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Arrowheadlines: Kansas City Chiefs News 12/12

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Too Many Mistakes Prove Costly For Chiefs from The Mothership

Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel didn't take long to pinpoint what went wrong during Sunday's 30-7 loss to the Browns.

"Basically the second half was our downfall," Crennel said. "The score was close enough and then we let them drive down and score and then we turn the ball over and they get a field goal after the turnover and then we couldn't get anything else going and couldn't get anything else done to try to get us back into the game. So as a result of it, we ended up losing the game."

Chiefs Hate The Suggestion To Eliminate Kickoffs from KC Star

"That's the most ridiculous thing I ever heard," said Javier Arenas, the Chiefs' primary punt returner who has returned 50 kickoffs in his three NFL seasons. "How long has football been in existence? It's taking away a part of the game. It's like taking away free throws in basketball. ... It's a crucial part of the game ...

"The Super Bowl, opening kickoff, a gazillion cameras are flashing. ... Kickoffs are not the only play you get injured on."

Chiefs vs Raiders - Game 14 from The Mothership

The Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders meet for the second time this season in an AFC West division matchup on Sunday, Dec. 16. Kickoff at Coliseum is scheduled for 3:25 p.m. CT. The Chiefs are on the road for the second consecutive week.

The Chiefs enter the contest with a 2-11 record after falling last Sunday to the Cleveland Browns 30-7 at Cleveland Browns Stadium...

...Oakland enters Sunday's contest with a 3-10 record following a home loss on Thursday Night Football (12/6) to the Denver Broncos 26-13.

NFL Play 60 Super School: Cedar Creek Elementary from The Mothership

Succop, joined by KC Wolf and a few of the Chiefs Cheerleaders, spoke with students at an assembly at Cedar Creek to promote physical fitness and healthy eating.

"We came to hang out with the students, talk about the NFL's Play 60 and the importance of exercising and eating right," Succop said. "These kids are really excited to see us and we want to share with the kids in our community about eating healthy and getting plenty of exercise because it sets you up for a healthier and happier life."

N.Y. Services Set For Jovan Belcher from ESPN

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who shot and killed his girlfriend before taking his own life earlier this month, was laid out Tuesday in an open silver casket surrounded by flowers and displays of family snapshots at a church where hundreds of mourners gathered at a wake to remember him.

The wake, to be followed by a funeral on Wednesday, was held at the Upper Room Christian World Center in Dix Hills, east of New York City and a few miles north of the West Babylon home where the 25-year-old Belcher was raised.

Kid Takes Chiefs Player To Show And Tell from FOX4KC

Ten year-old Jordan Blakemore won a contest he didn't even enter. The Trailridge elementary fourth grader is the 2012 Verizon Wireless and NFL "Show and Tell" winner, allowing him to take Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker Derrick Johnson to school with him.

Blakemore said he was surprised when his mom told him.

"I like it," said Blakemore. "It's awesome."

Jamaal Charles Backs Photo App 'Vamp' from ESPN

Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs is one of the most elusive running backs in the NFL.

While it may be tough for would-be tacklers to catch him on the field, a new app called vamp! is making it a lot easier for fans to capture him off of it.

AFC Grades: It's The Pats, Then Everybody Else from USA Today

Kansas City Chiefs (2-11): D

The only highlight of the Chiefs' week came on their first play -- Jamaal Charles' 80-yard touchdown run. From there, the Chiefs struggled in a 30-7 loss to Cleveland, a disappointing end to an emotionally draining week for the entire organization.

Raiders Actually Favored In Week 15 Against... The Chiefs from SBN Bay Area

Oakland opened up at -1.5 -- bettors liked that action, because the line quickly moved to -3. The Raiders are in the middle of a six-game losing streak that has brought them to 3-10 on the season. Photo Gallery: Chiefs Visit Veterans Hospital Video: Sneak Peek: Chiefs Kingdom - Rick Borchardt Video: Cheerleader Chatter - Jillian Video: Cheerleader Chatter - Brooke

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