1. Chiefs, Rams both riding high as they take aim at Governor's Cup
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 when the two teams meet up Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium." READ MORE…
The team is back at work on the practice field on Wednesday
2. Chiefs-Rams game could come down to one special play
By Randy Covitz - The Kansas City Star
"The instant the Chiefs special teams players saw the St. Louis Rams pull a fake punt return for a touchdown last week against Seattle, they recognized it step-for-step.
It was stolen right out of the Chiefs' playbook. " READ MORE…
3. Chase Daniel named Chiefs' NFLPA player representative
By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star
"Chase Daniel may be the Chiefs' backup quarterback, but he is still taking a leadership role in the locker room.
On Friday, the NFL Players Association announced that Daniel, a sixth-year pro, was named the Chiefs' player rep by his teammates. " READ MORE…
4. Prediction: Chiefs will beat Rams
By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com
"One game after mostly abandoning an otherwise successful running attack despite a close score throughout, the Kansas City Chiefs gave a large workload to Jamaal Charles and Knile Davis in last Sunday's victory over San Diego. That allowed the Chiefs to have a huge edge in time of possession, something Andy Reid and any head coach would like.
So it would make sense if the Chiefs hammer at the St. Louis Rams on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium with the running game. The Chiefs are eighth in the NFL in yards per carry (4.53) and the Rams allow a generous 4.75 yards per carry (28th). The ingredients are there for a big game for Charles and Davis, for Reid's team to have another sizable advantage in time of possession and the Chiefs to win another game. " READ MORE…
5. After bleak starts, Rams and Chiefs have both become increasingly relevant
By Luke Thompson - Fox Sports Midwest
"A week into the season, the outlook appeared bleak for Missouri's two NFL teams.
The Rams were coming off a 34-6 home loss to Minnesota and appeared to have no answer for a season-ending injury to quarterback Sam Bradford, not to mention a long-term knee injury to cornerback Trumaine Johnson. News got even worse when St. Louis discovered veteran defensive end Chris Long's ankle injury would keep him out for more than half the season." READ MORE…
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