Top 5 Headlines 10/26: Chiefs vs. Rams

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1. Chiefs QB Alex Smith gets another crack at Rams

By Dave Skretta - Washington Times

"The future and fortunes of the Kansas City Chiefs changed dramatically by what happened in St. Louis two years ago, in the early stages of a game that they weren't even playing.

The San Francisco 49ers had visited the Edward Jones Dome to play the Rams. Alex Smith was their quarterback. On a play late in the first quarter, Smith was scrambling when he took a shot from linebacker Jo-Lonn Dunbar to the back of his neck. Dazed, Smith remained in the game, only to get sacked three plays later and clobbered again on a fourth-and-1 keeper. "    READ MORE…

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2. Rams-Chiefs: What to Watch 4

By Norm Sanders - News-Democrat

" While the St. Louis Rams have their 2000 Super Bowl championship Lombardi Trophy and the Missouri Governor's Cup trophy displayed at their headquarters in Earth City, Mo., why does head coach Jeff Fisher not like the Super Bowl trophy as much?

That's because Fisher was coaching the Tennessee Titans in that Super Bowl loss and the Titans lost when their receiver was tackled at the 1-yard line by Mike Jones in the closing seconds. "    READ MORE…

3. Rams-Chiefs: Matchup breakdown

By Nick Wagoner - ESPN.com

"A look at three individual matchups to keep an eye on when the St. Louis Rams and Kansas City Chiefs meet at 1 p.m. ET Sunday.

Rams left tackle Jake Long vs. Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali At this point, Justin Houston has emerged as the better of the Chiefs' two primary pass-rushers but that doesn't mean Hali can be taken for granted, especially considering he has what should be a favorable matchup against Long. Long has had his share of ups and downs this year but the downs traditionally seem to come when he faces elite pass-rushers. Hali still qualifies. "    READ MORE…

4. St. Louis Rams vs. Kansas City Chiefs Game Preview

By Pete Sweeney - KCChiefs.com

"Entering Sunday's game for the prestigious Governor's Cup (currently held by St. Louis), the Kansas City Chiefs (3-3) and St. Louis Rams (2-4) are coming off very similar, special teams-led victories.

In the Chiefs' 23-20 win over the San Diego Chargers, kicker Cairo Santos went 3 for 3 in field goal attempts, including the 48-yard game winner with less than 30 seconds to go."    READ MORE…

5. Game Day Info: Chiefs vs. Rams

By Rachel Santschi - KCChiefs.com

"Its Chiefs game day and we're celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month! The Chiefs are encouraging fans to where their pink in support of those battling breast cancer and to promote annual screenings and education on this deadly disease."    READ MORE…

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