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1. Chiefs' Dee Ford eager to capitalize on nice showing against Dolphins

By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star

"Dee Ford was standing at his locker Sunday evening at Sun Life Stadium, bathing in the afterglow of the Chiefs' 34-15 win over the Miami Dolphins, when teammate James-Michael Johnson sidled up to a nearby locker.

"Dee Ford — tough!" Johnson said, referring to a slogan Ford repeats often in a recent commercial for a car dealership."    READ MORE…

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2. Eric Berry has high ankle sprain

By Adam Teicher -

"Kansas City Chiefs Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry is dealing with a high ankle sprain, a league source told ESPN's Adam Caplan.

Berry, who suffered the injury in the Chiefs' Week 2 loss to the Broncos, missed last Sunday's victory over the Miami Dolphins with the injury. Chiefs coach Andy Reid has previously described Berry's injury as an ankle sprain."    READ MORE…

3. Believe it or not, there is such a thing as too much Dontari Poe, Chiefs fans

By Sean Keeler - Fox Sports

"It sounds like complete and utter sacrilege, said out loud, but that doesn't make it any less true: Like Halloween candy, burnt ends and free rounds at Oktoberfest, as much as we love it, there is such a thing as too much Dontari Poe in one sitting.

Fun Fact No. 1: This past Sunday's 34-15 win at Miami was the first time the Kansas City Chiefs' Pro Bowl nose tackle had played on fewer than 78 percent of the snaps of a game he'd started since Week 17 of 2012 in Denver, his rookie year. "    READ MORE…

4. Chiefs snap-count observations: Dee Ford doubles his workload

By Terez Paylor - The Kansas City Star

"Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Dee Ford (55) made the motion of incomplete pass on a near sack he made on Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill in the fourth quarter at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. on September 21, 2014. The Chiefs won 34‐15.

Here are some observations based on the snap‐count data from the Chiefs' 34‐15 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Numbers are provided by the NFL… "    READ MORE…

5. The Film Don't Lie: Patriots

By Mike Reiss -

"The Kansas City Chiefs rank fourth in the NFL in sacks per opponent pass play, which makes this game a bad match for a Patriots team that is struggling to protect quarterback Tom Brady.

Specifically, the Chiefs can bring the heat off the edge with outside linebackers Tamba Hali and Justin Houston. One way for the Patriots to combat that is to duplicate what they did on one of the key plays in their 16-9 victory over the Raiders this past Sunday -- a 22-yard pass to tight end Rob Gronkowski on third-and-15 with 9:48 remaining. "    READ MORE…

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