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Girl hurt in crash involving Chiefs coach Britt Reid awake

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 5-year-old girl left critically injured and in a coma following a crash this month involving Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid is now awake, her family said in an online post. The news was delivered Monday in a brief post on the GoFundMe page for Ariel Young, ...

Chiefs’ core intact, but there are plenty of holes

Kansas City, Mo. — The Chiefs were so confident in their Super Bowl-winning roster from the 2019 season that they did everything they could to bring it back intact, signing quarterback Patrick Mahomes and defensive tackle Chris Jones to huge deals and reworking other contracts to make the ...

AP source: Chiefs’ Mahomes to have surgery for toe injury

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will have surgery today on the turf toe injury he suffered in the playoffs, likely sidelining him for the start of the offseason program but ensuring he’ll be ready well before training camp. Mahomes met with coaches and ...

Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid on leave after crash

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Chiefs outside linebackers coach Britt Reid, the son of head coach Andy Reid, has been placed on administrative leave during an investigation into a traffic crash that left two young children injured, one critically, the team announced Tuesday. The team has ...

Chiefs lose composure and see red amid a sea of yellow in Super Bowl loss to Bucs

Offsides. Unnecessary roughness. Unsportsmanlike conduct. Pass interference. And holding. Lots of holding. The Kansas City Chiefs put on a textbook display of how to stop the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl on Sunday. They did it to themselves. By halftime, the defending champs had ...

Buccaneers batter Mahomes in 31-9 Super Bowl rout of Chiefs

What made the Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL over the past three years had been his uncanny ability to quickly read the defense, settle on the right read and allow his otherworldly arm do the rest. The Buccaneers didn't even give him time to skim their defense ...

Tom Brady wins 5th Super Bowl MVP award with vintage performance

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady took one final snap, went down on his knee, popped up and hugged his Tampa Bay Buccaneers teammates. With that big, familiar smile. They were champions and Brady put together another vintage performance on football's biggest stage — doing everything his ...

Chiefs bid at Super Bowl repeat ends in Tampa vs. Tom Brady and the Bucs

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady made his seventh Super Bowl title look familiar - despite moving south to a new team and conference during a pandemic. Brady threw two touchdown passes to old friend Rob Gronkowski and one to good pal Antonio Brown, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat Patrick ...

Brady vs. Mahomes offers Super Bowl of contrasting styles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tom Brady is the quintessential pocket passer, standing tall behind his offensive line and slinging the ball all over the place. Patrick Mahomes is the kid in the schoolyard, scrambling around to buy time before chucking it downfield. Two very different styles from ...

Storylines galore as Brady and Mahomes hook up in Super Bowl

Someone will make history Sunday in a Super Bowl so filled with storylines it would fill a season of TV programming. Tom Brady, already the true Game of Thrones king, going for a seventh ring. Patrick Mahomes, the apparent heir to the quarterbacking summit, seeking a second in a row with ...

Championship pedigree: Chiefs rarely falter in tense moments

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs would be the first to tell you that the final score is all that matters. All but twice this season, they've been on the right end of it. But the defending champions also would be the first to tell you the final score doesn't always tell the whole ...

Mahomes the rare quarterback with no weakness

When it comes to judging the best quarterbacks, they all seem to have at least one deficiency. Whether it’s pocket passers like Tom Brady and Peyton Manning who may not be adept at scrambling, or deadeye accurate ones like Drew Brees and Joe Montana who might lack elite arm strength, or ...

Chiefs under pressure to ditch the tomahawk chop celebration

Pressure is mounting for the Super Bowl-bound Kansas City Chiefs to abandon a popular tradition in which fans break into a “war chant” while making a chopping hand motion designed to mimic the Native American tomahawk. Local groups have long argued that the team's chop tradition and even ...

Spagnuolo defense perfect complement to elite Chiefs offense

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rarely does Tom Brady allow his mind to wander back to the Super Bowl following the 2007 season. Steve Spagnuolo is a big reason why. The Patriots had rolled to the championship game in search of perfection, and their star quarterback had been the embodiment of their ...

Chiefs’ Robinson, Kilgore on COVID-19 list as close contacts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs placed a pair of backups, wide receiver Demarcus Robinson and center Daniel Kilgore, on the COVID-19 list as close contacts Monday as they begin final preparations for the Super Bowl against Tampa Bay. Chiefs coach Andy said he was told of the ...

Gronkowski, Kelce revolutionized tight end spot in different ways

Gronk's still got it. That silly, fun-loving personality that helped launch Rob Gronkowski into all-time fan favorite status in New England arrived at Super Bowl media day in vintage form. No, there weren't any LOL-worthy dances or outrageous moments to send social media buzzing. But the ...

Chiefs following patchwork O-line into Super Bowl vs Bucs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were supposed to have a talented lineup of millionaires, each a seasoned veteran of the rough-and-tumble NFL, protecting their half-billion dollar quarterback as they defended their Super Bowl title this season. Instead, they'll have a motley ...

Super rematch: Chiefs’ Hill burned Bucs repeatedly in 1st meeting

Tyreek Hill sprinted past cornerback Carlton Davis again, caught the ball in stride and then cut so sharply that safety Mike Edwards ended up flailing at him with one arm near the sideline. Hill casually jogged a few more yards before pausing at the goal line and doing a backflip into the end ...

Chiefs, Bucs ride (mostly) COVID-clear season to Super Bowl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had a pretty good idea what kind of COVID-19 protocols they would have to wade through in defense of their Super Bowl championship the moment they finally gathered for in-person training camp. One of their own helped to devise them. It was ...

Super Bowl will feature 2 of the NFL’s oldest coaches

There’s no retirement age in the NFL, and that’s a good thing for Super Bowl-bound Kansas City and Tampa Bay. Andy Reid and Bruce Arians are two of the league’s five oldest coaches. Reid is closing in on 63; Arians turned 68 last October. They have a combined 55 years of NFL experience ...