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Sunday’s date with the Giants begins a very easy late-season schedule for the Chiefs | ProFootballTalk

According to, the Chiefs have the easiest schedule in the NFL over the final seven weeks of the season. And even that probably understates how easy the Chiefs’ schedule is, because those ratings are based only on the quality of future opponents, not on home-field advantage, and the Chiefs play more home games than road games the rest of the way.

Giants aim to flip the script on 2017 beginning Sunday vs. Chiefs |

“I think everyone knows we’ve got to play better,” said Eli Manning, who will have the second-longest streak among quarterbacks in NFL history when he starts his 209th consecutive regular-season game Sunday. “It’s up to guys to give great effort on every play and finish, and have a desire to go out there and do your job well.”

Giants' Damon Harrison has a chance to play Sunday versus Chiefs | ESPN

Offensive lineman Justin Pugh (back) and linebacker B.J. Goodson (ankle) were ruled out for Sunday. Pugh has been shut down for at least a few weeks while Goodson may possibly return as early as next Thursday night against the Washington Redskins.

KC Chiefs-NY Giants game preview, prediction, time, tv, 11/19/17 | The Kansas City Star

The Giants surprised the Broncos a month ago due to Denver’s juiceless offense, but make no mistake about it, this one-win team is a mess. The Giants were embarassed a few weeks ago 51-17 — right after their bye week! — by the Los Angeles Rams, who are 7-2 but still one of the youngest teams in football. A week ago, they got beat by the hapless San Francisco 49ers, who thus earned their first win of the season and improved to 1-9. The Giants are in the midst of a season that gets people fired. Andy Reid typically destroys bad teams, and this Chiefs squad has dealt with enough bad juju over the last month or so that they should relish the opportunity to take out their frustration on the Giants. Barring a fluky occurence (or five), the Chiefs — who are primed to take advantage of the Giants’ porous pass defense, at least on paper — should roll, big time.

Four KC Chiefs ruled out for Sunday’s game against New York Giants | Arrowhead Pride

As mentioned earlier this week, Ford has not practiced since leaving the October 30 game against the Denver Broncos due to a back injury. Wilson left that same game with a hamstring injury and also hasn’t practiced since. Bailey suffered an MCL sprain in the Chiefs’ last game against the Dallas Cowboys.

10 things to watch for when the Giants face the Chiefs |

Big Blue, which has never lost to the AFC West foe at home, holds a 10-3 record all-time against Kansas City in a series that dates back to 1974.

Chiefs’ Marcus Peters to distribute turkeys to needy families Monday in KC | The Kansas City Star

The event — which is called the “It Takes A Village Turkey Distribution — is a continuation of a program that Peters’ foundation, co-founded with fellow NFL players Josh Johnson and Marshawn Lynch, has been holding in his hometown of Oakland for 11 years.

Fixing the Chiefs | The Kansas City Star

But, more than any other sports league, the NFL is about adjustments, and adjustments to adjustments, and adjustments to those adjustments, and so on, forever. Nobody gets by doing the same old stuff.

So as opposing coaches got more tape on what the Chiefs do, they adjusted. Their loss at Dallas was the clearest example yet, with an average defense holding the Chiefs to their worst game of the season. Take away Tyreek Hill’s freakish Short Mary at the end of the half, and the Chiefs managed just 10 points and 267 yards in 54 plays.

McAdoo has message for Giants fans: Come watch us beat the Chiefs | NY Daily News

“Come out, watch a great show, we plan on playing great football on Sunday and getting a win,” McAdoo said on Friday. “Fans have been nothing but great. Players want support and we need to give fans something to cheer about.”

Giants will get hammered by the Chiefs — even if they try | New York Post

The Giants can’ t stop opposing tight ends, and K.C. has one of the best in Travis Kelce. And Alex Smith completes just a tick under 70 percent of his passes, second only to Drew Brees among starting QBs this season. Then there’s all the speed with Tyreek Hill and Kareem Hunt, and on the other side Justin Houston taking aim at Eli Manning.

Giants vs. Chiefs, Week 11: When the Giants have the ball | Big Blue View

As the Kansas City Chiefs have fallen from the 5-0 juggernaut to the the 6-3 still pretty good team, it’s been the defense that has let the team down. The offense isn’t quite as high octane as it was to start the season, but the unit still ranks third in DVOA. On defense, Kansas City ranks 26th, though they’ve also faced the third toughest schedule of opposing offenses to this point. The Giants aren’t going to help that ranking at all, but there’s a few piece of the Chiefs defense the offense can look to exploit.

Tamba Hali likely to remain a part-time player, if he plays at all | ESPN

“Maybe it increases as time goes on, but if nothing else if we can get that ... 20-some plays a game that would be a great help to us.’’

Chiefs’ Justin Houston could be facing a Giants offensive lineman making his first start | Arrowhead Pride

Houston could be in line for a big game. He was on the injury report for a couple of weeks leading up to the Chiefs bye week but this week he’s completely off the injury report. He should be healthy (healthy enough) for a big day.

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