Patriots beat Chiefs to reach fifth straight AFC title game

Jan 17, 2016

Patriots beat Chiefs to reach fifth straight AFC title game

The Patriots’ late-season slump didn’t mean much when the playoffs came to New England. Kansas City’s 11-game winning streak mattered even less. With Rob Gronkowski and Julian Edelman coming back from injuries to help Tom Brady return to his Super Bowl MVP form, the ...

Chiefs end playoff drought

Jan 10, 2016

Chiefs end playoff drought

After 22 years without a playoff victory, the Kansas City Chiefs were determined not to give up the lead this time. The Chiefs had enough points to win after jumping ahead 7-0 in the first 11 seconds, and they used relentless pressure, five turnovers ...

Rodgers, Pack pound Chiefs

Sep 29, 2015

Rodgers, Pack pound Chiefs

Packers coach Mike McCarthy is running out of superlatives to describe Aaron Rodgers. Every week, his MVP quarterback dissects defenses in painstakingly methodical fashion. Rodgers threw for 333 yards and five touchdowns, including three to Randall Cobb, and Green Bay beat the Kansas City ...

Chiefs lose Smith to lacerated spleen

Dec 27, 2014

Chiefs lose Smith to lacerated spleen

Alex Smith thought he had some indigestion. It turned out to be a lacerated spleen. Now, the Kansas City Chiefs will put their already slim playoff hopes in the hands of career backup Chase Daniel, who will make his second-ever start Sunday against San ...

Raiders finally get first win

Nov 21, 2014

Raiders finally get first win

After 368 days and 16 straight losses, the Oakland Raiders finally had something to celebrate. Rookie Derek Carr threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:42 remaining, and the Raiders got one last defensive stop to snap a 16-game losing streak with ...

Chiefs give Smith huge extension

Sep 2, 2014

Chiefs give Smith huge extension

When he was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs last offseason, quarterback Alex Smith professed his admiration for coach Andy Reid and his excitement at playing for the storied franchise. Now, he could have that opportunity for at least four more years. Smith signed ...