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Patrick Mahomes Receives 'Best-Case Scenario' Diagnosis On Knee

Oct 18, 2019 3:25 PM

Patrick Mahomes received a "best-case scenario" diagnosis after dislocating his right kneecap.

The MRI Mahomes underwent showed no damage beyond the dislocation.

The Kansas City Chiefs are working through second opinions. 

Mahomes suffered the injury during a quarterback sneak on fourth down. As medical staff attended to him on the field, it appeared Mahomes' knee was straightened and popped back into place.

Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated reports Mahomes could be back by Week 11, which is in one month.

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Patrick Mahomes Suffers Right Knee Injury

Oct 17, 2019 9:31 PM

Patrick Mahomes suffered what appeared to be a serious right knee injury during the first half of the Kansas City Chiefs' Week 7 game at the Denver Broncos. Mahomes was able to walk off the field on his own power.

Dr. Mark Adickes believed it was a patella (knee cap) dislocation. The treatment could be for Mahomes to sit out for a weeks, but he could also have season-ending surgery with an MRI determining the course of action.

The early reports indicate Mahomes does not have a fracture.

Mahomes won the NFL MVP in 2018.

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Russell Wilson Moves Past Patrick Mahomes In MVP Odds

Oct 15, 2019 3:16 PM

Russell Wilson has moved past Patrick Mahomes to become the favorite to win the 2019 NFL MVP, according to odds from SportsBetting.ag.

The Seattle Seahawks are 5-1 while the Kansas City Chiefs are now 4-2 after losing two straight at home.

MVP Odds
Russell Wilson 2/1
Patrick Mahomes 5/2
Aaron Rodgers 9/1
Christian McCaffrey 9/1
Deshaun Watson 9/1
Jimmy Garoppolo 12/1
Tom Brady 12/1
Lamar Jackson 18/1
Carson Wentz 20/1
Dak Prescott 28/1

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Travis Kelce Regrets Shoving Offensive Coordinator

Oct 10, 2019 9:18 AM

Travis Kelce says he regrets shoving offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy on the sideline during a moment of frustration in Sunday night's loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

"We're good," the Kansas City Chiefs tight end said. "Me and Coach Bieniemy have a very close relationship. I love him. He's helped me out tremendously as a person, as a professional and I'm sure he'll keep doing that throughout the rest of my career. ... I love the guy. That will never change. I appreciate him being on my tail to get me going.

"As far as what happened on the sideline, sometimes in football you get a little heated with your brothers or your coaches."

Kelce shoved Bieniemy on the sideline after he dropped a difficult but catchable pass early in the game. The two had to separated.

"He's like a father figure, in terms of being there for me on the field,'' Kelce said. "We're wired a little bit the same when it comes to our competitive edge. ... It's something immediately I regretted and I just wanted to make it good and let him know that, 'You know what? I'm ready to rock and roll for you.'"

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Mike Tomlin, Todd Bowles, Eric Bieniemy Named Washington Candidates

Oct 7, 2019 11:30 AM

Mike Tomlin, Todd Bowles and Eric Bieniemy are three possible candidates for Washington's head coaching vacancy, according to a source close to Dan Snyder who is familiar with his thinking at the moment.

Washington fired Jay Gruden on Monday following a 0-5 start to the season.

Tomlin has been head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers since 2007.

Bowles was previously head coach of the New York Jets and is currently defensive coordinator of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Bieniemy is offensive coordinator of the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Brett Favre: Patrick Mahomes More Polished Than I Was

Oct 7, 2019 10:56 AM

Patrick Mahomes is often compared to Brett Favre and they were both also coached by Andy Reid early in their careers.

“He is more polished than I was,” Favre said. “I think our styles are very similar. We use our feet, use our arm strength. You never know what’s gonna come out, including me, including him.”

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Patrick Mahomes Tweaked Ankle In Loss To Colts

Oct 7, 2019 9:22 AM

Patrick Mahomes "tweaked" his ankle in Sunday night's loss to the Indianapolis Colts, according to Andy Reid.

The Kansas City Chiefs lost their first game of the season 19-13.

"Tweaked it just a little bit. I think he's going to be OK," Reid said. "He was pretty good at the end there. We'll see how that goes."

The Chiefs have a home game against the Houston Texans in Week 6.

"Just reaggravated it a little bit there in the first half and then got stepped on in the second half," Mahomes said. "Obviously it's going to be a little sore tomorrow."

He was 22-for-39 with 321 yards and a touchdown.

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Chargers, Chiefs, Ravens Could Trade For Jalen Ramsey

Sep 30, 2019 11:20 AM

The Los Angeles Chargers could have interest in trading for Jalen Ramsey.

Ramsey is attempting to force a trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens could also have interest in Ramsey.

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Tyreek Hill Expected To Miss 4-6 Weeks

Sep 11, 2019 8:59 AM

The Kansas City Chiefs expect Tyreek Hill to miss 4-6 weeks with a collarbone injury, according to sources.

That means Hill should avoid injured reserve, which would have held him out a minimum of eight weeks.

The Chiefs wide receiver left Sunday's game versus the Jacksonville Jaguars after suffering a clavicle injury that required Hill to be taken to a Jacksonville hospital.

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Tyreek Hill Out Several Weeks With Collarbone Injury

Sep 8, 2019 10:50 PM

Tyreek Hill suffered a posterior SC (sternoclavicular) dislocation that was reduced at the hospital. The SC joint is where the collarbone meets the sternum. Hill will miss several weeks with the injury.

Sammy Watkins had a career-high 198 yards in the first half of the game with Hill out.

Hill signed a three-year extension Friday, with sources telling ESPN's Adam Schefter that it is worth $54 million and includes $35 million guaranteed.

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Tyreek Hill Agrees To Three-Year, $54M Extension With Chiefs

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Chiefs Sign Matt Moore As Backup Quarterback

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Damien Williams On Board With Kansas City's RBBC Approach
The Chiefs signed Carlos Hyde and drafted Darwin Thompson this offseason.

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Andy Reid 'Comfortable' With Tyreek Hill's Return
Andy Reid says the Chiefs will welcome back Tyreek Hill when full-squad training camp begins on Saturday.

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NFL Won't Suspend Tyreek Hill For Child Abuse Allegations
Tyreek Hill will rejoin the Chiefs at the start of training camp.

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Chiefs Fan Fined $500 For Shining Laser At Tom Brady
The Chiefs fan who shined a laser in Tom Brady's fan during the AFC Championship Game has been fined.

TMZ

Tyreek Hill Meets With NFL Investigators For Eight Hours
The wide receiver remains subject to a suspension under the NFL's personal conduct policy.

ESPN

Patrick Mahomes Favored To Repeat As NFL MVP
Patrick Mahomes leads the pack with 4-1 odds.

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Tyreek Hill To Meet With NFL Officials On Wednesday
Tyreek Hill has been banned from the Chiefs' training facility while he remains under investigation for child abuse.

Adam Schefter/ESPN

Chiefs, Harrison Butker Agree Upon $20M Extension
The Chiefs have agreed to a five-year contract extension with kicker Harrison Butker worth $20 million, according to a source.

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Chris Jones Skips Minicamp Seeking New Deal With Chiefs
Chris Jones finished third in the NFL with 15.5 sacks in 2018.

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Prosecutors Don't Have Active Investigation Into Tyreek Hill
Tyreek Hill's future with the Chiefs is in limbo.

Laura Bauer, Brooke Pryor/Kansas City Star

Chiefs Say Damien Williams Is Their Starting Running Back
The Chiefs are trying to avoid a running back controversy.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Patrick Mahomes: Chiefs Never Stop Adding Plays To Offense
Patrick Mahomes says the Chiefs have already made significant additions to their playbook this offseason.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

NFL Draft Headed To Cleveland, Kansas City
The NFL has awarded the 2021 draft to Cleveland and the 2023 draft to Kansas City following an owner's meeting in Key Biscayne, Florida.

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Jets Trade Darron Lee To Chiefs For Sixth-Round Pick
The move came just hours after Mike Maccagnan was fired as general manager and coach Adam Gase was elevated to interim GM.

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EJ Manuel Retires From NFL
EJ Manuel was a first round pick by the Bills in 2013.

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Tyreek Hill's Attorney Issues Letter Denying Child Abuse Allegations
Tyreek Hill is willing to meet with NFL investigators.

ESPN

Jamaal Charles To Retire After Signing One-Day Contract With Chiefs
Jamaal Charles is the Chiefs' all-time leading rusher with 7,260 yards.

ESPN

NFL May Put Tyreek Hill On Exempt List This Week
Tyreek Hill has been suspended from all team-related activities in the wake of the audio that surfaced Thursday in which he discusses abusing his son.

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