Top 5 Headlines 12/2: Chiefs Need to Regroup

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1. After two ugly losses, Chiefs feel need to regroup

By Dave Skretta - Fox Sports

"Two weeks ago, the Kansas City Chiefs were barreling toward the playoffs. They had won five straight games and become one of the hottest teams in the NFL.

Now, their playoff hopes are suddenly in peril."    READ MORE…

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2. Change could be coming for struggling Chiefs offensive line

By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com

"The move was subtle, made in the fourth quarter of a game the Kansas City Chiefs were destined to lose. But Donald Stephenson replaced Ryan Harris at right tackle on a struggling offensive line Sunday night.

"We just put him in really to get him some work," Chiefs coach Andy Reid said."    READ MORE…

3. Chiefs coach Andy Reid on response to cheap shots: 'You keep playing'

By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star

"At least one Chief — tight end Travis Kelce — thought it was a cheap shot when Denver linebacker Von Miller darted around the edge and delivered a vicious shot to the back of Alex Smith well after he delivered the football during Sunday's loss to the Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium.

Miller was called for a late hit while Smith writhed in obvious pain and Kelce made an obscene gesture with his hand following the play, which he says was directed toward Miller."    READ MORE…

4. Andy Reid: Chiefs have 'stalled these last two weeks'

By Marc Sessler - NFL.com

"Back-to-back ugly losses inside the AFC West have backed the Kansas City Chiefs into a corner.

"We've stalled these last two weeks," coach Andy Reid said after Sunday night's 29-16 implosion against the Broncos, per The Kansas City Star."    READ MORE…

5. Chiefs recognize run defense has been an issue

By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star

"The Chiefs have been gashed on the ground in a big way the last three games, allowing 204 rushing yards to Seattle, 179 to Oakland and a season-high 215 to Denver on Sunday.

Gap discipline has been an issue, as has tackling."    READ MORE…

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