Reid And Reid: 5 Questions With The Coach from The Mothership
Alex Smithsaid that you were born to coach; what are you thoughts, when you hear that?
"I love doing what I'm doing. I love coming to work every day. I feel very honored and privileged to be able to do it. I realize I'm one out of 32 people in the whole world to do what I do; I get to work with great kids and great people and I feel very fortunate to be able to do it. Does God create coaches? I don't know; if He, did I'm happy He shot me in this direction."
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Game Day Forecast from The National Weather Service
Today - Cloudy, with a high near 25. North northwest wind 10 to 13 mph.
Jamaal Charles, Chiefs Offense Get Rolling Just In Time from USA Today
It may have taken a while for the Chiefs offense to get rolling behind Smith and Charles, who had only one 100-yard rushing performance in the first 11 weeks of the season. But now he's on the verge of recording some of the best statistics of his career.
He has 65 catches -- 30 more than his previous career-high -- for 655 receiving yards and seven touchdowns. With 1,181 rushing yards, Charles has run for more than 1,000 yards in four of the past five seasons. It could be five-for-five if not for the ACL injury he suffered early in the 2011 season.
Chiefs' Jamaal Charles Has Always Been About Chasing History from The Associated Press via The Columbia Missourian
Nobody in the Gulf Coast community of Port Arthur ever expected Joe Washington's records to be broken. His schoolboy rushing totals stood for three decades, through all the oil booms and busts that influence life on the eastern edge of Texas.
Then along came Jamaal Charles, who possessed such blinding speed, peerless vision and almost effortless ability that even Washington knew his marks would topple.
"He wasn't too keen on focusing on records and yards," Washington recalled this week, "and that's when I knew it. I knew he would do it."
It's A Jolly Holiday In Kansas City Thanks To Andy Reid And The Chiefs from KC Star via The Miami Herald
Donald Stephenson feels it. He grew up here, a Chiefs fan. Went to Blue Springs High. He's seen the bond between team and fans from both sides, as a boy in the stands and now a man on the offensive line.
"Kansas City and the Chiefs are like one unit," he says. "The vibe around town is a lot better when we're winning. It's kind of depressing when we're losing. Now, everybody's always talking Chiefs, anywhere you go, you hear someone talking Chiefs. Talking about some player, some play."
For three years, the Martz Bros Snow & Ice Removal company have had the task of cleaning up the stadium during and after snow storms.
The company has brought in twice the amount of equipment to complete this task, they did not expect the amount of ice that's fell Saturday afternoon.
Week 16 Rundown from FOX Sports
Concededly [sic], that Manning guy for Denver probably deserves the award, deeming that he's about to cross the 50-touchdown barrier this weekend. (Although not sure why that's a big deal. I did the same thing with Steve DeBerg inTecmo Super Bowl last year.) However, in the rare chance that the Broncos stumble and the Chiefs capture the conference's top seed, Charles better get some love. Cat is averaging 84.4 rushing and 46.8 receiving yards per outing, finding the Promised Land 18 times. Credit goes to Alex Smith and Andy Reid for stabilizing the aerial game, and Kansas City's defense incited its first-half success. At this juncture, those structures are merely ancillary compared to the foundation Charles has laid. Give the man his due, that's all.
Dan Dierdorf Looks Forward To His Last Broadcast Call In Kansas City from The Seattle Times
Because of the Chiefs' poor record last year, Dierdorf and Gumbel, considered CBS' No. 2 crew, did not call a Chiefs game last year. And he missed the sights and smells of the barbecue wafting from the parking lots.
"I love to eat, I love food, and that drive across the parking lot on Sunday morning to get to the TV trucks is the best smelling drive in the NFL," said Dierdorf, who lives in St. Louis.
A municipal court hearing for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe on speeding and marijuana possession citations has been rescheduled.
Bowe's lawyers, Kevin E.J. Regan, said through legal assistant Jennifer Purvis that the hearing has been moved from Wednesday to Jan. 22.
NFL Insider: Who's Hot, Who's Not And More from The Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Kansas City Chiefs inside linebacker Derrick Johnson has 976 career tackles, 24 from becoming the franchise's all-time leader. Gary Spani had 999 in 124 games over nine seasons.
5 Storylines For Colts vs. Chiefs from The Indianapolis Star
Charles arguably is the NFL's most dangerous dual threat, and the Colts can't argue the point. He gashed them with 226 yards on 22 rushing attempts last December, and this week the defense studied video of Charles catching eight passes for 195 yards and four TDs in the Chiefs' blowout win at Oakland last Sunday.
He's the only player leading his team in rushing (246 attempts for 1,181 yards) and receiving (65 catches for 655 yards). He leads the league in touchdowns (18), first downs (98), and is third with 34 rushes that have gained at least 10 yards.
Keep track of him, or else.
Chargers Look To Address Blackout Issues from The San Diego Union Tribune
Still, approximately 5,000 general tickets remain for next week's season finale against the Kansas City Chiefs, a game that will almost certainly have no significance for the Chargers.
But, really, playoffs or not, blackouts or not, we have a long-term issue that needs to be addressed.
Quick-Hit Thoughts Around Pats & NFL from ESPN
Did you Know, Part III: As noted by ESPN's Stats & Information, the Chiefs have outscored opponents by 115 points on points off turnovers this season, easily the best mark in the NFL. That is 35 more points than the next team (49ers), putting Kansas City in range to match the 2010 Patriots, who had the best "points off turnovers" margin of any team over the past 10 years. The Patriots outscored opponents off turnovers by 119 points that year -- 47 more than the next team (Packers).