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Daniel Sorensen fined $18,231 for roughing the passer

Cornerback Marcus Peters wasn’t the only Chiefs defensive back to receive a fine from the league this week. PFT has confirmed that safety Daniel Sorensen has been fined $18,231 for roughing the passer. Sorensen was flagged for the hit on Jets quarterback Josh McCown in the third quarter of last Sunday’s game. It came on [more]

Marcus Peters fined $24,309 for flag-throwing incident

Marcus Peters has not had a good week. The Chiefs suspended the cornerback one game without pay for prematurely leaving the field Sunday, and the NFL now has fined Peters for throwing an official’s flag into the stands. The suspension for Sunday’s game will cost Peters $72,320 of his base salary. The fine will cost [more]

Eight teams that missed playoffs in 2016 currently in playoff position

Since the 12-team playoff format was introduced to the NFL in 1990, every year has seen at least four teams advance to the postseason after failing to make it the previous year. We’re on track to see that number double. As of today, eight of the 12 playoff spots in the league are taken up [more]

Amari Cooper listed as questionable after getting back on the field Friday

A report on Friday indicated that Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper will not play in Sunday’s game against the Chiefs because of the ankle injury he suffered in Week 12, but the Raiders aren’t ruling him out at this point. Cooper was on the field during Friday’s practice and he’s listed as questionable for the [more]

Amari Cooper not expected to play this week

If the Raiders are going to make a run at the top of the wide-open AFC West this week, they’re going to have to do it without wide receiver Amari Cooper. According to Dan Graziano of, Cooper is expected to miss Sunday’s game against the Chiefs. Cooper has cleared the concussion protocol, but a [more]

Chiefs place Dee Ford on injured reserve

The Chiefs placed linebacker Dee Ford on injured reserve Thursday. They signed free agent defensive tackle Justin Hamilton in a corresponding move. Ford, 26, played in only six games this season because of a back injury. He missed the past four games, having last suited up for the Chiefs’ last win. Kansas City beat the [more]

Bob Sutton downplays absence of Marcus Peters vs. Raiders

The Chiefs suspended cornerback Marcus Peters as a result of his bizarre behavior late in Sunday’s loss to the Jets, when he threw a flag in to the stands, presumed he’d been ejected, left the playing area, and then returned in full uniform — but without socks. With the 6-6 Raiders coming to town, the [more]

Chiefs suspend Marcus Peters for one game

Earlier this week, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said that the team was evaluating possible discipline for cornerback Marcus Peters after Peters left the field early during last Sunday’s loss to the Jets. Reid revealed the result of that evaluation on Wednesday. Reid announced that Peters has been suspended for this Sunday’s game against the Raiders. [more]

Report: Amari Cooper remains in concussion protocol

Raiders wide receiver Amari Cooper remains in concussion protocol, via Michael Gehlken of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. Cooper also has an injured left ankle. Cooper was hit in the head on an illegal hit by Broncos safety Darian Stewart on November 26. The league fined Stewart $24,308. The Raiders will see the return of their [more]

AFC playoff picture: Steelers stay on top

It took a rally from 13 points down in the fourth quarter on an injury-filled night in Cincinnati, but the Steelers wound up with another win that keeps them in the No. 1 spot in the AFC playoff picture for another week. The picture at the top will get more definitive when the Patriots and [more]

Chiefs considering discipline for Marcus Peters’ premature exit from field

Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct late in Sunday’s loss to the Jets when he took issue with a penalty called on teammate Steven Nelson during a two-point conversion attempt by throwing the flag into the stands. Peters was not ejected from the game, but coach Andy Reid said on Sunday that [more]

Herm Edwards is back, at the college level

Nine years after he pressed “pause” on his football coaching career, the “play” button has been pressed. But at a very different level of the sport. Herm Edwards, former coach of the Jets and Chiefs, has been named head coach at Arizona State. The hire is subject to the approval of the¬†Arizona Board of Regents, [more]

Alex Smith: I felt like we couldn’t get a single call

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has come in for a lot of criticism as the Chiefs have slipped from 5-0 to 6-6 over their last seven games, but he looked just fine on Sunday against the Jets. Smith threw four touchdowns and had a 70-yard run in the 38-31 loss, which meant that the Chiefs had [more]

Andy Reid: Darrelle Revis didn’t play in second half because he played a lot in first half

The Chiefs went down 38-31 to the Jets on Sunday afternoon for their sixth loss in the last seven games and they gave up the final 17 of those points without any help from cornerback Darrelle Revis. Kansas City signed Revis just before Thanksgiving and he made his debut against his former team this week. [more]

Jets keep Chiefs in doldrums with 38-31 win

The Chiefs passing game got back on track, but the result of the game remained an unhappy one for Kansas City. Josh McCown‘s second rushing touchdown of the game put the Jets up 38-31 just before the two minute warning and Alex Smith couldn’t get the Chiefs into the end zone after a long pass [more]

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