Top 5 Headlines 11/27: Chiefs Fall to No. 12 in Power Rankings

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1. Power Rankings: No. 12 Kansas City Chiefs

By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com

"Last week's loss to the previously winless Oakland Raiders did more than drop the Kansas City Chiefs out of a tie for first place in the AFC West. It also dropped them seven spots in ESPN's Power Rankings.

The Chiefs are 12th in this week's rankings. They had climbed to No. 5 last week after winning five straight games."    READ MORE…

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Kansas City Chiefs practice in the indoor facility on Wednesday before their Sunday Night Game vs the Broncos

2. Chiefs inspired by Eric Berry's strength in midst of lymphoma scare

By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star

"Two days after being informed that star safety Eric Berry might have lymphoma, his teammates were still marveling at the enthusiasm, optimism and strength he showed during his brief message to the team Monday morning.

Meanwhile, Chiefs coach Andy Reid confirmed perhaps the most illuminating story of all — that the first thing Berry asked when told of the mass in his chest is whether he could still play Sunday in the Chiefs' huge home test against Denver."    READ MORE…

3. Broncos-Chiefs Preview

By AP - FOX Sports

"he Denver Broncos have been plagued by their lack of a consistent running game on the road. The emergence of C.J. Anderson has shown them a glimpse of the possibilities with better balance, however.

They hope a more well-rounded attack can help them Sunday night when they visit the Kansas City Chiefs, who are looking to create a first-place tie in the AFC West."    READ MORE…

4. Chiefs' Charles dedicates game to drowning victims

By Randy Covitz - The Kansas City Star

"Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles said he plans to dedicate Sunday's game against Denver to one of the teenage boys who drowned over the weekend on a farm pond north of Savannah, Mo.

Charles said he met and posed for pictures with Andre Lance, 17, at training camp in St. Joseph a couple of years ago and learned through Instagram of the young man's death, along with another teen, Tyler Brandt, also 17,"    READ MORE…

5. What do the Chiefs need from Avant? Absolutely anything

By Jeffrey Flanagan - FOX Sports

"The bottom line regarding the Chiefs' recent signing of wide receiver Jason Avant?

It certainly can't hurt.

The Chiefs, after all, have become historically, if not laughably, bad at the wide receiver position."    READ MORE…

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