Chiefs news for November 25, 2021
Hope everyone enjoys a great holiday. Eat away! Today in history, Jerry Mays was born in 1939 and Herman Heard in 1961…
Chiefs’ Chris Jones named AFC defensive player of the week | KSHB
Jones was a key player in the Chiefs’ 19-9 win over the Dallas Cowboys at GEHA Field at Arrowhead on Sunday.
He recorded 3.5 tackles, forced a fumble and even recovered a fumble during the game.
The Chiefs and the Patriots have gone from struggling to string together victories to seizing back control of their respective divisions | sportscasting
Just when the rest of the league thought the Chiefs and the Patriots had no chance to compete for a championship, both teams got hot at exactly the right time.
NFL draft steal: Chiefs rookie Creed Humphrey acing job of protecting Patrick Mahomes | yahoo
In the draft in April, the Chiefs used two picks on blockers — Humphrey in Round 2, followed by guard Trey Smith in Round 6. Their “carpet bombing” approach showed a near obsession with getting that position squared away. And it has paid off in spades.
Chiefs TE Travis Kelce impacting Kansas City youth with new Ignition Lab | usatoday
Kelce founded the 87 & Running foundation to empower disadvantaged youth to achieve success by providing resources and support to their communities and cultivating their talent in education, business, athletics, STEM, and the arts. He recently sat down with NFL on FOX anchor Curt Menefee to describe his foundation’s work, including the brand-new Ignition Lab, and his hopes for the future.
Anthony Sherman broke percussive instrument as Chiefs’ honorary drum leader | usatoday
The percussive instrument used to beat the drum was totally shattered, and we have photographic evidence courtesy of a tweet from Kansas City’s VP and head athletic trainer, Rick Burkholder.
Chiefs TE Travis Kelce ranks 3rd overall in NFL in Pro Bowl voting | kshb
Overall, Kansas City players have received the fourth-most votes — trailing Dallas, New England and the Los Angeles Rams and just ahead of Baltimore.
Patrick Mahomes hosts second annual 15 and the Mahomies Foundation Gala | kmbc
Last night, Patrick Mahomes and his fiancé Brittany Lynne hosted the second Annual 15 and the Mahomies Foundation Gala. The event, presented by Community America Credit Union, helps fund 15 college scholarships and gives 15 charitable organizations grants.
The amount of each grant is unsurprisingly $15,015.15.
Chiefs see similarities to 2019 turnaround that led to title | miamiherald
That year began with then-new defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo trying to implement a wholesale change in scheme, resulting in a bunch that was bad the previous year under Bob Sutton and just may have been worse. Throw in a whole bunch of injuries, including one to Patrick Mahomes, and the result was a decidedly un-championship-like 6-4 start to the year. That was the same record the Chiefs had through the first 10 weeks this season.
I’m going to give that to my son one day’: Micah Parsons, Patrick Mahomes share admiration with jersey swap | fox2now
“I hit him, I said ‘Man, I need a jersey one day.’ He said ‘As long as I get one back’ and I said ‘You got it bro,’” Parsons said. “Imma give that to my son one day and it’s probably gonna be the most prized possession ever and he doesn’t even realize it yet. I just think those type of things are so cool. Everybody just appreciates the game.”