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Top 5 Headlines 12/20: Dave Toub Planned a Throwback Saturday

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1. Chiefs have a special feeling about showdown with the Steelers

By Randy Covitz - The Kansas City Star

"Chiefs special teams coordinator Dave Toub planned a cinematic surprise for his players at the team hotel on Saturday night.

Toub dug deep into the franchise's film vault and opened the special-teams meeting by showing footage from a game between the Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers played exactly 28 years ago Sunday at old Three Rivers Stadium."    READ MORE…

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2. Steelers vs. Chiefs Prediction

By Adam Teicher -

"The Pittsburgh Steelers have scored 27 or more points in seven of their last eight games and are now one of the NFL's highest-scoring teams.

It's also true the Steelers have played just one game during that stretch against a defense as highly rated as that of the Kansas City Chiefs, who will be No. 8 heading into Sunday's game between the teams in Pittsburgh. That game against the New York Jets, now the sixth-rated defense, saw the Steelers score 13 points lose to an otherwise forlorn opponent."    READ MORE…

3. Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers Preview

By Ben Hoffman - New York Times

"Pittsburgh has set a number of franchise records this season as Ben Roethlisberger, Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown have lit up the scoreboard. Along the way, the Steelers' defense has done its best to burn the scoreboard down, allowing averages of 356 yards a game along with 24.2 points a game, which ranks 20th in the N.F.L. The Steelers have not finished that low since 1991, which was Chuck Noll's last season as their coach.

Pick: Chiefs"    READ MORE…

4. Know the enemy: RB Jamaal Charles

By Scott Brown -

"The Pittsburgh Steelers have allowed just one 100-yard rusher in their last six games.

If they extend that streak to seven they will likely secure the win that puts them back in the playoffs."    READ MORE…

5. On Eric Fisher, a new friendship, and how the Chiefs' past is helping its future

By Sam Mellinger - The Kansas City Star

"One of the best offensive linemen the Chiefs have ever had picked up his phone and heard the voice of general manager John Dorsey.

"What did I do?" John Alt remembers thinking. "Did I do something wrong?""    READ MORE…

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