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Snake-bit Chiefs Fall Short As Defense Fails Repeatedly In Second-half Collapse

The Kansas City Chiefs lost an eighth-straight postseason game on Saturday, losing 45-44 to the Indianapolis Colts after holding a 28-point lead in the third quarter.

01/05/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 20: Outside linebacker Tamba Hali #91 of the Kansas City Chiefs is congratulated by outside linebacker Justin Houston #50 after sacking quarterback Case Keenum #7 of the Houston Texans late in the 2nd half of the game at Arrowhead Stadium on October 20, 2013 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Chiefs Might Be Getting Healthy Again At Just The Right Time

Injuries slowed down the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of the NFL season, but now they are much healthier as the playoffs approach.

01/03/2014

OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 15: Jamaal Charles #25 of the Kansas City Chiefs celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on December 15, 2013 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Chiefs Prepare To Face Colts In Playoffs

Just two weeks ago, the Kansas City Chiefs lost at home to the Indianapolis Colts in a game that sealed the AFC West team’s postseason fate. Can they flip that outcome on the road in the playoffs?

12/31/2013

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 29: Linebacker Tamba Hali #91 of the Kansas City Chiefs sacks quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants during the second half on September 29, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Kansas City Chiefs Rout Hapless New York Giants 31-7

The New York Giants came into Sunday’s away contest against the Kansas City Chief winless at 0-3 and just off the worst loss in head coach Tom Coughlin’s tenure at the helm. Last week’s 38-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers continued a downward spiral that has seen poor pass protection, turnovers and lack of a running game. Meanwhile, through three games the Kansas City Chiefs led the NFL with a (+13) turnover margin. KC linebacker Justin Houston lead the NFL with 7.5 sacks, so the matchups were potentially disastrous for New York. The Giants hung around early but turnovers and special teams ineffectiveness doomed New York as the Chiefs pulled away late for a 31-7 victory.

09/30/2013

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 19: Sean Smith #27 of the Kansas City Chiefs breaks up a pass intended for Riley Cooper #14 of the Philadelphia Eagles on September 19, 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

New York Giants At Kansas City Chiefs: Two Teams Going In Opposite Directions

The Kansas City Chiefs had the worst record in the NFL last year at 2-14, so after three weeks of the regular season, KC has already passed their win total from last year. The New York Giants were supposed to challenge for the NFC East title this year, but after Sunday’s shutout loss to the Carolina Panthers, New York has dropped to 0-3. Kansas City looks for the momentum to continue, while New York desperately looks for a “W.”

09/24/2013

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Fantasy Vs. Reality: NFL Player Impact Doesn’t Always Line Up

Every year around this time, I find myself getting asked the same question over and over again from people who know I enjoy football. “So, who do you like this season?”

08/26/2013

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Top 10 NFL Players On New Teams

Super Bowl contenders upgraded their rosters either by trade or free agency. Losing teams added talent in the hopes of making a run at the playoffs. Here are 10 of the most noteworthy moves.

08/21/2013

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Sleepers By Position

Here’s a look at some sleepers that could pay dividends in your fantasy league.

08/16/2013

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 29: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the San Francisco 49ers throws a pass against the Arizona Cardinals during an NFL game at University of Phoenix Stadium on October 29, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Alex Smith Looks To Bring Playmaking Ability Back To Kansas City

After years of horrible seasons, poor performances, and multiple coaches, the Chiefs have completely rebuilt their foundation. It is now centered around former first pick and 49er, Alex Smith.

08/10/2013

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Smith Ready To Play Backup QB Role In Super Bowl

After being sidelined with a concussion earlier in the season, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith is handling an uncomfortable situation well, saying he is ready to back up Colin Kaepernick in the Super Bowl.

01/25/2013