Chiefs news for November 15, 2023
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Today in Chiefs’ history, Mike Livingston born 1945, Junior Siavii born 1979.
In Estonian, Lithuanian, Latvian, and Mandarin Chinese, the name for Wednesday translates to “third day.”
Harper & Brothers published Herman Melville’s masterpiece Moby Dick in 1851. In 1889, American journalist Nellie Bly began her around-the-world race against the record of Phileas Fogg, hero of Jules Verne’s Around the World in Eighty Days; she completed the journey in slightly more than 72 days.
In 1915, Educator, reformer, and first president and principal developer of Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (now Tuskegee University) Booker T. Washington, the most influential spokesman for African Americans in the late 19th and the early 20th century, died at age 59.
Six-year-old Ruby Bridges began attending William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, becoming the youngest of a group of African American students to integrate schools in the American South in 1960.
In 1969, Apollo 12 was launched, carrying a crew of Charles Conrad, Jr., Richard F. Gordon, Jr., and Alan L. Bean, and five days later the mission made the second landing on the Moon.
The news is next.
Patrick Mahomes Reveals How the Ravens Forced Him to Change | Heavy
Asked by Eli Manning if he ever uses non-verbal signals to communicate with his offensive line in loud venues, Mahomes admitted he’s only made two exceptions in a clip relayed by Bleacher Report’s Jordan Schultz.
Brian Baldinger previews Eagles-Chiefs matchup on ‘MNF’ | ‘The Insiders’
(Enemy status update)
Eagles Swap Tight Ends, Sign ‘Athletic’ Ex-Cardinal Ahead of Chiefs Game
The tight end moves are particularly interesting given the team is expected to place starter Dallas Goedert on injured reserve. This would mean Goedert misses at least four games with the potential to be sidelined longer.
Bye week breakdown: Taking a look at Chiefs TE Travis Kelce’s 2023 season so far | Chiefs Wire
Kelce’s role in Kansas City’s offense remains a focal point for Chiefs fans amid the team’s effort to defend its Super Bowl title. His ability to gain gritty yards after the catch remains unchanged, and even as Andy Reid’s offense has appeared to falter early in the season, Kelce’s production has remained a constant.
Bye week breakdown: Taking a look at Patrick Mahomes’ 2023 season so far | Chiefs Wire
Through nine games, Mahomes has passed for 2,442 yards on 334 attempts, tossing 17 touchdowns and eight interceptions. His 229 completions have resulted in a completion rate of 68.6%, which would be the best mark of his career if the season ended today.
(A little stale)
Back from the Bye, Andy Reid Sees Two Keys to Chiefs Improving in Season’s Second Half | Chiefs Digest
The Chiefs aren’t the most penalized team in the league — the club ranks tied for 19th in the league for the fewest penalties assessed with 6.7 infractions per game. That doesn’t include the 16 penalties that have been declined. Last year the Chiefs committed the fifth-fewest penalties in the league with 4.9 per game. They’re picking up flags at a 37% higher rate this season than a year ago.
L'Jarius Sneed: 322 coverage snaps without allowing a TD this season 💪 pic.twitter.com/v86lduKxpO— PFF KC Chiefs (@PFF_Chiefs) November 14, 2023