Chiefs news for November 12, 2023
Good morning AG!
Today in Chiefs’ history, Cairo Santos born in 1991, Frank Pitts born 1943, Tommy Townsend born 1996.
Some other stuff may have happened. In 1942 WWII Naval Battle of Guadalcanal begins between Allied and Japanese forces in Solomon Islands; 1927 Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, paving the way for Joseph Stalin to consolidate complete power; 1970 The Bhola cyclone struck East Pakistan (now Bangladesh), killing hundreds of thousands of people in the densely populated Ganges-Brahmaputra delta; it was perhaps the deadliest tropical cyclone in recorded history and one of the greatest natural disasters.
Percival Lowell died this day in 1916 and Stan Lee in 2018.
Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes attends KU football game to catch alma mater Texas Tech | KC Star
He was inducted into Tech’s Ring of Honor in Lubbock, Texas, last season.
Missouri veteran singing national anthem at next Chiefs game just got his own bobblehead | KC Star
“You get a little teary eyed and emotional when you look back over the journey it took to get where you are right now and for someone to recognize it, that’s the big thing,” he said.
Kansas City ranked outside top 10 for best sports cities in survey | Fox4
The advantage that the other cities ranked above Kansas City had was they either boasted an NBA or NHL team.
Chiefs LB Leo Chenal Gains National Attention Unexpectedly | Heavy
Diving deeper into those statistics, Chenal has already more-than-doubled his amount of quarterback pressures (nine compared to four), lowered his missed tackle percentage (8.8% compared to 11.8%) and broken his rookie number of key defensive stops (17 compared to 16) over his first nine games.
Three KC Chiefs Recognized on Pro Football Focus Midseason All-Pro Team | Arrowhead Report
Multiple members of the Chiefs appear on PFF’s list, although Patrick Mahomes surprisingly isn’t one of them.
Chiefs Rumors: Kansas City Predicted to Lose ‘Fantastic’ $29 Million CB | Heavy
The Chiefs are projected to have $51.6 million in cap space in 2024. Kenyon believes the Chiefs will prioritize paying All-Pro pass rusher Chris Jones, who’s expected to earn a $32 million salary next season.