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Arrowheadlines: Chiefs News 12/22


Good morning Chiefs fans! This morning we're leading off with last weekend's halftime show. It's apparently a Michael Jackson tribute halftime show, with a little kid breaking down Michael's dance moves. I think they did it because little kids dancing like Michael Jackson is hilarious....

Here are your Chiefs links this morning. Enjoy.

Chiefs News Chiefs Update | Chiefs Football at BobGretz.com
Nothing boils Haley’s blood more than the dropped passes. We’ve covered the subject several times in the last few months because it has been such a big issue for the ‘09 Chiefs. It became even bigger against the Browns, when the head coach said after the game that his team had dropped nine passes. That number grew to 10 after he had a chance to watch the tape.

Chiefs’ rushing defense has been run ragged - KansasCity.com
The Chiefs dropped to 31st in the league in rushing yardage allowed at 162.6 per game, ahead of only Buffalo. The gap between the teams, once considerable, has narrowed to 3 yards per game.

Continuity at coach, QB is key to building a winning in the NFL | Sports News | News for Dallas, Texas | Dallas Morning News
The Kansas City Chiefs hired Todd Haley as their fourth head coach of the decade in 2009. The Chiefs have undertaken a complete makeover with a new general manager (Scott Pioli), coaching staff and philosophy. Half the 53-man roster that finished the 2008 season is already gone. Identity? What identity? The 2009 Chiefs have no idea who they are or what they want to be.

'09 review: New Chiefs, same stench | CJOnline.com
After winning only six games in the previous two seasons — the last of which saw a franchise-record 14 losses — 2009 was a time for sweeping changes at One Arrowhead Drive. Sadly, the adage about how the more things change, the more they stay the same often holds true for a sports franchise desperate to claw its way up from rock bottom.

Cincinnati Bengals Big Favorites Over Kansas City Chiefs
The Bengals are 13 1/2-point favorites in the 2009 NFL Week 16 Betting Odds, according to BetUS, with a 40-point total. The loss to the Chargers set the Bengals back a bit in playoff positioning by dropping them into a tie with the also 9-5 New England Patriots for the third seed. It also put their entire postseason prospects into jeopardy because the second place team in their division, Baltimore, has won two-in-a-row and is only a game out with two left to play.

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