Kansas City Chiefs
John Fox is returning to work on Monday, less than a month after undergoing open-heart surgery. He plans to coach the Broncos against the Tennessee Titans on Dec. 8.
Peyton Manning threw for 323 yards and a touchdown Sunday night and was barely touched by Kansas City’s sack-happy defense in Denver’s 27-17 victory.
For all of Calvin Johnson’s 329 yards, the Detroit Lions needed another foot or so. Matthew Stafford provided it, capping a stunning comeback win over the Dallas Cowboys.
Denver and Kansas City are the last two teams with perfect NFL records after the Broncos beat Jacksonville 35-19 — hardly the margin projected by most — and the Chiefs defeated Oakland 24-7.
Kansas City Chiefs fans broke the world decibel record during Sunday’s win over the Oakland Raiders, reaching a mark of 137.5.
Only three of the NFL’s five unbeaten teams could make it to five wins. Kansas City, New Orleans and Denver moved to 5-0 Sunday, while New England and Seattle finally lost.
The New York Giants came into Sunday’s away contest against the Kansas City Chief winless at 0-3 and just off the worst loss in head coach Tom Coughlin’s tenure at the helm. Last week’s 38-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers continued a downward spiral that has seen poor pass protection, turnovers and lack of a running game. Meanwhile, through three games the Kansas City Chiefs led the NFL with a (+13) turnover margin. KC linebacker Justin Houston lead the NFL with 7.5 sacks, so the matchups were potentially disastrous for New York. The Giants hung around early but turnovers and special teams ineffectiveness doomed New York as the Chiefs pulled away late for a 31-7 victory.
The last time this happened to Big Blue, they won only six games and missed the postseason entirely. Now there seems to be a gloomy feel of history repeating itself.
The Giants have started the season 0-4 for the first time since 1987 after losing the Chiefs on Sunday.
The resurgent Chiefs lead the NFL in turnover differential and sacks. None of that appears to be good news for the winless Giants, who are coming off their worst performance under coach Tom Coughlin.
The Kansas City Chiefs sport an unblemished (3-0) record, while the New York Giants are a winless (0-3). The Chiefs were able to put away Andy Reid’s former club, the Philadelphia Eagles 26-16 last Thursday night. The Giants suffered through a 38-0 embarrassment at the hands of the Carolina Panthers that left the team battered and bruised, especially on the offensive line.
An upbeat Tom Coughlin is promising a more physical team. And if practice was any indication Wednesday, there was a little feistiness to the workout.
The Kansas City Chiefs had the worst record in the NFL last year at 2-14, so after three weeks of the regular season, KC has already passed their win total from last year. The New York Giants were supposed to challenge for the NFC East title this year, but after Sunday’s shutout loss to the Carolina Panthers, New York has dropped to 0-3. Kansas City looks for the momentum to continue, while New York desperately looks for a “W.”
After years of horrible seasons, poor performances, and multiple coaches, the Chiefs have completely rebuilt their foundation. It is now centered around former first pick and 49er, Alex Smith.
Police say Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged has been arrested on gun-related charges after a traffic stop in Washington.