Here’s your daily dose of morning news, folks. The master news accumulator, sportingchiefs, is out on vacation for a few days, so I’ll be taking over for a bit. Please do not hold me to the same standards you would hold him to – he’s much better at this than I am.
Chiefs news for 15 December 2018
Top ten vote-getters overall: QB Drew Brees, New Orleans (1,270,631); QB Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City (1,197,370); RB Saquon Barkley, New York Giants (987,562); RB Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams (957,052); QB Jared Goff, Los Angeles Rams (838,561); RB Ezekiel Elliott, Dallas (827,888); RB James Conner, Pittsburgh (817,495); WR Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh (778,630); RB Alvin Kamara, New Orleans (776,846); WR Tyreek Hill, Kansas City (753,981)
Shanahan told reporters after Friday’s practice that he’s seen no-look passes before from multiple quarterbacks. “Jeff Garcia used to do it all the time,” he said according to a transcript distributed by the 49ers.
Remember that incident at Gillette Stadium earlier this season when a Patriots fan threw beer in the face of Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill? Patriots fans sure do. Well, they remember the public outcry about that fan’s actions. And some New England fans were very interested in a video that showed Chiefs fans throwing beer at a pair of Chargers fans following Thursday night’s game at Arrowhead Stadium
The Rest of The West
Martavis Bryant of the Oakland Raiders was suspended indefinitely by the NFL on Friday for a violation of the league’s substance abuse policy. It was the third such suspension for Bryant, who is on the Injured Reserve List.
ESPN’s Paul Gutierrez reported that State Farm Stadium in Glendale, home of the Arizona Cardinals, could be among the options for home games next season for the Raiders, who are planning to permanently relocate to Las Vegas in 2020.
It’s pretty obvious the loser of this matchup will be all but eliminated while the winner could still have an outside, albeit a far outside chance of the postseason
While the Denver Broncos may be in the midst of a losing season, they could win over fans this weekend when a new robot starts dispensing Bud Light at Mile High Stadium
Are they the best team in the AFC? “I think they’re the most complete,” former NFL linebacker and current NFL analyst Jon Beason said Friday on “Taz & The Moose.”
The Rest of the Rest
A person familiar with the move says the NFL has fined umpire Roy Ellison $9,300 and reinstated him from administrative leave after his dispute in Miami with Buffalo Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes.
The playoff picture is taking shape but there are more pressing questions this week. Can the Cowboys continue their winning ways? Will the Rams reignite their passing attack against the Eagles? Will Rob Gronkowski continue to torment the Steelers?
The NFL draft in 2020 will be in Las Vegas, the new home of the Raiders. The NFL made the announcement Wednesday.The Green Bay Packers would like to host an NFL draft in the near future and will request to do so in 2022 or later, after a new Brown County expo center is expected to open.
“It’s a combination of both (coaching and technique) I would say,” coach Matt Nagy said. “The players, technique-wise is a big part of it. You’ve got to be really disciplined in that area.”