Chiefs news for December 4, 2021
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Do the Denver Broncos finally have a solution to their Travis Kelce problem? | espn
But more often than not it’s been Kelce who has cratered the Broncos’ defensive game plan in the most pivotal moments. And the Broncos’ challenge Sunday night in Arrowhead Stadium (8:20 p.m. ET, NBC) will be to change that narrative without then letting everything else the Chiefs can do be the difference.
Kansas City Chiefs hope to use Clyde Edwards-Helaire as a receiver, not just a runner | espn
He wasn’t much of a factor as a receiver, catching two passes for 13 yards. But the possibilities for Edwards-Helaire as a receiver are what intrigued quarterback Patrick Mahomes after the game.
Chiefs DE Frank Clark credits coaches, training staff for his improved play | yahoo
[I’m] just getting back healthy and taking advantage of every opportunity,” Clark said. “My coaches are putting me in the right position to win and putting us all in the right position to win and be successful. I said that a few weeks ago too—as a player you want to be put in the right position to win and have your coach coach his ass off and get you in the right mindset to go out there and do your job, and as a coach, it’s your job to do that for your player. I believe that everything came full circle and it just got back on the right track
Chiefs HC Andy Reid provides updates on injured players on Friday | yahoo
Speaking to reporters on Friday, Reid ruled out a pair of players prior to the team releasing their official injury report. Both RT Lucas Niang and CB Rashad Fenton didn’t participate in practice on Friday and won’t play against the Broncos in Week 13.
Chiefs DC Steve Spagnuolo explains why he likes physical CBs for his scheme | yahoo
”Yeah, you’re a complete corner when you do that, in my opinion,” Spagnuolo said of his defensive backs tackling. “I tend to lean toward those guys. I think that makes us better. Now, you don’t take that at the expense of the skills that you need to cover, and we have a couple guys that have that combination. [Charvarius] Ward does that. He’s physical. He can cover. L’Jarius [Sneed] does it. [Rashad] Fenton’s done it for us. You’re right last year with [Bashaud] Breeland. We tend to lean toward those kinds of guys. I think those guys know that about this system and how I would like them to play. I think it makes us better.”
Chiefs offensive lineman Kyle Long happy he stuck with football despite setback | kshb
“He’s so positive on things. That type of injury, there are not a lot of guys that come back from that in the same year, and he’s powered through this thing and put himself in a position where he can do that and play,” head coach Andy Reid said. “So, I think it’s a tribute to him and his work ethic.”