Chiefs news for November 20, 2023
Good morning, AG!
Today in Chiefs’ history, Jack Rudnay born in 1947.
Some other stuff may have happened. In 1820, The American whaling ship Essex was rammed by a sperm whale and later sank, inspiring the climactic scene in Herman Melville’s Moby Dick (1851).
American politician Robert F. Kennedy—who held several posts in the administration of his brother President John F. Kennedy and later served as a U.S. senator before being assassinated—was born.
American tobacco companies signed an agreement with the governments of 46 U.S. states to settle the states’ claims for reimbursement of Medicaid funds they had expended to treat smoking-related illnesses, the settlement costing the tobacco manufacturers $206 billion beyond the $40 billion they had agreed to pay four other states in 1997.
Here’s the news.
Chiefs bold predictions for Week 11 matchup vs Eagles | Clutch Points
The Eagles have given up 19 passing TDs this season which places them near the bottom of the NFL in that particular stat category. The Eagles’ secondary underwent a facelift from last season and Coach Nick Sirianni is still shuffling the deck.
How the Chiefs should gameplan for Week 11 vs. Eagles | Chiefs Wire
The Eagles are a heavy zone power running team with plenty of RPOs and designed quarterback runs. D’Andre Swift is the workhorse back, who ranks seventh in the league in rushing yards. Then there’s Jalen Hurts, who isn’t running quite as much this season (with the exception of the “tush push” play) but is still a threat.
Chiefs DL George Karlaftis brings impressive streak into matchup vs. Eagles | Chiefs Wire
According to Pro Football Focus, Karlaftis has tallied at least four pressures in every game that Kansas City has played this season. His 47 total pressures are tied for 10th place among all players in the NFL, and his position on the list could improve with a standout showing against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football in Week 11.
Jimmy Fallon performed ‘The Ballad of Travis Kelce’ on The Tonight Show | Chiefs Wire
Kelce’s hilarious old posts were discussed on many blogs and social media. The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon, joined by Tariq Trotter, recently performed a song in honor of the tweets titled “The Ballad of Travis Kelce.”
Eagles Star Sends Message on ‘Revenge’ Against Chiefs | Heavy
There is plenty of talk about the Philadelphia Eagles potentially getting revenge for the team’s Super Bowl loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Yet, the latest Eagles news reveals that star center Jason Kelce is not buying into any revenge factor heading into the Monday Night Football matchup in Week 11.
Three things the Chiefs still need to improve if they want excel in 2nd half of season | KC Star via Yahoo!
Especially now. Both teams are coming off their bye, which theoretically should’ve allowed their focus to be internal, not external, even if the external has the allure of a Super Bowl rematch. The Chiefs’ record is where it needs to be, 7-2 and atop the AFC standings, as the hopes of their perceived top challengers (such as Buffalo and Cincinnati) grow dimmer.