Good morning! Yesterday must have been a holiday, because next to no one wrote about the Chiefs. Here is today's Kansas City Chiefs news.
Kansas City at Green Bay: October 12, 2003
Late game heroics followed the Chiefs on the road just seven days after defeating the Broncos on a 93-yard punt return TD in the fourth quarter. But this time, Dante Hall was shut out of the end zone for the first time in five games.
The Chiefs had to find a big play from another player in order to remain unbeaten, and find that player at historic Lambeau Field no less.
10 Games in 10 Days: 989 Pump from The Mothership
Those not-so-secret secret meetings between Goodell and a handful of owners and the players have produced movement on a labor agreement. The calendar is ticking for both sides; the goal for both is to get training camps open on time, the pre-season played without deletions and the regular-season kickoff to go down as scheduled in early September.
Progress made in a hotel meeting room with the players does not guarantee progress in getting a deal done in a hotel meeting room with the owners. This is where Goodell’s skills will be tested.
Goodell Must Be Good... Morning Cup O'Chiefs from Bob Gretz
Four of the next five players on USA TODAY's rankings also operate out of the 3-4 and led their respective teams in sacks: the Kansas City Chiefs' Tamba Hali, the Miami Dolphins' Cameron Wake, the San Diego Chargers' Shaun Phillips and the Washington Redskins' Brian Orakpo.
NFL's Best: Clay Matthews and the Top 10 Outside LBs of 2011 from USA Today
I doubt many owners will be shocked by anything they hear Tuesday. Some won't like how far the league is planning to go in giving players a percentage of the profits. But Goodell will tell them it has to happen for there to be a deal. I think whatever the nuts and bolts of this CBA become, he has been working with these owners on the tenets of this deal for three years, and he may have some opposition ... but I can't see nine teams' worth of it. For nine owners to rise up and say, Whoa, I'm not buying into this, is unlikely.
MMQB from Sports Illustrated