1. Chiefs look to end skid and boost playoff chances in Arizona
By AP - kcchiefs.com
"ruce Arians is remaining quite calm for a coach who has watched the Arizona Cardinals' NFC West lead dwindle during a two-game slide, choosing instead to focus on the positives that led them to the top of the division.
The Kansas City Chiefs aren't in nearly as enviable of a position while dealing with a skid that is threatening their playoff chances in the AFC." READ MORE…
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2. Chiefs hope to get Jamaal Charles more touches
By Randy Covitz - The Kansas City Star
"The Chiefs only had the ball for 44 offensive plays in barely 21 minutes of time of possession in their loss to Denver last week, so running back Jamaal Charles had just 14 touches — 10 rushes, four receptions.
But offensive coordinator Doug Pederson realizes he has to get the ball into the hands of his best player during the next four games." READ MORE…
3. Five reasons to dislike the Cardinals, a team that's had its wings clipped
By The Kansas City Star - The Kansas City Star
"Arizona is known to attract snowbird retirees, and its pro football team seems to follow suit.
The list of aging NFL stars who've sought their personal fountain of youth with the Cardinals includes Edgerrin James, Emmitt Smith and Kurt Warner. And who could blame them. Fall in Phoenix sounds like a pretty good idea when the rest of the country is donning multiple layers of long-johns." READ MORE…
4. Retaliating in today's NFL no simple task, but sometimes it must be done
By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star
"Moments after watching his quarterback get speared in the back well after releasing the ball, Chiefs fullback Anthony Sherman crouched in his stance, ready to pounce.
This was Sunday, during the fourth quarter of the Chiefs' 29-16 loss to the Broncos. And although they trailed by 16 points, the Chiefs were still in the game." READ MORE…
5. Chiefs' run defense needs fast fix so two-game slide doesn't reach three
By Vahe Gregorian - The Kansas CIty Star
"Only 15 days ago, part of the formula that had enabled the Chiefs to win seven of their previous eight games was the fact that they hadn't allowed a rushing touchdown all season.
How much of that was quirk for a team giving up nearly five yards a carry and how much reflected a red-zone siege mentality of "they're not in until they're in" was a matter of conjecture." READ MORE…
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