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Patrick Mahomes on his ankle: Wednesday’s practice was probably better than I expected

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes has maintained that he’s going to play in the AFC Championship Game since suffering a high ankle sprain in Kansas City’s victory over Jacksonville last week.But he wasn’t even limited in Wednesday’s practice, which says plenty about his status heading into the rematch against Cincinnati.“I thought I had a good day yesterday,” [more]

Zac Taylor “not ready” to rule Alex Cappa, Jonah Williams out

The Bengals have not had right guard Alex Cappa or left tackle Jonah Williams on the field for the last two weeks, but Bengals head coach Zac Taylor isn’t saying that they’ll miss Sunday’s game against the Chiefs.Taylor told reporters on Thursday that he’s “not ready” to make a call on the availability of either [more]

Jonah Williams, Alex Cappa remain out of practice for Bengals

Everything remains status quo when it comes to the injuries along Cincinnati’s offensive line.According to multiple reporters on the scene, right guard Alex Cappa and left tackle Jonah Williams are not practicing on Thursday.Cappa is dealing with an ankle injury, though multiple reporters noted he was not in a walking boot at the day’s session.Williams [more]

Andy Reid: Patrick Mahomes did a nice job in practice, he’s on track

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was a full practice participant on Wednesday and his ankle came through the session no worse for the wear.Mahomes suffered a high ankle sprain in last Saturday’s win over the Jaguars, but returned to the game in the second half and said he plans to play against the Bengals in the [more]

Isiah Pacheco: I’ve been waiting on this moment my whole life

The Chiefs landed running back Isiah Pacheco in the seventh round and he’s had a clear positive impact on the team’s offense.He finished the regular season leading the league’s top offense with 830 rushing yards and five touchdowns. While Jerick McKinnon was Kansas City’s best backfield receiving threat, Pacheco also caught 13 passes for 130 [more]

Bengals-Chiefs point spread shifts again, now even after good news on Patrick Mahomes

The Chiefs opened as favorites in the AFC Championship Game. The the line shifted and the Bengals became favorites. And now neither team is favored.Bengals-Chiefs is listed as even at multiple sports books, a rare Vegas line meaning that there’s currently no difference between betting straight-up and against the spread.The reason for all the line [more]

Patrick Mahomes was a full participant in Wednesday’s practice

In his Wednesday press conference, head coach Andy Reid said quarterback Patrick Mahomes would probably do everything in the day’s practice.But, he added, “We’ll see.”It turns out Reid didn’t need the qualifier, as Mahomes was a full participant on Wednesday.That means Mahomes took all of his usual reps, despite suffering a high ankle sprain during [more]

Zac Taylor: Bengals will take reports on Patrick Mahomes’ injury with a grain of salt

Bengals coach Zac Taylor says his team won’t be spending a lot of time thinking about Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes‘ ankle injury this week.Asked today whether he’s watching videos that show Mahomes on the practice field this week, Taylor said the Bengals can’t be too concerned about it.“You follow the injury reports day to day, [more]

Joe Burrow: To me, Chiefs are still the team to beat and we’re coming for them

For the second consecutive year, quarterback Joe Burrow and the Bengals will take on the chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium for the right to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl.But while Cincinnati is the conference’s defending champion — and is favored in this weekend’s game — Burrow is still taking a kind of underdog mentality [more]

Bengals are drawing more and more local TV interest

The Bengals are the bomb.The nation is coming to terms with it, and folks in Cincinnati are becoming more and more hooked on the local team.Via the Cincinnati Business Courier, Sunday’s playoff game between the Bengals and the Bills generated a greater audience in Greater Cincinnati than last February’s Super Bowl game, in which the [more]

Andy Reid: Mecole Hardman seems to be in a good place

It sounds like Patrick Mahomes‘ injured ankle won’t keep him out of this week’s AFC Championship Game.But there are a few other players who also may return from injury for Sunday’s matchup.The Chiefs had Mecole Hardman back off of practice last week, listed with a pelvis injury. Hardman hasn’t played since Week Nine, suffering a [more]

Patrick Mahomes on injured ankle: It’s feeling good so far

After head coach Andy Reid told reporters in his Wednesday press conference that quarterback Patrick Mahomes would probably do everything at the day’s practice, Mahomes himself took to the podium and said his injured right ankle is progressing.“It’s doing good. A few days of treatment, a few days of rehab,” Mahomes said. “Excited to be [more]

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