Top 5 Headlines 10/23: Sticking with New Starters in the Secondary

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1. Chiefs to stick with new starters in the secondary on Sunday

By Randy Covitz - Kansas City Star

"Chiefs coach Andy Reid said the team likely will stick with cornerbacks Jamell Fleming and rookie Phillip Gaines in the lineup Sunday against St. Louis.

Fleming, who was signed during the second week of the season, started at left cornerback in place of Marcus Cooper, and Gaines opened at nickel back. "    READ MORE…

Practice 10/22

The team is back at work on the practice field on Wednesday

2. Rams-Chiefs Preview

By AP - KCChiefs.com

"After cooling off one of the NFL's hottest teams, the Kansas City Chiefs are moving forward with confidence.

The Chiefs look to continue their dominance over a St. Louis Rams team that's coming off an impressive victory of its own Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium."    READ MORE…

3. Revising list of Jamaal Charles' best games

By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com

"In case you missed it, during the bye week I issued my list of Jamaal Charles' best five games for the Kansas City Chiefs. I didn't go with the best statistical games necessarily, though naturally some of them are going to be on the list. The only requirement I had was that the Chiefs had to win the game for it to make the list. I wasn't going to list a game that the Chiefs lost.

Now, after Charles broke Priest Holmes' record for career rushing yardage for the Chiefs, I have to add this game to my list in the No. 5 spot. The Chiefs beat the Chargers 23-20 on Sunday in San Diego and the play on which Charles broke the record really captured the essence of the kind of player Charles is. "    READ MORE…

4. Mauga, Kansas City Chiefs take down Bolts

By Thoms Ranson - Nevada Appeal

"Josh Mauga doesn't know how many more games he will start, but he's playing every game like it's his last.

With Joe Mays eligible to return from a wrist injury he suffered during the preseason, Mauga continues to lead Kansas City in tackles after the Chiefs upset the Chargers, 23-20, in San Diego on Sunday."    READ MORE…

5. Making sense of Rams' running back situation

By Nick Wagoner - ESPN.com

"Less than a week ago, St. Louis Rams offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer seemed to finally shed some light on what the Rams' "plan" for deploying their running backs really is.

Schottenheimer said the team would divvy up carries between running backs Zac Stacy, Benjamin Cunningham, Tre Mason and Trey Watts, with carries for receiver Tavon Austin sprinkled in. From there, the Rams would go with the hot hand late in the game. "    READ MORE…

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