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Posted by: DallasChief
11-05-2019, 11:53 AM
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https://sports.yahoo.com/chargers-nfl-lo...56914.html

Sounds like they've replaced Jacksonville as the frontrunner to end up in London.

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Posted by: asskickingboots
11-04-2019, 02:11 PM
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The Chiefs just beat an NFC playoff contender without Mahomes or Fisher or Clark or Fuller. I'm riding pretty high right now and that's before even considering the likelihood that we'll get Mahomes back this week.

This was immense in the big picture. It shows that while the Chiefs are clearly more dynamic and powerful of an offense and team with Mahomes, they aren't just a one man show. This is a playoff contender even with a replacement level player at QB. Also every team in the AFC West won, so this was vital to keep ahead of the division.

Meanwhile there's the Titans. A middling team that feels like they could randomly play up to the competition or look hilariously inept. People probably naturally assume they are a run-heavy team because that's their identity, but they actually kind of suck. They are averaging under 4 yards a carry as a team.

The real key is that the Titans have been better since they gave up on Mariota in favor of Tannehill. Tannehill has a far better completion percentage (71.8 vs. 59.1). He's been more efficient and modestly better as a result. I don't fear it though. Cousins was actually the second highest rated passer in the league going into Sunday's game.

When it comes down to it though, the Titans a sad sack of undisciplined assholes. They have committed the second most penalty yardage in the whole league, behind only the Raiders (Raiders have played 1 less game, though).

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Posted by: asskickingboots
10-30-2019, 07:29 AM
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I thought maybe I lost my job since the Chiefs lost, but I guess people are happy enough with the performance of the team against an NFC contender without several starters including obviously our MVP QB, but also several Pro Bowl caliber players that I get to continue my dream job here.

Problem with that moral victory? We now get to face a different NFC contender while missing several Pro Bowl caliber players and our MVP QB... presumably. Besides, moral victories are for losers.

But we might see the final game of the Matt Moore era this Sunday. Even if he's healthy and Mahomes isn't after this week they may opt to start Chad Henne over Moore. In years past Moore's performance, which was okay-ish, would have had fans screaming into talk radio to beg for him to start and he absolutely would have over some of the garbage we called QBs. Now we have a guy who is truly the unquestioned leader of our team, and it feels so good.

I've already said this about this game, but we can afford to lose it. It's an NFC opponent, the rest of the AFC WEST is playing down with the possible exception of the Raiders, whom we already slaughtered on their home turf. I think it's clear they don't believe in themselves either seeing as they shipped away a starting CB in Gareon Conley with a classic bullshit Gruden excuse that it was to play younger players. Conley is 24. Gruden is an idiot.

But most importantly there seemed to be some legitimacy to our defense. Not that they're suddenly amazing, but they're getting to the QB and just generally playing better over the last couple weeks. Cousins isn't going to throw world class off platform throws to beat us like Rodgers. This game is absolutely winnable for us if our defense shows up.

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Posted by: asskickingboots
10-21-2019, 10:15 AM
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Well, since they won I guess I get to keep my job here.

It's felt like forever since I would need to concede something I've had to concede most of my life as a Chiefs fan. That the opposing team we're about to face had the superior QB. Healthy I'll take Mahomes every day and twice on Sunday over Rodgers, quadrupibly (don't care if that's a word) so if we're talking about building a team from scratch.

I watched mostly in joy as Rodgers devastated the Raiders with a perfect passer rating, but the thought kept crossing my mind that we don't get to face Joe Flacco 9 more times this season. We have to face THAT next week on national TV. Also, that at some point I have to face him in fantasy.

But here's the thing. The Raiders are hilariously inept at rushing the passer. We literally had 1 less sack last week than they've had through 6 games (10 vs. 9). Obviously the counter is that we weren't great either going in to last Thursday, but if our defense is going to take another step forward, prove that the Broncos game was no fluke, it will be at the line of scrimmage.

It feels really weird that I think the defense is the x-factor that can win us the game. It looked like Spags remembered what a blitz was and when to use them.

I don't imagine Matt Moore will be throwing 57 yard bombs left and right, but he's never had these kinds of weapons before either. You could see the look on his face when he nailed that pass to Tyreek in stride, "That was easy! This is incredible". We might be pleasantly surprised.

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Posted by: NOLA
10-20-2019, 08:49 AM
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This is pretty funny.

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Posted by: tyecopeland
10-15-2019, 05:03 PM
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Peters is traded again. This time to the ravens for some dude I've not heard of and a 5th rounder.

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Posted by: asskickingboots
10-14-2019, 10:37 AM
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Fuck losing. I hate losing. Strange feeling that winning makes losing worse. When you go 2-14 losses become numb while even ugly wins become sweet. When you go 12-4 wins become routine and a 2 game skid in one score games is devastating.

The Broncos started out living in a self-diagnosed world of suck. They had modest expectations going into the season that got crushed by starting 0-4. They have since righted their ship and won 2 games against a fellow flailing 2-14 teams, the Chargers and Titans. Now they're feeling pretty good, like they could have been 4-2 instead of 2-4, even though their schedule really hasn't been great.

But you know what? Fuck all that.

If there's one thing the Chiefs have enjoyed doing to the AFC West the past several years it's been crushing their hopes. It can be spelled out in one powerful word. Domination.

Oh, they might keep it close. Oh they might get moral victories. Oh they might as a whole sneak in one win a year. But despite the fact that the AFC West has not been as hapless as the AFC East, our domination of them has been on par with what the Patriots do to their garbage division.

I don't care if the Broncos rushing game is legit and attacks a weakness of ours. The fact that they have hope is exactly why we will beat them.

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Posted by: tyecopeland
10-09-2019, 01:45 PM
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Now former db for the cardinals.

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Posted by: asskickingboots
10-07-2019, 11:39 PM
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This is a thread for a game. That is all.

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Posted by: DallasChief
10-01-2019, 03:27 PM
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You guys really disappoint me.

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