Chiefs news for September 17, 2022
Good morning AG!
Today in Chiefs’ history: It’s Patrick Mahomes’ birthday, born in 1995,
also, Andy Studebaker was born in 1985 and Jaylen Watson in 1998.
In non Chiefs’ history,
Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, credited with being one of the fathers of American military tactics and discipline, Baron von Steuben wrote Regulations for the Order and Discipline of the Troops of the United States, which remained the country’s drill manual until the Civil War was born in 1730.
6 takeaways from Chiefs’ Week 2 win over Chargers | Chiefswire
This is the type of performance that the Chiefs can build on and ride throughout the course of the 2022 NFL season.
Anatomy of a Play: Inside Jaylen Watson’s game-winning pick-six | Chiefswire
In the end, the Chiefs had Everett’s path better-planned than Everett did.
Chargers coach Brandon Staley, known for making gutsy calls, cost his team a chance to beat the Chiefs by playing it safe | Yahoo
For the most part, things worked out for Staley’s philosophy in 2021. The Chargers went for it on fourth down 34 times, good for third in the NFL, and converted at a rate of nearly 65%, tied for fourth in the league.
Epic stat proves Patrick Mahomes is the NFL’s comeback king | Clutchpoints
Since 2018, Mahomes is 11-8 in games where he was down by 10 or more points at the end of the first quarter. During this same stretch, the rest of the NFL is 147-832.
Key Chiefs Piece off to Rough Start Ahead of Crucial Campaign | Heavy
NFL Network insider Mike Garafolo explained at the time that “the sixth year [of the offer] had a $40m+ salary strictly to inflate the average annual value to the top of the market,” adding that year six was “never been meant to be paid” by the Chiefs. Based on that lack of security, Brown bet on himself and so far, that bet is not off to a hot start.
Last, but not least,
Visuals gallery: Kansas City Chiefs legend Len Dawson memorialized at public service | KC Star
The pews at Country Club Christian Church were packed with Kansas Citians from all walks of life to say goodbye to a true Kansas City legend. Len Dawson. The Hall of Fame quarterback who led the Kansas City Chiefs to their first Super Bowl victory in 1970 was eulogized at memorial service open to the public. Dawson was 87 when he died on August 24.