Archive for the ‘Kansas City Chiefs’ Category

49ers get Foster back from suspension in time for Chiefs

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Reuben Foster spent the first two weeks of the football season being a fan, cheering on his San Francisco 49ers teammates from his couch while serving a two-game suspension. ''It was like a holiday,'' Foster said Thursday. The end of the suspension for violating the NFL's policies on substance abuse and personal conduct closes a difficult stretch for Foster that had him spending much of the offseason dealing with legal issues rather than preparing for his second season in the NFL.

Chiefs’ Mahomes making home debut as 49ers visit Arrowhead

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Patrick Mahomes has never lost an NFL game as the starting quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, beating the Broncos last season and the Chargers and Steelers to start this season. ''I'm extremely excited,'' Mahomes said. You can bet there will be plenty of noise for Mahomes, given the way he's performed two games into the season.

Garoppolo can relate to Kansas City’s watch-and-wait approach with Mahomes

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

The man who mostly remained on the sideline for his first 3 ½ NFL seasons understands how Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes benefited as a rookie from being a backup to a respected, hard-working veteran. Jimmy Garoppolo started two games for the New England Patriots while filling the role as Tom Brady's backup since 2014. Mahomes is off to a scorching start for the 2-0 Chiefs, as he is getting his opportunity to lead his team after Kansas City cleared the way for him to take over with an offseason trade of Alex Smith to Washington.

Mahomes already chasing Manning and Brady

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Patrick Mahomes is already chasing Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. Mahomes tossed six touchdown passes at Pittsburgh after throwing four in the opener at the Chargers. His 10 TDs are the most in NFL history by a quarterback in his team's first two games

49ers’ Marquise Goodwin noncommittal about his status for Chiefs game

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

SANTA CLARA -- 49ers wide receiver Marquise Goodwin was scheduled to return to limited practice Wednesday while still nursing a deep thigh bruise from a Week 1 collision with Jaleel Jackson, the Minnesota Vikings' 316-pound defensive tackle. Goodwin made no promises about his availability for the 49ers' Sunday game against the Kansas City Chiefs after being inactive in Week 2 against the Detroit Lions. "I'll just take it a day at a time and see where it goes," Goodwin said.

Chiefs unleash deep, talented arsenal on opposing defenses

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

The Kansas City Chiefs were desperate for help at cornerback this past season, especially after trading Marcus Peters, yet general manager Brett Veach made what at the time was a curious decision. The Chiefs were already loaded on offense with a veteran offensive line, a speedster in Tyreek Hill, the reigning rushing champion in Kareem Hunt and one of the league's best tight ends in Travis Kelce.

Patrick Mahomes And The Chiefs Are Red-Hot. For Once, They Might Stay That Way.

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are officially the toast of the 2018 NFL season so far, after K.C.’s young quarterback threw an incredible six touchdown passes against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, bringing his season tally to 10 — and

Week 3 Fantasy Tight End Rankings: George Kittle can’t be ignored

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

The Kansas City Chiefs defense allowed 28 points in Week 1 and 37 points in Week 2. Sure, Patrick Mahomes and the offense scored more points than their opponents, but the Chiefs defense has been as generous as they come. They get to tangle with the San

Brown absent from Steelers facility on Monday due to ‘personal matter’

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Antonio Brown was not at the Pittsburgh Steelers' facility on Monday, but his agent has clarified it was because of a "personal matter". Head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed star wide receiver Brown did not show up for work on the same day he tweeted a comment about being traded. In response to a Twitter user suggesting his gaudy statistics and contract were the result of quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's play, Brown wrote "Trade me let's find out".

Steelers’ Antonio Brown didn’t report to work on Monday

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

The drama around the Pittsburgh Steelers is seemingly intensifying. In today’s edition of South Side Stories, there’s a report that star receiver Antonio Brown has gone AWOL. According to reporters Ed Bouchette and Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Brown did not report for work at the team’s facility on the South Side of Pittsburgh on Monday.