  • Video - Kansas City Chiefs QB Tyler Bray throws third TD of game 00:41

    Kansas City Chiefs QB Tyler Bray throws third TD of game

    Aug 29
    Kansas City Chiefs rookie QB Tyler Bray tallies his third touchdown pass of the night, this time on a 9-yard slant to fellow rookie, receiver Frankie Hammond Jr.
  • Video - Kansas City Chiefes DE Josh Martin strip sack and recovery 00:41

    Kansas City Chiefes DE Josh Martin strip sack and recovery

    Aug 29
    Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Josh Martin comes off the edge, knocks the ball out of QB Vince Young's hand, and recovers it at the 42-yard line.
  • Video - Kansas City Chiefs WR Junior Hemingway catches TD pass from rookie Bray 01:30

    Kansas City Chiefs WR Junior Hemingway catches TD pass from rookie Bray

    Aug 29
    Kansas City Chiefs rookie QB Tyler Bray finds receiver Junior Hemingway in the end zone with just five seconds left in the first half against the Packers.
  • Video - Kansas City Chiefs QB Tyler Bray hits Josh Bellamy for 43-yard TD pass 00:49

    Kansas City Chiefs QB Tyler Bray hits Josh Bellamy for 43-yard TD pass

    Aug 29
    Kansas City Chiefs QB Tyler Bray hits receiver Josh Bellamy for Bray's second touchdown pass of the night, this time on a 43-yard connection in the third quarter.

Sports Columnists

  • Seattle Seahawks defense too good to ignore

    Aug 29
    Seattle's talented young defense is finally getting the recognition it rightfully deserves, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
  • Don Banks: Former players: Devil is in the details with NFL concussion set…

    Aug 29
    Don't try telling former NFL players union president Kevin Mawae that Thursday's concussion litigation settlement was an even-handed resolution to the most contentious and significant issue facing the sport as the NFL's 2013 regular season looms.
  • NFL concussion deal: Did players get played?

    Aug 29
    The players should have used their leverage to get more from the NFL in the concussion settlement, Jeffri Chadiha writes.