Chiefs news for Dec 6, 2022
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Today in Chiefs history, Art Still was born in 1955. For the moment, that’s it. Watch this space if anything else comes to our attention. We told you to watch this space: In 2009, the Chiefs retired Derrick Thomas’ number 58 at the Chiefs game vs the Broncos.
In other historical news, in 2006, NASA released pictures showing that there had been recent (in the cosmic sense) water on Mars. 1973, Gerald R. Ford took over being VP because Spiro Agnew decided it wasn’t worth jail. In 1969, violence at the Altamont rock festival in Livermore, California, climaxed during the Rolling Stones’ set when a concertgoer was fatally stabbed by a member of the Hells Angels motorcycle gang, which had been hired as security. In 1933, the US Supreme Court ruled that James Joyce’s Ulysses was not obscene, just really hard to read. In 1917, Finland declared its independence from Russia, and finally, in 1907, An explosion in a coal mine in Monongah, West Virginia, killed more than 350 people, many of them young boys. For years afterwards, Catherine Davia, the widow of one of the workers, would go to the mine each morning and take one bag of coal, telling the company men they owed her that much.
Let’s start our news roundup with this tidbit…
Bengals Issue Public Warning to Chiefs After Third-Straight Win | Heavy
The Kansas City Chiefs lost to the Cincinnati Bengals by three points for the third-straight time in less than 12 months. During that short period, this has developed into a bit of a rivalry for KC. In Week 13, that rivalry grew, and it all began with Chiefs safety Justin Reid.
NFL Called Upon to Punish Bengals Player for Faking Injury | Heavy
During the Kansas City Chiefs’ 27-24 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 13, the Bengals put on an acting performance that had social media up in arms.
Hall of Fame head coach notices glaring ‘problem’ with team | givemesport.com
Speaking on NBC’s Football Night in America, Dungy observed that the Chiefs might not have it in them to survive playing in a shootout every week, and that if Mahomes doesn’t get just a little bit of help from the rest of the team, then they may not have the ability to make it through the playoffs
Here’s why Chiefs have been unable to beat Bengals according to Patrick Mahomes | Chiefswire
Cincinnati became the first franchise to ever beat a Chiefs team led by Patrick Mahomes three times, including playoff games. Naturally, the Chiefs’ star quarterback fielded questions after the game about why his team has been unable to get past this Bengals squad.
Chiefs snap counts: Skyy Moore’s snap total dips | Chiefswire
The defense played 17 more snaps compared to the offense this week. It speaks to the inability of the offense to sustain drives and get things done in the red zone. It also speaks to the defense struggling to get off the field and extending drives for the opponent with costly mistakes.
Five Quick Facts About the Chiefs’ Week 13 Loss to Cincinnati | Upon Further Review | Chiefs.com
Here are some quick notes from the game
WHAT’S MOST DISAPPOINTING ABOUT CHIEFS 3RD-STRAIGHT LOSS TO BENGALS | WHAT’S WRIGHT?
Much to Nick Wright’s frustration, for the 3rd-straight time, the Cincinnati Bengals found a way to best the Kansas City Chiefs. Nick gives credit to Joe Burrow’s Bengals, and admits the right team won, but also breaks down what was most disappointing about the Chiefs’ performance, including Andy Reid’s questionable decision to take the ball out of Patrick Mahomes’ hand