Top 5 Headlines 2/3: Chiefs Playoff Chances in 2015

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1. Will Chiefs make the 2015 playoffs?

By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com

"There seems to be plenty of optimism among their fans about the Kansas City Chiefs' chances of reaching the playoffs next year. That's no doubt the result of the Chiefs beating both of this year's Super Bowl participants during the 2014 regular season.

Not to spoil your party or anything but Mike Sando has a post that isn't going to be particularly popular with Chiefs fans. Sando predicts the playoff teams for next season and the Chiefs aren't among them."    READ MORE…

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2. NFL Draft Rumors 2015: Kansas City Chiefs Targeting Oklahoma WR Dorial Green-Beckham?

By Brandon Katz - HNGN

"If anyone can use an upgrade at the position, it's the Chiefs. And if there is any team out there willing to take a risk on a talented player with question marks, it's the Chiefs again. That's why ESPN NFL Insider Mel Kiper Jr. projected Kansas City to select Oklahoma wide receiver Dorial Green‐Beckham with the No. 18 pick in the 2015 NFL draft.

"The physical book on Green‐Beckham is a good read: He's got great length and can take the top off the secondary as a straight‐line runner but also creates an impressive amount of space with quickness on short routes," Kiper wrote. "He's a red zone fear‐factor player because he can just go up higher than anybody on the field to get the ball."    READ MORE…

3. 100 days, 100 players: No. 4 Eric Berry

By Gerry Hamilton - ESPN.com

"In the 100 days leading up to signing day 2015, RecruitingNation will be looking back at our ESPN recruiting rankings from 2006 to the present and count down the best player of the past 10 years at each ranking position, No. 100 to No. 1.

Eric Berry, No. 4 in 2007 class

Berry came out of Creekside High in Fairburn, Georgia,. as the most highly coveted cornerback prospect in the 2007 class. While he had offers from USC, Ohio State and many others nationally, he ultimately picked Tennessee over Georgia and Auburn due to a strong relationship with then-Volunteers coach Phil Fulmer and staff. Berry was a member of a top five class for the Volunteers."    READ MORE…

4. Patriots point to Chiefs loss as key to championship season

By Randy Covitz - The Kansas City Star

"In the afterglow of winning their fourth Super Bowl, both New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady reflected on the turning point of their championship season.

The 41-14 loss to the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Sept. 29."    READ MORE…

5. Justin Houston didn't deserve shutout in defensive player voting

By Adam Teicher - ESPN.com

"Considering that former guard Will Shields was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, it was a good weekend for the Kansas City Chiefs.

Still, one thing troubled me from Saturday night's awards ceremony and specifically The Associated Press defensive player of the year. The award went to Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, but that's not the problem."    READ MORE…

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