Chiefs coach Andy Reid and Patriots coach Bill Belichick have combined for 343 regular-season victories in their coaching careers. Reid has 142, fourth most among active coaches. Belichick has 201 — the most among active coaches.
During the Chiefs’ 34-15 victory over the Dolphins last Sunday, punt returner Frankie Hammond fielded two punts inside the 5-yard line. In the moment, the returns may have looked risky, but Hammond had explicit instructions from Chiefs special teams coach Dave Toub.
Word association time (but only you non-New Englanders can play): Name the first things that come to mind when you think of Boston. Answers are likely to include the city’s sports teams and namesake marathon, a certain tea party, maybe the Wahlbergs ... and, most definitely, beans.
A handful of local children got a chance to witness the rarest of sights Tuesday evening — nose tackle Dontari Poe, all 346 pounds of him, lining up as a cornerback and trying to defend passing routes.
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