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Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in walking boot, but says he'll play in Kansas City | ESPN

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger appeared in a walking boot on his right foot after Sunday's 30-12 victory over the Miami Dolphins in the AFC wild-card. Roethlisberger told reporters he doesn't know the nature of the injury, but he said he won't miss time.

Three things to know: Steelers (3) at Chiefs (2) divisional playoff preview | USA Today

As intimidating as Arrowhead can be, the Chiefs have lost their past four home playoff games and haven't won in front of their faithful fans in postseason since the 1993 season. But it's hard to believe they won't have a significant advantage. A Pittsburgh offense that tends to be far less effective on the road anyway will also have to overcome the ear-splitting din, and a change of venue can only help after the Steelers dismantled the Chiefs 43-14 at Heinz Field in Week 4.

Chiefs to Host Steelers Next Sunday: Three Quick Things to Know |

It’s worth noting that while the Steelers went 5-3 on the road, the combined record of their opponents on the road was 55-71-2. The only two teams they played on the road that had a winning record were Washington (8-7-1) and Miami (10-6).

Scouting Chiefs' playoff opponent: Pittsburgh Steelers | The Kansas City Star

The Steelers scored 399 points in 2016, an average of 24.9 per game. The 399 points is the fifth-most in Pittsburgh history (16-game regular season). The top four scoring seasons, in order, in Steelers history for a 16-game season are 2014 (436 points), 2015 (423 points), 1979 (416 points), and 1995 (407 points).

Video: Steelers coach Mike Tomlin's thoughts on facing the Chiefs | The Kansas City Star

Dave Toub Interviews for Bolts Head Coach | San Diego Chargers

The Bolts announced on Sunday they’ve met with Kansas City Chiefs Special Teams Coordinator Dave Toub for their head coach vacancy. He is the fourth coach the team has interviewed during their search.

Kansas City Chiefs seek to award Andy Reid with contract extension | ESPN

"Andy was somebody who over his years in Philadelphia had demonstrated that he can make the playoffs a lot,’’ said Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt, who hired Reid in January 2013 after 14 years of coaching the Eagles. "Certainly, he’s lived up to all of those expectations. This season has been so much fun up to this point. I look forward to seeing how it progresses as we enter the playoffs."

Chiefs GM John Dorsey emerges as a potential Packers chief |

Dorsey, a former Packers player who cut his teeth in Green Bay under Hall of Fame architect Ron Wolf, has not yet signed a contract extension, sources said. He's in the final year of his deal, potentially opening the door to him leaving what he helped build in Kansas City to work at Lambeau Field.

Chiefs to try Andy Reid contract extension, John Dorsey draws Green Bay Packers interest | The Kansas City Star

Because Dorsey is in the last year of his deal, he’s free to go wherever he pleases this offseason. He has, however, spoken often of the Chiefs being a "family" and about the close-knit nature of the front office and scouting department, which have been fairly stable in NFL terms since his arrival in 2013.

USC's JuJu Smith-Schuster foregoing senior year to enter 2017 NFL Draft |

Teams picking in the mid-to-late portion of the first round that could use a physical tone-setter at split end like Smith-Schuster include the Detroit Lions, New York Giants and Kansas City Chiefs. Even the Dallas Cowboys and New England Patriots, clubs with obvious difference-makers at pass-catcher like Dez Bryant and Rob Gronkowski, could see Smith-Schuster as an ideal complementary threat.

Mormon leaders, NFL icons, family remember LaVell Edwards as 'remarkable,' 'monumental' | Deseret News

"I thought it was a great service," NFL head coach Andy Reid said. "The turnout was phenomenal." Reid was able to make the trip because his Kansas City Chiefs earned a bye on this first weekend of the NFL playoffs when the Denver Broncos beat the Oakland Raiders. "It's the only time I'll probably thank the Denver Broncos for anything," he said with a laugh.

Police: Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter arrested after altercation outside South Side bar | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pittsburgh police said that around 9:30 p.m. security guards at The Flats on East Carson Street summoned a police officer who was working at a nearby restaurant "due to an unruly customer who was in the process of assaulting the doorman." Once the officer arrived on the scene, the officer stopped the assault and arrested the 39-year-old Mr. Porter.

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