Chiefs news for Sept 13, 2022
Good morning, AG!
Today in Chiefs history, Trent McDuffie was born in 2000. Hopefully, his hamstring is better for his birthday. In other news, McDuffie shares his birthday with American singer, songwriter, and mandolin player Bill Monroe, considered the father of bluegrass music. And in 1848 American railroad foreman Phineas Gage suffered a traumatic brain injury when an iron rod shot through his skull and obliterated the greater part of the left frontal lobe of his brain; he survived with apparently no lasting physical damage (my Dad was a Railroad man, so I had actually heard of this guy)
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Ok, Let’s start the news with a feel good story…
This Kansas City Chiefs rookie scored his 1st NFL TD. A locker-room phone call was next | KCStar via Yahoo
Chiefs running back Isiah Pacheco propped his phone on a pile of towels in the locker room, readjusting the screen so his old buddies could see his face.
In KC Chiefs’ romp over Cardinals, even Patrick Mahomes says KC defense ‘set the tempo’ | KCStar via Yahoo
The most dazzling development on Sunday at State Farm Stadium was Patrick Mahomes, ho-hum, throwing for five touchdowns and 360 yards in his first game with a radically revamped wide receiver corps in the wake of the Tyreek Hill trade.
The New Era of Chiefs Football Got off to a Fantastic Start | SI.com
Looking to make a statement in Week 1, the Chiefs did exactly that en route to a blowout win
Chiefs’ Andy Reid secured special place in NFL history in Sunday’s game against Arizona | KCStar via Yahoo
On Sunday, Reid began his 10th season with the Chiefs following a 14-year stint with the Philadelphia Eagles. He is now the only person in NFL history to coach two franchises in 10 or more seasons.
Here’s what Kansas City Chiefs’ Dave Toub said about Justin Reid’s kicking range | KCStar via Yahoo
What started out as an exploration of sorts during training camp and the first preseason game with safety Justin Reid is now a reality for the Kansas City Chiefs. Reid is indeed their emergency kicker.
4 underrated Chiefs performances in Week 1 vs. Cardinals | Chiefswire
While there were plenty of clear standout performers that we’ve already discussed, there were also quite a few underrated performances that flew under the radar against the Cardinals. Here’s a look at four of the team’s underrated performances in Week 1
Chiefs rookie CB Trent McDuffie lived up to the hype in his debut | Chiefswire
You might not have heard Kansas City Chiefs rookie CB Trent McDuffie’s name during the broadcast last night, but that’s actually a good thing.
Chiefs snap counts: George Karlaftis leads rookies in Week 1 | Chiefswire
All three phases of the game dominated and as a result, every player active in the game got a chance to contribute. Several rookies saw big-time action in the season opener, but none of them played more snaps in Week 1 than George Karlaftis.
Patrick Mahomes alertedly retrieved Isiah Pacheco’s first-career TD ball and fans loved the gesture | Forthewin (disable adblockers)
…for all that Mahomes does on the field, his quality as a teammate may be one of his more overlooked skills. He put that on display on Sunday.
Big deal or Week 1 overreaction? Judging nine outcomes from Sunday’s NFL games
Rapoport: ‘Hard to imagine’ Keenan Allen (hamstring) playing vs. Chiefs Thursday
Pelissero: Patrick Mahomes undergoing tests on left wrist after Week 1 win over Arizona
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