Chiefs news for November 16, 2021
Good Morning AG! Today in history, In 1981 Joe Delaney rushed for 193 years vs Houston – most ever by a Chiefs rookie. Also, Jason Dunn was born in 1973 and Boomer Grigsby in 1981…
Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs’ breakout proves that Super Bowl-caliber group still exists | yahoo
When Mahomes is clicking the way he was at Allegiant Stadium, the “real” Chiefs usually are coming with him. Of course, pummeling the fading Raiders suggests the need for a certain amount of context, but in the NFL – the week-to-week league where upsets can even come in the form of tie games (hello, Pittsburgh) – you take the wins in any way you can get them.
Andy Reid: Still so much room to improve | nbcsports
“It’s a good one to get against a talented football team,” Reid said, via Jordan Foote of SI.com. “We’ve got so much room to improve still, and we have a little bit of season left to do that. So, we’re going to keep chopping away at this thing and making ourselves the best we can be as it goes on.”
Andy Reid marvels at NFL’s ‘ridiculous’ parity as Chiefs take lead in AFC West | nfl.com
“In this league, you’re just as good as your next game,” Reid said, via SI.com. “We’re seeing this every Sunday, on Thursdays and Monday nights. The parity in this league is ridiculous, so you have to stay on your game and you have to continue to work to get better. Eliminate some of the mistakes that we had tonight. You’ve got to keep that going — and enjoy it, because they’re hard to get — but just know where you’re at and what this league is all about right now.
4 takeaways from Chiefs’ Week 10 win over Raiders | usatoday
Both sides of the ball played well at the same time for Kansas City for the first time this year. This was the defining win of their season so far, and it has the team primed for more success in their seven remaining games. Here are our five biggest takeaways from their 41-14 rout of Las Vegas in the desert on Sunday night.
This stat proves that Patrick Mahomes is the king of the AFC West | sportskeeda
With Sunday night’s road win at Allegiant Stadium, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is now 11-0 in AFC West divisional road games in his career. Only two quarterbacks have longer road winning streaks since 1970.
Quarterback Joe Montana, who had 20 and quarterback Peyton Manning, who had 12 straight. Montana played for Kansas City for the last two seasons of his career after a storied tenure with the San Francisco 49ers.
Just Like That, the Chiefs Control Their Own Destiny in the AFC West | si.com
In one game, the Chiefs went from not having a spot in the “if the season ended today” AFC playoff bracket to being the No. 4 seed. They went from being tied for last place in the AFC West to having sole possession of first place in the division. They went from somewhat of an afterthought to a possible playoff contender. Mark Van Sickle of Arrowhead Report joined me on today’s Roughing the Kicker podcast to talk about how important the Chiefs’ win truly was, as well as what’s still in store.
Chiefs snap counts: Nick Bolton plays his fewest defensive snaps of 2021 | yahoo
A lot of players got snaps this week because of the nature of the Kansas City Chiefs’ blowout win over the Las Vegas Raiders. Andy Reid inserted backups into the game on both offense and defense. Only two players, Andrew Wylie and Trey Smith appeared in 100 percent of the snaps for any individual unit.
Chiefs HC Andy Reid provides injury update on RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire | yahoo
Listen, I think he has a better shot this week,” Reid said. “A pretty good chance. We’ll see today when the guys start getting in here and doing their thing.”