The Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. couldn’t have picked a better stage than playing in New York on Sunday Night Football for one of the most remarkable touchdown catches in NFL history, former Chiefs star Otis Taylor made some astounding one-handed catches in his day.
Two days after the league slapped a six-figure penalty on Lynch for refusing to speak with the media following Seattle’s loss, ProFootballTalk.com confirmed with the NFL on Friday that the league has levied a $10,000 fine against special-teams player Ricardo Lockette for punching Chiefs safety Kurt Coleman during a punt return.
The Star’s Terez A. Paylor takes a look at the notion of a trap game, the Chiefs’ offensive play-calling and looks ahead to the next game against Denver after Kansas City dropped a 24-20 decision to Oakland.
The Chiefs’ game Thursday night against Oakland (7:25 on NFL Network and KSHB, Ch. 41) likely will be sloppy. The O.co Coliseum was pounded by rain all day. And while the field was covered by a tarp, it had to come off two hours before gametime — when it was still raining. It will be interesting to see how the field holds up over the course of the game.
Former NFL quarterback and CBS analyst Phil Simms, who will call Thursday night’s Chiefs-Raiders game on NFL Network (7:25 p.m. with free simulcast on KSHB, Ch. 41), offered some thoughts on the Chiefs, 7-3, and Oakland, 0-10.
This week’s tailgate treats are Mexican meatballs that get their moderate fire from chili powder and canned jalapeños. Give them a try for the Chiefs-Raiders game: They’re quick and easy to make and they’ll be gone just as fast.
Beat writers Randy Covitz and Terez Paylor are The Kansas City Star's authorities on pro football at Arrowhead Stadium and beyond. Look to Red Zone for the latest news and analysis on the Chiefs and the rest of the NFL.