Top 5 Headlines 9/25: Three-TE Formation Finds Success

Posted Sep 25, 2014

Daily headlines to keep you up-to-date on the latest Chiefs news from local and national media

1. Three-TE sets bring big results for Chiefs

If you like the three-tight end formations used by the Kansas City Chiefs because of their potential, you’ll love them because of the results.

In their three games, the Chiefs have used tight ends Anthony Fasano, Travis Kelce and Demetrius Harris together on 15 plays. The Chiefs on those plays have rushed 10 times for a healthy 6.2-yard per carry average. Four of Alex Smith’s five passes were complete for 62 yards. ”    READ MORE…

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2. Tom Brady a rare foe for Chiefs

Unlike their past against Peyton Manning, which is long and bitter for the Kansas City Chiefs, they don’t have a lot of history against Tom Brady. The New England quarterback will make only the sixth start of his long career against the Chiefs on Monday night when the Patriots come to Arrowhead Stadium.

Brady is 4-1 against the Chiefs and has had some big games against them. None was bigger than his debut against the Chiefs in 2002, when he completed 39 passes for 410 yards and four touchdowns in a 41-38 Patriots victory in Foxborough, Massachusetts. ”    READ MORE…

3. Chiefs Rewatch: good coaching, Knile Davis’ ups (and downs), and the beginning of Dee Ford?

▪ The interior of the Chiefs defensive line played pretty well. Disrupted the Dolphins’ pocket, and made some nice tackles between the, um, tackles.

▪ So much of this was Allen Bailey, who was terrific, again. The same way we saw Dontari Poe emerge last year, I wonder if we’re seeing Bailey do the same this year. He’s less of a high‐ceiling talent than Poe, obviously, but a very effective player.”    READ MORE…

4. Patriots could look to test Chiefs’ run defense, inside linebackers

In his postgame synopsis of the Chiefs’ 34‐15 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, Chiefs coach Andy Reid capped his statement with a quick, but notable, shout‐out to inside linebackers Josh Mauga and James‐Michael Johnson.

“To the two young linebackers who stepped in and played, my hat’s off to them,” Reid said. “That’s not an easy thing to do.””    READ MORE…

5. Quick hits from Bill Belichick on Chiefs

Takeaways from New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick's Wednesday morning news conference:

A tough backfield to face. Kansas City has one of the NFL's elite running backs in Jamaal Charles and another powerful back in Knile Davis. Belichick knows these two players present issues for the defense.”    READ MORE…

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