Over a dozen Steelers players dealing with the flu

There’s never a good time for an NFL team to be dealing with a flu bug. Preparing for the AFC Championship game, the Pittsburgh Steelers are going through it at the absolute worst time. But coach Mike Tomlin insists that the team will be ready to go on Sunday.“I’m just thankful that I’ve stayed out of the line of fire,” Tomlin said, per Jeremy Fowler, ESPN. “We’re not...
Via Sportsnaut
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Kansas City Chiefs: Falling just short

The Kansas City Chiefs season came to an end this past Sunday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers by a final score of 18-16. For the second consecutive season, the Chiefs’ season came to an end in the divisional round, both games ending by a one score margin. The Chiefs scored on both their first drive and last drive of the game, but were unable to get anything going in between...
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NFL selects referee Carl Cheffers to officiate Super Bowl LI

The NFL clearly didn’t ask for the advice of Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce before picking the referee for Super Bowl LI. According to ESPN’s Kevin Seifert, referee Carl Cheffers—who was harshly criticized by Kelce after Kansas City’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Divisional Round—has been selected to officiate Super Bowl LI in Houston. It will...
Via The Sports Daily
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Chiefs Ambassadors Get “Back to the Basics”

The Chiefs Community Caring Team stopped by the charitable organization to donate time Tuesday
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Chiefs 2017 free agents highlighted by Eric Berry, Dontari Poe

The Kansas City Chiefs have a few free agents to think about. The big ones are the ones you already know about: Eric Berry and Dontari Poe. Those are pretty much the only “big” free agents for the Chiefs to worry about this year. But they are indeed big. Let’s look at this year’s crop of free agents (the list comes via Over The Cap): S Eric Berry: It’s not quite Justin...
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1 day ago

Kansas City Chiefs will roll over about $5 million in salary cap space

The Kansas City Chiefs will have about $5 million in extra salary cap space for the 2017 season. The NFLPA released the amount of cap space each team will roll over from 2016. For the Chiefs, that number is $5,002,168. The average is over $9 million so this is actually on the low end. $5 million is still something. That buys you a Dustin Colquitt or a Ron Parker. That’s...
Via Arrowhead Pride
1 day ago

Chris Jones is already the Chiefs best player in the front seven, PFF says

What if I told you Dontari Poe was the lowest graded player on the Kansas City Chiefs front seven? That’s what Pro Football Focus says in their front seven rankings. They give the top grade to Chris Jones and the lowest to Poe. It’s tough to grade the Chiefs front seven because of all the injuries. They were bad against the run which isn’t a surprise with Justin Houston and...
Via Arrowhead Pride
1 day ago

Alex Smith and Dustin Colquitt added to AFC’s Pro Bowl Roster

Smith and Colquitt will play in the Pro Bowl this year
2 days ago

Andy Reid: Chiefs can win with Alex Smith

The four remaining teams in the NFL Playoffs are all led by successful quarterbacks with extensive resumes, all of them among the most talented in the league. Many would say Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith doesn’t fit into that mold, and as such, the inevitable questions are coming up after his team lost to Ben Roethlisberger and the Steelers in the playoffs. Smith...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Chiefs face crucial roster decisions this offseason

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Eric Berry lingered a little longer than the rest of the Kansas City Chiefs after pregame warmups, soaking in as much of the atmosphere of Arrowhead Stadium as he could Sunday night.After a frustrating, disheartening 18-16 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers a few hours later, the star safety was among the last to step into the showers.He was among the last to get...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Reid questions costly holding call on Fisher

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chiefs coach Andy Reid doesn't believe the holding penalty on left tackle Eric Fisher that cost Kansas City a tying two-point conversion against Pittsburgh on Sunday night should have been called.After watching film of the decisive play in the Steelers' 18-16 playoff win, when Fisher appeared to pull Steelers pass rusher James Harrison to the ground with about...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Conley hit in helmet by Sean Davis

Sean Davis was called for an unnecessary roughness penalty in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s Steelers-Chiefs playoff game after a helmet-to-helmet hit on Chris Conley. The Chiefs were facing a long third down and threw over the middle towards the goal line. Conley dropped the pass — but it was clear why. He was hit in the head by Davis: That helmet to helmet on Conley made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Travis Kelce shoves Ross Cockrell, gets penalized

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce was clearly frustrated after dropping a few passes in Sunday’s divisional playoff game against the Steelers, and it showed. His frustration boiled over during one particular moment in the third quarter, when the Chiefs were preparing for a third-and-five situation. Kelce, however, got into it with Ross Cockrell before the ball was snapped, and then...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arrowhead Stadium freezes over ahead of Sunday playoff game

If you needed further evidence that the NFL made the right decision in postponing Sunday’s Steelers-Chiefs playoff game by a few hours, here you go. Stadium employees were hard at work Sunday afternoon getting the place ready for the evening kickoff, and among their tasks was clearing a significant amount of ice off the seats in the wake of a weekend ice storm. 1/4 inch of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Playoff Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs have been poised to make a deep playoff run ever since Andy Reid took over as head coach in 2013. Last season, the Chiefs rattled off 11 consecutive victories before falling to the Patriots in the divisional round. This year, Kansas City won ten of its final 12 games en route to a first-round bye and a matchup at home against the Pittsburgh Steelers.The Chiefs...
Via The Sports Quotient
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles: ‘I still want to play football’ despite injury setbacks

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles took to his personal blog this week to stress that he wants to continue his NFL career despite numerous injury setbacks over the past few seasons. “What I do know is that I still want to play football,” Charles wrote in the essay. “I was only 29 years old this season. My goal right now is to just focus on the now and my rehab...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Houston, Spencer Ware both 'good to go' for Chiefs

With a playoff matchup looming against a potent Pittsburgh Steelers squad, the Kansas City Chiefs could use every bit of help possible if they have aspirations of advancing to the AFC Championship Game. Good news came today for the Chiefs, as head coach Andy Reid announced that key starters, running back Spencer Ware and linebacker Justin Houston, were “good to go” for this...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chiefs want to extend Andy Reid’s contract

Andy Reid isn’t likely to be a lame duck coach in 2017, as the Kansas City Chiefs are reportedly set on getting his contract extended before next season. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the Chiefs would like to get this wrapped up during the offseason. Reid is set to coach out the final year of an original five-year deal signed back in 2013. “Reid, 58, will be entering the...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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