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Chiefs slog their way past beat-up Rams for 26-10 victory

Nov. 27, 2022 20:52 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid lamented more problems with the Kansas City Chiefs punt return unit. JuJu Smith-Schuster regretted their many failures in the red zone. Patrick Mahomes bemoaned “the one dumb play I make every game." So much for celebrating a 26-10 victory Sunday...

Familiar theme: Chargers unable to hold late lead vs. Chiefs

Nov. 21, 2022 02:14 AM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers safety Derwin James has had the better of his matchups against Kansas City's Travis Kelce over the years. The one time he didn't, though, ended up being the most painful. James allowed his first touchdown to Kelce at the worst possible...

Kelce scores 3 touchdowns, Chiefs rally past Chargers 30-27

Nov. 21, 2022 02:08 AM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce ended up putting on a performance that made The Fonz proud. Mahomes connected with Kelce for three touchdowns — including the go-ahead score with 31 seconds remaining — as the Kansas City Chiefs rallied past the Los...

Trade by Chiefs GM for Toney already paying big dividends

Nov. 14, 2022 13:23 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Of all the things that Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid appreciates about Brett Veach, tops on the list might be this: The general manager is never content, constantly searching for ways to add depth and improve the roster. It's precisely that trait that...

Traveling kicker Wright embracing latest shot with Steelers

Nov. 11, 2022 14:53 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matthew Wright is a pragmatist. It's the engineer in him. The former aerospace engineer major spent three years trying to chase a spot on an NFL roster while keeping a regular 9-to-5 gig with Lockheed Martin in Florida. It made sense: He could work...

Chiefs' Dunlap chases last half-sack needed to reach 100

Nov. 10, 2022 14:33 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were trying to put away the Tennessee Titans in overtime last weekend when Carlos Dunlap and Chris Jones reached the quarterback at the same time, dragging Malik Willis to the turf for a sack. Each was given credit for half the sack. ...

Steelers sign kicker Matthew Wright with Boswell hurting

Nov. 09, 2022 17:11 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers signed well-traveled kicker Matthew Wright on Wednesday with starter Chris Boswell dealing with a nagging groin injury. Boswell sustained the injury just before Pittsburgh's loss to Philadelphia on Oct. 30. Nick Sciba made all three of his...

Henry keeps rewriting Titans history in loss to Kansas City

Nov. 07, 2022 01:22 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Derrick Henry was rumbling his way through the Kansas City Chiefs' defense, and through the Titans' history books, during a first half that went exactly the way Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel dreamed it would Sunday night. The second half was more like a...

Mahomes helps Chiefs rally past Titans 20-17 in overtime

Nov. 07, 2022 00:58 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes was probably having flashbacks Sunday night to his days at Texas Tech, when he would scramble around like a kid playing sandlot football while routinely throwing the ball 60-plus times in a game. The Chiefs needed all of it — every run,...

Patrick Mahomes' 3 TDs lead Chiefs past 49ers 44-23

Oct. 23, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Falling into an early hole was just what the Kansas City Chiefs needed to get going. Patrick Mahomes threw for 423 yards and three touchdowns to rally Kansas City back from another double-digit deficit in the Chiefs' 44-23 victory over the San Francisco...