Also Oct. 19-25, 2017: Junior League Holiday Mart, author P.C. Cast, “The Weir,” Hannibal Buress, Joshua Bell, the Kansas City Marathon, Owen/Cox Dance Group, Pumpkins on Parade, “American Rhapsody: The Gershwin Songbook.”
In September, some St. Teresa’s Catholic school students posted photos of themselves at a swastika beer pong party. And a few weeks later, the story of bullied senior Tone’Nae Bradley-Toomer revealed a microaggressive culture. Here’s the school president’s response.
Somewhat lost in the Chiefs’ complete inability to slow down running back Le’Veon Bell in their 19-13 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday was their equally distressing inability to get any semblance of a ground game going. The Chiefs ranked second in the NFL in rushing entering the contest at 156 yards per game, and boasted the NFL’s leading rusher in rookie sensation Kareem Hunt. Yet somehow, the Steelers’ 28th-ranked run defense limited the Chiefs to a mere 28 yards on 15 carries, easily one of the worst rushing outputs of coach Andy Reid’s five-year tenure in Kansas City.
The KC Chiefs lost to the Steelers for a lot of reasons, but Andy Reid’s decision to go for it on fourth and 4 from the 2-yard-line was one of them. What went into it, though, was logical in many ways ... just not in the one that mattered most.
Following the KC Chiefs’ 19-13 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, KC Star beat writer Terez A. Paylor answered Twitter questions about why coach Andy Reid went for it on fourth down, didn’t challenge Demetrius Harris’ incompletion and more.