Smith sharp as Chiefs rout Titans in preseason game

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, and the Kansas City Chiefs’ offense looked the sharpest it has all preseason in a weather-shortened 34-10 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night. The game was called with […]

Chiefs hold off Seahawks in second preseason game

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Chiefs counterpart Alex Smith struggled behind their unsettled offensive lines in Kansas City’s 14-13 preseason victory over Seattle on Friday night. Wilson was 9 of 15 for 78 yards, though most of those completions came on his final drive, […]

Daniel leads Chiefs to win in preseason opener


By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona’s Carson Palmer was flawless in a brief appearance, Kansas City backup Chase Daniel threw for three touchdowns and the Chiefs beat the Cardinals 34-19 in the teams’ preseason opener Saturday night. Palmer, in his first game since tearing an ACL last Nov. 9, was […]

Chiefs release injured running back Cyrus Gray


ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) – The Chiefs have released running back Cyrus Gray, who tore his ACL last November, in what coach Andy Reid described Wednesday as a “football decision.” The former sixth-round pick ran for 99 yards and a touchdown in 35 games, but was also a valuable special teams player. His departure leaves […]

Chiefs and Justin Houston agree to a long-term contract

Kansas City Chiefs Helmets The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has signed linebacker Justin Houston to a long-term contract. Terms of the contract were not disclosed by the club. “Today we were able to reach an agreement with Justin and his agent, Joel Segal, to keep him here in Kansas City for the foreseeable […]

Longtime Chiefs executive Steadman dies at 86

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Longtime Chiefs executive Jack Steadman, the architect of the only Super Bowl-winning team in franchise history, has died. He was 86. The team says Steadman died early Sunday of natural causes. Steadman had been dealing with Alzheimer’s disease in recent years. A longtime friend of Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt, Steadman […]