Chiefs news for September 14, 2022
Good morning, AG!
Today in Chiefs history, Derrick Ransom was born in 1976.
On this day in 1814, Francis Scott Key penned “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
Also, don’t forget to check out 3rdnlong’s newest poem. Chiefs’ poem – “Stoking the Flames” – 2022 NFL Week 1, KC 44 at AZ 21
Chiefs Place Rookie Standout on Injured Reserve: Report | Heavy
Rookie first-round pick Trent McDuffie exited the Kansas City Chiefs’ Week 1 win over the Arizona Cardinals in the third quarter due to a hamstring injury. He sat out for the remainder of the game, and head coach Andy Reid didn’t provide any update on the young corner during his postgame press conference.
Insider: Chiefs’ Budding Star Looked Like ‘Watching Tyreek Hill’ | Heavy
Kansas City’s offense amassed 488 yards of total offense led by quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who had 360 yards through the air and 5 touchdown passes. Mahomes set his own personal record in the season opener by completing 12 consecutive passes against Arizona in the 44-21 drubbing. He also completed a pass to nine different receivers, and his touchdown passes went to four different pass-catchers.
Analyst Issues Strong Statement on Patrick Mahomes After Chiefs Victory | Heavy
“We’ve always believed we were going to go out there and put on a show,” Mahomes told reporters after the game, and they did. So much so that NFL pundits like ESPN’s Max Kellerman were praising him as the best quarterback in the league by far on September 12.
Chiefs Sign Winner of ‘Six-Man Kicker Derby’: Report | Heavy
The Chiefs are signing kicker Matt Ammendola to their practice squad, according to NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero. Amendola won a kicking competition among six free agents in Kansas City on September 12 that included Cameron Dicker, Elliott Fry, Chase McLaughlin, Cody Parkey and Tristan Vizcaino, per Pelissero.
3 Kansas City Chiefs cornerback options following Trent McDuffie injury news | Sportsnaut
Already thin at cornerback following the departure of Charvarius Ward in free agency, Kansas City will be up against it without one of its top cornerbacks. Jaylen Watson or Joshua Williams will likely take over for McDuffie next to Rashad Fenton for the short term. But we also expect Kansas City to look at other options. Below, we provide you with three potential scenarios heading into Week 2.
Tuesday injury report for Chiefs vs. Chargers, Week 2 | Chiefswire
The Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Chargers released their second injury reports of the week on Tuesday. This was the first actual practice of the week for both teams after an injury report in estimation was provided on Monday.
Chiefs open as favorites over Chargers in Week 2 | Chiefswire
In back-to-back weeks, the Kansas City Chiefs will enter their game as favorites to win. This time it’s against their most competitive division rival, the Los Angeles Chargers.
Here’s the one thing the Chiefs must improve ahead of Week 2 vs. Chargers | Chiefswire
If the Kansas City Chiefs want to come away with a victory against one of their toughest division rivals, there is one thing they must improve upon in Week 2.