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Garoppolo, Mahomes both sharp as 49ers top Chiefs 27-17

Aug. 25, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — During pregame warmups, 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo wandered over to the spot near the 10-yard line in Arrowhead Stadium where last season came to a crashing end with a torn knee ligament. "Once I did that," he said, "it was over with. Time to move on." He did that quite well....

Packers dealing with injuries after preseason loss in Canada

Aug. 23, 2019 8:30 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — In keeping his starters in street clothes for Thursday's preseason game in Winnipeg, Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur decided to follow his instincts. "It was just something in my gut," LaFleur said on Friday, a day after a 22-21 loss to the Oakland Raiders. "I was told when you...

49ers QB Garoppolo looks to bounce back from rough week

Aug. 22, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan is confident Jimmy Garoppolo has the physical tools to succeed as an NFL quarterback for the 49ers as evidenced by what he's shown over 10 starts in five seasons with San Francisco and New England. Garoppolo's ultimate success will depend on how he handles...

NFL 2019: Mahomes encore could depend on defensive makeover

Aug. 22, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

Melvin Gordon's prolonged holdout and Derwin James' foot injury in L.A., Antonio Brown's head-to-toe spectacle in Oakland, and a spinning turnstile of head coaches and quarterbacks in Denver all complicate efforts to unseat the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC West. Not that it's status quo in KC. The Chiefs'...

Chiefs welcome new/old faces in Allen, Thomas to roster

Aug. 22, 2019 3:31 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Offensive lineman Jeff Allen spent most of the offseason baking cookies with his wife, who began a business back home in Texas, and it may have turned out to be good for his waist line. The last thing Allen wanted to do after hours in the kitchen was eat one of those cookies. As...

Chiefs Preview Capsule

Aug. 22, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (13-5) New faces: Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, DE Alex Okafor, DE Frank Clark, DE Emmanuel Ogbah, DT Khalen Saunders, LB Damien Wilson, LB Darron Lee, LB Jeremiah Attaochu, CB Bashaud Breeland, CB D'Montre Wade, SS Tyrann Mathieu, RB Carlos Hyde, RB Darwin Thompson, WR Mecole Hardman,...

NFL 2019: Chiefs aim for Super Bowl with Mahomes at QB

Aug. 22, 2019 12:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs came within a defensive stop in overtime of beating the New England Patriots in the AFC title game, the closest they've come to reaching the Super Bowl in nearly five decades. Not surprisingly, expectations among fans are to take that next step. They are among...

Kwon Alexander ready to show 49ers he's healthy again

Aug. 21, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Kwon Alexander is ready to show why he was the prime target for the San Francisco 49ers when free agency started last March. Alexander has worked his way back from a knee surgery that ended his final year in Tampa Bay in October and is set to get on the field for the first time...

Chiefs still emphasize preseason games despite injury risk

Aug. 21, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — If Patrick Mahomes had his druthers, the Kansas City quarterback would be on the field from the first snap to the last when the Chiefs play San Francisco in their third preseason game Saturday night. Not likely, of course. But potentially not far off. That's because Chiefs coach...

Chiefs rookie RB Darwin Thompson pushing for playing time

Aug. 20, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Every team in the NFL passed on Darwin Thompson multiple times during the draft, leaving the soft-spoken running back waiting for a phone call when the Chiefs were on the clock in the sixth round. General manager Brett Veach finally dialed his number. It's worked out well for both...