| Oct 11, 2013
Sometimes, our expectations zig and the NFL zags.
Like a LeSean McCoy cutback, the league has taken some surprising turns in the first five weeks, with San Francisco stumbling (then regaining its footing), Atlanta doing a face plant, and Andrew Luck-led...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 8:20 PM
The Denver Broncos and Kansas City Chiefs still have perfect records.
The New England Patriots were only perfect when they needed to be.
In a frenetic finish that will be woven into Patriots lore, Tom Brady threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to rookie...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:55 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs are 9-0 and the NFL's only undefeated team.
But how good are they, really?
We'll know a lot more Sunday when the Chiefs play at Denver in a pivotal AFC West showdown.
None of the teams the Chiefs have beaten have a winning...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:46 AM
Peyton Manning is to the football field as Andy Reid is to the ________?
OK, I know it's still pretty early here on the West Coast, but let's see if you still have any SAT skills left.
Was your answer "sideline?" Sorry, that's incorrect, but a nice...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:58 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs deserve a lot of credit for getting off to a 9-0 start after finishing last season with an NFL-worst 2-14 record.
However, they did not invent the U-turn.
Although it isn't a common occurrence, several teams have made dramatic...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Kansas City hasn't lost. Jacksonville and Tampa Bay haven't won. Everybody else in the NFL has done a little of both.
Heading into the midway point of the regular season, 19 of 32 teams are at .500 or below.
That doesn't necessarily spell curtains for...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:25 PM
The Kansas City Chiefs cherish every victory. After all, they only had two of them all last season.
So while the entire city is abuzz about their 8-0 start, and the fact that they lead the rival Denver Broncos in the suddenly stacked AFC West, the...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:57 AM
Whatever you do, please don't tell Knowshon Moreno to cry you a river. He just might do it.
Because not only is the Denver Broncos running back admittedly an emotional guy, he also produces enormous tears when he cries.
And lots of them.
| Nov 30, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Mike Tomlin had one foot on the field, but did the Pittsburgh coach cross the line?
The Jacoby Jones kickoff return was the most talked-about play after the Thanksgiving game between the Steelers and Baltimore, the moment Mr. Tomlin became Mr. Magoo....
| Nov 24, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Philip Rivers hadn't even reached the airport after Sunday's game in Kansas City, and already his spirits had climbed to 35,000 feet. The San Diego quarterback said he was calling from the team bus, although it sounded closer to cloud nine.
"This is one...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
By J. McCarthy ---------------------------------------
Kansas City is 5-1 against the spread its last 6 games against the AFC South. The Chiefs are 5-2 against the spread...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:51 PM
The following are final updates on area athletes and coaches in the National Football League for the 2013 season.
Six weeks and six wins into the season, it’s now clear what the Kansas City Chiefs’...