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Chase Daniel to be Inducted into Mizzou Hall of Fame -

"It's one of the highest honors bestowed a former student-athletes,” Daniel said. “I'm very blessed to be going on with Chase Coughlin and Jeremy Maclin, two guys I got to play with for three or four years each. It's a good feeling. It's pretty awesome.”

Chiefs have a special feeling about showdown with the Steelers | The Kansas City Star

The circumstances and consequences for the Chiefs on that day were strikingly similar to Sunday’s noon game at Heinz Field. The Chiefs had to beat Pittsburgh in the Dec. 21, 1986 regular-season finale in order to make the playoffs. And that’s exactly what they did in one of the most remarkable performances in franchise history. The Chiefs scored all three touchdowns on special teams for a 24-19 win that clinched the franchise’s first playoff appearance in 15 years.

On Eric Fisher, a new friendship, and how the Chiefs’ past is helping its future | The Kansas City Star

Dorsey thinks Fisher will be a great left tackle — great, not good — but needs some time. From the first day the Chiefs drafted Fisher, Dorsey has thought about Alt. The similarities are striking, when you think about it. Two tall, athletic, raw prospects taken in the first round. Both relatively new to the position. Both with a lot of learning to do, and even more potential. Alt struggled early in his career, and then made two Pro Bowls and played long and well enough that his name is in the Chiefs’ Ring of Honor — right there between Derrick Thomas and Gary Spani.

Steelers Injury Report: Ike Taylor and Troy Polamalu doubtful vs. Chiefs - Behind the Steel Curtain

The Pittsburgh Steelers are putting the final touches on their game plans for the Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday at Heinz Field, and those plans most likely won't involve veterans Ike Taylor and Troy Polamalu.

Explanation of the Chiefs Offensive Play Calling -

The Chiefs have been particularly creative with how they’ve used Thomas and Sherman, who have made a habit of moving around and playing multiple spots on the field. "Once the game sort of unwinds and you show those personnel groups, show those formations," Pederson explained. "After about two or three snaps like that, you kind of get an idea of how the defense is attacking this certain group or this certain formation."

Chiefs seeing returns - Associated Press

John Dorsey likes to say that it takes several years before a verdict can be returned on a draft pick. There is a learning curve for rookies, often a steep one. The pro game is faster, players are stronger and the plays more complex. If that's the case, the first two draft classes of the Chiefs' general manager -- panned so often by fans and pundits -- may actually be right on track.

Titans Place Dexter McCluster on IR; Sign WR Rico Richardson to Active Roster -

The Tennessee Titans have placed RB Dexter McCluster(knee) on injured reserve and replaced him on the active roster with WR Rico Richardson, the team announced today.

Madden Predicts Week 16: Kansas City Chiefs VS Pittsburgh Steelers - KC Kingdom

Kansas City Chiefs – 38

Pittsburgh Steelers – 31

After football, former Chiefs wide receiver Eddie Kennison has a new passion |

Barrel 87 is an online wine, spirits and beer club that pairs these with a variety of recipes. "I’m a food, wine, and people lover and why not do what you love," said Kennison.

5 questions with SBN Kansas City Chiefs site Arrowhead Pride - Behind the Steel Curtain

How has Phillip Gaines been so far this year? The Steelers selected him in the SBN Blogger's Mock Draft with their second round pick, and we recall being taunted for the selection. I remember sitting in training camp talking with some other Chiefs media folks and many of us agreed that Gaines was so far behind that he wouldn't be a contributor at all this year. I thought his ceiling in his rookie year would be the fourth or fifth cornerback. Just trying to stay active on game days. He looked like a rookie during training camp. Turns out, I was wrong!

Jamaal Charles hasn't started career decline - ESPN

From foot problems in August and September, to current knee and ankle issues, to the strange situation in October when he described having several concussion symptoms without having a concussion, it’s been a weird season for him. But Charles hasn’t reached the point where his skills are declining. You can’t possibly have watched Charles run in recent games and come to that conclusion.

Vols media guide pays tribute to Eric Berry - Saturday Down South

Former Tennessee Volunteer and current Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry will be honored on the back cover of Tennessee’s TaxSlayer Bowl media guide. The image features three pictures of the former All-American safety during his tenure with the Vols with the Twitter hashtag #BerryStrong in bold across the middle.

Fred 'Fuzzy' Thurston remembered as teammate, friend - Green Bay Press Gazette

Kramer, now living in Idaho, spoke of a time when enormous Kansas City Chiefs tackle Buck Buchanan hit Thurston so hard he bent the Packer's steel face mask. Asked by a teammate how things with Buchanan were going, Thurston said, according to Kramer, "I'm kickin' his ass!"

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