Chiefs news for September 18, 2022
Good morning AG!
Today in Chiefs’ history, nothing.
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Pat Leonard’s NFL Notes: Patrick Mahomes with a chip on his shoulder is bad news for rest of NFL | Twin Cities Pioneer Press
Relentless is a good way to describe Mahomes’ attitude now in his fifth full season as a starter. He’s out to remind everyone who he is, who the Chiefs are – they are the team you were unwise to overlook.
Chiefs’ Defense Is Ahead of Schedule Through Two Games | SI
In years past under defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, the Chiefs’ defense has gotten out to slow starts and improved as the team got deeper into its season. With plenty of new faces across each level of the defense in 2022, it was expected that this would be the case again.
Chiefs snap counts: Rookie Skyy Moore plays just 2 snaps on offense | Chiefswire
A pretty even share of snaps, with 70 total offensive snaps and 75 total defensive snaps in this game. We’re starting to get an idea of who will contribute frequently in 2022 and who might need some things to happen before they get a bigger snap share.
4 underrated Chiefs performances in Week 2 vs. Chargers | Chiefswire
While there were plenty of clear standout performers that we’ve already discussed, there were also quite a few underrated performances that contributed in a big way to the team’s win over the Chargers. Here’s a look at four of the team’s underrated performances in Week 2:
Chiefs felt they were the better-conditioned team in Week 2 vs. Chargers | Chiefswire
“The way (Head) Coach (Andy) Reid does things it makes it easier for us during the season so a game like this, we’ve had back-to-back days like this in training camp, so you know when you take that in hindsight…that’s what it’s all about.”
Five things that stood out in the Kansas City Chiefs’ thrilling win vs. LA Chargers | KC Star
And to think — he was only starting Thursday because of an injury to first-round pick Trent McDuffie. Don’t ever listen when someone says picks in the late rounds of an NFL Draft don’t matter.