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Slide, prayer by Chiefs player brings big buzz

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Husain Abdullah knew before he even reached the end zone he would drop to his knees in thankful prayer after intercepting Tom Brady in the fourth quarter of the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14 victory over New England....

Penalty on Chiefs player ignites social media

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Husain Abdullah knew before he even reached the end zone Monday night that he would drop to his knees in thankful prayer after intercepting Tom Brady in the fourth quarter of the Kansas City Chiefs' 41-14 victory over New England....

Chiefs offense hums in 41-14 rout of Patriots

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Perhaps the Kansas City Chiefs gave their neighbors across the parking lot a little bit of inspiration with their impassioned performance against New England....

Raiders fire coach Dennis Allen

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ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Dennis Allen arrived in Oakland as the fresh-faced, defensive mastermind who was supposed to be completely different than the parade of coaches during late owner Al Davis' final years running the Raiders....

Brady struggles as Chiefs rout Patriots 41-14

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Asked about the quarterback situation in New England, coach Bill Belichick replied with a disgusted look....

Developer asks for more time for LA football plan

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A developer that proposed building an NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles asked the mayor and other city officials Monday for more time to lure a professional football team....

Charles sends Chiefs to 41-14 rout of Patriots

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- It made sense that Andy Reid spoke in baseball metaphors after Kansas City whipped the New England Patriots on Monday night, with the Royals poised to end a long playoff drought just across the parking lot from Arrowhead Stadium....

Autopsy shows Chiefs LB Belcher had CTE damage

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- An autopsy performed one year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot his 22-year-old girlfriend and killed himself found signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the degenerative brain disease found in athletes and others with a history of repetitive brain injuries....

Rex and Rob Ryan looking defenseless

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The Ryan twins are best known for their defensive acumen. After four weeks, they are looking defenseless....

Ex-NFL kicker gets probation for criminal damage
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Former NFL and University of Arizona kicker Max Zendejas has been sentenced to six years of probation for his role in damaging a restaurant space he leased from the school....