Matt Derrick

Broncos’ Chris Harris still beating odds in NFL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chris Harris Jr. remembers finishing high school with All-State honors but without college scholarship offers flowing in. And... Read more

QB Derek Carr infusing new life into Raiders-Chiefs rivalry

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When the Oakland Raiders square off against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night in Arrowhead Stadium, quarterback... Read more

Chiefs’ Smith continues winning ways

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Scanning the lists of the best NFL quarterbacks or perusing the league leaders in passing yardage and touchdown... Read more

Chiefs relish challenge of visiting Falcons, NFL’s most potent offense

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Coach Andy Reid’s voice cut through the crisp autumn air, admonishing his Kansas City Chiefs of the challenge... Read more

Chiefs place Howard on injured reserve

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs placed defensive lineman Jaye Howard on injured reserve Thursday, essentially ending his season with... Read more

Chiefs’ Hill trying to outrun past

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Tyreek Hill scored on a run, a pass and a kick return Sunday night against the Denver Broncos,... Read more

Chiefs, Broncos have similarities

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Looking at the Denver Broncos from the viewpoint of Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid reveals a familiar... Read more

Chiefs QB Smith a quick draw

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The numbers say Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith ranks as not just the fastest gun in the... Read more

Third downs problematic for Chiefs against Tamp Bay

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The first words from Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid on Monday cut straight to a key reason... Read more

Chiefs offense looks to get back on track against Bucs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A magician never reveals his secrets and, in the case of the Kansas City Chiefs, no one has... Read more

Chiefs’ Winchester joins family after shooting death of his father

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Just last week, Kansas City Chiefs long snapper James Winchester appeared all fired up in the locker room.... Read more

Adaptability key to evolving Chiefs defense

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One week ago, the Kansas City Chiefs defense slowed the Jacksonville Jaguars by deploying six defensive backs more... Read more

Dee Ford, Chiefs wary of Panthers team showing signs of life

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — First place in the AFC West lies within the grasp of the Kansas City Chiefs as they visit... Read more

Chiefs’ Houston expects to ‘dominate’ in return

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Linebacker Justin Houston, asked how he expects to play after the Kansas City Chiefs added him to their... Read more

Chiefs’ Smith, Panthers’ Newton in similar situations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When asked questions about NFL rules designed to protect quarterbacks, the eyes of Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy... Read more

Smith to start vs. Carolina

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid said he expects quarterback Alex Smith to return to he lineup this... Read more

Jaguars’ coordinator change leaves Chiefs in a quandary

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Midway through an NFL season, teams normally hold a firm scouting report on the competition.

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Chiefs defense on lookout against Jags

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Midway through an NFL season, teams normally hold a firm scouting report on the competition. But the Jacksonville... Read more

Chiefs coping with injuries to Jamaal Charles, Parker Ehinger

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs shuffled their roster again Tuesday amid reports that All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles will... Read more

Chiefs' Smith leaves game against Colts with apparent concussion

INDIANAPOLIS — Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith left his team’s 30-14 win over the Indianapolis Colts twice for potential head injuries, with the... Read more

KC hopes to avoid repeat of last trip to Indianapolis

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — No member of the Kansas City Chiefs who played during Andy Reid’s first season with the team needs... Read more

Rookie Jones making strides for Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano took notice of the 6-foot-6-inch, 308-pound powerful and athletic defensive lineman causing disruption... Read more

Versatile Hill catching on quickly for Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When quarterback Alex Smith stepped into his throw, wide receiver Tyreek Hill trailed the cornerback covering him by... Read more

Houston returns to practice for KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — No one could miss the smile on Justin Houston’s face as he strolled through the Kansas City Chiefs... Read more

Steelers welcome back Le'Veon Bell for Chiefs showdown

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When the Kansas City Chiefs visit the Pittsburgh Steelers for a 7:30 p.m. Sunday kickoff, one Pro Bowl... Read more

NFL honors Peters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two more interceptions for Marcus Peters earned the Kansas City Chiefs cornerback defensive player of the week honors,... Read more

Steelers looking to bounce back against Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs and Pittsburgh Steelers meet Sunday night as two teams coming off polar opposite games,... Read more

Reid: Chiefs handled adversity well

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs did not have many challenges in racing to a 24-3 victory over the Jets... Read more

Chiefs' offense hopes to get untracked against Jets

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs have played 125 minutes of football in the 2016 season and, aside from 26... Read more

Jets' spread offense poses unique threat to Chiefs defense

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The New York Jets offense touching down at Arrowhead Stadium Sunday might appear familiar to Kansas City fans,... Read more

Santos confident in kickoff ability

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The NFL’s new touchback rule setting up offenses at the 25-yard line intends to reduce the number of... Read more

Andy Reid on Chiefs' showing at Houston: 'That's just not how we roll normally'

A second reflection on his team’s 19-12 loss to the Houston Texans didn’t give Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid a more... Read more

Andy Reid confident Chiefs' beat-up offensive line can produce against Texans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If the Kansas City Chiefs had to pick a game to lose two offensive line starters, it likely... Read more

Chiefs confident entering opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs dug themselves into a 1-5 hole beginning the season a year ago, and veteran... Read more

Chiefs hoping continuity and stability lead to success

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs rank as one of the youngest teams in the NFL, yet one of the... Read more

Chiefs trade Rod Streater to 49ers, pare roster

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs parted ways with backup quarterback Aaron Murray and traded wide receiver Rod Streater among... Read more

Chiefs reserves make case for roster spots in win over Packers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Now that the Chiefs wrapped up their preseason with a 17-7 win against the Green Bay Packers on... Read more

Chiefs top Packers in final preseason game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs backup quarterback Tyler Bray led two first-half touchdown drives and the team’s defense stifled the... Read more

Chiefs set for final preseason test

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Fans watching the Kansas City Chiefs final preseason game against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday night hoping... Read more

Marcus Cooper brings flexibility to Chiefs secondary

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Three years ago Marcus Cooper briefly found himself in limbo, a football player without a team, and a... Read more

Chiefs' Derrick Johnson mentor to young linebacker corps

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — After 11 seasons in the NFL and more than a thousand tackles in his career, Kansas City Chiefs... Read more

Reid finds positives in Chiefs' loss to Seattle

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid doesn’t believe he has many reasons to worry after Saturday’s 17-16 loss... Read more

Chiefs will use Seahawks as barometer for progress

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Records mean very little in the preseason, but it’s meaningful the Chiefs get to their mettle versus the... Read more

Parker Ehinger serving to protect Chiefs on offensive line

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs rookie Parker Ehinger grew up wanting to serve and protect his community as a police... Read more

Niko Davis hoping to play way onto Chiefs roster

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Niko Davis taking the field Saturday against the Seattle Seahawks will seem about... Read more

Chiefs, Alex Smith taking chances going deep

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — The loudest cheers at Kansas City Chiefs training camp are reserved for the long balls. Alex Smith drops... Read more

Chiefs hope return game yields more returns

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — The lasting memory of the Kansas City Chiefs’ special teams in 2015 is likely the 106-yard opening kickoff... Read more

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