<![CDATA[Red Zone: Sports Columns & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/ en-us Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:20:26 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:20:26 CDT Red Zone 60 Chiefs third-string QB Aaron Murray has strong second half against Titans http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32702715.html#storylink=rss After a rough first half, Chiefs third-team quarterback Aaron Murray tossed two touchdown passes in the second half of the Chiefs’ 34-10 preseason victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday at Arrowhead Stadium.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:56:19 CDT

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Justin Houston’s first preseason sack is timely http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32701626.html#storylink=rss Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston came close to setting the NFL sack record last season with 22, but he hadn’t recorded one this preseason, until Friday.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:46:02 CDT

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Former Mizzou star Dorial Green-Beckham comes to Arrowhead with Titans but doesn’t play http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32711808.html#storylink=rss This is where Dorial Green-Beckham expected to be all along, heading toward an NFL roster spot, and feeling good about his progress. He was coming off a four-reception game for the Tennessee Titans heading into Friday’s preseason matchup against the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium but didn’t play.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:16:24 CDT

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De’Anthony Thomas among 10 Chiefs who won’t play Friday vs. Titans http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32682702.html#storylink=rss Chiefs defensive end Mike DeVito sustained a stinger during Friday’s game and his return is questionable. Receiver Albert Wilson sustained a shoulder injury and his return was also questionable.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:56:39 CDT

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Five observations as Chiefs lead Titans 17-10 at halftime of third preseason game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32700744.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs’ starters came out strong against Tennessee in the teams’ third preseason game on Friday night at Arrowhead Stadium. Here are five observations as the Chiefs lead the Titans 17-10:

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:32:24 CDT

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Cario Santos’ perfect kicking preseason comes to end http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32699949.html#storylink=rss Cairo Santos had been perfect with his kicks through two preseason games, making both of his field goals and all six extra points. The streak was broken after the Chiefs’ first touchdown when Santos missed an extra point.

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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:23:36 CDT

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Game time, TV information for Chiefs-Titans preseason game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32528925.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City Chiefs will play host to the Tennessee Titans on Friday in the third preseason NFL game for both teams. Here is the information you need to know about the game.

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Chiefs’ Andy Reid said Dee Ford’s rib was bruised not broken http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32470980.html#storylink=rss KC Chiefs linebacker Dee Ford suffered a bruised rib and not a fracture as originally feared during the second quarter of last Friday’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:38:41 CDT

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Jason Avant returns to Chiefs practice http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32453259.html#storylink=rss Wide receiver Jason Avant returned to Chiefs practice on Wednesday. He had missed the previous two days because of a hip strain.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:22:18 CDT

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Chiefs found a new offensive lineman in Charles Tuaau, who was on defense http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32315580.html#storylink=rss Charles Tuaau, a rookie free agent from Texas A&M-Commerce moved from the defensive line to the offensive line. The Chiefs want to get a look at the 6-foot-5, 310-pounder in game action.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:34:38 CDT

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Rib injury hasn’t slowed Chiefs linebacker Dee Ford at practice http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32316138.html#storylink=rss Outside linebacker Dee Ford hasn’t missed a beat for the Chiefs. After injuring a rib in Friday’s preseason game against the Seahawks, Ford has been a full go at practice.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:41:09 CDT

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Chiefs’ long snapper competition a ‘good problem’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32315046.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs are settled at many positions and the battles are for reserve spots. But one position is heated and the candidates are even — long snapper. The competition is between James Winchester and Andrew East.

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Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:30:13 CDT

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Alex Smith says Chiefs’ first-string offense improved against Seattle http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32196873.html#storylink=rss It was hardly a groundbreaking performance, but quarterback Alex Smith said the Chiefs’ first-string offense was better in their 14-13 win over Seattle on Friday than it was in the preseason opener at Arizona on Aug. 15.

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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:46:20 CDT

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Chiefs injuries: Receiver Jason Avant misses practice because of hip strain http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32098860.html#storylink=rss Wide receiver Jason Avant will not practice Monday because of a hip sprain, Chiefs coach Andy Reid said.

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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 11:33:06 CDT

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Fantasy championships are won not by your stars, but by selecting the right sleepers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32164806.html#storylink=rss As important as your initial pick can be when building a fantasy football contender, it pales in comparison to the handful of selections you’ll make – or miss – several rounds later.

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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:13:29 CDT

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Chiefs coach Andy Reid says Dontari Poe’s rehab is ‘going great’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article32105469.html#storylink=rss Defensive tackle Dontari Poe’s recovery from offseason back surgery seems to be going well, according to Chiefs coach Andy Reid. Poe says he’s going to play week one, but Reid says doctors will have to evaluate him.

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Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:23:58 CDT

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Video: The Star’s Terez Paylor talks Chiefs’ offense, Dee Ford injury http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article32098203.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City Star’s Terez Paylor and CineSport’s Brian Clark discuss Alex Smith and the Chiefs’ offense, the injury Dee Ford suffered in Friday’s win and next week’s game against the Titans.

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Andy Reid’s second-day thoughts on Chiefs’ offensive line hiccups http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article31909335.html#storylink=rss Chiefs coach Andy Reid on Saturday offered some second-day thoughts on the offensive line’s performance in Friday’s 14-13 preseason victory over Seattle, especially regarding Paul Fanaika and guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, who got their first starts as the Chiefs battle injuries.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 15:45:30 CDT

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Chiefs Blitz: The good, the bad and the ugly from Friday night’s win over the Seahawks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article31863246.html#storylink=rss Here are five takeaways from the Chiefs’ second preseason game, which won 14-13 over Seattle on Friday night at Arrowhead Stadium.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 20:40:45 CDT

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Chiefs linebacker Dee Ford says he’s ‘all good’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article31909665.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs didn’t have an injury update Saturday for outside linebacker Dee Ford, who never saw the shot he took in the ribs from Seattle running Christine Michael in second quarter of the Chiefs’ 14-13 preseason victory Friday at Arrowhead Stadium.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 15:49:15 CDT

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Chris Conley’s punt return from end zone was planned http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article31908645.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs’ Chris Conley raised eyebrows when he returned a punt from the end zone late in the Chiefs’ 14-13 preseason victory Friday over the Seattle Seahawks, but Conley was just following coaches’ orders.

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Sat, 22 Aug 2015 15:39:33 CDT

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Many fans are ready to elevate Chase Daniel over Alex Smith as Chiefs’ starting quarterback http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article31871109.html#storylink=rss Quarterback controversy or merely a product of the preseason? Whatever the case, many Kansas City Chiefs fans expressed their desire to see Chase Daniel become the starting quarterback at the expense of Alex Smith.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:44:08 CDT

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New at Arrowhead Stadium this season: Wall padding, gold 50-yard markers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article31850628.html#storylink=rss Fans who attended the Chiefs’ preseason game Friday night against the Seattle Seahawks saw new padding on the walls that surround the field at Arrowhead Stadium. The 50-yard markers are also gold to commemorate the 50th Super Bowl this season.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:07:19 CDT

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Chiefs-Seahawks postgame: Three and out http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article31882383.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 22 Aug 2015 00:12:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/incoming/article31882383.html Eric Berry savors barbecue aroma in return to Arrowhead Stadium http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article31882149.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs ran a special message on the video board welcoming Eric Berry back to Arrowhead on Friday night. “I made sure to have my windows down,” he said about driving into the parking lot on Friday. Why? He wanted to smell the barbecue.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 23:54:49 CDT

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Chiefs linebacker Dee Ford takes big hit but returns to bench http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article31869204.html#storylink=rss Chiefs outside linebacker Dee Ford started over Tamba Hali in Friday’s preseason game against Seattle at Arrowhead Stadium and made the most of it with an active first half. He also came back to the bench after a hard hit that kept him on the turf for a few moments.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:27:58 CDT

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Chase Daniel leads Chiefs on fourth touchdown drive in four tries this preseason http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article31870839.html#storylink=rss After leading the Chiefs to a touchdown in four consecutive drives to start the preseason, second-team quarterback Chase Daniel couldn’t make it five in a row when the Chiefs had to punt in the second half Friday against Seattle.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 21:41:07 CDT

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De’Anthony Thomas, Eric Fisher, Jeff Allen among 12 Chiefs who won’t Friday vs. Seahawks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article31838265.html#storylink=rss Twelve Chiefs will not play in the second preseason game Friday against the Seattle Seahawks, including receiver De’Anthony Thomas, inside linebacker Josh Mauga, safety Sanders Commings and offensive linemen Jeff Allen and Eric Fisher.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 18:01:23 CDT

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The Chiefs are changing their TD celebration song and fans are furious http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article31752291.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday announced that they were changing their touchdown celebration song and were asking for fans to vote on the new tune. Gone is “Rock ‘N’ Roll Part 2,” and fans were not happy about the news.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:51:20 CDT

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MoDOT warns of potential traffic delays near Arrowhead Stadium on Friday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article31722081.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City Chiefs’ preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks starts at 7 p.m. on Friday, but the Missouri Department of Transportation is reminding fans of a continuing road project on the Stadium Road Bridges over I-435 and I-70.

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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:47:35 CDT The Kansas City Star

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