Chiefs news for Nov 16, 2023
Good morning, AG!
Today in Chiefs’ history, In 1981 Joe Delaney rushes for 193 yards vs Houston – most ever by a Chiefs rookie. Jason Dunn is born in 1973, and Boomer Grigsby in 1981
Elsewhere, in 2006, Economist Milton Friedman, who was a leading proponent of monetarism and won the 1976 Nobel Prize for Economics, died at age 94
1988: Benazir Bhutto, elected prime minister of Pakistan became the first woman in modern history to lead a Muslim country
1973: The Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act was signed by U.S. President Richard Nixon
1960: Clark Gable died of a heart attack, days after finishing work on The Misfits
1855: British explorer David Livingstone was the first European to see Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya), we presume
And in 1776, Sint Eustatius became the first foreign government to recognize the fledgling United States (Here. I’ll help: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sint_Eustatius)
Let’s recognize the news, and don’t miss the tweets. A couple of good stories there today, too
Andy Reid Had a Simple Assessment of the Eagles’ Most Dominant Play | SI.com
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid addressed Philadelphia’s seemingly unstoppable play on Monday, and the veteran coach had a simple explanation for why Philadelphia is so successful.
Chiefs defense ranks second in NFL in this key stat, according to PFF | Chiefswire
The Kansas City Chiefs defense is on track to be one of the best units in the NFL this season, and has managed to play an exciting brand of football that has put the league on notice in 2023.
Eagles vs. Chiefs: Going Behind Enemy Lines with Kansas City Reporter | Macon.com
There’s a chance Monday night’s game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs could be the highest-rated Monday night game of all time, and why not? It features the two top teams in the league and is a rematch of last year’s highly entertaining Super Bowl that wasn’t settled until a last-second field goal.
Eagles vs. Chiefs preview | Week 11 | NFL.com
Here’s everything you need to know when the Philadelphia Eagles play the Kansas City Chiefs Week 11 of the NFL season. (10min video)
Chiefs hold sole possession of first place in AFC after Week 10 | Chiefswire
The bye week didn’t hold back the Kansas City Chiefs from making progress in the AFC standings. The Week’s worth of games helped determine that Kansas City would enter Week 11 as the top seed in the conference.
And now for some filler news. Fluff, if you will…
Chiefs TE Travis Kelce shows off hidden talent on new Christmas album | WIBW.com
Kansas City Chiefs star Travis Kelce has a hidden talent that fans were unaware of … until now.
Chiefs TE Travis Kelce Issues Apology to Taylor Swift’s Father | Heavy
Travis also apologized to Taylor Swift’s father, Scott Swift, who was attempting to give Travis a high-five after he heard the lyric change, but Travis was too engulfed in the moment to notice and left him hanging.
Monday Night Football Could Set Viewership Records As Kelce-Swift Families Set To Meet For The First Time | Brobible
The mania surrounding the relationship between Kansas City Chiefs superstar tight end and pop megastar Taylor Swift reached a fever pitch over the weekend. And, it’s likely to set another high-water mark next Monday night when the Kansas City Chiefs take on Travis’s brother, Jason, and the Philadelphia Eagles.
Let’s finish with some football. College in the Pro’s
Duke in the NFL: Jones out for season, Gray maintains production for Chiefs | Dukechronicle.com
The 2023 season has proven unusual for the normally-formidable Kansas City Chiefs offense, in part due to the lack of quality wideouts. Against the Dolphins in Frankfurt, Germany, Nov. 5, Noah Gray seized on the opportunity to show out in place of strong receiver play.