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"When you sign up, you’re not sure what you’re going to get," said Gailey, who spent 2008 as the Chiefs’ offensive coordinator and served as head coach of the Dallas Cowboys in 1998-99. "But you take it as it comes. You deal with it …
"We’ve got some good football players. The guys are playing hard but just haven’t been able to get a W."
Clinging to a 28-20 lead in the fourth quarter, the Chiefs went on a scoring drive that iced the game. Cox even caught a pass in a key juncture. He made his second catch of the season and gained 13 yards and a first down.
It was the same play the Chiefs ran the previous week against Houston when Cox gained only 4 yards.
"They were expecting us to run the ball, and I snuck out and I was wide open in the flats," Cox said. "I cherish every time I have chance to have the ball in my hand; it is a good feeling. Every time we run it, Thomas Jones always says, ‘Look it in Coxy.' I made sure I caught it with two hands and made sure I got to the first down."
Cox stepping up for Kansas City from News-Press Now
Offensive coordinator Charlie Weis wouldn’t say whether McCluster might play against the Bills, saying the Chiefs would make do with whoever is available.
"Whatever 45 we’re dealt, that’s who we’re dealing with," Weis said. "My job is not to talk about personnel. There’s guys that miss time in practice. That’s just part of football. Guys get banged up, and the next guy steps in. That’s the way it goes."
McCluster’s status is unknown from KC Star
The Buffalo Bills have faced some of the premier running back tandems in the NFL this season.
On Sunday, they're going against the best.
Led by the 1-2 punch of Thomas Jones and Jamaal Charles, the Kansas City Chiefs have the NFL's top-ranked rushing attack. Only four backfield duos have each rushed for 1,000 yards in a season. Jones and Charles are on pace for more than 1,200.
Chiefs' rushers are a handful from The Buffalo News
You've heard of immovable object meeting irresistible force?
Well, what about movable objects going head-to-head into a resistance-free force?
That's pretty much what statistics say Sunday's game between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs will be.
With the NFL's worst defense against the run, the Bills must try to contain the league's most-productive rushing attack.
Buffalo opponents have rushed for an average of 174.5 yards per game.
Bills Struggling Run Defense Faces Another Tough Test from WGRZ.com
The Kansas City Chiefs aren't only playing through pain. They're coaching through it, too.
A bad knee that left him barely able to walk during training camp was just the beginning for Charlie Weis this year. Next, an acute gall bladder infection plunged the tough-as-a-boot offensive co-ordinator into agony and left him with a knotty dilemma: go ahead and have surgery, relieve the suffering but miss the San Francisco game?
Chiefs offensive co-ordinator Charlie Weis toughs it out and so does his team from The Canadian Press
In the past two weeks, the Chiefs' offense has been balanced and the result has been very encouraging. After scoring just three field goals in a loss at Indianapolis, the Chiefs have scored 73 points in the past two games. A big reason for the offensive explosion is the pass is being setup by the run.
Final Word AFC 2010 Week 8 from ESPN
This year's central candidate to continue the NFL's streak of worst-to-first division winners is Kansas City, which already has won as many games as it did last season. Kansas City's next eight opponents have a combined record of 19-34.
Adam Schefter's 10 Spot from ESPN
9. Kansas City Chiefs (11) - The top run game in the league, a coaching staff that is among the best, and an emerging Cassel to Bowe connection that is quickly developing into something promising. However, the defense is getting a little lackadaisical with the way the offense has been lighting up the scoreboard.
SGN Columnist Russ Loede’s Week Eight Power Rankings from NFL Gridiron Gab
Several former NFL players gathered Thursday to support P.A.S.T., a group of doctors who provide free care to retired athletes without insurance.
Their health problems go far beyond concussions. Former Kansas City Chiefs running back Christian Okoye suffered from pain and numbness because of a neck injury.
"I support the rules," he said. "When you ask some of the guys who are playing today, they say, 'They're taking the game away from us.' You're not in that position. If you were in the position that I am today, you would agree (with enforcing the rules)."
Where does the fine money that's collected go? from The Daily News
It's hard to point a finger at one primary cause of the Bills' 0-6 start. Buffalo admittedly has its share of deficiencies. One team stat that stands out after six games played however, is how badly they've been outscored in the third quarter this season.
Opponents have put points on the board in the third stanza this season by a better than 5:1 margin (77-14).
Bills aim to reverse 3rd quarter numbers from BuffaloBills.com
The Chiefs are sixth in the NFL against the run, but coach Todd Haley doesn't think that will stop the Bills from getting Jackson and Spiller involved early and often.
"This Jackson is one of the most underrated backs in the league, in my opinion; he is good, really good," Haley told the Buffalo media via conference call this week. "He has great vision, he runs hard, he has great balance, he makes great cuts, he is explosive. You just don't hear his name, but he is really good.
Jackson has a big fan from The Buffalo News