Chiefs news for Nov 11, 2023
Good morning, AG!
Today in Chiefs’ history, in 1990 Derrick Thomas sacks Dave Krieg a record 7 times, and somehow the Chiefs lose. I dislike like this fact.
Elsewhere, in 1966, Gemini 12, the last spacecraft in the Gemini series and the first to make an automatically controlled reentry into Earth’s atmosphere, was launched.
1922: Kurt Vonnegut is born
1918: World War I, the war to end all wars, ends. War does not.
1889: Washington was admitted to the union as the 42nd U.S. state.
1885: Gen George Patton is born
1865: For her work as a surgeon during the American Civil War, physician Mary Edwards Walker became the first woman to be granted the U.S. Medal of Honor; the award was rescinded in 1917 but reinstated in 1977 (What pinheads would rescind a Medal of Honor?)
Chiefs’ Ascending Talent Named Most Improved Player at Bye Week | Heavy
With the Kansas City Chiefs’ bye week coming at the halfway point of the regular season, it’s a good time to evaluate the roster to see where the team stands.
KC Chiefs’ Wide Receivers Will Make or Break Rest of 2023 Season | SI.com
Entering the season with plenty of questions, all the Chiefs’ wideouts have done is create even more uncertainty thus far.
Chiefs Patrick Mahomes ranks second on Nick Shook’s list of top NFL QBs | Chiefswire
Though many pundits have noted that the 2023 season has been a difficult affair for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the reigning MVP still managed to take second place in NFL.com writer Nick Shook’s position rankings this week.
Chiefs OL Trey Smith has NFL’s longest snap streak without allowing a sack | Chiefswire
Protecting Patrick Mahomes is paramount to the Kansas City Chiefs’ success on offense, and one of the team’s linemen has done a particularly outstanding job of keeping the reigning MVP on his feet.
Third-year guard Trey Smith currently holds the NFL’s longest snap streak without allowing a sack.
You have NO idea how many versions of this same story I had to choose from
EXCLUSIVE: Travis Kelce arrives in Buenos Aires to see his lover Taylor Swift as she kicks off her Eras Tour in Latin America | DailyMail.co.uk
Travis Kelce landed in Buenos Aires on Friday to reunite with Taylor Swift as she kicked off the South American leg of her Eras Tour on Thursday night
And in case you thought that there was something WRONG with Trav going to see her show…
Eli Manning defends Travis Kelce visiting Taylor Swift in Argentina | Music-news.com
The sports star asserted, “I think that’s the idea,” explaining that a bye week “is the time to rest the body, rest the mind a little bit, recharge yourself to get ready for that second half of the season”.
Eye on the Enemy
3 biggest Chargers busts halfway through the 2023 season | Boltbeat
Reality does not always meet expectations in the NFL. If there is one fanbase that knows this all too well it is fans of the LA Chargers. Year after year, there are high expectations for the team and players alike and rarely are those expectations met.