1. Winning with Weis: The Kansas City Chiefs Have Reason for Hope

    Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name… That’s pretty much anywhere for Charlie Weis...

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  2. Reincarnation Weekend, Part Two: Jets vs. Bengals, Sanchez vs. Palmer

    Week 17 is rehashed in our second game examined as part of reincarnation weekend as the Cincinnati Bengals host the New York Jets. The Back Story These teams have a lot in common. Neither team has a “playoff experience” advantage...

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  3. Reincarnation Weekend, Part One: Green Bay vs. Arizona

    Behold the glory of Reincarnation Weekend! With three of this weekend’s four wild-card games being repeats of week 17’s action, games played only one week ago rise again in the spotlight of the NFL playoffs...

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  4. Kansas City Chiefs-Denver Broncos: Three Key Matchups

    The season is dead, but the team’s pulse is still pumping. If fans only care about outcomes, then they were walking for the exits on the Kansas City Chief’s season weeks ago...

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  5. Kansas City Chiefs-Cincinnati Bengals: Three Key Observations

    Kansas City’s games have had decreasing importance over recent weeks, but every game is vitally important to the seasons yet to come...

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  6. What's Wrong With Kansas City's 3-4 Part II: Shortchanging the Formation

    Like a 2-liter bottle of soda left with the cap off, Kansas City’s defense is flat! They play flat and they look flat. This isn’t a commentary about playmaking or passion, however, but literally the Chiefs line up in a flat 3-4...

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  7. Kansas City Chiefs vs. Buffalo Bills: Three Key Observations

    The often overlooked red-headed step-daughter of the NFL team family is special teams. However, all too often, the neglected child is the difference maker in key games...

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  8. What's Wrong with the Kansas City Chiefs' 3-4 Defense, Part One: The Personnel

    I like the 3-4 defense. I like how creative a team can be with its blitzes. I like having more playmakers on the field at the linebacker spot. I like rangy, athletic linebackers who can lay a hit or make a pick with soft hands...

    Russell Fike Written by Russell Fike about over 4 years ago 1,369 reads 14 comments

  9. Leonard Pope, Brad Cottam, Sean Ryan Not Getting It Done for Kansas City Chiefs

    When a team comes off a loss like the Kansas City Chiefs suffered in week 13, it may appear odd to point out one position as a problem area...

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  10. Kansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos: Three Key Matchups

    Fallen from the early glory of a 6-0 start, the Denver Broncos are looking to right the ship after losing four of their last five...

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  11. Kansas City Chiefs: Week 12 Report Card

    The win streak is finally over. Maxing out at two games, the Kansas City Chiefs could not parlay the momentum of toppling the reigning Super Bowl Champion Steelers into a victory over the surging San Diego Chargers...

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  12. Kansas City Chiefs: Week Eleven Report Card

    Surprise! Kansas City is here to contend. It is only one win. No, wait, it’s two wins in a row…isn’t that, dare I say it? A winning streak!? While the Pittsburgh Steelers ...

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  13. Kansas City Chiefs-Pittsburgh Steelers: Three Key Matchups for Sunday

    The Kansas City Chiefs and the Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off of very different 2008 seasons. The Steelers, of course, were the Super Bowl Champions, whereas Kansas City finished with only ...

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  14. Kansas City-Oakland: If You Build It, They Will Run

    An eye-for-an-eye, going blow-for-blow, what goes-around-comes-around. All are slogans that surmise the season series between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders...

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  15. Kansas City Chiefs Looking Ahead Post-Larry Johnson

    What happened? Unpopular, egomaniacal, and talented, such are the thoughts and perceptions of Larry Johnson as he departs Kansas City. To most Chiefs fans it appeared that Johnson never quite enjoyed playing in Kansas City...

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  16. Kansas City Chiefs: Week Nine Report Card

    Kansas City had a winnable matchup in week nine as they faced a struggling Jacksonville team that has been largely one-dimensional on offense and has uncharacteristically struggled on defense...

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  17. Kansas City Chiefs vs. Jacksonville Jaguars: Three Key Matchups

    The Kansas City Chiefs hope to leave the bitter taste of a 1-6 record in the rear view mirror as they come off their bye to face the Jacksonville Jaguars...

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  18. Marcus Allen Declares Comeback in Light Of Larry Johnson Struggles

    Many athletes have found it impossible to stay away from the sport they love. Brett Favre is the most recent in a number of great athletes who have returned to the professional stage...

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  19. Kansas City Chiefs' Week Seven Loss Is on Matt Cassel's Shoulders

    2+2=5? That is inaccurate. Unfortunately, so is quarterback Matt Cassel. It has been hard to criticize Cassel, who came into the season under scrutiny for being the beneficiary of a strong team and facing unrealistic expectations...

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  20. Kansas City Chiefs Get No Respect

    "I tell ya I get no respect from anyone. I bought a cemetery plot. The guy said, 'There goes the neighborhood!'" Now deceased, comedian Rodney Dangerfield gives Kansas City Chiefs fans a perspective to identify with...

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  21. Kansas City Chiefs: So What If She Ain't Pretty? (A Week 6 Love Story)

    The Chiefs are kings of Missouri. No touchdown, no problem. Head coach/offensive coordinator Todd Haley, quarterback Matt Cassel, and general manager Scott Pioli, the new triumvirate ...

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  22. Kansas City Chiefs: Week Five Report Card

    Some commentators saw Week Five as an opportunity for Kansas City to pull an upset over a struggling Dallas Cowboys team that has been vulnerable on the road of recent...

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  23. Kansas City Chiefs Week Five: Cowboy Fans Survive Heart Attack

    In a back and forth battle that could have fallen either way, the Kansas City Chiefs showed they have some fight, despite falling to 0-5...

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  24. Kansas City Chiefs: Week Four Report Card

    Kansas City was rightfully the underdog in a Week Four battle, which pit the winless Chiefs against the undefeated New York Giants. A win being unlikely, Chiefs fans watched in hopes of identifying some positives...

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  25. Atrocity of the Refs Changing the Nature of Football

    This article is written at the start of the second quarter of the Kansas City Chiefs game against the New York Giants. On an Eli Manning pass attempt to Steve Smith across the middle, Jarrad Page laid a textbook hit on the unsuspecting receiver...

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