Saskatchewan Roughriders hire Craig Dickenson as head coach

Football 01/25/19, 18:37

Craig Dickenson joined younger brother Dave as a Canadian Football League head coach Friday, taking over the top spot with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.The 47-year-old Dickenson was promoted from special teams coordinator to replace Chris Jones, who resigned as head coach/GM/defensive coordinator and vice president of football operations Jan. 15 to ...

Titles won by Pats, Rams not tarnished by bad officiating

Sports 01/22/19, 02:56

Yes, the Los Angeles Rams got away with a flagrant foul (or two) by cornerback Nickell Robey-Coleman that allowed them to sneak out of New Orleans with the NFC championship, right past the highway sign on the causeway over Lake Pontchartrain reading, "WE WERE ROBBED ."Yes, the Patriots won in ...

Chiefs suddenly stingy defense gets test in AFC title game

Football 01/19/19, 14:46

The only defense the Kansas City Chiefs played most of this season was, well, in defense of their own defense, which gave up so many yards and points that it became a running joke around the league.Yes, the Chiefs scored in bushels. They also allowed points in bunches.The fact that ...

New Browns coach Kitchens adds assistants, ‘Bama coordinator

Football 01/18/19, 19:21

New Browns coach Freddie Kitchens added seven assistants to his staff, including Tosh Lupoi, Alabama's defensive coordinator last season.Lupoi will coach Cleveland's defensive line. He spent five seasons working under Nick Saban with the Crimson Tide, who were recently beaten by Clemson in the national championship game.Kitchens also hired Chris ...

Patriots-Chiefs Matchups

Football 01/17/19, 16:18

It will be dark and cold, perhaps absurdly cold, Sunday night in Kansas City. Arrowhead Stadium will be lit up, though, and the winner of the Patriots-Chiefs game will head to Atlanta for the Super Bowl.Here's how they match up:WHEN NEW ENGLAND HAS THE BALLAs they have much of the ...

Chiefs’ Ford, Jones lone bright spots in shaky defense

Football 12/27/18, 14:34

Twice in a span of three years the Kansas City Chiefs spent their top draft pick on defense, and the response from their fan base was a collective shrug followed by some frantic Google searches.Who had heard of Dee Ford outside the SEC? Or Chris Jones, for that matter?Ford was ...

Chiefs left to stew over missed chances against Chargers

Football 12/14/18, 13:42

The Kansas City Chiefs will have 10 days to stew over Mike Williams' touchdown catch, Philip Rivers' wave as he trotted off the field and the golden opportunity they let slip away Thursday night.They had led the Los Angeles Chargers nearly wire-to-wire, taking an early 14-0 lead and looking every ...

Chiefs defense collapses in 4th quarter against Chargers

Football 12/14/18, 01:26

Eric Berry made his long-awaited return to the field, Chris Jones piled up some more sacks to match an NFL record, and the Kansas City Chiefs' maligned defense finally looked like a dominant force for a while.Or at least, one that wouldn't hold back their high-powered offense.But all that was ...

Discipline all that’s missing as KC cruises past Jags to 5-0

Football 10/08/18, 04:04

The only thing missing from the Chiefs' rout of the Jaguars on Sunday was discipline.The Chiefs forced five turnovers on defense, returning one of Blake Bortles' four interceptions for a touchdown. Their high-scoring offense gained more than 400 yards behind Patrick Mahomes' efficient air assault and Kareem Hunt's hard running. ...

Chiefs get pick-6, march all over Jags in soggy 30-14 romp

Football 10/07/18, 17:00

Turns out the Kansas City Chiefs can play a little defense, too.The Chiefs' beleaguered bunch forced Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles into five turnovers, including a pick-6 by defensive tackle Chris Jones, and Kansas City merely had to supplement with the NFL's highest-scoring offense in a 30-14 romp over the Jaguars ...

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