Morning Huddle – Super Bowl Thursday

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Good morning Chiefs Kingdom! Grab yourself a cup o’ Joe and get in the Huddle!

Chiefs news for Feb 09, 2023, and the Chiefs are still playing football.

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Good morning, AG!

Today in Chiefs history, well, yesterday, actually but I didn’t see it mentioned…Feb 8, 2000 and 2021, Kansas City lost two icons. Derrick Thomas and Marty Schottenheimer. As for today, all I have is we are 3 days from making more Championship history.

Let’s just stay in the present for today, and get right to Super Bowl news. Have you heard that the Chiefs are playing this year?

CHIEFS’ MAHOMES SAYS ANKLE WILL BE READY FOR SUPER BOWL | Foxsports

https://www.foxsports.com/articles/nfl/chiefs-mahomes-says-ankle-will-be-ready-for-super-bowl

Patrick Mahomes says he’s “definitely in a better spot” when it comes to his ailing right ankle than he was for the AFC championship game, and the All-Pro quarterback doesn’t expect to be limited by it when he leads the Kansas City Chiefs against the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl.

Chiefs DT Chris Jones ‘under the weather’ ahead of Super Bowl LVII | Chiefswire

According to NFL Network’s James Palmer, Chiefs DT Chris Jones told him that he’s “under the weather” and dealing with both congestion and a sore throat. Palmer added that it seemed like a few players for K.C. were battling something today.

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid has secret tactic ahead of Super Bowl LVII | The Mirror

https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/other-sports/american-sports/chiefs-andy-reid-super-bowl-29169649

It will be a third Super Bowl appearance for the Kansas City Chiefs under Andy Reid’s tenure on Sunday, and the head coach will be hoping that his special tactic will pay off against the Philadelphia Eagles.

CHIEFS’ JONES SETS SACK STANDARD FOR KANSAS CITY DEFENSE | Foxsports

https://www.foxsports.com/articles/nfl/chiefs-jones-sets-sack-standard-for-kansas-city-defense

Chris Jones claims to have very little memory of a relatively benign game in 2017, when the Kansas City Chiefs welcomed the Philadelphia Eagles to Arrowhead Stadium for the second game of the regular season. Jason Kelce remembers it quite well.

Chiefs Coordinator News: Spagnuolo Wants to Be a HC, Bieniemy Could Be OC Elsewhere | SI.com

https://www.si.com/nfl/chiefs/gm-report/kc-chiefs-news-steve-spagnuolo-wants-to-be-hc-eric-bieniemy-could-be-oc-elsewhere

Super Bowl LVII week has seen both of KC’s coordinators comment on coaching jobs.

ROGER GOODELL ON NFL OFFICIATING: ‘I DON’T THINK IT’S EVER BEEN BETTER’ | Foxsports

https://www.foxsports.com/stories/nfl/roger-goodell-on-nfl-officiating-i-dont-think-its-ever-been-better

“For us, when you look at officiating, I don’t think it’s ever been better in the league,” Goodell said. “Our officials do an extraordinary job. … Are there mistakes in the context of that? Yes. They are not perfect, and officiating never will. … We may not agree with every TV announcer or every officiating expert, but we think our officials are doing a great job.”

The town that forged Super Bowl brothers Travis and Jason Kelce: ‘No place like’ it | KCStar via Yahoo

https://www.yahoo.com/news/town-forged-super-bowl-brothers-113000794.html

The winds off Lake Erie were gusting at 5 below zero. Snow dusted everything. Joe D’Amato, the athletic director at Cleveland Heights High, bundled into his coat and walked from the school’s east exit through biting air to the football field not 70 feet away.

Jamaal Charles has a special delivery for Chiefs Kingdom should the team win Super Bowl LVII | Chiefswire

Kansas City Chiefs legend Jamaal Charles has delivered many special moments to Chiefs Kingdom on the football field. Now, he’s partnered with Bud Light to potentially deliver a special moment off of the gridiron.

Khalen Saunders shows his hilarious impression of Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes | Chiefswire

Kansas City Chiefs lineman Khalen Saunders has been a fixture on the team’s defense since they drafted him in 2019 out of Western Illinois. His contributions in stuffing the run and getting after the passer are well documented, but he showed a side of his personality at the Super Bowl media availability session this week, offering his impression of Patrick Mahomes’ signature walk to the sideline.

We asked 3 astrologers to predict the Super Bowl. They all had the same answer | Today via Yahoo

https://www.yahoo.com/news/asked-3-astrologers-predict-super-193314284.html

To give you the most accurate and concise answers, four astrologers — Lauren Ash, Kyle Thomas and myself — came together to use all three techniques. Then, we had our answers “vetted” by tarot readers Theresa Reed, Meghan Rose and Sarah Potter. Fortunately, we all came to the same conclusion for the winner.

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gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
02/09/2023 2:18 pm

SB tix now @ $2,800
dropping HOURLY

If tix drop to $1,500 – I’ll goto SB
$1,500 will be $2,000 after BULL JIVE fees.

All re-sale Tix Exchange websites are charging 35% in BULL JIVE fees!!

zulu trader
Reply to  gonzangkc11
02/09/2023 2:43 pm

I wish you would hurry up and buy a ticket

Wichita Chief
Wichita Chief
02/09/2023 12:57 pm

The story linked above, “A truck driver, security guard, four others. And the Patrick Mahomes story they share”, is well worth the read. AOL.com has the non-paywall story there too. (vs. The Star)
https://www.aol.com/truck-driver-security-guard-four-123000390.html

The writer, Sam McDowell, asks one of the guys who intercepted Patrick in his senior year, 2013, “So how often you tell people about this?” I wonder out loud.
“Come on, man,” he replies. “Every chance I get.”

DenverDonkeyHater
DenverDonkeyHater
02/09/2023 12:33 pm

Not so bold prediction for this game.

Chiefs will have more sacks than the iggles.

Eagles have given up far more sacks than the chiefs this year. Mahomes only 26 sacks on the year versus 44 against the eagles. Lot dumbass chatter about our super bowl appearance from 2 years ago. For all the talk about that game (that has less than nothing to do with this game) mahomes only took 3 sacks and he was playing on a bad wheel that game too that required surgery.

gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
Reply to  DenverDonkeyHater
02/09/2023 2:20 pm

my buddy placed a bet for me – since I don’t bet

PATRICK – throws ball behind his back for a completion in SB. Since Chiefs will blowout Eagles by 14+ points on Sun 2/12

gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
02/09/2023 10:52 am

***Today @ 7pm MST***

on NFL Network will be the official announcement of MVP
any idea who will win MVP???

gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
02/09/2023 9:57 am

Yesterday – Chris Jones & Frank Clark – had sniffles.
TODAY – both sound better, but still have a LIL sniffle — not as bad as yesterday

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gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
02/09/2023 9:21 am

Russell Wilson’s Why Not You Foundation raises millions. Less than half goes to charity
https://finance.yahoo.com/finance/news/russell-wilsons-why-not-foundation-174735657.html

gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
02/09/2023 9:03 am

Streaming LIVE now!
Coaches and Players Speak to the Media | Super Bowl LVII Press Conference 2/9

gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
Reply to  gonzangkc11
02/09/2023 9:04 am

Andy sounds like he’s sick — probably same crap (frank clark, chris jones) had during yesterday press conference.

one of MEDIA fools – asks Andy: what’s your favorite rihanna song? Andy didn’t answer the fool question.

some MEDIA fools – SMH!!!

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gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
Reply to  gonzangkc11
02/09/2023 9:32 am

Travis sick as well – sniffles. Nothing major

pompano
02/09/2023 9:03 am

gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
02/09/2023 9:01 am

SB tix down to $3,100 each — prices keep falling hourly!!

keep falling so..
Cheap azz/me, can goto SB

gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
02/09/2023 8:55 am

KFC offering free chicken bucket
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Nasrani
Reply to  gonzangkc11
02/09/2023 8:57 am
gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
Reply to  Nasrani
02/09/2023 9:01 am

lol

gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
Reply to  NovaChiefs
02/09/2023 9:02 am

I’ll get my FREE bucket – SB sunday & give it to a homeless person

gonzangkc11
gonzangkc11
Reply to  NovaChiefs
02/09/2023 9:09 am

lol

Nasrani
02/09/2023 8:52 am

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DenverDonkeyHater
DenverDonkeyHater
02/09/2023 8:52 am

If you have espn+
https://www.espn.com/nfl/insider/story/_/id/35602894/super-bowl-2023-preview-chiefs-eagles-storylines-stats-score-prediction-bill-barnwell

Nate Christensen at the other place (ducks) had similar conclusions on how to attack Hurts.

We need pressure, pressure, pressure. If Hurts can stand in the pocket unmolested he is deadly. I started watching a bunch of the eagles replays and I was surprised at the throws he was making. Then there were other games where he was much more pedestrian. If you let him stand back there and hit his first read, he makes throws that I wouldn’t trust Pat to make (ducks again). His down the field sideline throws are fucking beautiful (chicago game he had several of these) not lasers like mahomes or rainbows like Russell wilson. He just drops them right over the shoulder 35 yards down the field. (He’s been less accurate since coming back from the shoulder injury) Against zones (see the vikings game) he takes his time and delivers highly accurate strikes.

His weakness is when things get hairy. Starts moving around in the pocket the accuracy goes away. Outside of the pocket drops to zero. That’s why he just tucks and runs. Which is why blitzing is dangerous.

I don’t trust our zone at all against this team. I think rushing 4 and dropping 7 against this team is a huge mistake. Their line can pick up our front 4 on most plays and Hurts can throw just as good as Burrow into our crappy zone defense.

We should be running man and bringing pressure from different spots. Including on 3rd and long. We’ll get beat sometimes but it’s worth it. One note on getting beat is they throw to the outside long so rarely do you get break away plays. Big plays 30+ yards but not 70+ yards.

DenverDonkeyHater
DenverDonkeyHater
Reply to  NovaChiefs
02/09/2023 9:55 am

I’m less worried about Hurts running than Lamar but far more worried about his passing.

I actually don’t think Hurts and Lamar are very comparable as players.

I do think they run similar type offenses. Lots of RPOs. Play action. Designed runs. Hurts is a QB that can run not vice versa like Lamer.

Nasrani
02/09/2023 8:51 am

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zulu trader
02/09/2023 8:24 am

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zulu trader
02/09/2023 8:13 am

since it was snowing outside . . .

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Nasrani
Reply to  zulu trader
02/09/2023 8:58 am
hoosierchief
Reply to  zulu trader
02/09/2023 10:37 am

no wonder why they have flying fish down there.

zulu trader
02/09/2023 8:11 am

Trent McDuffie and the Chiefs’ Not-Rookie CBs

On the other hand, the Chiefs pass defense has posted better-than-average DVOA in every regular season and playoff game since Week 16. Some of their performances have been impressive from both a raw statistical and analytics perspective: DVOA of -32.4% against the Seahawks in Week 16 (200 passing yards allowed, one interception), -18.8% against the Jaguars (205 passing yards, a Watson interception) in the divisional round and -24.7% against the Bengals (238 passing yards, interceptions by Williams and Watson) in the AFC Championship. So a little enthusiasm is warranted.

footballoutsiders.com-

zulu trader
02/09/2023 8:01 am

zulu trader
02/09/2023 8:00 am

The Ringer
@ringer

Chris Jones emerged from Aaron Donald’s considerable shadow this season. Now he has his chance to give the Eagles offensive line hell in Sunday’s Super Bowl.

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zulu trader
02/09/2023 7:53 am

Chiefs WR Kadarius Toney Limited in Initial Super Bowl Injury Report

Both Toney and receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) were both active over the course of practice, according to pool reporter Connor Orr. Head coach Andy Reid reported positive results for players on the injury report, a group that also includes quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

“All the guys that were banged up, I thought, moved around well today,” Reid told the pool reporter. “I talked to them and they said they felt well.”

ChiefsDigest.com-

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zulu trader
02/09/2023 7:46 am

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