Chiefs news for January 19, 2022
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How Kansas City Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes is preparing for his next job as team owner | espn
“This is just a start, honestly,” Mahomes said of his interest in pro sports ownership. “I want to invest in the Kansas City community and I want to have something that my kids will be able to have once I’m gone. You buy into these great franchises that love Kansas City in the hope that one day you could become one of the majority owners of something. I don’t know what that is yet but that’s the hope one day.
“I don’t think you’ve been able to see a football player be able to do that yet, but it’s definitely something I’ve looked into. It’s a long process and getting to learn from some of these people that run great franchises now is definitely going to help me in the long run.”
Chiefs release 4 players from practice squad | usatoday
According to the NFL’s personnel notice from Tuesday, the Chiefs have terminated the practice squad contracts of four players. That group includes TE Nakia Griffin-Stewart, DE/LB Shilique Calhoun, DB Josh Jackson and LB Elijah Sullivan. Griffin-Stewart and Jackson have both appeared in games for Kansas City this season.
Jerick McKinnon Showed Why the Chiefs Need Fresh Blood at RB | si.com
That is what Jerick McKinnon brought on Sunday Night Football against the Steelers. In gaining an impressive 142 total yards on 18 touches, McKinnon was a large contributor on the Kansas City Chiefs offense, turning in possibly the best single-game performance by a running back this year for the team.
Travis Kelce says Kansas City Chiefs’ blowout loss in Super Bowl still motivates him | yahoo
“That was pretty embarrassing, man, taking that last loss down there in Tampa, man,” Kelce said. “If you’re not motivated after taking a shellacking like that, I don’t know what’s wrong with you.
No team has had heavier workload than KC Chiefs since 2017, but they’re not complaining | yahoo
The NFL’s addition of a 17th game this season was a new wrinkle for every team. But no team has played more games over the past four seasons than the Chiefs. Three straight trips to the AFC Championship Game and a pair of Super Bowl appearances means the Chiefs will be playing their 75th game in four seasons Sunday when host the Buffalo Bills in an AFC Divisional Game at Arrowhead Stadium. That’s 10 more than a team that missed the postseason during that four-year span.
Every team left in AFC playoffs beat the KC Chiefs this year. Does that really matter? | yahoo
And that’s where a specific kind of experience comes into play. Two years ago, when the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV, their route to the championship included games against the Texans and Titans — two teams who had defeated them in the regular season.
The Chiefs won both rematches by double digits.
“I know the players and their attitude,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said. “They love that part of it.”
Chiefs host WR Chris Finke on a visit | usatoday
Former Chiefs WR Chris Finke was in for a visit per the NFL’s official personnel notice. An undrafted free agent out of Notre Dame who spent time with the San Francisco 49ers in 2020, Finke spent most of the 2021 offseason in Kansas City after signing with the team back in May.
Ranking the eight teams left in NFL playoffs: Bills-Chiefs showdown features two of league’s heavyweights | cbssports
The Andy Reid-Patrick Mahomes combination is arguably the best in the NFL, especially come postseason. The Chiefs have been to the AFC Championship Game three straight seasons and the Super Bowl two straight years. Kansas City is battle tested for the big games, especially at Arrowhead Stadium (their only playoff loss at home under Mahomes was an overtime loss in which Mahomes never touched the ball in OT).
Pundits say Chiefs offense looked like its old self Sunday and the stats back that up | yahoo
“Kansas City, for the first time all season, from about the five-minute mark of the first half on looked like the Chiefs of old,” he said. “ And it’s six and a half days away. I cannot wait for Bills-Chiefs because both of these offenses look their very best in the biggest of games this weekend.”
Darrel Williams, Rashad Fenton didn’t practice Wednesday | yahoo