This morning we hinted that the former Super Bowl champs were confronting some serious challenges this season.
And now our TKC blog community snark has become news fact.
To wit . . .
THE KANSAS CITY CHIEFS CONFRONT THEIR FIRST LOSING STREAK IN YEARS!!!
They're now at the bottom of the AFC West . . .
As we've noted previously . . . The team was never in danger of becoming a "dynasty" and over the years the franchise has often performed better as the underdog.
However . . .
There are some serious challenges confronting the team that fans should consider rather than tuning out all criticism in favor of hype.
Even worse . . . COVID still threatens the team and their fans.
Accordingly . . .
We share some of the better news links out there as yet another nice pre-COVID memory of football dominance seems to be fading.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .
End game . . .
For the second straight week, the Kansas City Chiefs committed incredibly costly turnovers that prevented them from winning a game they had a great chance of winning. Three of the four turnovers came very early - but the fourth was an errant throw by quarterback Patrick Mahomes late in the fourth quarter.
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) --- The Kansas City Chiefs have lost two games in a row. A late Patrick Mahomes interception gave the ball to the Chargers around their 40. Justin Herbert and the Chargers capitalized on the drive, scoring from four yards out on a touchdown pass to Mike Williams. The drive was kept alive by a Chiefs pass interference calls on 4th and 9.
Trash talk rebuked . . .
Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are in an unfamiliar position after three games of the NFL season: Below .500. More than that, due to a particularly strong start in the AFC West, the Chiefs are bottom of their division after back-to-back losses; on Monday, against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Trick play betrayed . . .
Patrick Mahomes' trick pass on Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers didn't go the way he planned. On the Kansas City Chiefs ' first drive of the game, Mahomes stepped up into the pocket and appeared to throw a no-look pass to wide receiver Matt Kemp.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chargers capitalized on four Kansas City turnovers, including Patrick Mahomes' second interception in the closing minutes, and Justin Herbert's touchdown toss to Mike Williams with 32 seconds to go lifted Los Angeles to a 30-24 victory over the Chiefs on Sunday.
This sports news item is more important than the rest and our TKC blog community wishes the coach a speedy recovery . . .
Chiefs special teams coach Dave Toub said Andy Reid was not feeling well after Kansas City's loss to the Chargers on Sunday.
3:16 AM IST Adam TeicherESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid left Arrowhead Stadium in an ambulance following Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Chargers, according to a source.
Confirmation from the league . . .
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid left Arrowhead Stadium via ambulance following Sunday's 30-24 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers for precautionary reasons, NFL Networks James Palmer reported. The Chiefs announced that Reid was feeling ill after the game and assistant head coach/special teams coordinator Dave Toub spoke to the media in place of Reid.
Update . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - There is concern among Chiefs players and fans for head coach Andy Reid after he left Arrowhead in an ambulance following Sunday's loss to the Chargers. He did not feel well leaving the field and special teams coordinator Dave Toub stepped in to handle the post game news conference, according to the organization.
Foreshadowing that this season might not (probably won't) hold Super Bowl glory . . .
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Mondays in the Chiefs Kingdom are always blue following a Chiefs loss. But several companies are stepping up to make Monday a little better. KFC KFC locations across the Kansas City metro are ready to feed hungry Chiefs fans. Mondays only KFC is offering BOGO chicken sandwiches.
Developing . . .