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By Mike Wilkening

The following skill-position players were listed on Wednesday’s injury report. Key fantasy-football starters — players who would seem likely to be in a majority of lineups — are bolded. The first injury report for Monday night’s Saints-Bears matchup will be released Thursday. DID NOT PARTICIPATE Bengals K Mike Nugent (not injury related). Bengals WR James…
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By Josh Alper

Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles emerged from last Sunday’s loss to the Cardinals with a tender knee and ankle and things didn’t improve enough for him to practice with the team on Wednesday. Charles was one of four players held out of Kansas City’s first practice of the week, although coach Andy Reid expressed confidence…
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By Darin Gantt

You could say that today’s announcement of the NFL’s new conduct policy stems directly from the NFL’s bungling of the domestic violence case of Ray Rice last offseason. But they’re at least addressing one of the biggest failings of that debacle/investigation, by including some women in the process. There are two female members among the nine-member…
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By Darin Gantt

Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich was an Eric Berry fan long ago. Now, they have more in common than ever. Herzlich met the Chiefs safety at an awards ceremony in 2009, when he was going through his own cancer battle while playing at Boston College. “I was going through chemo at the time, had a bald…
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By Josh Alper

When the Chiefs placed safety Eric Berry on the non-football illness list last month, they said he was headed to Atlanta for more consultations with doctors about a mass in his chest that was thought to be a sign of lymphoma. Physicians at the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University have completed their testing and…
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By Darin Gantt

As it turns out, it’s not just the feelings of Jamaal Charles that are hurt. B.J. Kissel of the Chiefs official website reports that Chiefs coach Andy Reid said his running back was dealing with knee and ankle issues as well. “He’s a bit tender today,” Reid said of Charles. That might explain the reduced…
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By Bike

It is becoming more apparent to me that Smith does not have the ability to improvise on the fly. If his first option is covered, he seemingly can’t pick out 2nd or 3rd reads that are open down field. He then holds on to the ball much too long and either gets sacked or runs (which works well at times). His inability to throw the ball downfield has allowed opposing defenses to stuff the box, and, well, you know the rest. I like Alex Smith, but a change may be in order to get this team to the next level. Read more…

By Michael David Smith

The Chiefs think the officials cost them the game Sunday in Arizona with some questionable calls, including a Travis Kelce fumble. But the NFL’s head of officiating says that was the right call. Dean Blandino said on NFL Network this morning that Kelce lost the ball before going to the ground, that he never re-gained…
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