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Chiefs add Jason Avant, put A.J. Jenkins on injured reserve

Chiefs add Jason Avant, put A.J. Jenkins on injured reserve

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated 17 hours ago
The Chiefs have made a change at wide receiver. Jason Avant, the veteran receiver who was cut by the Panthers this week after complaining about the offensive play calling, has signed with the Chiefs. Avant previously played for Chiefs coach Andy Reid in…
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  • Phil Simms is offended by complaints about Thursday Night Footb…

    Phil Simms is offended by complaints about Thursday Night Football

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Last night’s game between the Chiefs and Raiders ended up being much better than expected. Then again, the bar was low. But the surprisingly strong performance from Oakland and the late victory from the previously winless home team and its ability to ho…
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  • Chiefs fall to final wild-card spot

    Chiefs fall to final wild-card spot

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- I'll do my full, normal, weekly look at the Kansas City Chiefs' standing in the AFC playoff picture next week, after the weekend games are concluded. Just know for now that after Thursday night's 24-20 loss to the Oakland Raiders, the…
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  • Raiders win makes nexts Friday’s PFT on NBCSN a little more int…

    Raiders win makes nexts Friday’s PFT on NBCSN a little more interesting

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    We close every in-season Thursday edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN by picking the winner of the Thursday night game. Last night, it was presumed the Chiefs would win. So the question was a little different. What would you do if the Raiders beat the…
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  • The Raiders Win And The NFL Circle Of Parity Is Complete

    The Raiders Win And The NFL Circle Of Parity Is Complete

    deadspin.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    It had been more than a full calendar year since the Raiders last won a game (those salad days of Matt McGloin and Rashad Jennings) but there was joy in the rain yesterday, a stirring 24-20 win over the rival Chiefs. Maybe a 1-10 record doesn't seem lik…
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  • Sio Moore apologizes for celebration

    Sio Moore apologizes for celebration

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Raiders linebackers Sio Moore and Khalil Mack committed one of the bonehead plays of the season on Thursday night when they forced their team to burn a timeout — at a time when the clock was running and the Chiefs were trying a last-minute comeback — be…
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  • Justin Tuck: Thursday night was a special moment

    Justin Tuck: Thursday night was a special moment

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (yesterday)
    Near the end of the Raiders’ 24-20 victory over the Chiefs on Thursday night, Raiders linebackers Sio Moore and Khalil Mack celebrated a sack in such extended fashion that they nearly got a penalty for being offside. Defensive end Justin Tuck called a t…
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  • Pete Carroll says league admitted to missing two P-I calls last…

    Pete Carroll says league admitted to missing two P-I calls last week against Chiefs

    profootballtalk.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    Seattle Seahawks fans have heard this one before. Incorrect calls by a referee crew led by Bill Leavy may have cost the Seahawks a chance at victory last week against the Kansas City Chiefs. According to Jim Corbett of USA Today, NFL vice president of o…
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  • 17 miserable plays threaten to derail Chiefs' season

    17 miserable plays threaten to derail Chiefs' season

    ESPN.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Seventeen plays are but a fraction of the snaps in the Kansas City Chiefs' season. But if the Chiefs remember nothing else from the 2014 season, they’ll remember the 17 that defined Thursday night's 24-20 loss to the previously winles…
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  • N.F.L. Roundup: Raiders Hold Off Chiefs to End a Yearlong Losin…

    N.F.L. Roundup: Raiders Hold Off Chiefs to End a Yearlong Losing Streak

    nytimes.com ESPN.com Nov 21 (2 days ago)
    The union’s stance is at odds with the N.F.L.’s contention that complaints about painkillers were covered under collective bargaining agreements and should be heard by an arbitrator.
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  • Video - Ibanez Among Three Finalists For Rays Job 02:31

    Ibanez Among Three Finalists For Rays Job

    Nov 21
    ESPN's Jerry Crasnick breaks down Raul Ibanez, Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu as the finalists to replace Joe Maddon as the manager of the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • Video - Raiders Commit Celebration Fail 00:21

    Raiders Commit Celebration Fail

    Nov 21
    Raiders linebackers Sio Moore and Khalil Mack celebrated a fourth-quarter sack 15 yards behind the line of scrimmage, costing Oakland a timeout.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Chiefs-Raiders 00:42

    Inside Edge: Chiefs-Raiders

    Nov 20
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Kansas City at Oakland.
  • Video - Inside The Huddle: Running Game 00:34

    Inside The Huddle: Running Game

    Nov 20
    John Clayton shows why the running game is the key for balance in both team offense and team success.

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