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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Chiefs' big offensive performances balance out shortcomings

Nov. 30, 2020 2:22 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid was gushing after watching his Kansas City Chiefs beat Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and for good reason: Patrick Mahomes and Tyreek Hill had an eye-popping day and the defense came through in the clutch. The Chiefs coach also acknowledged there is plenty of room...

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) runs into the end zone for a touchdown against the Las Vegas Raiders during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Mahomes, Hill light up Bucs, Chiefs hold on vs. Brady 27-24

Nov. 29, 2020 9:49 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Tyreek Hill draws single coverage, Patrick Mahomes is going to find a way to get the ball to the Kansas City Chiefs' most explosive receiver. Mahomes threw for 462 yards, including touchdowns of 75, 44 and 20 yards to Hill, who finished with 13 catches for 269 yards in the reigning...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) reacts as he leaves the field after throwing an intrception to Los Angeles Rams strong safety Jordan Fuller during the second half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark LoMoglio)

Chiefs expect Brady-led Buccaneers to be at their best

Nov. 27, 2020 5:21 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs aren’t buying all the talk about Tom Brady’s struggles. They insist he’s still playing at a high level and will have to be at their best to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The reigning Super Bowl champions (9-1) visit the Bucs (7-4) on Sunday,...

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Byron Pringle (13) runs against Las Vegas Raiders cornerback Nevin Lawson (26) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Chiefs welcome Watkins back with Pringle headed to IR

Nov. 25, 2020 5:24 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs appear to be getting Sammy Watkins back on the field just in time. The Chiefs put fellow wide receiver Byron Pringle on injured reserve after he hurt his ankle last weekend in Las Vegas, leaving them with only Tyreek Hill, Demarcus Robinson and Mecole Hardman...

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (25) runs the ball as Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre'Davious White (27) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, in Orchard Park, N.Y. There’s no shortage of high draft picks making huge impact around the league, especially on offense with the instant success of players like Edwards-Helaire. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Chiefs continue to rely on rookies and second-year pros

Nov. 19, 2020 2:14 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The biggest downside to success in the NFL may come each April, when the team that wins the Super Bowl also wins the rather dispiriting opportunity to pick last in each round of the draft. Not that it's a bad tradeoff. Yet despite having to wait deep into the night to finally make...

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid watches play against the New York Jets in the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Chiefs sign coach Reid, GM Veach to contract extensions

Nov. 16, 2020 4:18 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs signed Andy Reid and Brett Veach to contract extensions Monday that will provide added stability by keeping together the most successful coach/general manager combination in franchise history well into the future. The Chiefs declined to announce the terms of...

A limited audience at Arrowhead Stadium watch as the New York Jets play the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Election day over, Chiefs' Mahomes refocuses on football

Nov. 4, 2020 2:58 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Now that Election Day is over, Patrick Mahomes can turn his focus back to the football season. Well, sort of over. As the nation awaited final results in several battleground states Wednesday, the quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs still could rest well knowing he did his part to...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) gives wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) a ride on his back to the bench as wide receiver Demarcus Robinson (11) looks on following Hill's touchdown catch in the second half of an NFL football game against the New York Jets on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Chiefs holding themselves to higher standard this season

Nov. 2, 2020 2:14 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were nearly three-touchdown favorites against the New York Jets on Sunday, and they figure to be considerable favorites when the Carolina Panthers visit Arrowhead Stadium next week. Such massive expectations don't seem to bother them. "It's all about us, all...

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) looks to hand off during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Darnold, Jets preparing for Chiefs' 'game wreckers' on D

Oct. 29, 2020 7:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold and the New York Jets know there's plenty more to the Kansas City Chiefs than just Patrick Mahomes and the high-powered offense. The other side of the ball is pretty potent, too. The Chiefs are ranked 18th in overall defense, but are fourth in the NFL against the pass with a...

Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Tyrann Mathieu, below, reacts with teammates after picking up a fumble during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Cold feat: Chiefs force 4 turnovers, beat Broncos 43-16

Oct. 25, 2020 10:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Now this was a cool celebration: Tyrann Mathieu slid into a patch of snow after his fumble recovery and performed a perfectly executed snow angel. The Kansas City safety's play in the first quarter had a snowball effect for a Chiefs defense that forced four turnovers in a 43-16 win over the...