Top 5 Headlines 10/31: Justin Houston is Continually Striving for Success

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1. Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston is always in pursuit of the perfect pass rush

By Randy Covitz - The Kansas City Star

"The sounds radiate from the Chiefs' practice field long after most players have left for the locker room.

It's Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston working up a post-practice sweat by pulverizing a padded blocking dummy. He delivers blows with his hands and forearms. Left and right. Over and over again. "    READ MORE…

Back to Practice

On Wednesday the Chiefs headed back to practice to prepare for the game on Sunday against the NY Jets

2. Chiefs receivers doing their part after catch

By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com

"Much has been made of the short passing game the Kansas City Chiefs employ each week and whether they can continue to be successful without getting much in the way of big plays.

One thing gives them a chance. Chiefs receivers have done a nice job of making yards after catching those short throws from quarterback Alex Smith. "    READ MORE…

3. A lot of work went into making Knile Davis

By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com

"He can tell the story now that Knile Davis appears to have established himself as one of the NFL's better kickoff returners. Dave Toub, the Kansas City Chiefs special teams coordinator, had his doubts during Davis' rough beginning during the summer of 2013 that it would ever happen.

"He dropped one in a preseason game where I was like, 'I don't know if he's ever going to do this,'" Toub said. "But we just kept sticking with him. "    READ MORE…

4. Chiefs defense should feast on woeful Jets offense

By Fox Sports Kansas City - Fox Sports Kansas CIty

"Michael Vick owes a lot to Andy Reid for giving him a second chance in the NFL.

The veteran quarterback isn't thrilled that his first start with the New York Jets comes against his former coach."    READ MORE…

5. Chiefs assistant coaches praise Royals' World Series run

By Terez Paylor - The Kansas CIty Star

"The Royals aren't the only professional team in Kansas City with players — and coaches — who know what it's like to come up just short of the mountaintop.

Chiefs special teams coach Dave Toub knows the feeling well. Toub was a part of a Chicago Bears team that lost in the Super Bowl in 2007. "    READ MORE…

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