Anthony Hitchens believes Chiefs 'should be a top-five defense'
Despite having won a Super Bowl last season, there's room for improvement in Kansas City on the defense, in particular. Anthony Hitchens believes it will be seen in a big way.
Chiefs' D: We can't be fooled by 49ers' 'eye candy'
The Chiefs' tallest task in the Super Bowl will be slowing Kyle Shanahan's mighty run game. Kansas City defenders harped all week about not getting caught up in the 49ers' elaborate pre-snap motions.
Hitchens: Chiefs to go low vs. Henry 'to kill the engine'
The Chiefs need to try to stop Derrick Henry this weekend and Anthony Hitchens offered a simple plan: "You gotta take his legs out ... kill the engine."
Chiefs rout Raiders as revamped Kansas City defense shines
For years, the Chiefs' title hopes were dependent on an explosive offense leading the way. But as Kansas City rounds into form for the stretch run, it's the defense that is acting as the difference maker, Jeffri Chadiha writes.
Aaron Jones' receiving game propels Pack past Chiefs
Saddled with a dearth of reliable wide receivers, Aaron Rodgers, Matt LaFleur and the Packers went back to their backs over and again on Sunday night, with Aaron Jones the main beneficiary.
What we learned from Chiefs' victory over Broncos
On a bittersweet evening, the Kansas City Chiefs (5-2) survived a knee injury to Patrick Mahomes to trounce the division-rival Denver Broncos (2-5), 30-6, on "Thursday Night Football" to kick off Week 7.
Week 6 injury report for Sunday's NFL games
Week 6 is here! Check out the full tally of the official injury report and gameday designations for all 12 Sunday games.
What we learned from Sunday's Week 5 games
The have-nots didn't have it on Sunday afternoon, as winless squads in Washington, New York and Cincinnati all lost again. Here's what we learned from Sunday's Week 5 contests.
AFC West projected starters: Raiders revival? Chargers led by D?
What do the remade Raiders look like? Does the Chargers' strength actually lie on the defensive side of the ball? Gregg Rosenthal projects post-draft starting lineups for each AFC West team.
Key differences in trenches could sway Championship Weekend
Can the Patriots keep the Chiefs from pressuring Tom Brady? Will Aaron Donald wreak havoc in NOLA? Nick Shook explores the keys in the trenches on Championship Weekend.
Championship Sunday game picks: Rams, Chiefs hit Super Bowl
Championship Sunday pits the top two seeds in each conference against each other. So, who will be heading to Atlanta for Super Bowl LIII? Elliot Harrison provides his forecast for each game.
Chiefs' defense plays starring role in dominant playoff victory
The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Indianapolis Colts in Saturday's AFC Divisional Round, but it wasn't Patrick Mahomes getting the credit. Jeffri Chadiha illustrates how the Chiefs' defense played a starring role in the win.
Injuries: Marvin Jones (knee) sits out Lions practice
Just a week after trading their top pass catcher, the Lions may be thin at wide receiver for their home game against the Panthers on Sunday with Marvin Jones Jr. not practicing through Thursday.
Injuries: Eagles' Darby out for season with ACL tear
The Philadelphia Eagles' injury woes continue as top CB Ronald Darby sustained a season-ending ACL tear in last night's loss to the Cowboys. Plus other injuries we're monitoring around the NFL.
Fines: Byard fined for celebrating INT on Cowboys' logo
Tennessee Titans safety Kevin Byard was fined $10,026 for celebrating an interception on the Cowboys' midfield logo during Week 9's tilt, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports.
Injuries: Eagles' Darren Sproles aggravates hamstring
Darren Sproles is injured again. The Eagles' running back and return specialist was set to return this week but could be out longer after tweaking his hamstring in practice, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports.
Injuries: Sammy Watkins (foot) could miss Week 10
Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins is dealing with pain his foot following Sunday's victory over the Cleveland Browns, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Watkins' status for Week 10 is uncertain.
Injuries: David Irving exits practice with ankle injury
Dallas Cowboys defensive end David Irving was carted off after suffering an ankle injury, per NFL Network's Jane Slater. Plus, other injuries we're tacking around the league on Thursday.
Injuries: Lane Johnson (knee) to miss several weeks
If the Eagles hope to defend their title, it won't come without a healthy amount of obstacles. The latest is a knee injury to right tackle Lane Johnson, who will miss several weeks, per Ian Rapoport.
Injuries we're tracking from Sunday's Week 8 games
Kansas City Chiefs star wide receiver Tyreek Hill was among those to go down Sunday. Here are the injuries we're monitoring on the eighth weekend of the 2018 NFL season.
What we learned from Sunday's Week 7 games
Missed Sunday's games? Around The NFL has you covered. Here's what we learned from the Week 7 matchups, including an AFC showdown in London.
AFC win-total projections: Patrick Mahomes-led Chiefs own West
After running 10 years of data through her prediction model, Cynthia Frelund reveals ceilings, floors and projected win totals for every AFC team in 2018. Who's playoff-bound?
AFC West preview: Chargers poised to take division -- and more
Is this the year the Chargers finally deliver on their potential? How will the Chiefs and Broncos perform behind new quarterbacks? What's in store for Jon Gruden's first season back in Oakland? Nick Shook breaks down the AFC West.
Preseason Week 2: Winners/losers for each AFC team
After the second week of NFL preseason action, Gregg Rosenthal provides winners and losers for each AFC team.