Chiefs news for December 6, 2023
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Today in Chiefs’ history, Art Still Born was in 1955, Kyle Long in 1988. In 2009, the Chiefs retired Derrick Thomas’ number 58 at the Chiefs game vs the Broncos.
Some other stuff may have happened. For example: In 1421, King Henry VI of England was born in Windsor, Berkshire.
Georgia became the 27th U.S. state to ratify the Thirteenth Amendment, which abolished slavery in 1865.
In 1912, A bust of Nefertiti was discovered during excavations at Tell el-Amarna, Egypt; the sculpture later went on display in a Berlin museum, and it became a source of controversy as an alleged plundered artifact.
Finland declared itself independent of Russia, following the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917.
The British government and Irish leaders Arthur Griffith, Michael Collins, and others signed the Anglo-Irish Treaty, establishing the Irish Free State as an independent member of the British Commonwealth this day in 1921.
Chiefs TE Travis Kelce’s Message to Patrick Mahomes After Loss to Packers | Heavy
Heading back toward the locker room at Lambeau Field after Mahomes’ failed Hail Mary throw, The Kansas City Star’s Sam McDowell reported the hallway was “as quiet as you’d imagine.” Amid the silence, Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce tapped Mahomes on the shoulder and the two bumped fists.
Dolphins WR Tyreek Hill Thinks Chiefs Miss Key Offensive Staffer | Heavy
“A lot of people probably won’t say it, Kansas City has a lot of great players on that team, but EB has a certain standard,” Hill said on his It Needed to Be Said podcast with co-host Julius Collins on December 4. “He’ll never let you get comfortable, no matter how great you think you are. … I miss the way he used to push me.”
Chiefs HC Andy Reid praised LB Jack Cochrane’s performance vs. Packers | Chiefs Wire
“He rotates in during the practice week and will spot Drue (Tranquill); that’s part of what we do,” Reid explained. “He’s very smart, and I thought he did a decent job in there. He made a couple of nice plays for us. I know everybody’s got confidence in Jack (Cochrane), so it’s too bad about Drue.
(Say what now? How’s that?)
8 studs from Chiefs’ loss to Packers in Week 13 | Chiefs Wire
Cochrane entered the game after Drue Tranquill exited the matchup due to injury. He tallied seven combined tackles in relief and while he was unable to force a turnover to help turn the tide in the Chiefs’ favor his effort was commendable.
Chiefs HC Andy Reid Sends Rallying Cry After Packers Loss | Chiefs Wire
“As you guys know, in this league it’s a week-to-week thing,” Reid explained, using the San Francisco 49ers’ three-game losing streak from Week 6 through 8 as an example of that. Now the Niners look unbeatable again after a blowout victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.
Patrick Mahomes Reflects On Getting Major NFL Nomination | The Cold Wire
Mahomes has partnered with several associations not only in Kansas City but also in his hometown, making sure he puts that historically large contract to great use by giving back to the community.