Kansas City Chiefs Betting News

Fluker: body ‘burning' post-concussion

sandiegouniontribune.com - Dec 9, 2015

D.J. Fluker said his recent concussion was the worst of his career, and scary.

San Diego Chargers vs. Kansas City Chiefs Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

bleacherreport.com - Dec 9, 2015

Kansas City owns a six-game winning streak, both straight up and against the spread. San Diego, on the other hand, is fading, losing seven of its last eight games SU, going just 3-7 ATS over its last 10. Two teams headed in different directions collide when the Chiefs host the Chargers Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.   Point spread: The Chiefs opened as 7.5-point favorites; the total was 46

Chiefs' Branch finding place to flourish in Kansas City

washingtontimes.com - Dec 9, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The image of Tyvon Branch returning an interception for a touchdown in Oakland is exactly what the Raiders pictured when they signed him to a lucrative contract extension a few years ago. They just didn't picture him doing it for the Kansas City Chiefs. The ...

tyvon branch "It’s a blessing to be part of a team like this and a defense like this, I mean, to do it in place like the ‘Black Hole’ where I spent so much of my career, it’s definitely a good feeling."

Branch named AFC Defensive Player of the Week

profootballtalk.nbcsports.com - Dec 9, 2015

A 38-yard, game-sealing interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter last Sunday in Oakland has made Chiefs safety Tyvon Branch the AFC Defensive Player of the Week, the NFL announced Wednesday. The Chiefs led, 26-20, before Branch took a tipped pass to the end zone. The Chiefs went on to win their sixth…

Del Rio: Derek Carr can learn from fourth-quarter mistakes

usatoday.com - Dec 8, 2015

Derek Carr has played well for Raiders but interceptions show he has room to improve         

Big spend made Bolts rival a red menace

sandiegouniontribune.com - Dec 8, 2015

Under coach Andy Reid, the Chiefs have a win rate of .614.

Stop saying that NFL teams 'control their own destiny'

sbnation.com - Dec 7, 2015

It's a popular idiom this time of year, and it's wrong. It's that time of year when college football and NFL fans start talking playoffs, and we inevitably see things like this: "As we enter the final month of the regular season, Washington, of all teams, controls its own destiny to win a division crown.""Michigan State controls its own destiny in the College Football Playoff.""The Patriots

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AP Exclusive: Chiefs' Charles vows to be back next season

denverpost.com - Dec 7, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When he planted his right foot and his knee buckled beneath him, the first thing that went through Jamaal Charles' mind was that it couldn't possibly be something serious.

jamaal charles "Even then, I was just chill, I just wanted to get the surgery done and get back on my feet again. I want to be ready for the start of next season. I want to play."
jamaal charles "It wasn't something I was even thinking about, I was just thinking about getting an MRI and seeing if it was a sprain or something."
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Sean Smith: Chiefs 'most dramatic team in the NFL'

nfl.com - Dec 7, 2015

After watching his team notch their sixth straight win in a hard-fought tilt with the Raiders, Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith called Kansas City "the most dramatic team in the NFL." Is he right?

tamba hali "We believe in what we're doing the entire time, Things aren't always going the way we planned, but we keep playing. That's something our coach has instilled in our culture. They're going to make plays. Somehow, we have to make plays."

Oakland Raiders' Playoff Hopes Take Critical Hit in Sloppy Week 13 Loss

bleacherreport.com - Dec 7, 2015

Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson told local reporters that Sunday’s game against division-rival Kansas City Chiefs carried a playoff aura. Woodson’s description explains exactly why he took the loss like a kick in the gut. According to San Francisco Chronicle writer Vic Tafur, the 18-year veteran defined his most recent defeat as one of the toughest to accept.  Th

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders: Oakland Grades, Notes and Quotes

bleacherreport.com - Dec 6, 2015

The Oakland Raiders' 34-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs boils down to a fourth-quarter meltdown that allowed the opposition to score 20 unanswered points en route to victory.  The Raiders concluded a solid first half on a strong note, scoring a touchdown before intermission. Oakland held the momentum. The defense stifled the Chiefs' two-man backfield and forced turnovers to create extra opp

Chiefs wax Raiders, continue surge to playoffs

nfl.com - Dec 6, 2015

The Kansas City Chiefs (7-5) continued their remarkable surge toward postseason play with Sunday's 34-20 win over the Oakland Raiders (5-7) on Sunday. Here's what you need to know.

Fourth-quarter interceptions fuel Chiefs in comeback victory over Raiders

espn.go.com - Dec 6, 2015

Fourth-quarter interceptions fuel Chiefs in comeback victory over Raiders

Chiefs vs. Raiders 2015 picks and predictions: Experts split on AFC West showdown

sbnation.com - Dec 5, 2015

The Chiefs control their own destiny, but they have a tough game against the rival Raiders coming up next. The Kansas City Chiefs are in control of their own destiny and if the playoffs started today, they would have the fifth seed in the AFC. They were in similar shape last season, having won five consecutive games before losing to the Oakland Raiders on the road. After falling to the Raide

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4 downs with Mike Catapano, who went from Jets fan to Jets linebacker

nj.com - Dec 5, 2015

The Long Island native had been on the practice squad most of the season. But he played a bunch last week. He also was a huge Jets fan growing up.

Chiefs visit Raiders in game with wild-card implications

washingtontimes.com - Dec 5, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Derek Carr's first meeting against the Kansas City Chiefs was a memorable one. With the Oakland Raiders mired in a 0-10 start in his rookie season, Carr led an 80-yard drive in the rain to throw the game-winning touchdown pass to James Jones with 1:46 remaining. ...

alex smith "You’re touching the football every play as a quarterback and that comes with a lot of responsibility in executing the offense, You focus on what it is you’re trying to do. You try to make good decisions, play fast, throw the ball accurately and get it to your playmakers, that’s what you’re thinking about really."

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders: What's the Game Plan for Oakland?

bleacherreport.com - Dec 4, 2015

The Oakland Raiders need a quality win over the Kansas City Chiefs to break into the playoff picture as a legitimate threat.  Both teams enter this contest with significant injuries—the Chiefs with a few more than the Raiders in key areas. However, Chiefs running back Charcandrick West rejoins the lineup after missing a game with a hamstring injury. He completes a two-man backfield resp

Chiefs pile up wins by cutting down on turnovers

usatoday.com - Dec 4, 2015

Kansas City has also done nice job replacing Jamaal Charles' production.         

Raiders center Hudson suffers setback, doesn't practice

washingtontimes.com - Dec 4, 2015

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - The Oakland Raiders will likely be without center Rodney Hudson for a second consecutive game due to a lingering right ankle sprain. One day after being limited, Hudson was downgraded and held out of practice Friday. Instead, he worked out with a team trainer on an ...

James Conner, Pittsburgh RB, Diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma

bleacherreport.com - Dec 4, 2015

Pittsburgh junior running back James Conner has been diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma.  Per Sam Werner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Conner announced he had the disease Friday at a press conference.  Jerry DiPaola of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported that Conner has Stage 2 lymphoma in his neck and chest with a six-month treatment set to begin Dec. 8. According to medical pers

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Media Views: Fox's Bradshaw says Fisher would have poor offense even with Brady

stltoday.com - Dec 4, 2015

Hall of Fame quarterback and longtime Fox network NFL studio analyst Terry Bradshaw let if fly when discussing the Rams’ meager offensive output under coach Jeff Fisher.

Charcandrick West, Spencer Ware will form a 'committee,' per report; fantasy owners lament

sbnation.com - Dec 3, 2015

The Chiefs will likely deploy a tandem attack in their backfield on Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications. Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson anticipates a committee approach in the backfield with Charcandrick West and Spencer Ware, according to Herbie Teope of Chiefs Digest. West injured his hamstring early on during the Chiefs' blowout win over the San Di

Chiefs-Raiders Capsule

washingtontimes.com - Dec 3, 2015

KANSAS CITY (6-5) at OAKLAND (5-6) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Chiefs by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Chiefs 6-5, Raiders 6-5 SERIES RECORD - Chiefs lead 58-52-4 LAST MEETING - Chiefs beat Raiders 31-13, Dec. 14, 2014 LAST WEEK - Chiefs beat Bills 30-22; Raiders ...

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NFL Week 13 Picks: Predictions for Vegas Odds Before Thursday Night

bleacherreport.com - Dec 3, 2015

The NFL season is a long and grueling campaign, one that is never won in the early goings. Even at a stage as late as Week 13, there is still so much left to play for for the vast majority of NFL teams. The Wild Card races are going to be as hectic as ever. Four teams are within one game of both the AFC Wild Card spots. In the NFC, it's four teams within a game of current sixth-seed Seattle. A few

Charcandrick West practices in full, fantasy value rising

sbnation.com - Dec 2, 2015

The Chiefs appear set to get a key piece of their offense back on Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications. Kansas City Chiefs running back Charcandrick West is practicing in full on Wednesday, according to Terez Paylor of the Kansas City Star. West exited Week 11's blowout win over the San Diego Chargers due to a hamstring injury, and was also held out of Week 12's matchup with

Daily Fantasy Football December 2: DFS Stock Up, Stock Down

bleacherreport.com - Dec 2, 2015

Penny stocks soar while blue chips teeter as the daily fantasy football season powers into Week 13. Both high-value and high-salary players are regressing to the mean as prices adjust to performance and matchups. Plus, rosters will be as varied as possible with all 32 teams available in a single, daily fantasy football contest for the first time in months on DraftKings. This edition of the DFS sto

Chiefs Fan Pokes Fun at 'Tennessee Mom' by 'Ripping' Travis Kelce's TD Dance

bleacherreport.com - Dec 2, 2015

Come on, Travis Kelce. Didn't you see the letter the "Tennessee mom" wrote a few weeks ago, ripping Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton for celebrating a touchdown? If you did, you would know that dancing after a touchdown is clearly unacceptable. You either didn't see that letter or just didn't care what the mom had to say, and as a result, you "let down" your 14th-biggest fan (and his fathe

Alex Smith and the Chiefs have mastered not screwing up

sbnation.com - Dec 2, 2015

The last turnover for the Chiefs came in Week 6 and Alex Smith now has the team in position to make a run at the postseason. In the final minutes of a loss to the Minnesota Vikings, running back Charcandrick West fumbled a ball that was recovered by defensive end Brian Robinson. Since then, the Chiefs haven't had a turnover or a loss, and Alex Smith has the team in position to go to the post

alex smith "We had some opportunities earlier in the year on some deep balls and just missed them, [Maclin] has done a great job of just continuing to win out there and staying hungry. I was finally able to connect with him today and give him an opportunity."

Kansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders Betting Odds, Analysis and NFL Pick

bleacherreport.com - Dec 2, 2015

The Kansas City Chiefs (6-5) will look to extend their winning streak to six games on Sunday when they visit the Oakland Raiders (5-6) in a key AFC West game. The Chiefs have covered the number in each of the five games they have won in a row following a five-game losing streak that saw them go 0-5 against the spread.   Point spread: Chiefs opened as three-point favorites; the total was 44 ea

10 Pending NFL Free Agents Who Will Earn Big Bucks

bleacherreport.com - Dec 1, 2015

We're almost three-quarters of the way through the NFL season, so it's a good time to start thinking about the 2016 free agents. This slideshow is a list of 10 free agents who will be cashing in on their next contract come 2016. (Here is the full list of free agents, per Spotrac). Before we start, let's set the ground rules. Since this list is not ranked, don't put a ton of weight into where

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