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LB Derrick Johnson Not Griping About Not Starting

The KC Star says that for now, LB Derrick Johnson is not having any issues with not being a starter: Derrick Johnson still hasn’t asked. He said he doesn’t care to know why he was demoted from the Chiefs’ starting linebacking corps six weeks ago and has been a high-dollar, high-expectations bench player in the […]

Chiefs Banking a Shift to the Middle Ignites Johnson

From: Pro Football Weekly With injuries decimating their linebacking corps, the Chiefs opted to shift LB Derrick Johnson from the outside to the middle prior to the Week 14 game at Denver. But while the team suggests the move was made to insert life into the defense, we hear that it was more like a […]

Breaking Down the Chiefs Matchup with the Saints Sunday

Now at 4-5 on the season, the New Orleans Saints are hoping that a trip to KC this weekend to play the 1-8 Chiefs is just what the doctor ordered to get their season back on track so they can make a serious run at the playoffs in the NFC. Last week the Saints were […]

LB’s Thomas and Johnson Already Out for Sunday vs Saints

The already banged up Chiefs have already announced that linebackers Derrick Johnson and Pat Thomas will both miss the game this weekend vs the Saints. Johnson will miss his second straight game with a hamstring injury. Thomas pulled a hamstring vs the Chargers Sunday, and he’ll be out as well. Right now it looks as […]

Breaking Down the Defense by Position

Once the weak link of this squad , the defense has been built up by Herm Edwards through the draft and now will be asked to be the side of the ball that keeps the Chiefs in games this year. There were very little surprises except for the release of second year corner Tyron Brackenridge. […]

Chiefs vs. Dolphins Post Game Gab

In the grand scheme of things nobody will remember the Chiefs just lost to the Dolphins 24-0. Nobody will remember that on this day Bill Parcells looked like he had his one win Dolphin?s team much further along in the rebuilding process than Herm Edwards. Nobody will remember that the Chief?s secondary made Chad Pennington […]

Gunther Time?

In 1995 Gunther Cunningham was hired as defensive coordinator for the Chiefs. In his four seasons as DC the Chiefs gave up 16.4 points per game. They were +30 in turnover margin. Was that more great players like D.T. and Neil Smith, Dale Carter and James Hasty or more Gunther? I would like to believe […]

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