Controversies such as 'Deflategate' aren't new to the Super Bowl - LA Times
Len Dawson of the Kansas City Chiefs was that quarterback, and he was interrogated during the week leading up to Super Bowl IV because of his casual connection to a known gambler who was arrested before the game carrying more than $400,000 and Dawson's phone number. "It was very difficult, because I hadn't done anything wrong," Dawson said by phone Monday. "Everybody's yakking around trying to think of things to do or say, and I said, 'Let's tell the truth.' I knew who that person was, but I hadn't had any contact with him. It was such a disruption."
What it's like to face Patriots, Seahawks - NFL.com
The Patriots have to deal with Marshawn Lynch. As Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston said, keeping the running back from going Beast Mode is the biggest battle. "No arm tackling. Straight body tackles. Arm tackles he's running right through it. So you know it's going to be a war," Houston said. "I know he broke one of my tackles the first series of the game I went and tried to get a good lick, didn't wrap up good he broke through it. I looked back behind me and he was five yards down field. So you got to wrap up, bring your weight with you."
Reid gives Chiefs a shot at second Lombardi | UTSanDiego.com
Why they’ll end the AFC West drought: Andy Reid is one of the NFL’s better coaches. He has led the Chiefs to a 20-12 record in his two seasons, on the heels of a 2-14 debacle under Bill Belichick protege Romeo Crennel. He took the Eagles to five NFC Championship Games and one Super Bowl. RB Jamaal Charles is special, while the K.C. defense employs one elite player at all three levels.
Raiders sign Charles Woodson to contract extension - Silver And Black Pride
It's official, Charles Woodson will be returning for at least one more season with the Raiders. The team re-signed the veteran defensive back to an extension on Monday.
Julius Thomas was 'Big time Raiders fan', says signing with Oakland a possibility - Silver And Black Pride
"Everything's a possibility." Thomas said in an interview on Bay Area radio station, 95.7 the game. "I guess the Raiders would have to want me in order for negotiations to start or maybe offer me a contract. Who knows what's gonna happen..."
Here are the five weaknesses that could hurt Seahawks’ chances for Super Bowl repeat - The Washington Post
However, the Kansas City Chiefs did a great job of exposing this weakness, rushing 19 times for 90 yards up the gut during their Week 11 matchup. Fifty of those yards came on 10 first-down carries alone. It wouldn’t be surprising for Belichik to make adjustments to the running game for Sunday’s big matchup.
Why does the Super Bowl use Roman numerals? - CSMonitor.com
The championship game has been keeping count in Roman numerals since Super Bowl V in 1971, and Roman numerals for the first four Super Bowls were retroactively used. Lamar Hunt, former owner of the Kansas City Chiefs, is credited with the idea of using Roman numerals, according to Chiefs historian Bob Moore.
Report: Colts frontrunners, but Vikings in mix to land WR Duron Carter | 1500 ESPN Twin Cities
The son of former Vikings receiver and Hall of Famer Cris Carter garnered interest from a handful of teams after boasting nearly 2,000 yards in two CFL seasons with the Montreal Alouettes. He reportedly had meetings with the Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, among others. The latest from the Star's Stephen Holder claims the Colts are the top option for Carter, who can agree to terms with a club but can't sign a contract until Feb. 10. The Vikings are reportedly the Colts' biggest threat to sign the former Ohio State and Alabama receiver