Chiefs news for November 7, 2021/
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Creed Humphrey Lands on Pro Football Focus’ Midseason All-Pro Team | chiefs.com
Humphrey earned a spot on the Pro Football Focus “Midseason All-Pro” team this week, becoming the only rookie to earn “First-Team” honors. In fact, only one other rookie – Cincinnati Bengals’ wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase – even appeared on the “Second-Team,” further exemplifying how unique it was for Humphrey to earn an All-Pro nod.
Chiefs HC Andy Reid provides injury updates on Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Kyle Long | yahoo
Reid also provided an update on Kyle Long, who remains on the Physically Unable to Perform list. He’s also working very hard and getting closer to making his return, but the Chiefs aren’t in a hurry to get him on the field.
“Yeah, so he’s working,” Reid said of Long. “He’s another one that works like crazy. We’re getting there, I mean we’re getting close. But it’s not because, he’s not in there, not because of effort right? He’s been working his tail off.”
It’s Make or Break Time for the Chiefs | si.com
Now that they’re 4-4, it’s make or break time for the Chiefs as they prepare for three consecutive games against first-place teams. It starts this Sunday at home against the Green Bay Packers, then a road game in Vegas against the Raiders, and they’ll follow that up with a home game against the Dallas Cowboys.
Packers pass on activating LT David Bakhtiari, who won’t play vs. Chiefs | yahoo
The Green Bay Packers will wait for one more week before bringing back All-Pro left tackle David Bakhtiari. The team passed on activating him from the PUP list on Saturday, meaning he’ll miss Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Jordan Love catches a break, with first start coming against a bad Chiefs defense
It hasn’t exactly been a good week for the Packers, who lost Aaron Rodgers to the COVID-19 reserve list and then found themselves at the center of an NFL investigation into whether they violated the league’s protocols with their treatment of the unvaccinated Rodgers. But there is one silver lining.
Packers quarterback Jordan Love gets to make his first start against the Chiefs, who have perhaps the worst defense in the NFL.
Chiefs LB Nick Bolton reacts to October Defensive Rookie of the Month win | usatoday
“I was actually in the locker room with one of my linebackers, O.D. [Dorian O’Daniel],” Bolton explained. “He said congratulations and I was like, ‘What for?’ He’s like, ‘You won player of the month,’ so I was ecstatic. Just for me, I was never trying to win the award, but to get something like that from the product I put out on the field, it was an exciting moment for me, but not the highlight of my season I hope to be. So, coming out the next day to work, trying to get it again. That’s a goal, I just keep trending up toward I can be the best football player for the football team.”/