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Tyreek Hill questionable, Spencer Ware doubtful for Thursday night

It looks like the Chiefs will be playing without running back Spencer Ware on Thursday night, but wide receiver Tyreek Hill‘s chances of being in the lineup look better. The Chiefs released their final injury report before their matchup with the Chargers and Ware has been listed as doubtful due to a foot injury. Ware’s [more]

Melvin Gordon questionable, Austin Ekeler out

The Chargers still don’t know whether Melvin Gordon will be ready for tomorrow night’s game against the Chiefs. But they know they’ll be without his replacement. Running back Austin Ekeler has been declared out, and Gordon has been listed as questionable on the team’s final injury report of the week. Gordon has missed the last [more]

NFL vows to continue investigations despite limitations

The NFL’s chief disciplinary officer acknowledged the league’s limitations in investigating off-field incidents, but B. Todd Jones said the “ownership commitment . . . is not going to back off.” “We will deal with these situations when they come up, fully aware that they may come up again because of the dynamics of the information [more]

Nine teams have playoff scenarios in Week 15

The NFL playoff race is heating up, and nine teams have playoff berths or seeds to play for in Week 15. Here are the playoff scenarios for this week, as distributed by the NFL: NFC CLINCHED: Los Angeles Rams-NFC West New Orleans Saints-NFC South NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (11-2) (at Carolina (6-7), Monday night, 8:15 PM [more]

If favored teams win, 9 of 12 playoff teams will be set this week

So far we know three of this year’s 12 playoff teams. If everything goes as expected, that number will triple by the end of the week. The Chiefs have already clinched an AFC playoff berth, and the Rams and Saints have already clinched their divisions. If all of the favored teams win in Week 15, [more]

Kelvin Benjamin feels he’s grasping Chiefs playbook “real well”

Wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin signed with the Chiefs last Thursday and didn’t play in last Sunday’s game against the Ravens, but could be part of the plan for this Thursday’s game against the Chargers. Sammy Watkins is expected to miss the game and Tyreek Hill was limited in Tuesday’s practice by a heel injury, so [more]

Report: NFL has no immediate plans to alter investigative procedures in wake of Kareem Hunt

The NFL’s investigative practices have come under a microscope once again after the league was unable to acquire video footage of an apparent assault of a female by former Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt at a Cleveland area hotel. The video was acquired by TMZ and released to the public, which led to [more]

Get ready for more no-look passes, eventually

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes brought the no-look pass to the NFL on Sunday. Expect to see more of them, in time. Mahomes, a three-sports star who brings the fluidity of shortstop and point guard to the quarterback position, planted a seed that kids across the country will be watering and fertilizing as the play in [more]

Chargers have a realistic path to the No. 1 seed

With the Patriots, Texans, and Steelers losing on the same day the Chiefs picked up win No. 11, Kansas City acquired the inside track to the No. 1 seed in the AFC. But another team has a path to the top spot that may not be easy, but it’s definitely clear. If the Chargers win [more]

Raiders waive C.J. Anderson

The C.J. Anderson era is over in Oakland. (There was one?) The Raiders waived Anderson on Tuesday, barely a week after signing him. Anderson’s departure, along with the placement of long snapper Jon Feliciano on injured reserve, created roster spots for guard Cameron Hunt and guard/tackle Denver Kirkland. Anderson, who became a solid contributor for [more]

Melvin Gordon limited in practice Tuesday

The word from Chargers coach Anthony Lynn on Tuesday morning wasn’t optimistic about the chances that running backs Melvin Gordon and Austin Ekeler would be in the lineup against the Chiefs on Thursday. Ekeler remained out of practice Tuesday with a neck injury and a concussion, but the news about Gordon was more positive. Gordon [more]

Tyreek Hill practices, looks ready to go

Despite concerns that a foot injury suffered on Sunday could keep him out of Thursday night’s big AFC West showdown with the Chargers, Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill appears good to go. Hill was on the practice field today, and Michele Steele of ESPN reports that Hill was running and cutting and looks fine. That [more]

Chargers not optimistic about having Melvin Gordon or Austin Ekeler

The Chargers expect to be without their top two running backs against the Chiefs on Thursday night. Melvin Gordon has missed the last two games with a knee injury and Austin Ekeler is on the injury report with both a neck injury and a concussion. The outlook for Ekeler getting cleared on a short week [more]

Austin Ekeler’s availability for Thursday not looking good

It appears unlikely Chargers running back Austin Ekeler will play Thursday, making Melvin Gordon‘s status even more important for the game against the Chiefs. Ekeler said a bruised nerve in his neck limits his mobility. That puts Ekeler’s availability in “serious question,” Eric Williams of ESPN reports. ““You can’t let your pride get in the [more]

Chris Jones sets NFL record with sack in nine consecutive games

Sacks became an official NFL statistic in 1982. Since then, only one player ever has had at least one sack in nine consecutive games in a single season. Chiefs defensive lineman Chris Jones accomplished the feat Sunday. He had a first-quarter sack of Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, the ninth game in a row Jones has [more]

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