Nov 12, 2016

Chiefs' Kelce fined for towel toss

Turns out that was one costly towel toss for Travis Kelce. The Kansas City Chiefs tight end was fined $24,309 by the NFL on Friday after he protested a non-call by mockingly chucking his towel toward an official and being ejected. Kelce thought Jacksonville’s ...

Mar 29, 2016

Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah retires

Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah retired after seven seasons Monday, joining the growing list of players who have walked away from the NFL because of health concerns. Husain had his fifth concussion this season, which sidelined him for five weeks. The 30-year-old player ...

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 ...

Manning benched during Broncos loss

Nov 16, 2015

Manning benched during Broncos loss

Peyton Manning is hurt — and he’s sorry he hurt his team. “I thought I felt good enough to play,” Manning said Sunday after the worst performance of his career in Denver’s 29-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. “Maybe it was a false ...

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 ...

Broncos complete stunning comeback to sink Chiefs

Sep 18, 2015

Broncos complete stunning comeback to sink Chiefs

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos have beaten the Kansas City Chiefs every way imaginable over the years, from playoff shootouts to defensive tug-of-wars. Well, not quite every way. Not until Thursday night. Denver cornerback Bradley Roby returned Jamaal Charles’s second fumble 21 yards ...

Chiefs hold off rusty Seahawks

Aug 22, 2015

Chiefs hold off rusty Seahawks

Chiefs coach Andy Reid insists he has a handle on who will start along the offensive line when Kansas City opens the regular season, assuming a couple guys get healthy. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll? He remains decidedly noncommittal about his own. Alex Smith threw ...

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 ...

NFL admits mistake on penalized prayer

Oct 1, 2014

NFL admits mistake on penalized prayer

The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception. The league’s rule book prohibits players from celebrating while on the ground, but spokesman ...