• Chiefs have another defensive player of the week

    Summary of 16 articles · Updated Oct 19, 2013
    For him to be that, the Chiefs need to keep him healthy. Those Chiefs had nine other players with at least one sack. The Chiefs are going to have to clear out space for all of their Player of the Week awards. The identity of the Houston Texans starting quarterback remains a mystery for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. We suspected the Chiefs were getting a lot of their best pass-rush work done when sending four or fewer players after the quarterback, and the numbers confirm those suspicions. Everyone els...
    • Chiefs' sack race rolling along at a record-setting pace

      The sacks are coming from linebackers, linemen and defensive backs. Outside linebacker Justin Houston leads the Chiefs with 9 1/2 sacks; fellow outside linebacker Tamba Hali has 6 1/2; nose tackle Dontari Poe has 4 1/2, and in all, 10 different Chiefs h…
    • Friday's Chiefs practice report

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs could have their entire roster available to them in Sunday's game against the Houston Texans at Arrowhead Stadium. Starting free safety Kendrick Lewis (ankle) returned to practice on a limited basis and was lis…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Chiefs need more from others, not Charles

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The best way for the Kansas City Chiefs to grow their offense is to develop threats other than running back Jamaal Charles. Wide receiver Dwayne Bowe and slot receiver Dexter McCluster immediately leap to mind. But the Chiefs plan to…
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    • Chiefs planning bigger workload for Jamaal Charles

      Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles is averaging 24.5 touches per week through the first six weeks of the season, which puts him on pace for 392 on the season. That’s a hefty number for any back and especially so for a back that’s already dealt with mino…
    • Chiefs expect Charles' workload to increase even more

      Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, the AFC's leader in yards from scrimmage with 775 yards (475 rushing, 147 receiving), was a full participant in practice on Wednesday and Thursday for the first time in three weeks. Charles said the blisters on his fe…
    • Double Coverage: Texans at Chiefs

      Some role reversal will be in play Sunday when the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans meet at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs were 2-14 last season but now are 6-0 and one of the NFL's two remaining unbeaten teams. The Texans were 5-0 last season and o…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Chiefs don't need to blitz to create pass rush

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. – I've been searching for some numbers that would put into perspective what the Kansas City Chiefs have been able to accomplish with their pass rush. ESPN Stats & Information, of course, came through. We suspected the Chiefs were ge…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • How the Chiefs Built the Best Defense in Football

      Exactly one year ago, the Kansas City Chiefs were 1-5 just starting a welcome bye week. Three days earlier they'd been embarrassed by a previously 1-3...
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    • Chiefs' defense makes this team a legitimate season-long contender

      Any talk about the Chiefs' success to this point includes the caveat of their remarkably easy schedule, but it's also true that of their six opponents, four have scored their fewest points of the season against the Chiefs.
    • Depth makes Chiefs pass rush special

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When Gary Kubiak was a reserve quarterback for the Denver Broncos, he prepared to play against a Kansas City Chiefs pass rush that included Derrick Thomas and Neil Smith. Some years later, Kubiak as coach of the Houston Texans is pre…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • NFL Nation Buzz: Kansas City Chiefs

      ESPN.com team reporter Adam Teicher on the Kansas City Chiefs’ hot topics as they begin preparations for Week 7.
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  • Chiefs' Hali receives AFC Defensive Player of Week award

    The Chiefs are going to have to clear out space for all of their Player of the Week awards. Outside linebacker Tamba Hali was voted AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in last Sunday's 24-7 win over Oakland.
  • QB Watch: Chiefs' Alex Smith

    A weekly analysis of the Chiefs' quarterback play: Rewind: Alex Smith had another statistically poor game against the Oakland Raiders, going 14-of-31 for 128 yards and, for the second straight week, no touchdowns. Smith was under consistent pressure, so…
    Source: ESPN.com

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