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Top 5 Headlines 10/3: Charles and Davis are Explosive Players

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1. Chiefs bring speed with Charles, power with Davis

By Associated Press -

"At various times over the past few years, the Kansas City Chiefs have tried to find a bit of thunder to pair with their lightning. Each time, all they really found was a whisper.

Thomas Jones, on the downside of his career. Peyton Hillis, a shell of his former self."    READ MORE…

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2. Donnie Avery to have surgery

By Adam Teicher -

"Chiefs wide receiver Donnie Avery has a core muscle injury, formerly called a sports hernia, and is scheduled to have surgery in Philadelphia on Friday. He will not play in Sunday's game against the 49ers in San Francisco.

Avery, who is second on the Chiefs with 14 receptions, will be replaced in the starting lineup by A.J. Jenkins. A former first-round pick by the 49ers, Jenkins has four catches this season for 16 yards."    READ MORE…

3. Alex Smith returns to where it all began, leading Chiefs against 49ers

By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star

"All week, quarterback Alex Smith has been dealing with the specter of his return to San Francisco, where the Chiefs will face the 49ers at Levi's Stadium on Sunday.

However, it would have been hard to tell if you didn't already know, given the way Smith patiently swatted down question after question about the looming showdown against the coach that benched him (Jim Harbaugh) and the quarterback that replaced him (Colin Kaepernick) in 2012. "    READ MORE…

4. Smith or Kaepernick? It's a tough call

By Adam Teicher -

"This has happened before, you'll remember, the Kansas City Chiefs playing against the San Francisco 49ers with a quarterback discarded by the opponent in favor of one now starting for the 49ers.

Then, it was the Chiefs vs. the 49ers and Joe Montana vs. Steve Young at Arrowhead Stadium in September 1994. The matchup between two eventual Hall of Fame quarterbacks seemed at the time to be bigger than life and the Chiefs won 24-17. "    READ MORE…

5. Know thy teammate: Chiefs running backs

By Sam McDowell - The Kansas City Star

" We asked Chiefs running back Knile Davis five questions. Then we asked his teammate, running back Joe McKnight, to guess Davis' answers.

What other sport could you play professionally? Basketball. "    READ MORE…

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