(Reuters) – Jon Gruden will return as the Oakland Raiders' head coach, bringing the longtime broadcaster out of the booth and back onto the sidelines. The announcement was made about an hour after Gruden had finished working as an analyst
The Chicago Bears hired Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Matt Nagy as their new head coach Monday, hoping he can help a foundering NFL franchise emerge from one of the worst runs in its history. The Bears announced the move a week after firing coach John Fox, who went 14-34 in three seasons for a […]
Following the Kansas City Chiefs’ 18-point collapse Saturday to the Tennessee Titans, the outcry from observers rang clear: Why didn’t Kareem Hunt get more carries?
The NFL playoffs get started Saturday with a doubleheader starting in Kansas City, where the Chiefs will try to beat Tennessee for their first home postseason win in nearly a quarter century. The fourth-seeded Chiefs won four straight games to cap the regular season and capture their second straight AFC West title. The Titans needed […]
Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill had two early dropped passes today against the Titans, but he made up for it quickly. Hill caught a short pass from Alex Smith and raced down the field for a 45-yard gain, putting Kansas City into Titans territory, where an 81-yard drive ended with a Kareem Hunt touchdown run. Kansas […]
It was always interesting to listen to ESPN management and its football staffers talk about Jon Gruden because it was the closest thing I experienced to asking a movie producer about the star of his or her film. Network management often speak effusively of their NFL talent, but ESPN staffers seemed truly thunderstruck by Gruden.
Chiefs All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce suffered a concussion in the first half of the AFC Wild Card Game against the Titans. Travis Kelce has trouble standing up after taking a big hit to the helmet. Tight end Travis Kelce is out with a concussion.
The first half of the Kansas City Chiefs’ playoff opener was going as well as expected, until Travis Kelce didn’t get up from a big hit. The Chiefs’ standout tight end took a huge hit from Tennessee Titans safety Johnathan Cyprien and lost the ball as he went down. Kelce stayed down for a moment, […]
The final pass Alex Smith threw this season was an incompletion over the middle on fourth down, one that would have given the Kansas City Chiefs a chance to kick a winning field goal had he completed it. It may ultimately be his final pass with the Chiefs, too. Smith is under contract next season, […]
An unpredictable wild-card weekend has set up some unexpected matchups for the divisional round of the NFL playoffs. Both of Saturday’s wild-card games featured wins by road teams, which sent the talented Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams home early. The home teams fared better Sunday, with the Jacksonville Jaguars and New Orleans Saints […]
Shortly after Jon Gruden worked the ESPN broadcast of the Titans-Chiefs AFC Wild Card game, the Raiders officially announced the hiring of Gruden to be the team's next head coach. The team will introduce Gruden at a press conference on Tuesday. Gruden's contract will be worth around $100 million over 10 years, according to ESPN's […]
With Patrick Mahomes waiting in the wings as the quarterback of the future, the Chiefs are open to trading Alex Smith during the upcoming offseason, reports NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. According to Rapoport, Kansas City won't actively seek out trade partners but will listen to offers. Potential suitors for the 33-year-old include the Broncos, Jaguars, […]