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Redskins vs. Chiefs: 5 questions with Arrowhead Pride | Hogs Haven

As we try to do every week, Hogs Haven swapped questions with a sister SB Nation site; this week, we got answers to five questions from Arrowhead Pride, the fan site of the currently undefeated Kansas City Chiefs.

Answering questions on behalf of Arrowhead Pride was Pete Sweeney, a professional who took the time to provide detailed and entertaining answers that I think you will find informative and enjoyable to read.

How Kansas City Chiefs would line up without Dee Ford, Eric Fisher | ESPN

Still, filling in for Ford if he can’t play is simple compared to the task of replacing Fisher if he can’t go. The Chiefs have three remaining healthy offensive linemen -- Cameron Erving, Parker Ehinger and Jordan Devey. The easiest solution is to put Erving in the lineup at right tackle and shift Mitchell Schwartz into Fisher’s spot.

Kareem Hunt has been peak Jamaal Charles for the Chiefs | Arrowhead Pride

By that I mean the three games we’ve seen from Kareem Hunt so far this year is arguably as good of a three game stretch as we saw from Jamaal when he was in Kansas City.

I went back and looked at Jamaal Charles’s career numbers and tried to find a three game stretch that’s comparable. I found two (and I’m probably missing one really obvious one so point that out in the comments).

Majority of analysts predict a Chiefs Week 4 victory | Chiefs Wire

Per NFL Pick Watch, 96 percent of selected analysts foresee a Chiefs win.

5 things to watch for in Chiefs’ Week 4 matchup vs. Redskins | Chiefs Wire

The real disappointment is the punt return team. It’s still early so there’s time for Tyreek Hill to break off a big one, but that hasn’t come close to happening yet. He has only 25 punt return yards on five returns.

Chiefs scouting report: Kareem Hunt and Justin Houston are players to watch | The Washington Post

“He’s an excellent back. He’s one of the better backs that I’ve definitely seen as a rookie,” safety D.J. Swearinger said. “I haven’t seen a rookie much like him in my five years playing. He’s definitely a tough task. He puts his foot down in the ground and gets vertical, breaks tackles. He’s an all-around back, catches the ball out of the backfield. We’ll definitely have our hands full with him.”

That’ll be 12 grand, please: Chiefs safety fined for chop against Chargers | The Kansas City Star

This marks the second fine Sorensen, who has stepped in as a starter since Eric Berry’s season-ending injury, has been assessed this season. Sorensen was fined the same amount for an unnecessary roughness penalty he drew for pulling an opponent off the pile on a punt against the New England Patriots in Week 1.

Redskins-Chiefs: Ingredients For Victory |

Hunt also provides an added dimension to Kansas City’s already explosive offense. With so much productivity in the ground game, Chiefs head coach Andy Reid can open up the passing game for quarterback Alex Smith. Gruden said these different offensive schemes can put a defense on its heels.

“They have a lot of things that you don’t see every day in pro football,” Gruden said. “Coach Reid does an excellent job with his offense and disguising his intent, using a lot of different guys to touch the ball, a lot of skill.”

Week 4 Redskins vs Chiefs Preview: Huge opportunity awaits Washington on national stage | CSN Mid-Atlantic

Strength vs Strength — Undefeated through three games, the Chiefs come into Monday night's contest with the top rushing attack in the league. Behind rookie RB Kareem Hunt, Kansas City is piling up more than 162 yards per game on the ground. The Redskins, however, have been stout against the run. They rank second in the NFL at rush yards allowed, giving up just 62 per game. Rookie DL Jonathan Allen has been a huge part of the Washington run defense, and the team will need a lot from him and speedy linebacker Zach Brown. If Foster can return would be another boost for the 'Skins defense, as he is a sure tackler.

Redskins, Chiefs bring momentum into Monday night matchup | AP

The Redskins bring the league's fifth-rated defense into Kansas City after it held the Raiders to 128 yards total offense. At its epicenter is a front seven, led by Ryan Kerrigan, that dropped Derek Carr four times and produced six tackles for loss.

"They've got a very good pass rush, their defense is playing very well. Starts up front for them," said Chiefs coach Andy Reid, whose own offensive line has struggled in pass protection.

"They have a very strong front seven, period, their linebackers, too. And we've got to do a better job up front."

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