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NFL week 3: Rain to create sloppy conditions in Kansas City, Seattle

Saturday, September 21st, 2019

While most NFL fans will need sunglasses for Sunday's games, rain gear will be a must have for those in Seattle and Kansas City, Missouri. Here is a breakdown of the forecast for both games: Baltimore Ravens at Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m. EDT Thunderstorms and soaking rain are expected to move through Kansas City later Saturday and linger for much of Sunday as the undefeated Ravens and Chiefs square off at Arrowhead Stadium.

Patriots’ Super Bowl odds barely change after release of Antonio Brown

Friday, September 20th, 2019

The Pittsburgh Steelers offense has looked lost, even when Ben Roethlisberger was healthy. The New England Patriots have gone from the clear Super Bowl favorite to ... still the clear Super Bowl favorite. The Patriots announced Friday they had released Brown after reports of him inappropriately contacting a woman who previously had accused him of sexual misconduct.

Damien Williams’ ruled out with knee injury, leaves Chiefs short on weapons vs. Ravens

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Tyreek Hill and Eric Fisher are also ruled out, while LeSean McCoy was limited in practice during the week.

A view from the other side: A Q&A with a Kansas City Chiefs columnist

Friday, September 20th, 2019

Q: The Ravens have mentioned that last year's wild overtime finish has been somewhat of a learning experience for them. Have the Chiefs said the same? There are a dozen different moments that had to go the Chiefs' way to win that one, even beyond the 4th and 9 that everyone talks about.

Ravens-Chiefs Preview

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Patrick Mahomes and the high-flying Kansas City Chiefs have been the talk of the NFL for months, their innovation and points-a-plenty style making them one of the league's most entertaining offenses. They might not even be the best one on the field Sunday. That's because for all the gaudy numbers the Chiefs hung on Jacksonville and Oakland in roaring to a 2-0 start, Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens have been even more prolific.

Raiders still haven’t unleashed Josh Jacobs in passing game

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Raiders running back Josh Jacobs is off to a strong start. A total of 11 carries have resulted in first downs, per analytics site Pro Football Focus, with four rushes of 10-plus yards. Jacobs has done everything well thus far, though there's one thing he hasn't been asked to do much.

NFL DFS Stacks Week 3

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

As these two face off in a game that boasts a point total of 55 points with most people betting the over (per MyBookie), we are in for a fantasy treat on Sunday. Brown is Jackson's highest targeted wide receiver by far (18 total targets, 13 in Week 2), for good reason; Brown is fast enough to beat the Chiefs secondary for big plays. Averaging almost 20 YPC, Brown looks like the kind of player it's tough to constrain even when you know what's coming.

Ravens @ Chiefs Betting Preview

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

The Line's Jimmy Traina and Nick Kostos break down the betting angles for Sunday's matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Chiefs WR Hill no longer in sling

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill is out of a sling this week, sparking speculation that he could be ready to return from a right clavicle injury before the original 6-8 week estimate. Hill came away with a clavicle injury in a Week 1 victory at Jacksonville, keeping him out of Sunday's victory over the Oakland Raiders. It is unknown if Hill can return for a Week 4 game at Detroit, but the sight of him dribbling a basketball with both hands at the Chiefs' facility this week, reported by ESPN, has raised the question of an early return.

How the Ravens will try to slow down the NFL’s best offense in Kansas City

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

The Ravens have got a big problem on their hands. The Kansas City Chiefs have, since the beginning of last season, been the NFL's best offense. With reigning MVP Patrick Mahomes at quarterback, all-pro Travis Kelce at tight end and a seemingly replenishing stable of speedster wide receivers, the offense has been nearly unstoppable.