Chiefs Starting Tackle Eric Fisher To Miss Super Bowl LV With Achilles Injury
(CBS Local)- The Kansas City Chiefs are headed to Super Bowl LV in Tampa, Florida with the intention of winning back-to-back Super Bowls. This morning, NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport told Good Morning Football that Fisher tore his Achilles on the play which ends his season. Coach Reid just confirmed that Eric Fisher tore his Achilles tendon last night. Now, with Fisher out and the previous injury to right tackle Mitchell Schwartz, the Chiefs will be down their two starting tackles when they meet the Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV. Super Bowl LV is set for Sunday, February 7 with kickoff slated for 6:30 p.m. EST.detroit.cbslocal.com
Browns short-handed as they face Jets
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)The Cleveland Browns are short-handed as they try to clinch the franchise’s first playoff berth since 2002, the longest active drought in the NFL. They learned Sunday morning they will be without starting rookie left tackle Jedrick Wills against the New York Jets because of an illness. The Browns will be missing receivers Rashard Higgins, Donovan Peoples-Jones and KhaDarel Hodge and linebacker Jacob Phillips. The Indianapolis Colts will be without both starting offensive tackles when they face the Pittsburgh Steelers. This comes after they placed LB Whitney Mercilus on the COVID list on Christmas.
Colts have left tackle Castonzo, LB Okereke vs. Raiders
Indianapolis left tackle Anthony Castonzo and starting linebacker Bobby Okereke are both active for the Colts’ visit to the Las Vegas Raiders. ___GREEN BAY AT DETROITPackers: QB Jordan Love, CB Ka’dar Hollman, LB Jonathan Garvin, G Simon Stepaniak, WR Malik Taylor, TE Jace Sternberger. Raiders: QB Nathan Peterman, CB Damon Arnette, RB Theo Riddick, OT Brandon Parker, OG John Simpson, DE Carl Nassib. Eagles: CB Michael Jacquet, QB Nate Sudfeld, WR John Hightower, RB Jason Huntley, DB Grayland Arnold, S Rudy Ford, LB T.J. Edwards. Jaguars: QB Jake Luton, CB Luq Barcoo, LB Kamalei Correa, LB Quincy Williams, C Brandon Linder, TE Tyler Davis, DE Reggie Gilbert.
Election day over, Chiefs' Mahomes refocuses on football
A limited audience at Arrowhead Stadium watch as the New York Jets play the Kansas City Chiefs in the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. – Now that Election Day is over, Patrick Mahomes can turn his focus back to the football season. As the nation awaited final results in several battleground states Wednesday, the quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs still could rest well knowing he did his part to ensure people of Kansas City had a chance to let their voices be heard. Chiefs coach Andy Reid was among the first to cast his ballot at Arrowhead Stadium on Tuesday. The Chiefs are coming off a sound thrashing of the winless New York Jets while the Panthers have lost three straight games.
Le'Veon Bell ready to roll with Chiefs for first time
File-This Oct. 6, 2019, file photo shows New York Jets' Le'Veon Bell, right, rushing past Philadelphia Eagles' Rodney McLeod during the first half of an NFL football game in Philadelphia. The New York Jets have surprisingly released Bell, ending a disappointing tenure after less than two full seasons. – Le'Veon Bell once carried the ball a league-leading 321 times in a single season for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bell has been the focal point of defenses for the majority of his career, whether that was in Pittsburgh or during his short stint with the New York Jets. Bell knew that no matter how involved he would be in the Chiefs offense, he would have a chance to win a championship.
Chiefs' Reid downplays contract extension through '25
KANSAS CITY, Mo. There's nothing done with the contract right this minute, Reid said, "but I mean, if it happens that way, I'd love it. We're all willing to work, Reid continued before heading out to practice. He's been in Kansas City ever since, leading the Chiefs to four consecutive AFC West titles and back-to-back conference championship games. Reid and Veach aren't the only ones settling into the prospect of long-term stays in Kansas City.
Chiefs keep gambling by doling out another big-money deal
FILE - Kansas City Chiefs' Travis Kelce smiles before the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the deal has not been announced. The competition that (Fitzgerald) provided me coming into the league, me coming to Kansas City Travis gives me that same kind of competition day-in and day-out, Mathieu said. Travis still comes to work wanting to get better, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said, so you love that part. The rookie broke one of his orbital bones before arriving in Kansas City, Reid said.
Titans rally, spoil Mahomes' return beating Chiefs 35-32
Tannehill scrambled for 18, hit Anthony Firsker for 20 yards and then found Humphries who ran in for the TD. Joshua Kalu blocked the kick with his left hand, and the Titans poured onto the field to celebrate. The loss spoiled the best passing game this season for Mahomes as the Chiefs outgained the Titans 530-371. Mahomes capped the Chiefs' first drive with a 3-yard shovel pass to Travis Kelce. Tannehill got the Titans going with a 52-yard throw to Kalif Raymond, then he hit Anthony Firkser for a 9-yard TD.