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With 3-4 record, Chiefs need to figure out 1st half slumps

Oct. 25, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs normally lean on the “first 15,” the opening scripted plays in coach Andy Reid’s offense designed to get his team into a rhythm and set the tone for the game. Nothing went according to plan against Tennessee on Sunday, however,...

Rejuvenated Wentz has Colts' offense running in high gear

Oct. 25, 2021 17:01 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carson Wentz needed a fresh start. The Indianapolis Colts gave him a chance. Now, as the midway point of the season nears, Wentz is rounding into form, winning games and starting to play with the efficiency and effectiveness scouts always envisioned....

Titans look like AFC contender off wins over Bills, Chiefs

Oct. 25, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are on quite a roll winning, three straight and five of their last six. Beating Buffalo and thumping the two-time defending AFC champ Kansas City could be a big ego boost. Luckily, the Titans have a very humbling and recent...

The Latest: Bucs off to best start, Raiders 2-0 post-Gruden

Oct. 24, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

The latest from Week 7 of the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay is 6-1 for the first time in franchise history, and Las Vegas is 2-0 without Jon Gruden. Tom Brady's 600th career touchdown pass in...

Titans start fast, simply dominate Mahomes, Chiefs 27-3

Oct. 24, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans wanted to start games faster and score more points early. They did just that against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Titans scored on their first five possessions and led 27-0 at halftime on their way to...

Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce loves the ironman role

Oct. 21, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs coaches and athletic trainers occasionally force Travis Kelce to take a limited role in practice, just as they did this week as the team prepares to visit the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. It’s usually the last thing the 32-year-old tight...

Knack for finishing games not showing up early for Titans

Oct. 21, 2021 17:19 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have a great knack for finishing games. Moving the ball after the opening kickoff is their big problem. The Titans have scored only 20 points in the first quarter all season and have been shut out in two games. Worse,...

Chiefs visit Titans in 1st meeting since 2019 AFC title game

Oct. 21, 2021 15:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are in catch-up mode while sitting at the bottom of the AFC West they've won the past five seasons. The Tennessee Titans have an opportunity to prove they're a team to be reckoned with in the AFC. When the Chiefs visit...

Chiefs visit Titans in 1st showdown since AFC title game

Oct. 21, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY (3-3) at TENNESSEE (4-2) Sunday, 1 p.m. EDT, CBS OPENING LINE: Chiefs by 4 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Chiefs 2-4; Titans 4-2. SERIES RECORD: Chiefs lead 30-24. ...

Turnaround teams: Record 3 teams hit 5-1 after opening loss

Oct. 20, 2021 02:30 AM EDT

Perhaps, never before has Week 1 of an NFL season been as big of an aberration as it was this season. A record three teams that lost the opener have won every game since, while two others that won in Week 1 have lost the next five games. There have...