Kansas City Chiefs
Geno Smith could go from being benched to being inactive for the Jets. The demoted QB has a shoulder injury that makes his availability uncertain for Sunday’s game at Kansas City.
The answer to that question is of course yes, but New York fans are probably wondering just how much more suffering is awaiting them.
Smith admitted he was frustrated to learn he was no longer the Jets’ starting quarterback. But he wasn’t surprised. He also didn’t have much of a reaction: “I just went on with my day.”
Michael Signora, the league’s vice president of football communications, tweeted Tuesday that Abdullah “should not have been penalized.”
Asked about the quarterback situation in New England, coach Bill Belichick replied with a disgusted look. This has been one rough start for Tom Brady and the Patriots.
Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tom Brady is still stuck in neutral for the New England Patriots.
Running back Jamaal Charles has become a veritable workhorse for the Kansas City Chiefs, and it is not surprising since he’s one of the best backs in the entire NFL. With a new contract extension in place, the Chiefs hope for another great season out of Charles, and they’re likely going to get one.
As devastating as that may have been for Andy Reid’s group, Kansas City’s collapse looked like kid stuff when compared to the Giants’. In terms of speed of descent and area of splatter, few live up to that mess at Candlestick Park.
The shocking turnaround, from a 38-10 second-half deficit to 45-44 victory over the Chiefs, left Indianapolis spent both physically and mentally, linebacker Jerrell Freeman said.
Andrew Luck threw four second-half touchdown passes and scored on a fumble recovery, leading the Indianapolis Colts from a four-TD deficit to an historic 45-44 comeback victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in a wild-card game Saturday.
The Chiefs lost running back Jamaal Charles with a possible concussion on the opening possession of its wild-card game at Indianapolis.
Kansas City pass rusher Tamba Hali will start in its wild-card game at Indianapolis. He shares the team lead with 11 sacks.
Every game this weekend has fascinating plots, from Cincinnati trying to break its playoff futility to the Frozen Tundra earning its sobriquet with a 30-below wind chill expected Sunday.
Injuries slowed down the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of the NFL season, but now they are much healthier as the playoffs approach.
Three seasons ago, Peyton Manning sat on the sidelines with an injury that many thought may end his career. The Indianapolis Colts drafted Andrew Luck out of Stanford and the rebuilding was about to begin. Little did anyone realize that the rebuilding would start immediately.