Tag: NFL

Chiefs, Seahawks share top spot in AP poll

By DAVE CAMPBELL The Kansas City Chiefs are on top of the Associated Press power poll. They had to share first place in the AP Pro32 rankings with the Seattle Seahawks, though, despite being the NFL’s last undefeated team. The Chiefs and Seahawks each had 369 points from the 12-member panel, with the Chiefs getting… Read more »

Chiefs remain perfect with 23-17 win over Browns

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Andy Reid took responsibility for the Kansas City Chiefs’ offense growing stagnant in the second half Sunday, and then stood accountable for the play calls that got quarterback Alex Smith sacked six times by the Cleveland Browns. Perhaps he should also take a bit of credit for… Read more »

Chiefs hold on to edge Texans, 17-16

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had their backs to the end zone in the third quarter on Sunday, and the Houston Texans had first-and-goal with an opportunity to take the lead. Three straight plays went nowhere and the Texans had to settle for a field goal. It was… Read more »

Arrowhead Stadium breaks record for noise level

By DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL. This time, it’s official. The Kansas City Chiefs fans broke the world record for an outdoor sports stadium in their 24-7 win over Oakland on Sunday when they reached 137.5 decibels in the closing minutes. An… Read more »

Chiefs defense key to unbeaten start

DAVE SKRETTA (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were clinging to the lead late in the first half and the Tennessee Titans had the ball first-and-goal just a couple feet outside the end zone. They ran up the middle and went nowhere. They threw a pass that was batted up in the… Read more »

Perfect Chiefs rally for 26-17 win over Titans

By TERESA M. WALKER (NASHVILLE, Tenn., AP) — Being perfect is what matters most in the NFL, as Chiefs coach Andy Reid knows only too well. No matter how ugly some of those wins may be. Jamaal Charles scored a 1-yard touchdown with 6:23 left, and the Chiefs rallied to beat the Tennessee Titans 26-17… Read more »

Ex-NFL player Larry Johnson sentenced in Las Vegas

(LAS VEGAS, AP) — Former NFL running back Larry Johnson pleaded no contest Tuesday to charges that he choked an ex-girlfriend into unconsciousness and left her only in her underwear in a Las Vegas hotel hallway. The 33-year-old was convicted of domestic violence battery and assault, which are both misdemeanors. A felony charge was dropped… Read more »

Chiefs announce shakeup in player engagement

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have restructured their player engagement department less than a year after one of their players was involved in a murder-suicide near Arrowhead stadium. Kirsten Krug, the Chiefs’ vice president of administration, will oversee the department. She will work alongside B.J. Stabler, who has experience in crisis… Read more »