Chiefs keep things fun with Mahomes' playground plays
Wait a minute — those are the plays Patrick Mahomes has been drawing up. For the second time this season, the Chiefs used a play dreamed up by their quarterback in Sunday's win over Tampa Bay. Kelce had Mahomes open, but had his wobbly pass batted into the turf. “It keeps the guys alive,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said this week. “We're trying to be creative, have fun out there, enjoy it day-in and day-out,” Mahomes said.
Chiefs-Patriots game off after Newton positive for COVID-19
– The NFL postponed this week’s game between New England and the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs after “positive COVID-19 tests on both teams.” Patriots starting quarterback Cam Newton and Chiefs practice squad quarterback Jordan Ta’amu were both added to the NFL’s COVID-19 reserve list released on Saturday afternoon. It is the second game this weekend that has been affected by COVID-19. After an outbreak on the Titans, the matchup between Pittsburgh and Tennessee was postponed — originally for a day or two, and then until Oct. 25 as the positive tests accumulated. But if a player tests positive and is asymptomatic, he can return 10 days after the initial positive test or just five days if he has two consecutive negative tests. I think we all knew at some point we might get some positive tests.
Some fans boo show of solidarity to kickoff NFL season
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Before Thursday’s game between the Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs, the two teams utilized their platforms to call for social justice reform. The Houston Texans wanted to take the anthem out of the equation as part of their statement and remained in the locker room. Players from both teams talked after the game about that moment, and the displeasure voiced by some of the fans. “We made a team decision.
Washington DB Kendall Fuller taking high caliber experience from Kansas City back to DC
LANDOVER, MD The last time the world saw former Virginia Tech star Kendall Fuller, he broke up a pass in Super Bowl LIV to seal the Chiefs victory. Now, Fuller is back with the Washington Football Team, and said the adversity he overcame in Kansas City made him a better player. All the adversity that I had pushed through throughout the season, Fuller said. Corner and nickel, Fuller said. In practice playing a little bit of corner playing nickle pretty much the whole time in the league.
5 things about Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes you probably didn’t know (that will make you love him)
Surely you’ve heard of Patrick Mahomes -- Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback, record-breaking megastar, NFL’s 2018 Most Valuable Player of the Year -- we’ll go on shortly. He loves ketchup (particularly the fancy Whataburger kind)Yes, Mahomes loves ketchup. https://t.co/1kjZHw5KRv — Patrick Mahomes II (@PatrickMahomes) November 16, 2018Reporter: Patrick, rumor has it that Andy Reid likes ketchup more than you do, what’s your comment? Patrick Mahomes: I don’t know if that’s actually possible. Patrick Mahomes throws the ball out of Arrowhead Stadium (turn sound down, helicopter buzz is brutal).
Kansas church prays for Chiefs QB's ankle
WDAFPRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. (WDAF) - PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. -- Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes continues to play through an ankle sprain he suffered in Week 1. Fans realized how serious the injury could be after the Colts sacked Mahomes in Week 5. The injured ankle tarnished some of the Mahomes Magic as reality caught up to the star quarterback and his fans. "We knew that his ankle was injured so we decided to possibly have a healing service to help him heal that ankle quicker." The church plans to hold prayer services Sunday morning to ask for God's help in healing Mahomes' injured ankle.
William Fleming loses in the State Championship final
(WSLS 10 Sports) - The 4A Girls State Championship this morning featured the William Fleming Lady Colonels who were looking for their first ever state championship while the Monocan Chiefs were looking for their third consecutive state title. William Fleming tries to keep things close but Monocan took a 40 point lead at one point. Monocan won the 4A Girls State Championship 93 - 56. William Fleming Coach Champ Hubbard had to say this after the game, "I think that my girls fought all the way through. Monocan set a VHSL record with the most points scored in a championship game.