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Walking Wounded Week 1 – Chiefs Vs. Jaguars

Walking Wounded Week 1 – Chiefs Vs. Jaguars

chiefsgab.com kansascity.com ESPN.com Updated Sep 6, 2013
Chiefs The Chiefs will be without ILB Nico Johnson for the season opener. Johnson didn’t participate in practice all week with an ankle injury. That cripples depth at the inside linebacker position on a 3-4 defense. Derrick Johnson and Akeem Jordan will…
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  • Chiefs' Derrick Johnson has chance to succeed Ray Lewis as AFC'…

    Chiefs' Derrick Johnson has chance to succeed Ray Lewis as AFC's best linebacker

    kansascity.com Sep 6, 2013
    When Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles saw teammate Derrick Johnson and Ray Lewis play together at the Pro Bowl a couple of years ago, he was struck by what could be the beginning of a new era. Lewis, the AFC's eminent linebacker for more than a decade…
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  • Today's Chiefs practice report

    Today's Chiefs practice report

    ESPN.com Sep 6, 2013
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs starting right guard Jon Asamoah (calf) practiced for the first time in almost two weeks on Friday, keeping alive the possibility he could play Sunday against the Jaguars in Jacksonville. Asamoah was listed on the …
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  • Chiefs-to-MidAmerica Nazarene coaching pipeline flows

    Chiefs-to-MidAmerica Nazarene coaching pipeline flows

    kansascity.com Sep 6, 2013
    Every head football coach lauds his staff. But on the small college level, if NFL playing experience is a consideration, there is no quibbling with MidAmerica Nazarene coach Jonathan Quinn's assertion that he has the best staff in the country. At a rece…
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  • Week 1 starters and benchwarmers

    Week 1 starters and benchwarmers

    kansascity.com Sep 6, 2013
    Wondering whether or not to start Matt Ryan and C.J. Spiller, or to bench Terrelle Pryor and Santonio Holmes? The network bozos specialize in that kind of advice.
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  • Opener fires up Fisher-Joeckel debate

    Opener fires up Fisher-Joeckel debate

    ESPN.com Sep 6, 2013
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The issue of whether the Chiefs made the right decision in choosing one offensive tackle, Eric Fisher, over another, Luke Joeckel, won’t be settled Sunday when Fisher’s team, the Chiefs, plays against Joeckel’s, the Jaguars. But the …
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    Sep 6
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    Sep 6
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