Chiefs survive miscues, escape with sloppy win over Chargers (9/21/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs were nearly flawless in their Week 1 win over the Houston Texans. They proved Sunday they can win when things aren't going quite so smoothly. The Chiefs were penalized 11 times for 90 yards, had a handful of dropped passes and struggled to get into any offensive rhythm until the second half of their 23-20 overtime victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday. ...
Butker good from 58 in OT, Chiefs survive Herbert's LA debut (9/20/20)INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Harrison Butker wasn't nervous about his third attempt to kick a game-winning field goal in overtime for the Kansas City Chiefs. After a false start and Los Angeles Chargers timeout, Butker was determined to end it. Butker connected from 58 yards with 1:55 remaining in overtime to give the Chiefs a 23-20 victory on Sunday. ...
Chiefs fan allowed into box seat without negative virus test (9/19/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A Kansas City Chiefs fan who tested positive for COVID-19 one day after attending the season opener was allowed into an open-air field box in the stadium's lower level without a negative test through a lapse in protocol, health officials say...
Chiefs look to spoil Chargers inaugural game at SoFi Stadium (9/17/20)INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- The Los Angeles Chargers' long wait for a shiny new home ends on Sunday when they play their first game in SoFi Stadium. Their first guest though could dampen the housewarming. The defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs have won 11 of the past 12 in the series and have taken the past six as the road team. Kansas City also looks primed for a repeat run after a convincing 34-20 victory over the Houston Texans in its opener...
Chiefs fan at season opener tests positive for virus (9/17/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Ten fans who attended the Kansas City Chiefs game last week have been told to quarantine after one fan tested positive for COVID-19, Kansas City health officials announced Thursday. A person who watched the game from the group's box in Arrowhead Stadium's lower level tested positive the day after the game, the health department said...
Chargers make SoFi Stadium debut vs. defending champion KC (9/17/20)KANSAS CITY (1-0) at LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (1-0) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 5 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chiefs 1-0; Chargers 1-0 SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 63-56-1 LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Chargers 31-21 on Dec. 29 at Kansas City...
Chiefs offensive line crucial part of dynamic attack (9/16/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The first player to opt out of the NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic this was season was Chiefs guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, though the Super Bowl champions figured they could absorb that blow relatively easily. After all, they had used a third-round draft pick on TCU's Lucas Niang to provide depth in just such a circumstance...
Edwards-Helaire looks to build on starring debut for Chiefs (9/15/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Tyrann Mathieu knew perhaps better than just about anybody what the Kansas City Chiefs were getting when they selected running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire out of LSU in the first round of the April draft. You see, Mathieu bleeds purple and gold. He was born and raised in New Orleans, starred at St. Augustine High School and nearly won the Heisman Trophy while starring for the Tigers...
Chiefs offense shows balance, firepower right out of gate (9/14/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs threw the adage that defense wins championship on the ol' barbecue and cooked it till charred last season, relying instead on their dynamic offense to win their first Super Bowl in 50 years. They also leaned on it to win their season opener against Houston...
Chiefs nix headdresses, war paint to start NFL season (9/11/20)MISSION, Kan. (AP) -- The roughly 17,000 fans of the Kansas City Chiefs who filed into Arrowhead Stadium for a masked and socially distanced start to the NFL season Thursday found themselves thrust into the middle of the nationwide discussion about social injustice...
The Latest: Texans lead Chiefs 7-0 in NFL opener (9/10/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Latest from the opening game of the NFL season between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans (all times local): 8 p.m. David Johnson ran 19 yards for a touchdown to give the Houston Texans a 7-0 lead over the Kansas City Chiefs after the first quarter in the opening game of the NFL season...
Chiefs begin title defense with 34-20 victory over Texans (9/10/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Just about the only thing that looked familiar about the NFL's long-awaited return Thursday night was the sight of Patrick Mahomes effortlessly leading the Kansas City Chiefs up and down the field. The Super Bowl MVP threw for 211 yards and three touchdowns, Clyde Edwards-Helaire ran through the rain for 138 yards and another score, and the Chiefs began defense of their first championship in 50 years by beating the Houston Texans 34-20 on Thursday night before a socially distanced crowd of about 17,000 due to the coronavirus pandemic.. ...
The Latest: Chiefs required to keep fan health data (9/10/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Latest from the opening game of the NFL season between the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The Kansas City Chiefs will be required to keep a record of fans in suites and whoever purchased blocks of tickets in the stands for their game Thursday night so that contact tracing can be done in the event of an outbreak...
Chiefs' Duvernay-Tardif set for Harvard online classes (9/9/20)MONTREAL (AP) -- Kansas City Chiefs lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif will spend the next few months studying at one of the world's most prestigious universities instead of playing football. The Canadian addressed the media Wednesday, speaking about his decision to opt out of the 2020 NFL season after spending the past few months as an orderly at a long-term care facility an hour away from Montreal during the COVID-19 pandemic...
Chiefs-Texans to open NFL season on Thursday night (9/9/20)HOUSTON (11-7) at KANSAS CITY (15-4) Thursday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE -- Chiefs by 9 SERIES RECORD -- Chiefs lead 7-5 LAST MEETING -- Chiefs beat Texans 51-31 on Jan. 12 at Arrowhead Stadium in the AFC divisional playoffs TEXANS OFFENSE -- OVERALL (13), RUSH (9), PASS (15)...
Texans-Chiefs set to kick off NFL season unlike any other (9/9/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- It has been a mere eight months since Patrick Mahomes led Kansas City from a 24-0 hole to beat Deshaun Watson and the Houston Texans in the divisional round of the playoffs, a brutally efficient comeback that ultimately propelled the Chiefs to their first Super Bowl title in 50 years...
Chiefs have pieces in place to defend Super Bowl title (9/8/20)KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (15-4) New faces: DE Taco Charlton, CB Antonio Hamilton, LB Darius Harris, P Tyler Newsome, OG Kelechi Osemele, OT Mike Remmers, TE Ricky Seals-Jones, FS Tedric Thompson, RB DeAndre Washington. Key losses: TE Blake Bell, CBs Kendall Fuller and Morris Claiborne, RBs LeSean McCoy and Spencer Ware, LBs Darron Lee and Reggie Ragland, DEs Emmanuel Ogbah and Terrell Suggs, DT Xavier Williams, FS Jordan Lucas, OG Stefen Wisniewski, P Dustin Colquitt...
Chiefs, Texans fine-tuning for NFL opener Thursday night (9/8/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Perhaps never before has the final full practice before an NFL game been more important than this season. With the coronavirus pandemic wiping out the offseason and eliminating all four preseason games, the Chiefs and Texans found themselves going through a final workout Tuesday with plenty of things to iron out -- from the basics such as pregame stretch and warm-ups to the last-minute tweaks to formations, play calls and the game plan...
Chiefs keep most of Super Bowl team intact on cut-down day (9/5/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Chiefs are content to defend their Super Bowl title largely with the team that won it. After signing a handful of veteran free agents during an offseason unlike any other, the Chiefs waived the majority of them Saturday as they trimmed down to 53 players for the start of the regular season. Among the notable names were running back DeAndre Washington, who was signed from Oakland, and former Miami safety Adrian Colbert...
Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes engaged to longtime girlfriend (9/2/20)KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- On the night Patrick Mahomes received his Super Bowl ring, the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback gave a ring away. Mahomes and his longtime girlfriend, Brittany Matthews, became engaged Tuesday night. The 24-year-old Mahomes, who won the MVP award by leading the Chiefs past the 49ers at the Super Bowl in February, began dating Matthews while they were attending Whitehouse High School in Texas. ...
Kansas City Chiefs
- Miami at Jacksonville, 7:20 p.m.
- Houston at Pittsburgh, 12 p.m.
- Tennessee at Minnesota, 12 p.m.
- Cincinnati at Philadelphia, 12 p.m.
- Chicago at Atlanta, 12 p.m.
- Washington at Cleveland, 12 p.m.
- Las Vegas at New England, 12 p.m.
- L.A. Rams at Buffalo, 12 p.m.
- San Francisco at N.Y. Giants, 12 p.m.
- N.Y. Jets at Indianapolis, 3:05 p.m.
- Carolina at L.A. Chargers, 3:05 p.m.
- Tampa Bay at Denver, 3:25 p.m.
- Detroit at Arizona, 3:25 p.m.
- Dallas at Seattle, 3:25 p.m.
- Green Bay at New Orleans, 7:20 p.m.
- Kansas City at Baltimore, 7:15 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 1
- Denver at N.Y. Jets, 7:20 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 4
- L.A. Chargers at Tampa Bay, 12 p.m.
- Cleveland at Dallas, 12 p.m.
- Baltimore at Washington, 12 p.m.
- Pittsburgh at Tennessee, 12 p.m.
- Arizona at Carolina, 12 p.m.
- New Orleans at Detroit, 12 p.m.
- Jacksonville at Cincinnati, 12 p.m.
- Minnesota at Houston, 12 p.m.
- Seattle at Miami, 12 p.m.
- Indianapolis at Chicago, 12 p.m.
- N.Y. Giants at L.A. Rams, 3:05 p.m.
- Buffalo at Las Vegas, 3:25 p.m.
- New England at Kansas City, 3:25 p.m.
- Philadelphia at San Francisco, 7:20 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 5
- Atlanta at Green Bay, 7:15 p.m.