Key Matches: Limit Kansas City Chiefs' explosive playmakers | Raiders.com
The equivalent of playing against wide receiver Tyreek Hill would be a trio of field players waiting on the warning track of a baseball field while Barry Bonds approaches the plateau. You know that it can hit the long ball without notice, so get ready for the worst and do everything possible to keep it on the ground.
Patrick Mahomes can reach a new level this season? QB chiefs eyes on patches after bye | United States today
"You have to know when to take the risks and when not to do it," Mahomes said. "I have to make those tight throws and trying to make those pieces is why I've had success. But at the same time, that's also why I had turnarounds. I'm just trying to learn from every mistake I make so I never do it again. "
Patrick Mahomes endorses Kliff Kingsbury, stating that the "innovation capability" of the former coach would translate into NFL | CBS Sports
"I spoke to Kingsbury coach and he let me know the news, but at the same time I saw him on Twitter," Mahomes said. "I'm close to Kingsbury coach. He really helped my game and helped me a lot as a person. He is really a good person and at the same time a very intelligent football coach. I know he will come back to his feet somewhere. I am excited for the future with him. "
Andy Reid, KC head coach: Jon Gruden of the Raiders "does what he thinks is right" | San Francisco Chronicle
"No one knows the big picture, like the head coach, what needs to be done, and so on. So, I'll leave it to him. I have known him for a long time, I am very confident in his abilities. So he does what he thinks (are) good things. "
Emotional reasons for Eric Berry's return could make chefs special | Kansas City Star
His return "would be very meaningful," Nelson said. "He is the leader not only of our secondary team, but also of our defense, and he is a major part of our team."
NFL Top Prospects: Do not Forget Josh McDaniels | ESPN
The next men
Dave Toub, Task Force Coordinator, Kansas City Chiefs. Well considered, but it's difficult for special team coordinators because they have to hire coordinators on both sides of the ball instead of just
Long-range guys to watch
Mike Kafka, quarterback coach, Kansas City Chiefs. People like Reid's guys, and for good reason. Kafka is 31 years old and a real long-term prospect.
Start with Em, sit down! Week 13: Quarterbacks | NFL
Derek Carr against the Kansas City Chiefs
You can watch this week's match against the The Chiefs and thinks Carr is a viable start-up option, but I'll think about it again. He failed to score more than 16 fantasy points on his 11 starts of the season, with the exception of two of his 11 starts. The meetings did not matter. Carr also plays with an exhausted team of offensive weapons in the neck attack … again.
Around the league
Big Ben: I "deserved the right" to criticize his teammates | NFL
"I think I deserved the right to be able to do that as long as I'm here," Roethlisberger said Wednesday via Chris Adamski of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, "and I'll be just as critical of myself [in the media], as well as."
The 5 NFL Coaches Easiest To Fight From Week 12 | SB Nation
Marvin Lewis chose to hire Hue Jackson
The Bengals tended to drop before Jackson joined Lewis's special assistant post, which inspired many Dwight Schrute jokes and a growing sense of unease in southwestern Ohio.
Gruden on Reuben Foster: No guarantee that he never plays | NFL
"There is no guarantee that he will ever play here," said Gruden. "He has a lot of work to do – personally, with the team, with the NFL, with himself – before even thinking about playing football again."
Tim Tebow on NFL games: "I can do it" | Bleacher's report
Tebow, who now plays baseball in the New York Mets organization, participated in Wednesday's episode of Faith Travels with Paula Faris podcast (via TMZ Sports) and discussed his competition shot.
"It's always difficult sometimes when I watch games and I say," I can do that "or" I can do that or play here or crush it, "he said.
Aaron Rodgers: Pack "could just as well leave everything lying around" | NFL
"Yeah, why not?" Said Rodgers to the question of whether he felt the need to let go in the last five games of Green Bay. "If we lose, you will write to us, so let them hang out together. [games]. "
Maybe too, because Green Bay is behind the eighth ball in the NFC.
In case you missed it at Arrowhead Pride
Chiefs confirm that Eric Berry will return to training on Wednesday
Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach Andy Reid confirmed that safety Eric Berry will return to practice Wednesday as the team begins to prepare for the Oakland Raiders. Berry has been held out of practice and games since mid-August with what the team has described as a painful heel, although reports, which have never been confirmed (nor denied), indicate that Berry has what is called a "Haglund Deformity".
Instant analysis: be bold. Be brave. Be Berry.
But Berry never doubted his return. "I have to take care of something," Berry told his teammates before leaving for Emory University in Atlanta to confirm the suspicions of the team doctors. "I'll come back, it'll be fine, you have to take care of your things.
Chiefs Stock Report: Stock Increases – or Decreases – at the Chiefs' Exit
Given the break week, the stock report is a bit more forward looking than usual. As is often said about the market, Chiefs' season "feels different this time." But many of us are waiting for evidence in the form of a strong playoff series. The Chiefs seem to have players ready to help them pass the course, some who could hold them and others who still have something to prove.
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