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Chiefs add Joe Thuney to injury report, list him as questionable

The Chiefs made left guard Joe Thuney a late addition to their injury report for Sunday’s game against the Bengals.The team announced on Saturday that Thuney is now listed as questionable for the rematch of the teams that advanced to last year’s AFC Championship Game. Thuney has an ankle injury.Thuney missed last Sunday’s win over [more]

Bengals elevate punter Drue Chrisman, again

The Bengals have a punter on the 53-man roster. And while Kevin Huber isn’t injured, he hasn’t been punting.Instead, for the third straight game, the Bengals have elevated practice-squad punter Drue Chrisman to the active roster. Presumably, Chrisman will punt again on Sunday, vs. the Chiefs.He’ll revert to the practice squad on Monday. Next weekend, [more]

Ja’Marr Chase, Joe Mixon, Logan Wilson questionable for Bengals-Chiefs

Earlier on Friday, Bengals head coach Zac Taylor told reporters that receiver Ja’Marr Chase is on track to play against the Chiefs on Sunday.But Cincinnati isn’t quite ready to guarantee Chase will return to play in Week 13.Chase is one of three questionable players for the contest, along with running back Joe Mixon and linebacker [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster, Jerick McKinnon set to play for Chiefs

The Chiefs came into the week with some concern about the availability of wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster and running back Jerick McKinnon for Sunday’s game against the Bengals, but that concern has evaporated over the course of the week.Neither Smith-Schuster (illness) nor McKinnon (hamstring) has an injury designation for the matchup. That leaves both players [more]

Zac Taylor: Ja’Marr Chase remains on track to play against Kansas City

It sounds like the Bengals will have at least one of two key offensive starters back for Sunday’s game against the Chiefs.Head coach Zac Taylor told reporters in his Friday press conference that receiver Ja’Marr Chase is on track to play but running back Joe Mixon remains in the concussion protocol.“I hate to use the [more]

Week 13 NFL playoff picture: Bills’ win over Patriots has AFC East implications

The Bills’ 24-10 win over the Patriots on Thursday night had significant implications in the AFC East race, and the result is not good for New England.The Patriots are all but out of the AFC East, and they look like long shots to make the playoffs as a wild card as well.Here’s how the playoff [more]

Brian Daboll: We had a good dinner with Odell Beckham Jr.

A reunion between Odell Beckham Jr. and the Giants could still be in the works.Beckham is slated to continue his late-season, free-agency tour. But last night he had dinner with New York brass, including head coach Brian Daboll.Daboll addressed the meeting at the beginning of his Friday press conference, but didn’t say much about it.“We [more]

Eric Bieniemy: The rookie wall is real, but it doesn’t seem to impact Isiah Pacheco

Through 11 games, the Chiefs have gotten a lot of production out of their seventh-round rookie running back Isiah Pacheco.He currently leads the team with 455 yards rushing, gaining 4.7 yards per carry. He’s also caught four passes for 30 yards.But as the calendar moves to December and each game gains more meaning, there’s always [more]

JuJu Smith-Schuster set to practice, Kadarius Toney remains out

The Chiefs will have one of their key offensive weapons back for Thursday’s practice, but two others remain sidelined due to injury.Via multiple reporters, Kansas City noted receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster will practice Thursday after he was out on Wednesday with an illness.But receiver Kadarius Toney (hamstring) and running back Jerrick McKinnon (hamstring) won’t practice.Smith-Schuster caught [more]

Justin Reid, Hayden Hurst exchange words in advance of Chiefs-Bengals game

In talking about Sunday’s game against the Bengals, Chiefs safety Justin Reid promised to lock someone down in coverage, although Reid couldn’t remember the name of the opponent he was talking trash about.“They have 88 Higbee — no, not Higbee, he’s with the Rams — what’s his name? It’s Higgins, yeah they’re gonna have him [more]

Patrick Mahomes: Matt Nagy prepared me so Andy Reid would want to draft me

Patrick Mahomes says Kansas City fans can thank Matt Nagy for getting the Chiefs to draft him in 2017.Mahomes revealed on the New Heights Podcast (hosted by Travis Kelce and Jason Kelce) that when Mahomes was preparing for a pre-draft interview with Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, Nagy set him up to succeed.Nagy was then [more]

Ja’Marr Chase on his return: I don’t think I can be stopped

Ja’Marr Chase has not played since Week 7 but is moving closer to a return with a limited practice Wednesday. The Bengals receiver was limited all of last week, too, in his return to the practice field.He said he didn’t play last week for precautionary reasons.“I told him [Zac Taylor] I didn’t feel too comfortable [more]

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