Chiefs news for 17 December 2018
Former Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith suffered a bad leg injury while playing against the Texans back in the middle of November. Now, over a month later, he’s finally being released from the hospital.
It doesn’t sound like Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen thinks too highly of Kansas City Chiefs cornerbacks Orlando Scandrick and Kendall Fuller. According to an article Friday written by Sam Fortier of The Athletic, Allen not-so-affectionately referred to Scandrick and Fuller Thursday night as “Doo-Doo” and “Doo-Doo No. 2.”E
Todd Bowles is about to be fired by the Jets. Andy Reid should be monitoring the situation closely from Kansas City. After spending six seasons with the Chiefs alongside Reid, defensive coordinator Bob Sutton is running out of leash.
As of now, the Kansas City Chiefs still are the number one seed in the AFC playoffs. Unfortunately, there are still two more games remaining for the Chiefs and it won’t be easy holding onto that top spot. With the season winding down, let’s take a look at the remaining schedules for all of the AFC contenders.
The Chiefs have scored a league-most 499 points this season, which are the most in a single season in franchise history with still two full games left to play. It’s also the sixth-most points through Week 15 in NFL history, trailing only the 2013 Denver Broncos (535), 2007 New England Patriots (523), 1961 Houston Oilers (513), 1983 Washington Redskins (510) and 2012 Patriots (506).
Rest of the West
The Denver Broncos have been eliminated from the 2018 postseason after leaving their fate in the hands of other teams following their loss to the Browns.
Chad Kelly is on the comeback trail — but he still has to show up to court. The former Broncos quarterback posted a video to Twitter Thursday afternoon, which shows him throwing to an uncovered receiver in an indoor practice facility. The caption: “18 comeback.”
Does the success of Chicago and Dallas make owner Mark Davis regret the trades? “But we’re doing a good job of getting ourselves a high pick,” Davis joked at the Winter League Meeting this week in Dallas.
The Raiders fell to the Cincinnati Bengals by a score of 16-30, bringing Oakland’s record to 3-11 on the season.
AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants, is a possibility, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reported Sunday, citing sources.
Either way, the Chargers have proven that they are legitimate Super Bowl contenders and that they can beat any team in the league. Here are the three things that should make the Chargers the favorites to reach the Super Bowl in the AFC.
Gordon is aware of the impact he had on his fantasy football owners and offered an apology to those whose playoff chances were diminished by his absence in Thursday’s game against the Chiefs.
Rest of the Rest
The Vikings’ win put them closer to a playoff seat. Two NFC East teams were shut out. The Bears hung on to get to 10 wins, and the Ravens tallied their fourth victory in five Lamar Jackson starts. In the later slate, the Pats slid out of a first-round bye and the Seahawks were upset in San Francisco.
Worst to first is a common occurrence in the NFL, but it’s still hard not to be surprised when a questionable team completely flips the script in the following season and wins the division. It’s even surprising when everyone spent all offseason talking about the team, like we did with the Chicago Bears.
TB12 joins elite company atop Mount Quarterback in passing for over 70,000 yards: Drew Brees(73,908 passing yards), Peyton Manning (71,940), Brett Favre (71,838).
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday on NFL GameDay Morning that the Ravens are expected to move on from Flacco this offseason.