Why Chiefs will win Super Bowl: experience and talentFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are on the Super Bowl stage for the third time in four years, the first time triumphantly marching off with the Lombardi Trophy and the second time slinking away home after a lopsided loss in the big game.
Chiefs’ Jones sets sack standard for Kansas City defenseFebruary 8, 2023 GMT
PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Jones claims to have very little memory of a relatively benign game in 2017, when the Kansas City Chiefs welcomed the Philadelphia Eagles to Arrowhead Stadium for the second game of the regular season.
Unheralded group of Chiefs get redemption in Super Bowl huntFebruary 1, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have some of the biggest names in the NFL, from Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce to Chris Jones and JuJu Smith-Schuster, yet they're playing in their third Super Bowl in four years largely because they refused to give up on players only their most-passionate fans know about.
Burrow comes up short of leading Bengals back to Super BowlJanuary 30, 2023 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Joe Cool's calm demeanor for the Cincinnati Bengals melted on a frigid night against the Kansas City Chiefs.
The brilliant Bengals quarterback was sacked five times, threw two interceptions and was unable to drive his team downfield late in the fourth quarter of the AFC title game.
2022 NFL All-Pro Team RosterJanuary 13, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press 2022 NFL All-Pro team selected by a national panel of 50 media members:
NFL All-Pros: Kelce, Jefferson unanimous; 16 first-timersJanuary 13, 2023 GMT
Travis Kelce and Justin Jefferson are unanimous choices for The Associated Press 2022 NFL All-Pro Team, and Sauce Gardner is the first rookie cornerback selected in 41 years.
Rosburg, Broncos try to move on from officiating in KCJanuary 2, 2023 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Jerry Rosburg doesn't want to get fined during his two-game stint as the Broncos' interim coach.
So he declined to criticize the officials for not flagging Chris Jones after he hit Russell Wilson in the head and then body-slammed him on a game-sealing fourth-down sack Sunday.
Chiefs’ Dunlap chases last half-sack needed to reach 100November 10, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were trying to put away the Tennessee Titans in overtime last weekend when Carlos Dunlap and Chris Jones reached the quarterback at the same time, dragging Malik Willis to the turf for a sack.
Patrick Mahomes’ 3 TDs lead Chiefs past 49ers 44-23October 24, 2022 GMT
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Falling into an early hole was just what the Kansas City Chiefs needed to get going.
Patrick Mahomes threw for 423 yards and three touchdowns to rally Kansas City back from another double-digit deficit in the Chiefs' 44-23 victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.
AP source: Brady fined $11K for attempted kick of JarrettOctober 15, 2022 GMT
Tom Brady was fined by the NFL on Friday for trying to kick Atlanta's Grady Jarrett following the play in which the Falcons defensive tackle was flagged for a disputed roughing-the-passer penalty, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
AP Source: Brady could be fined for apparent kick of JarrettOctober 14, 2022 GMT
The NFL has looked at Atlanta Falcons defensive tackle Grady Jarrett’s disputed roughing-the-passer penalty on Tampa Bay's Tom Brady to determine whether Brady attempted to kick Jarrett and if that warrants a fine, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
Roughing-the-passer call prompts officiating scrutinyOctober 11, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones believes the NFL should allow video review of roughing-the-passer penalties after his controversial call — the second in as many days — nearly cost the Kansas City Chiefs in their come-from-behind 30-29 victory over the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday night.
Chiefs hold on for wild 30-29 victory over rival RaidersOctober 11, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs headed off to the locker room facing a big hole against the Las Vegas Raiders on Monday night, everything from the big plays to the officiating calls going the way of their longtime AFC West rivals.
Blown scoring chances, late penalty prove costly for ChiefsSeptember 25, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kansas City defensive tackle Chris Jones blamed himself for the Chiefs' first loss of the season.
Coach Andy Reid and quarterback Patrick Mahomes accepted responsibility, too.
Ryan drives Colts to 1st win with 20-17 comeback vs ChiefsSeptember 25, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Matt Ryan kept the faith Sunday.
As the 37-year-old quarterback looked around the huddle, he sensed his Indianapolis Colts teammates would find a way to make some big plays late.
Chiefs get Jones, Hardman back as camp returns to KCAugust 22, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones and wide receiver Mecole Hardman returned to practice with the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday, when they moved their training camp base from Missouri Western back to their own facility.
Chiefs’ Jones, Hardman leave practice early with injuriesAugust 17, 2022 GMT
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones, starting wide receiver Mecole Hardman and backup running back Jerick McKinnon left training camp early Wednesday as nagging injuries continued to mount for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Chiefs have options with 2 first-round picks, 12 in allApril 22, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There are two very different schools of thought surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs as they head into the NFL draft, where aggressive general manager Brett Veach has two picks apiece in each of the first four rounds and 12 in all.
Chiefs optimistic in long-term deal for LT Orlando Brown JrApril 22, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs expect to resume discussions on a long-term contract with left tackle Orlando Brown Jr., whom they placed the franchise tag on earlier this offseason, following next week's NFL draft.
Cousins is Rodgers’ injury sub for Pro Bowl for 3rd timeJanuary 31, 2022 GMT
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kirk Cousins will be the Pro Bowl injury replacement for Aaron Rodgers for a third time.
The Minnesota Vikings quarterback was added Monday to the NFC roster. The all-star game will be played Sunday in Las Vegas.
Chiefs take playoff experience into Sunday night vs SteelersJanuary 12, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The last time the Chiefs played the Steelers in the playoffs, Tyreek Hill was a wide-eyed rookie wide receiver, Chris Jones was learning the ropes at defensive tackle and Travis Kelce was only just becoming one of the league's best tight ends.
Chiefs big favorite to beat Broncos for 13th straight timeJanuary 6, 2022 GMT
KANSAS CITY (11-5) at DENVER (7-9)
Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST, ESPN
LINE: Chiefs by 10, according to FanDuel SportsBook.
LB Al-Shaair active for 49ers against banged-up TitansDecember 24, 2021 GMT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers will have linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair available Thursday night against the Tennessee Titans.
The 49ers already had ruled out running back Elijah Mitchell with a knee injury along with safety Talanoa Hufanga, who sprained his knee in last week's win against Atlanta.
Steelers now must face Ingram after trading him to ChiefsDecember 23, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was brutally honest about his decision to trade disgruntled defensive end Melvin Ingram to the Chiefs, saying “we prefer volunteers as opposed to hostages” in the Pittsburgh locker room.
Steelers head to KC for game with AFC playoff implicationsDecember 23, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Steelers coach Mike Tomlin called Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce the “best in the business.”
He talked about about how wide receiver Tyreek Hill can create “unbelievable issues."
Chiefs with no new COVID-19 positives; Gordon, Gay returnDecember 22, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had no additional positive COVID-19 tests Wednesday, one day after seven players were added to the reserve list, a promising sign that an outbreak that infected 16 players in all may have subsided.
Tyreek Hill among 21 NFL players added to COVID-19 listDecember 21, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Another 21 NFL players were placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, including Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, cornerback Rashad Fenton and tight end Blake Bell.
Chargers will have James, Ekeler, available vs. ChiefsDecember 17, 2021 GMT
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will have safety Derwin James and running back Austin Ekeler in the lineup for Thursday night's game against the Kansas City Chiefs after both were listed as questionable on the injury report leading up to the game.
COVID-19 issues complicate NFL games and Pro Picks choicesDecember 15, 2021 GMT
With COVID-19 outbreaks for a variety of NFL teams, figuring out who will be on the field is as difficult as predicting who will win games.
Those issues begin with Thursday night's prime-time and big-time matchup in the AFC West between the Chiefs (9-4) and Chargers (8-5).
Chiefs add LB Gay to COVID-19 list; 3rd player this weekDecember 15, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs added linebacker Willie Gay Jr. to the COVID-19 list on Wednesday, one day before they play the Los Angeles Chargers in a game that could go a long way toward deciding the AFC West.
Chiefs place DT Chris Jones in COVID-19 protocolDecember 14, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones of the Kansas City Chiefs was placed in the COVID-19 protocol on Tuesday, one day after wide receiver Josh Gordon tested positive and two days before a crucial game against the Chargers.
Chiefs see similarities to 2019 turnaround that led to titleNovember 24, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Even the mind of Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid, whose ability to put on blinders and focus only on the future is downright legendary, can find its way back to a season that looked remarkably like this one.
Chiefs lean on D to stuff Prescott, Cowboys in 19-9 winNovember 22, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had played so horrendously on defense earlier this season that the Dallas Cowboys and their top-ranked offense probably felt confident that they could keep things rolling Sunday night.
Chiefs begin prep for Washington with mounting injuriesOctober 13, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs practiced without five key starters Wednesday, including wide receiver Tyreek Hill and pass rusher Chris Jones, adding a long list of physical ailments to their battered pride five games into the season.
Cowboys add P Anger, TE Sprinkle for offseason competitionApril 7, 2021 GMT
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys signed punter Bryan Anger and tight end Jeremy Sprinkle on Wednesday, adding depth at both positions for offseason workouts...
Chiefs head into offseason with core intact, plenty of holesFebruary 8, 2021 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs were so confident in their Super Bowl-winning roster from the 2019 season that they did everything they could to bring it back intact, signing quarterback Patrick Mahomes and defensive tackle Chris Jones to huge deals and reworking other contracts to make the numbers fit in the salary cap...
Patrick Mahomes watching Chiefs’ finale against ChargersJanuary 3, 2021 GMT
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is inactive for their meaningless regular-season finale against the Los Angeles Chargers, which means he will finish with 4,740 yards, 38 touchdowns and six interceptions...
Darnold, Jets preparing for Chiefs’ ‘game wreckers’ on DOctober 29, 2020 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Sam Darnold and the New York Jets know there's plenty more to the Kansas City Chiefs than just Patrick Mahomes and the high-powered offense...
AP source: Chiefs, Kelce agree to 4-year, $57.25M extensionAugust 13, 2020 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs weren't done when they signed star quarterback Patrick Mahomes to a record-setting extension, or when they put together a pricey package to keep Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones on the line.
Chiefs among centerpieces of NFL slate as they chase repeatMay 10, 2020 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In the makeshift interview room just outside Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, defensive tackle Chris Jones yelled across to Chiefs teammate Frank Clark, vowing that the Super Bowl championship they had just won would not be the last...
After Super Bowl win, Chiefs already eyeing repeat next yearFebruary 3, 2020 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — It took the Chiefs five full decades to bring the Lombardi Trophy back to Kansas City.
They don't intend to wait that long again.
With confetti still swirling and their thrilling Super Bowl triumph over the San Francisco 49ers mere minutes old, most of the Chiefs were already talking about next season.
Chiefs embracing loose locker room culture on Super Bowl runJanuary 28, 2020 GMT
MIAMI (AP) — If you’re planning to walk through the middle of the Kansas City Chiefs locker room between lunch and their usual afternoon practice, you might want to grab someone’s shoulder pads and helmet and brace for impact...
Chiefs have Jones, Titans have Humphries for AFC title gameJanuary 19, 2020 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones active for the AFC championship game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday after he missed their divisional-round win over the Houston Texans with a calf injury...
Chiefs rule league MVP Mahomes out for game vs PackersOctober 25, 2019 GMT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have ruled quarterback Patrick Mahomes out for Sunday night's showdown against the Green Bay Packers because of his dislocated right kneecap...
Several Husker football players join NFL teamsApril 30, 2018 GMT
Several former Huskers signed as free agents following the NFL draft according to the Omaha World-Herald confirmations and other media reports.
Defensive back Chris Jones reached an agreement with Detroit, tight end Tyler Hoppes is heading to Minnesota, defensive back Joshua Kalu to Tennessee, wide receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El to Washington, fullback Luke McNitt to Atlanta and offensive lineman Nick Gates to the New York Giants.
Against all odds: An underdog in the final five games, NU may have a realistic chance at winning four of themOctober 28, 2017 GMT
LINCOLN — Chris Jones, the quiet, solemn cornerback, didn’t rehab an injured knee for three months just to see Nebraska football fall flat on its face this season.
So the senior — who sports the Blackshirt he’d hoped to wear all year until a knee injury had other ideas — isn’t giving up on NU’s final five games.