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All-22: Alex Smith must create big plays for Chiefs

All-22: Alex Smith must create big plays for Chiefs

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 14, 2013
Alex Smith has won a lot of games by not taking risks, but he'll have to create big plays against Denver.
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  • Colts losing early, again

    Colts losing early, again

    profootballtalk.com Nov 14, 2013
    Since beating Peyton Manning and the Broncos, something has happened to the Colts. With the Titans racing to a 14-0 lead in Nashville on Thursday night, the Colts have now been outscored 63-3 in the first halves of their last three games. It started in …
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  • Pryor (knee) still uncertain to face Texans

    Pryor (knee) still uncertain to face Texans

    Oakland Raiders quarterback Terrelle Pryor returned to practice Thursday but his status for this week's game against the Houston Texans remains uncertain.
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  • Dwayne Bowe arrest won't be a factor

    Dwayne Bowe arrest won't be a factor

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2013
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- This season the Kansas City Chiefs have displayed a nice ability to concentrate on the task at hand. They have been unimpressed with their 9-0 record or the fact they are the NFL's last remaining unbeaten team, and each week they hav…
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  • Chiefs put priority on sacking Manning

    Chiefs put priority on sacking Manning

    kansascity.com ESPN.com Nov 14, 2013
    Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali doesn't have to be reminded about the first time he sacked Peyton Manning. Or the second. "Did I strip him?" Hali said, smiling, full well knowing he sacked and stripped the ball from Manning in a 2007 game…
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  • Chiefs banking on Kyle Williams' versatility

    Chiefs banking on Kyle Williams' versatility

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2013
    The Kansas City Chiefs haven't made a final determination whether new wide receiver and kick returner Kyle Williams will play on Sunday against the Broncos in Denver. Whether he gets in for a few plays or not, the Chiefs have plans for him as soon as he…
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  • 2014 NFL Draft report; TTU’s Amaro could be top tight end if he…

    2014 NFL Draft report; TTU’s Amaro could be top tight end if he leaves school early

    yahoo.com Nov 14, 2013
    'Tis the season for underclassmen to start talking about the NFL draft and their futures. Or tweeting, as it were. Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro took to Twitter last week to implore fans to get out and cheer the Red Raiders in what might have been the…
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  • PFT Live: Broncos talk with Vic Lombardi, Week 11 picks

    PFT Live: Broncos talk with Vic Lombardi, Week 11 picks

    profootballtalk.com Nov 14, 2013
    The Broncos head into Week 11 with some worries about quarterback Peyton Manning. Manning didn’t practice on Wednesday because of the ankle injury that’s bothered him for the last few weeks, but everyone in Denver expects him to play against the Chiefs …
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  • Replay: Talk Chiefs-Broncos, Royals and colleges with Sam Melli…

    Replay: Talk Chiefs-Broncos, Royals and colleges with Sam Mellinger

    kansascity.com Nov 14, 2013
    The Star's Sam Mellinger discussed one of the biggest games in Chiefs history, and he also took questions on the Royals, MU, K-State and KU.
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  • NBC's Al Michaels has warm memories of 1994 Chiefs-Broncos game

    NBC's Al Michaels has warm memories of 1994 Chiefs-Broncos game

    kansascity.com Nov 14, 2013
    Hall of Fame broadcaster Al Michaels has called more than 400 primetime, NFL regular-season games in his 26 years in the booth as lead announcer for Sunday and Monday Night Football. And one game stands above them all. Chiefs 31, Broncos 28 in 1994 at o…
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  • Dwayne Bowe’s pot and speeding arrest takes some lustre off mar…

    Dwayne Bowe’s pot and speeding arrest takes some lustre off marquee matchup between Chiefs and Broncos 

    nydailynews.com Nov 14, 2013
    It's never just about football any more, is it? For those of us mind-numbed by the over-exposed Bullygate story, Sunday night's meaty matchup between the Chiefs and Broncos was going to be a return to, shall we say, the old normal?
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  • Morning Links: Impact rookie draft class

    Morning Links: Impact rookie draft class

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2013
    SAN DIEGO -- Good Morning. In this ESPN Insider piece , draft guru Todd McShay does not place San Diego among his top five impact rookie draft classes for 2013. However, the Chargers do receive honorable mention consideration. McShay: “No. 11 overall pi…
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  • Chargers not focused on Dolphins' turmoil

    Chargers not focused on Dolphins' turmoil

    ESPN.com Nov 14, 2013
    SAN DIEGO -- Ronnie Brown played the 2010 season with Richie Incognito during his six-year tenure with the Miami Dolphins. The two also worked out during the offseason in Arizona. What Brown remembers is a friend who worked and played hard, not the loud…
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  • Video - No love for Kansas City Chiefs' Alex Smith 03:05

    No love for Kansas City Chiefs' Alex Smith

    Nov 14
    The Kansas City Chiefs are undefeated and quarterback Alex Smith must think, 'Can't I get a little respect around here?' NFL Media Columnist Mike Silver describes the chip on Smith's shoulder.
  • Video - Why no love for Kansas City Chiefs' Alex Smith? 03:05

    Why no love for Kansas City Chiefs' Alex Smith?

    Nov 14
    The Kansas City Chiefs are undefeated and quarterback Alex Smith must think, 'Can't I get a little respect around here?' NFL Media columnist Michael Silver describes the chip on Smith's shoulder.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: SD-MIA 01:04

    Countdown Daily Prediction: SD-MIA

    Nov 14
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for San Diego at Miami.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: KC-DEN 01:54

    Countdown Daily Prediction: KC-DEN

    Nov 14
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Kansas City at Denver.

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: For Pryor, challenge of being first-time starter extends beyo…

    Nov 14
    It's midday of an October Friday, and with the Raiders in their bye week after losing four of their first six games, many players have left town to recharge and regroup. Quarterback Terrelle Pryor isn't among them. He's spent this morning at the team's …
  • Don Banks: NFL Week 11 picks

    Nov 14
    Yeah, yeah, Week 10 was big in both Jacksonville and Tampa Bay, with the bedraggled Bucs and Jaguars finally getting their first win of the season. Congrats all around, especially in Detroit, where the 2008 Lions still reign in reverse. But I don't mind…
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 11 -- John Clayton's First and 10

    Nov 14
    John Clayton's First and 10: They both have sparkling records, but Kansas City and Denver are nothing alike. Plus, NFC gains, Josh McCown's moment and more.