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Arrowheadlines: Chiefs News 12/23

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Happy Christmas Eve Eve, Kansas City Chiefs fans. I hope you've gotten all of your shopping done. I know I...haven't even started. Well I have, sort of. Still need to get the Mrs. something in addition to the new puppy we're getting on Christmas Day. I would love any new puppy advice you guys have to give.

Let us know in the poll if you're one of the responsible ones who already has their shopping done for the season.

Here are your links for the morning:

Stop The Run To Win … Wednesday Cup O’Chiefs | Chiefs Football at
One thing never changes about football, no matter the era. A team that wants to win must be able to defense the running game. Against Cleveland last Sunday, the Chiefs dropped passes and allowed a pair of kickoff returns for touchdowns. But more importantly, they were gashed for 351 rushing yards, more than any opponent has managed in a single game against the franchise through 50 seasons.

Arrowhead Addict | A Kansas City Chiefs Blog
Amidst all the pain it is important for us, as fans, to remember the joy our favorite football team can give us. As the season approaches I feel quite similar to how I did as a child, on Christmas Eve. Well Christmas Eve is just a couple days away and in the spirit of the holiday season I wanted to share something with my fellow Addicts.

Classic Patrick Allen over at AA.

Chiefs receiving corps isn’t catching on -
So by Haley’s count, his wideouts aren’t doing their jobs very well this season. The Chiefs have dropped 49 passes in 13 games, and that leads the NFL. - Injured Quinn is done for year
As the Browns began pre-practice drills in their indoor facility, Brady Quinn sat and watched forlornly, his left foot in a boot and a pair of crutches by his side. For the second consecutive year, Quinn will finish the season on injured reserve, placed there Tuesday with a foot problem suffered on a 24-yard, fourth-quarter bootleg run in the 41-34 victory last Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs. Black Sunday Passes In Kansas City
The game was a fitting end to a 156-game sell-out streak, and the curtain call of the prolonged “20 Year Plan” of Carl Peterson. We saw shades of the highflying offense from the Dick Vermeil era, an

DMN: Browns need a fresh start | National Football Post
So I can easily see Weis being involved with the coaching staff. But will Mangini want this? And will Weis want to work for Mangini, knowing it might be just a one-year job? But from my sources in the league, I hear that Weis will be given a chance to work in Cleveland. Whether he takes the job is another story.

Kansas City Chiefs - Insider Blog: Cottam's Inspiring Finish
His season wasn’t supposed to end this way. Not the way he had been progressing. Chiefs TE Brad Cottam’s season defined individual progress in 2009. He was a calendar boy for fighting adversity by responding to coaching. Cottam failed before he began to succeed. His rise over the past two weeks had many wanting to believe that the untapped potential had finally been tapped. Maybe we were seeing just the tip of the iceberg.

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