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Justin Houston: I knew what Chiefs would do on key fourth down

Justin Houston spent a long time in Kansas City before signing with the Colts after his release this offseason and that time with the Chiefs may have paid off with a big play on Sunday night. The Chiefs tried for a first down on 4th-and-1 with just over five minutes left to play, but Houston [more]

Frank Reich called his shot prior to Colts win

Not many people gave the Colts a chance last night in Kansas City, but as he met with his team before the game, Frank Reich did. Via Peter King of NBC’s Football Morning in America, Reich’s final message to his team in a hotel meeting room Saturday night was one of confidence, telling his players: [more]

Sunday Night wrapup: Colts steal one on the road against Chiefs

The Chiefs might have finally lost one guy too many. And the one who finished the game but isn’t 100 percent is the bigger issue. With quarterback Patrick Mahomes limping on a bad left ankle, the Chiefs lost for the first time this season, with the Colts stealing a 19-13 win on the road. After [more]

Injuries piling up for the Chiefs

The Chiefs have some injury issues at the moment, including one that’s possibly quite concerning. The team announced that wide receiver Sammy Watkins (hamstring), defensive tackle Xavier Williams (ankle), and linebacker Anthony Hitchens (groin) are out for the rest of the game. Defensive end Chris Jones (groin) just joined that list. While none of that’s good [more]

Colts lead 13-10 at halftime

The Chiefs have made their share of circus plays. The Colts are unmoved, and are actually leading. While they lack the same kind of sizzle, the Colts are up 13-10 n the Chiefs at halftime. The teams traded turnovers in the first half — Tyrann Mathieu picked off Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett, but LeSean McCoy [more]

Patrick Mahomes making more Patrick Mahomes throws

This Mahomes kid may be OK. Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes rebounded from having to settle for a field goal on his first drive by making a pair of ridiculous throws to give his team a 10-7 lead. Mahomes hit Byron Pringle (of course) for the score after being flushed from the pocket. That came after [more]

Chiefs down both starting wideouts

The Chiefs have shown they can score points with a number of different players. But now they’re down both starting wide receivers, and they had to settle for a field goal. Chiefs wideout Sammy Watkins left the sidelines early in tonight’s game with a hamstring problem, and has been listed questionable to return. They were [more]

T.Y. Hilton, Marlon Mack both active for the Colts

The Colts did not list receiver T.Y. Hilton or running back Marlon Mack among their inactives, giving Indianapolis two of its biggest weapons tonight. Hilton was questionable with a quadriceps injury and Mack was questionable with an ankle injury. The Colts already had ruled out receiver Parris Campbell (abdomen), safety Clayton Geathers (concussion), safety Malik [more]

T.Y. Hilton, Sammy Watkins expected to play Sunday night

The Colts and Chiefs each have a wide receiver listed as questionable for Sunday night’s game and it looks like each team will have that wideout in the lineup. According to multiple reports, Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton and Chiefs wideout Sammy Watkins are expected to play at Arrowhead Stadium. Hilton left early in Week [more]

Colts add a cornerback in advance of Sunday night

The Colts will need all the help they can get in the secondary against the Chiefs on Sunday night, and the Colts need even more help, given that their secondary is banged up. The Colts have elevated cornerback Shakial Taylor from the practice squad. Two safeties, Clayton Geathers (concussion) and Malik Hooker (knee), are out [more]

NFL found another illegal hit by Vontaze Burfict last week

The NFL has found another illegal hit by Vontaze Burfict on Sunday, Ian Rapoport of the NFL reports. The Raiders linebacker received a letter this week informing him of an additional helmet-to-helmet hit against the Colts. The league is expected to include that as evidence against him in his appeal. Burfict played only 16 snaps [more]

Week Five injury report roundup

Week Five of the 2019 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Seahawks and it continues with 13 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final [more]

Sammy Watkins listed as questionable to face Colts

The Chiefs will be without wide receiver Tyreek Hill against the Colts on Sunday night and another member of the receiving corps may also be out of action. Sammy Watkins was listed on Kansas City’s injury reports on Wednesday and Thursday as a full participant with a shoulder injury. Friday saw Watkins drop to limited [more]

Darius Leonard ruled out by Colts

Linebacker Darius Leonard returned to practice for the Colts this week, but he didn’t clear the final stage of the concussion protocol and that will keep him out of Sunday night’s game against the Chiefs. Head coach Frank Reich made the announcement on Friday afternoon. It’s the third straight game that Leonard will miss because [more]

Tyreek Hill practices again, but won’t play Sunday night

Wide receiver Tyreek Hill took some steps back toward the Chiefs lineup this week, but the team will go without him again on Sunday night. Hill participated in practice for the third straight day on Friday and that work led some to wonder if he might be cleared to play against the Colts. Chiefs head [more]

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