Head coach Andy Reid won’t let his team let up against the Raiders and blow an opportunity for a victory, and quarterback Alex Smith is too smart to take any opponent lightly.
Kansas City wins governor’s cup with dominating performance at Arrowhead Stadium
This Sunday, KC will meet the Rams with a 3-3 record, thanks in no small part to its offense, which ranks 20th overall in total yards (340.0 per game). But that doesn’t tell the whole story, as the Chiefs are the No. 1 rushing team in the AFC (third-best overall) with 140.3 rush yards per game.
Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
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.
The active player captains for the 2014 Pro Bowl will be QB Drew Brees, RB Jamaal Charles, DE Robert Quinn and DE J.J. Watt.
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.
Just two weeks ago, the Kansas City Chiefs lost at home to the Indianapolis Colts in a game that sealed the AFC West team’s postseason fate. Can they flip that outcome on the road in the playoffs?