Jets interview former Packers coach Mike McCarthy

Football 01/05/19, 17:09

The Jets' search for a new coach is kicking into high gear.The team announced Saturday it completed its interview with former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy, the third known coach to meet with New York since Todd Bowles was fired last Sunday night.The Jets met with Kansas City Chiefs ...

All-Pro team has Kansas City accent: Mahomes, 3 teammates

Sports 01/04/19, 11:41

Patrick Mahomes and three other Kansas City Chiefs players made The Associated Press 2018 NFL All-Pro Team on Friday. They were joined by the first rookie teammates since 1965 — Colts guard left Quenton Nelson and linebacker Darius Leonard.Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald was the only unanimous choice in balloting ...

Chiefs atop AFC playoff puzzle for 1st time since 1997

Football 01/04/19, 03:34

For the first time in a decade, the top seed in the AFC playoffs goes to a team not led by Tom Brady or Peyton Manning.The Kansas City Chiefs earned the No. 1 seed for the first time since 1997 after switching from Alex Smith to Patrick Mahomes , the ...

Chiefs look ahead to divisional round aware of playoff flops

Football 01/03/19, 16:32

Justin Houston wouldn't let the question come out before cutting it off. Fullback Anthony Sherman was even less accommodating than the bruising linebacker of the Kansas City Chiefs.His response came with a glare.You see, the Chiefs had just wrapped up their third consecutive AFC West title and the No. 1 ...

No. 1 seed Chiefs spending playoff bye week getting healthy

Football 01/02/19, 11:45

The Kansas City Chiefs went into their regular-season finale with a lot riding on the outcome.Beat the Raiders and they would have their third consecutive AFC West championship and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs, not to mention home-field advantage throughout. Lose to their longtime division rivals and risk ...

Lost in the shuffle? 7 new playoff teams since 2017

Sports 12/31/18, 02:33

While the Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams were mesmerizing pro football fans with their outlandish offensive onslaughts, something else might have gone unnoticed.More teams that failed to make the playoffs in 2017 are in this season than there are repeaters.Yep, seven of the 12 qualifiers ...

Chiefs aim for AFC West title, No. 1 seed against Raiders

Football 12/27/18, 16:48

The Kansas City Chiefs could have taken this week off, assured of not only their third consecutive AFC West title but also the No. 1 seed in the playoffs before the Oakland Raiders came to town.Instead, they'll have everything on the line Sunday.The Chiefs blew a fourth-quarter lead against 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 ...

For 2nd straight week Chiefs fail to secure playoff position

Football 12/24/18, 01:35

For the second straight week, Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs faltered in their attempt to send the entire AFC playoffs through Arrowhead Stadium.Rather than a relaxing Week 17 with a chance to rest players headed into the postseason, the Chiefs must avoid one more stumble that could cost ...

Seahawks clinch playoff berth outlasting Chiefs 38-31

Football 12/23/18, 23:56

Russell Wilson threw a 2-yard pass to Ed Dickson with 7:31 left for his third touchdown strike, Chris Carson rushed for two scores, and the Seattle Seahawks clinched an NFC wild-card berth with a 38-31 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night.Wilson got the better of Kansas City's ...

Chiefs’ Mahomes picked by writers as top QB in 2018

Sports 12/21/18, 12:13

Patrick Mahomes has dazzled NFL audiences with no-look passes, left-handed throws and stellar performances in just his first full season as a starter.The dynamic Mahomes has the Kansas City Chiefs (11-3) leading the AFC and he's already earning top honors.Mahomes barely squeaked past Drew Brees as the NFL's top quarterback ...

Ray Rice: ‘I’m done with football,’ talks domestic violence

Football 12/18/18, 10:31

Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice says he's not speaking out against domestic violence as a way to rejoin the NFL.Appearing Tuesday in a "CBS This Morning" interview with his wife, Janay, Rice said he sees similarities with himself after a video showed Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem ...

Chargers can no longer be overlooked as Super Bowl contender

Football 12/14/18, 19:03

The Los Angeles Chargers can no longer be overlooked, whether it is on the list of Super Bowl contenders or as a headline attraction in their own town.Thursday night's 29-28 come-from-behind victory over the Kansas City Chiefs moved the 11-3 Chargers into a tie atop the AFC West with two ...

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 ...

Rivers leads Chargers to last-second comeback win over KC

Football 12/13/18, 23:41

Philip Rivers led the Chargers to a pair of touchdowns in the final minutes, then hit Mike Williams for the go-ahead 2-point conversion with 4 seconds remaining to give Los Angeles a 29-28 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) throws a ...

Chiefs owner: Patrick Mahomes ‘always gives you a chance’

Football 12/10/18, 13:39

In an otherwise empty Kansas City Chiefs locker room, long after they had rallied to beat the Ravens in overtime and clinch a playoff berth, chairman Clark Hunt was asked what makes this year's team different than all those that suffered postseason letdowns.His answer was refreshingly simple and candid: Patrick ...

Jackson sustains ankle injury in OT loss to Chiefs

Football 12/09/18, 19:07

The Kansas City Chiefs finally tracked down Lamar Jackson when it mattered most.After watching the elusive Ravens quarterback scoot all over the field Sunday, Justin Houston and Dee Ford combined on an overtime sack that left Jackson holding his ankle. He then had to watch from the sideline as Robert ...

Butker’s OT field goal lifts Chiefs past Ravens, 27-24

Football 12/09/18, 16:45

Harrison Butker atoned for a 43-yard miss as time expired with a 36-yard field goal in overtime, and the Kansas City Chiefs stopped the Baltimore Ravens on fourth down to clinch a playoff spot with a 27-24 victory Sunday.The Chiefs (10-2) twice converted on fourth down before Patrick Mahomes threw ...

Ravens aim to use ball-control offense to slow down Chiefs

Football 12/06/18, 16:18

Lamar Jackson knows that he will play a big part in stopping the high-flying Kansas City Chiefs offense when he leads the Baltimore Ravens into Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday.He won't make a tackle, though, or cause a fumble or intercept a pass.That's because stopping Patrick Mahomes and Co. begins with ...

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