1. Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers: What the Chiefs Must Do to Win

    Score more points. That was easy—now I can go rake the lawn. I suppose the folks at Bleacher Report are looking for more detail, so here we go. Certain lessons can be taken from last week's Raiders game...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 838 reads 22 comments

  2. Kansas City Chiefs: Perfect Game Plan, Too Many Mistakes On Offense

    The Broncos were not going up by 35 points in this game, in the first quarter or any quarter. The pundits will point out the Chiefs mistakes, which were many, but will no doubt miss the big picture...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 269 reads 2 comments

  3. Matt Cassel: I've Been Right, You've Been Wrong. Don't Believe Me? Then Read

    Following are the seven articles I've written in the short time I've been writing for Bleacher Report. Since the day Matt Cassel was traded to the Chiefs I was thrilled—a staunch supporter and believer...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 824 reads 17 comments

  4. Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers: So Long Oakland and Denver

    It seems like it was just three weeks ago that the Raiders were pounding their chests as the greatest team for at least two weeks. They had a beat-down in Denver, then got by the Chiefs in an over-time game at home...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 500 reads 37 comments

  5. Kansas City Chiefs: Three Plays From a Perfect Game in Seattle

    A blocked punt, a blocked field goal and a blown assignment on an 87-yard touchdown pass. Not perfect, but pretty close...

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  6. Kansas City Chiefs: This Is Where the Rubber Meets the Road

    The Chiefs travel to Seattle this Sunday. The following Sunday they'll make a brief stop back at Arrowhead to even a score with the Broncos. Then, it's back on the road...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 369 reads 21 comments

  7. AFC West: How It Shapes Up From Here To the End of the Season

    We can start with the easy one first. Stick a fork in the Denver Broncos. They had their happy day pounding the Chiefs. San Diego sent them back to reality They are now checking out the golf schedules for the offseason...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 435 reads 36 comments

  8. Kansas City Chiefs Coach Todd Haley Should Never Have Apologized

    First, I think his apology was weak and insincere to begin with. If so, you're better off not bothering. More to the point, however, I don't believe Todd Haley has anything to apologize for...

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  9. Kansas City Chiefs: Lost the Battle Badly, But Stay In the War

    Some days you're the windshield, other days you're the bug. Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs were the bug to the Denver Broncos high-speed windshield. We will now analyze why the Chiefs lost...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 198 reads 39 comments

  10. Kansas City Chiefs: Top Ten Reason They Will Miss the Playoffs

    The Kansas City Chiefs had a chance to distance themselves from the other AFC West teams. They failed to do that, so now they must face the reality that comes with that...

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  11. Kansas City Chiefs: Top Ten Reasons They Will Make The Playoffs

    Now, we talk about the truth, why they will be in the Playoffs. The Chiefs have been the "surprise" team of the year, until last week. Then it was the Oakland Raiders. That's how fast things change in the NFL...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 846 reads 34 comments

  12. Kansas City vs. Denver Broncos: A Must-Win Game for the Chiefs

    Well, not really. That's a terribly overused term. I believe a "must win game" is just that, a win or go home game. I'm using it as a metaphor, not literally...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 1,529 reads 28 comments

  13. Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders: This Loss Is for You, Coach Haley

    There will be enough blame to go around in this ugly loss. Penalties, turnovers, dropped passes, missed opportunities and sloppy play...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 2,860 reads 142 comments

  14. Matt Cassel Is the Key to the Kansas City Chiefs Taking on The Oakland Raiders

    The Chiefs can run the ball. The Raiders can run as well. The Chiefs have been effective at stopping the run, the Raiders not quite as well. Jamal Charles, Darren McFadden , Thomas Jones and to a lesser degree, Michael Bush...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 587 reads 65 comments

  15. Kansas City Chiefs: Time For the Raiders to Put Up or Shut Up

    The Oakland Raiders have played two excellent games in a row. In fact, they've been completely dominant. They have out scored the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks 92-17. That's utter destruction...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 1,252 reads 158 comments

  16. Kansas City Chiefs: Matt Cassel Comes Through in the Clutch

    I know that headline will not be the perception. The truth is, however, he did. In the "game nobody wanted to win," the Chiefs were left with 1:20 seconds to go, with the ball on their own 31-yard line and no timeouts...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 1,307 reads 32 comments

  17. NFL Picks: Week 8, They Get Harder By the Week

    I've always refrained from doing these on here because everyone else does. It seems as though all anyone wants to read are "Picks", "Grades" and "Rankings". Ironically, they all mean very little...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 806 reads 8 comments

  18. Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders: It's Time To Renew the Rivalry

    There was a time when the Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders were considered one of the most fierce rivalries in all of sports...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 1,082 reads 19 comments

  19. Kansas City Chiefs: The Media Is Starting To Like Them

    On Sept. 26 of this year I wrote an article, "The Chiefs are the Real Deal even if the Media Doesn't Like it". I wrote that because of all the stories I read following the Chiefs destruction of San Fransisco...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about almost 4 years ago 982 reads 16 comments

  20. Kansas City Chiefs: Believe It or Not, Matt Cassel Is the QB of the Future

    It has become tiresome, tedious and repetitious. Matt Cassel is the Kansas City Chiefs whipping boy for everything that is wrong with this first place team. I'll be the first to admit that Cassel has not torn up the league...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about 4 years ago 799 reads 32 comments

  21. AFC West I.Q.: It's a Brief Test, So Can You Not Cheat?!

    This is for kicks and giggles only. The Kansas City Chiefs have played one less game than the rest of the division, so stats would be skewed anyway. This is not to identify who's team is better...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about 4 years ago 345 reads 2 comments

  22. AFC West: Only One Way to the Playoffs- Chiefs or Broncos

    Let's be honest, the AFC West is not the shining light of the NFL . In fact, at the moment, it's by far the worst division in the league...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about 4 years ago 494 reads 17 comments

  23. AFC West Belongs to Kansas City Chiefs, Not the San Diego Chargers

    History is not an indicator of the future. It seems, however, in the world of the NFL according to the "experts" and pundits that's exactly how it works. The San Diego Chargers are now 2-4...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about 4 years ago 964 reads 25 comments

  24. Pittsburgh Steelers: Attention Given to Ben Roethlisberger Is Revolting

    I am a staunch supporter of the American legal and justice system. Ben Roethlisberger was not convicted in a court of law. He was not even arraigned. A grand jury was never convened...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about 4 years ago 1,391 reads 55 comments

  25. Fantasy Football: Is, With All Due Respect, Stupid

    OK, I'll be the first to admit a couple things about fantasy football, or any fantasy sport for that matter. I just don't get it. Not even in the slightest. Next, I don't' want to...

    John Bartram Written by John Bartram about 4 years ago 5,310 reads 36 comments