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Can Chiefs learn from Eagles’ success vs. Steelers? | The Wichita Eagle

kansas.com — The Pittsburgh Steelers are coming off their worst loss since 1989, a defeat so thorough that quarterback Ben Roethlisberger quickly hit the delete button. "What happened last Sunday?" Roethlisberger said. The Steelers, who play host to the Chiefs on Sunday night, don't need to be reminded about their 34-3 loss to the Eagles in Philadelphia.

Tight end Demetrius Harris contributes in multiple ways for Chiefs | The Wichita Eagle

kansas.com — Chiefs tight ends scored two touchdowns in last weekend's victory over the Jets. Travis Kelce caught a scoring pass and Demetrius Harris returned a fumble for a score. Harris, taken by the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2013, has contributed on offense and special teams and is looking for a big 2016 season.

Tight end Demetrius Harris contributes in multiple ways for Chiefs | The Kansas City Star

kansascity.com — Chiefs tight ends scored two touchdowns in last weekend's victory over the Jets. Travis Kelce caught a scoring pass and Demetrius Harris returned a fumble for a score. Harris, taken by the Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2013, has contributed on offense and special teams and is looking for a big 2016 season.

Has the off button been pressed for Big 12 expansion? | The Kansas City Star

kansascity.com — The on again/off again nature of Big 12 expansion may be off again. In a sport posted on Sports Illustrated's website, Oklahoma president David Boren apparently is cool to the expansion idea, a couple of months after having commissioner Bob Bowslby actively seek interest from expansion candidates.

For Chiefs offense, end zone has become elusive | The Kansas City Star

kansascity.com — The Kansas City Chiefs got into the end zone on their second possession of Sunday's 24-3 victory over the Jets, and it looked like the offense was in for a productive day. But that touchdown was the only one produced by the Chiefs offense.

Chiefs defense bails out Spencer Ware on fumble | The Kansas City Star

kansascity.com — Chiefs running back Spencer Ware fumbled going into the end zone in the third quarter and the Jets appeared to take advantage to driving to the red zone. But Eric Berry came up with an interception in the end zone to bail out Ware.

Chiefs’ Gaines leaves game with knee injury | The Kansas City Star

kansascity.com — Chiefs cornerback Phillip Gaines left Sunday's game toward the end with a slight knee injury, coach Andy Reid said. Gaines worked through a knee injury in practice earlier in the week. "He's going to be OK," Reid said. "His knee got tweaked just like it did in practice.

Tony Richardson humbled to be added to Chiefs Ring of Honor | The Kansas City Star

kansascity.com — Tony Richardson's job throughout most of his NFL career was to make others better. On Sunday, all the applause went to him. With former members of the Chiefs lined across the field on alumni day, Richardson was inducted into the Chiefs Ring of Honor during a halftime ceremony.

Career worst day for Jets’ Ryan Fitzpatrick | The Kansas City Star

kansascity.com — New Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick tossed a career-high six interceptions Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs, including two in the end zone and another that was returned for a touchdown. And this happened one game after he was terrific against the Buffalo Bills.

Chiefs defenders, young and old, collect takeaway souvenirs | The Kansas City Star

kansascity.com — The Kansas City Chiefs came up with eight takeaways against the Jets in Sunday's 24-3 victory, and getting turnovers is old hat for such players at Derrick Johnson, Eric Berry and Marcus Peters. But for several others, Sunday marked a first, either a takeaway or a touchdown off a turnover.
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