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Top 5 Headlines 10/18: Eric Berry is Out Against Chargers

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1. Eric Berry will not play against Chargers

By Adam Teicher -

"Eric Berry's return to the Kansas City Chiefs' lineup will have to wait at least another week.

The Chiefs ruled the three-time Pro Bowl safety out of Sunday's game against the Chargers in San Diego. Berry has a high ankle sprain and missed his second straight day of practice Friday as the Chiefs finished their on-field preparations for Sunday's game. "    READ MORE…

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2. Bolts game a homecoming for Alex Smith

By Eric D. Williams -

"Qualcomm Stadium serves as familiar surroundings for Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith.

He grew up watching and attending San Diego Chargers games. And with the help of high school teammate Reggie Bush, the San Diego native led Helix High School to two San Diego California Interscholastic Federation section championships played at Qualcomm Stadium. "    READ MORE…

3. Chiefs' Jamaal Charles takes cautious approach to franchise rushing record

By Randy Covitz - The Kansas City Star

"Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles needs 53 yards to become the franchise's all-time leading rusher, but he doesn't want to get too far ahead of himself.

Charles saw what happened when linebacker Derrick Johnson, another Texas alum, suffered a season-ending, ruptured Achilles' in the season opener when he was 15 tackles short of a club-record 1,000. "    READ MORE…

4. Chargers vs. Chiefs preview

By Eric D. Williams -

"With the San Diego Chargers (5-1) riding high on a five-game winning streak, the Kansas City Chiefs (2-3) will attempt to knock down their AFC West division rival a peg or two when they travel to Qualcomm Stadium for a Sunday afternoon contest.

Kansas City has struggled of late against the Chargers, losing four straight and 11 of their past 14 meetings. "    READ MORE…

5. Allen Bailey has been nice find for Chiefs

By Adam Teicher -

"The Kansas City Chiefs have been missing four defensive starters because of injuries since early in the season, so they needed help from unexpected places to keep things from collapsing on that side of the ball.

One player who has done that is end Allen Bailey. Mostly a situational pass rusher in his first three seasons with the Chiefs, Bailey is not only a starter but doesn't come out of the lineup much. He has played almost as many snaps this season as Pro Bowl nose tackle Dontari Poe. "    READ MORE…

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