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Chiefs coordinator defends use of Jamaal Charles

Chiefs coordinator defends use of Jamaal Charles

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 31, 2012
The mystery of Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles getting five carries against the Raiders was so profound, not even head coach Romeo Crennel could solve it. “Now, that I’m not exactly sure either,” Crennel said when asked about the lack of activity
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  • Raiders' Bartell returns to practice

    Raiders' Bartell returns to practice

    Raiders' Bartell returns to practice Cornerback Ron Bartell returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since breaking his left shoulder blade in the season opener. -- Linebacker Aaron Curry (knees) looked nimble in his seventh straight practice a…
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  • Huff making the grade at cornerback

    Huff making the grade at cornerback

    insidebayarea.com Oct 31, 2012
    Michael Huff didn’t have much time to digest the switch from free safety to cornerback two games into the season. Yet, it hasn’t taken him long to make himself right at home. In the past two games, Huff has been on the field in pass coverage for 84 pl
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  • Raiders work out six players; add offensive lineman

    Raiders work out six players; add offensive lineman

    insidebayarea.com Oct 31, 2012
    The Raiders worked out the following six players Tuesday, per Aaron Wilson of NFL Fox Sports: Quarterback Aaron Corp, wide receviers Saalim Hakim and Shaky Smithson, tight end Cooper Helfet, cornerback Buddy Jackson and safety Cory Nelms. None of the si…
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  • AFC West Stock Watch

    AFC West Stock Watch

    ESPN.com Oct 31, 2012
    Falling Patience in Kansas City: Fan fury is rising along with the Kansas City Chiefs' chances of earning the No. 1 overall draft pick next April. The team was demolished at home by the Oakland Raiders on Sunday and is showing no signs of life. If this …
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  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: TB-OAK 00:44

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: TB-OAK

    Oct 31
    Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Buccaneers-Raiders

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Biggest mistake by Reid, Eagles? Sticking together too long

    Oct 31
    He is the NFL's longest-tenured head coach and easily the most successful in Eagles franchise history, and yet, as we have seen happen in other football-crazed towns, it's the weight of all that history that seems to be bearing down on Andy Reid in Phil…
  • Clayton mailbag: Don't expect typical playoff turnover

    Oct 31
    High playoff turnover from year to year is typical, but the trend is being bucked in 2012, writes John Clayton.