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Chris Jones limited with a groin injury; Sammy Watkins still out

Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones missed the Patriots game in Week 4 with a groin injury. He was limited in Wednesday’s practice with the same injury. Jones played a season-low 52 percent of the team’s defensive snaps Sunday, making a sack and three tackles in his 40 plays. For the season, Jones has 21 tackles, [more]

Byron Pringle is the AFC special teams player of the week

The Chiefs Offense never hit peak levels on a snowy day in Denver in Week 7, but that didn’t stop them from blowing out the Broncos. Kansas City forced four turnovers, sacked Drew Lock and scored a defensive touchdown in the second quarter that put them up by 11 points. The Broncos cut that lead [more]

Russell Wilson still favorite for MVP

The man who has never received an MVP vote remains the favorite for MVP. According to PointsBet, the NBC Sports official betting partner, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson continues to represent the best bet for MVP, at -110. (Bet $110 to win $100.) Wilson has stayed in the top spot despite his team’s first loss of [more]

With Chiefs as 21.5-point favorites, bets coming in on the Jets

The Chiefs are hosting the Jets on Sunday, in a game that matches the defending Super Bowl champions against the league’s only winless team. Unsurprisingly, the point spread is huge. But to see any NFL team favored by 21.5 points, as the Chiefs were when the betting lines opened on Sunday night, is jarring. Point [more]

Chiefs blow out the Broncos

For the second consecutive week, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes didn’t put up big numbers. And for the second consecutive week, he didn’t have to. Mahomes completed 15 of 23 passes for 200 yards, with one touchdown and no interceptions, as the Chiefs relied more on their defense and special teams to get a 43-16 win [more]

Broncos lose Phillip Lindsay to concussion

Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay will miss the rest of today’s game against the Chiefs with a concussion. The Broncos confirmed early in the third quarter that Lindsay would not return. Lindsay had been playing well before he suffered the injury, with nine carries for 79 yards. Lindsay’s running had been one of the few [more]

Broncos activate A.J. Bouye, Dre’Mont Jones, DeMarcus Walker from IR

The Broncos officially activated cornerback A.J. Bouye and defensive ends Dre'Mont Jones and DeMarcus Walker from injured reserve to their active roster, the team announced Saturday. The Broncos released cornerback De’Vante Bausby in a corresponding roster move. Denver had two open spots on its active roster. Denver placed Bouye on IR after he injured a [more]

Week 7 NFL injury report roundup

Week Seven of the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by the Eagles and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 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]

Mitchell Schwartz, Sammy Watkins out for Chiefs on Sunday

Chiefs right tackle Mitchell Schwartz was able to start last Monday’s game against the Bills despite a back injury, but he only played eight snaps before leaving the game. He won’t even get that many against the Broncos this weekend. Schwartz missed another practice on Friday and the Chiefs have ruled him out for Week [more]

There’s snow in the forecast for Chiefs-Broncos

Late October is too early for snow in most places, but it’s never too early for an NFL snow game. The excellent Dark Sky app currently shows a Denver kickoff temperature in the high teens, with snow beginning in the morning and seven to 11 inches of accumulation. That could make for the second straight [more]

Le’Veon Bell talked to Clyde Edwards-Helaire before signing

Rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire became the Chiefs’ feature back the day Damien Williams opted out of the 2020 season. He remained in that role until the Chiefs signed veteran Le'Veon Bell last week. Edwards-Helaire will lose snaps and touches to Bell. Bell, though, had a heart-to-heart with Edwards-Helaire before signing with Kansas City. “Le’Veon reached out [more]

Drew Lock hopes to start rivalry with Chiefs this weekend

Broncos quarterback Drew Lock grew up in Kansas City and grew up rooting for the Chiefs, so he’s well aware of how things have gone for his current team against his childhood favorites. The Broncos have lost nine straight games to the Chiefs, including a Week 15 start by Lock last year. It wasn’t a [more]

Fangio: Broncos won’t take action against Melvin Gordon

After missing a game with strep throat, Broncos running back Melvin Gordon has returned to practice and exited the injury report. He’ll continue to play for the Broncos indefinitely, last week’s DUI arrest notwithstanding. Despite some initial belief that the Broncos may discipline Gordon, the team has since realized that the league has jurisdiction over [more]

Le’Veon Bell: Opportunity to play for Andy Reid “magnificent for me”

Running back Le'Veon Bell met with the media on Wednesday for the first time since signing with the Chiefs and he called it a “relief” to join a team where he can “be happy and play football.” That was one of few references to his experience with the Jets, who released Bell this month after [more]

Vic Fangio knows Broncos need touchdowns not field goals against Chiefs

The Broncos got a confidence boost by beating the Patriots on the road. They’ll need something more than that to beat the Chiefs on Sunday, however, because six field goals won’t be good enough against Patrick Mahomes and company. “We’ve got to score touchdowns,” Fangio told PFT after Sunday’s 18-12 victory in New England. “You’re [more]

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