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Top 5 Headlines 9/13: Harris Starting at Right Tackle

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1. Ryan Harris will start at right tackle Sunday for the Kansas City Chiefs

By Randy Covitz - The Kansas City Star

"ourneyman Ryan Harris will start at right tackle in place of Jeff Allen on Sunday at Denver.

The Chiefs announced Sunday that Allen will miss the season after having surgery to repair the bicep tendon in his elbow.

Harris replaced Allen in last week's game against Tennessee and participated in 18 plays. He allowed one sack and was called for a false start."    READ MORE…

Photos: 9/11 Practice

Kansas City Chiefs practice on September 11, 2014 at the outdoor training facility before their game this upcoming Sunday vs the Denver Broncos.

2. Chiefs facing another crisis after recovery season

By Associated Press

"KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid walked through the glass doors at One Arrowhead Drive for the first time last year, and took over a franchise in disarray, nobody could have expected their turnaround to be so swift and so dramatic.

After winning two games in a season marked by tragedy, the Kansas City Chiefs rolled off nine straight wins. They finished 11-5 and made the playoffs for the second time in seven years. A city that had grown accustomed to failure was feeling good about itself, putting away brown paper bags that had become standard headdress on Sunday to wear jerseys and caps with pride."    READ MORE…

3. Chiefs offensive film room: Five things to like and dislike from the Titans loss

By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star

"When Sunday's game finally came to a close, people were tripping all over themselves to assign blame to the Chiefs' dismal offensive showing.

While their struggles in the running game are pretty self explanatory — poor blocking and only seven carries for Jamaal Charles (I'm still incredulous about this) — the struggles of the Chiefs' passing game are a little less so."    READ MORE…

4. Two Broncos cornerbacks are former Kansas players

By Randy Covitz - The Kansas City Star

"Denver, which plays host to the Chiefs on Sunday, starts two former Kansas players at cornerback, free-agent signee Aqib Talib on the left side and Chris Harris Jr., on the right.

Harris, who made the club as an undrafted free agent in 2011, suffered a knee injury in the final regular-season game last year and required surgery but recovered in time for last week's opener against Indianapolis. He made three tackles and broke up two passes."    READ MORE…

5. Mysterious illness still keeping Chiefs' Mike Catapano out of action

By Randy Covitz - The Kansas City Star

"Defensive end Mike Catapano still has a locker at the Chiefs facility and is on the reserve/non-football illness list, but the club still does not have a diagnosis.

The last time Catapano, a seventh-round pick in 2013, practiced was during training camp in St. Joseph."    READ MORE…

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