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Tom Brady realizes that Patriots may have to roll the dice on fourth down

The Chiefs have become very aggressive when it comes to going for it on fourth down. Quarterback Tom Brady realizes that the Patriots may have to take the same approach if they hope to advance to the Super Bowl. “It could be,” Brady told reporters regarding whether the Patriots will be rolling the dice more [more]

Patriots have one player on the injury report

The Patriots went into last Sunday’s game against the Chargers with just one player listed with an injury designation and they came out of the game as healthy as they went in. Defensive end Deatrich Wise was listed as questionable for that matchup and wound up being listed as inactive. Wise is on this week’s [more]

Eric Berry full, Spencer Ware limited in Chiefs practice

Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said before Wednesday’s practice session that safety Eric Berry would be on the field for the first time in over a week. Reid did not say what Berry’s level of participation would be, but the team’s injury report revealed that Berry was a full participant in their first on-field work [more]

Julian Edelman posts #betagainstus video

The Patriots have not played the part of underdog much in their dynasty: This week marks only the second time they have played the role since 2007. And the Patriots are loving it. Tom Brady, after saying postgame Sunday that “everyone thinks we suck and you know, can’t win any games,” smiled Wednesday when asked [more]

AP All-Pro team credited votes for Taysom Hill to Tyreek Hill

When the Associated Press All-Pro team came out, we pointed out some flaws in the voting, including the fact that Tyreek Hill received six votes as the All-Pro special teamer, even though he barely plays on special teams. But it turns out the flaw wasn’t with the voters. Instead, the AP confirmed to PFT today, [more]

Andy Reid: Damien Williams has really stepped up

During a conference call on Wednesday, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid was asked about how his team is different from the one that lost to the Patriots 43-40 in Week Six. Reid said that young players are more experienced, but that he otherwise “couldn’t even tell you.” One thing he could have mentioned was the [more]

Eric Berry practicing on Wednesday

Safety Eric Berry has made infrequent appearances on the field for the Chiefs this season and he’s set to make one of them on Wednesday. Head coach Andy Reid said at a press conference that Berry will take part in practice. Berry also practiced on a limited basis last Tuesday, but sat out the other [more]

Belichick brushes off the “on to Cincinnati” game

Under Bill Belichick, the Patriots have done well, pretty much anywhere and everywhere. At Arrowhead Stadium, they’ve generated a 1-2 record. The most recent visit ended poorly. On that Monday night in September 2014, the Chiefs dismantled the Patriots, 41-14. The experience sparked Belichick’s infamous “on to Cincinnati” press conference, which was followed by a [more]

Kansas City forecast for Sunday improves, a bit

Good news, Chiefs fans. It won’t be as cold as previously expected on Sunday night. Bad news, Chiefs fans. You’re still going to freeze. According to Weather.com, the projected high for Sunday in Kansas City has increased to 19 degrees, with the projected low now at 15. Up from one. That’s good news for the [more]

Belichick says Reid is as good as any coach at adjusting with new ideas

Andy Reid has a long track record as an NFL offensive coach, from his time as a Packers offensive assistant in the 1990s, to his 14 years as head coach of the Eagles, and now in his sixth year as head coach of the Chiefs. But the offense he runs now doesn’t look a lot [more]

Jerod Mayo warns of turf in Kansas City

Yes, it’s going to be freezing in Kansas City this weekend. Way below freezing, actually. There’s also some uncertain footing to deal with, and that’s on former Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo’s mind. Mayo was on the 2014 team that went to Kansas City and took a 41-14 beating, and told Tom Curran of NBC Sports [more]

Andy Reid can be seventh coach to take two franchises to Super Bowl

Chiefs coach Andy Reid is one win away from joining some impressive company in NFL coaching history. If Reid’s Chiefs win the AFC Championship Game, he’ll coach in the Super Bowl with his second team, having previously taken the Eagles to the Super Bowl. Reid would become the seventh coach to take two franchises to [more]

Bill Belichick: Tyreek Hill’s speed makes him different than everybody else

Patriots coach Bill Belichick knows there’s only so much he can do to get his team ready to face the speedy Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill. Asked by a reporter today if there’s anything he can do to coach for Hill’s speed, Belichick answered, “What do you mean coach for it? Like, can we make [more]

Patriots ready for the cold, having spent many a January out in it

The Chiefs are home, but the Patriots might have a bigger edge playing in cold weather. The Patriots have played so many January home games that hey are accustomed to playing in the elements this time of year. “For us, no factor,” Patriots safety Duron Harmon said, via Mark Daniels of the Providence Journal. “It’s [more]

Bill Belichick: No better fast starting team than the Chiefs

The Chiefs scored the most points of any team in the NFL this season and it usually didn’t take them long to get going. Kansas City outscored their opponents 147-56 in the first quarter of games this season and their habit of playing from in front was the subject of a question for Patriots head [more]

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