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14 NFL records that could be broken by end of 2018 season | USA Today

Completion percentage

Drew Brees has broken this record three times since 2009, most recently last year when he reclaimed it from Sam Bradford by becoming the first quarterback to hit the 72 percent plateau for a single season.

2018 NFL Playoff Picture: Here are the projected postseason chances for all 32 teams heading into Week 12 | CBS Sports

1. Kansas City Chiefs: (12.7 wins) AFC West Champs

The computer didn’t really seem to care that the Chiefs lost to the Rams on Monday. Despite the loss, the Chiefs are still being given the best chance to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl. The computer says the Chiefs have a 33.26 percent chance of playing in Atlanta on Super Bowl Sunday while the Patriots chances are slightly lower at 30.33 percent. No other team in the AFC is over 15 percent. Week 12: bye.

Sean McVay explains aggressive fourth-quarter play-calls that gave Chiefs one last chance for win | CBS Sports

“I mean they were basically playing zero coverage,” McVay told reporters, referring to the Chiefs’ defensive coverage that didn’t have a safety in the middle of the field (via Pro Football Talk). “They had 11 guys in the box and you’re short in the run game, there’s unblocked players. We felt like being able to run a couple of those bootlegs, you certainly don’t want to have an incompletion like we did on the second down, but we are an aggressive team. We wanted to close the game out right there.

The Best NFL Hurdles of 2018 (So Far) | The Ringer

2. Kareem Hunt, Kansas City Chiefs

When: Week 8

Where: Hosting the Denver Broncos

Who: Broncos safety Will Parks

If we were going with the body of work in 2018, Hunt would be the clear no. 1. Narrowing down his efforts to one hurdle made it clear that Hunt is the league’s Hurdler-in-Chief.

The 14 most incredible moments from the Rams’ win over the Chiefs, the best NFL game EVER | SB Nation

It was a barnburner from start to finish, and no one from the players to the coaches to the fans was able to take a breath during the game.

Here are the best moments from the explosive Monday Night Football matchup.

Around the league

Lamar Jackson: We’re going to be throwing vs. Raiders | NFL

“They’re not here to block,” Jackson said. “You guys know I can throw. ... I ran 27 times [Sunday], even though I didn’t try to. We did whatever it took to win. You know, hopefully I’m going to start throwing the ball more. The game plan that’s coming up, we’re going to be throwing the ball. You’ll see.”

NFL Week 12 game picks: Vikes top Pack; Texans, Colts stay hot | NFL

Since 1920, the NFL has made it a habit of playing on Turkey Day, with so many fantastic games taking place on the most special Thursday of the year. This year, we have a few solid matchups, with plenty at stake. The Bears look to stay in front of the NFC North, while the Lions try to salvage their season. The Redskins and Cowboys are playing for the NFC East. And the Falcons aim to stay playoff-viable against the best team in the league.

Raiders’ Derek Carr says he doesn’t want first pick in the draft | ESPN

“I want to mess up the draft,” Carr said Wednesday. “I don’t want the first pick. I want to win all these games. I want everybody to be mad at me for that. That’s what I want to accomplish.”

Chase Daniel slated to start at QB for Bears vs. Lions | NFL

With Mitchell Trubisky battling a shoulder injury, Bears backup quarterback Chase Daniel is slated to start against the Detroit Lions on Thursday afternoon, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.

Thanksgiving tips, tricks and a recipe from 4 NFL linemen | SB Nation

SB Nation caught up with a few offensive and defensive linemen to get their favorite Thanksgiving moments, tips, and even a recipe. From vegan hams to having an accident after eating too much, these four NFL players walked us through their favorite Thanksgiving foods and memories.

Aaron Rodgers donating $1M to fire relief efforts | NFL

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers isn’t sitting on the sidelines as recovery efforts begin after two wildfires spread across California.

Rodgers, a native of Chico, California, took to social media Wednesday morning and announced he is donating $1 million to assist the relief process.

In case you missed it at Arrowhead Pride

Three Chiefs are among top 10 in NFL in Pro Bowl votes

Three Kansas City Chiefs are among the top 10 vote-getters for the Pro Bowl, according to a communications release by the NFL.

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes ranks second in votes with 459,325, only behind New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who leads Mahomes by about 28,000.

Running back Kareem Hunt ranks ninth in votes with 293,209.

Tight end Travis Kelce ranks 10th in votes with 283,104.

Chris Jones was the best Chiefs player against the Rams, says PFF

A player on the Chiefs who probably isn’t getting enough national attention at the moment is defensive lineman Chris Jones. Jones was the highest-graded (92.1) player, according to PFF, against the Rams.

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