Chiefs news for November 17, 2022
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Today in Chiefs history, Eric Winston was born in 1983.
Here’s the news.
Hang on to your hats, folks; we’re starting the day with some volatile stuff. Tune in throughout the day to see the reaction.
Are Chiefs done with Clyde Edwards-Helaire? | Larry Brown
The Kansas City Chiefs had big hopes for Clyde Edwards-Helaire when they drafted him in the first round two years ago, but he has not paid off for them, and they seem to be done with him.
Travis Kelce thinks Giants made big mistake in letting Kadarius Toney go | NY Post
It’s been three weeks since the Giants traded Kadarius Toney to the Chiefs and at least one of his new teammates is ecstatic New York gave up on him.
Is there a chance Chargers WRs Keenan Allen, Mike Williams play Sunday? | Daily Breeze
Allen and Williams, the Chargers’ top wide receivers, tested their hamstring and ankle injuries, respectively, during individual drills in practice – together again for the first time in a long time. They were both itching to play after they went down and out, leaving the Chargers without two of their best offensive threats.
PFF’s Mike Renner: 2022 Mahomes is the best Mahomes we’ve seen since 2019 | NFL
Chiefs Target Potential Isiah Pacheco Replacement on Waivers: Report | Heavy
ESPN NFL insider Field Yates had the scoop on the morning of November 16. “New [Houston] Texans RB Eno Benjamin was sought after on waivers,” he tweeted, “the Chiefs, [New Orleans] Saints and [Seattle] Seahawks also put a claim in on him, per source.”
Chiefs’ JuJu Smith-Schuster must pass these concussion protocols to play in Week 11 | Chiefswire
Kansas City Chiefs starting WR JuJu Smith-Schuster suffered a concussion during the Week 10 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. They managed to win the game without him, but ahead of a Week 11 game against the Los Angeles Chargers on “Sunday Night Football” there is one big question on everyone’s mind: “Will Smith-Schuster be able to play in the game?”
Chiefs OL Trey Smith praises RB Isiah Pacheco’s resilience | Chiefswire
Trey Smith was drafted in 2021 and has already become a signature starter on the offensive line. He has seen a few different running backs come through the Chiefs backfield, including rookie Isiah Pacheco. Pacheco has impressed many on the team, and Smith shared his thoughts on the rookie following the Week 10 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes discusses brutal hit on WR JuJu Smith-Schuster | Chiefswire
Following Smith-Schuster’s injury, referees didn’t deem the hit illegal despite initially throwing a penalty flag on the play. The situation intensified when receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling suffered a big hit from Cisco just a few plays later without consequences, despite launching himself at the defenseless receiver. The Chiefs remained aggressive in the passing game regardless of the big hits, eventually overwhelming the Jaguars’ secondary.