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Chiefs’ No. 1 task? Slowing Steelers’ special connection

If you want to know the secret behind the best quarterback-receiver battery in the National Football League, watch the Pittsburgh Steelers practice. Because when the first-string defense is on the field, and the first-string offense is getting its conditioning in off to the side, chances are you’ll see quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and receiver Antonio Brown honing their connection through constant repetition.

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Chiefs’ Marcus Peters wins award, goes home because of flu

It was, as Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid put it, a sweet-and-sour day for cornerback Marcus Peters, who was chosen AFC defensive player of the week for his two-interception performance in the Chiefs’ 24-3 win over the New York Jets but was sent home because of the flu Wednesday. The Steelers, who face the Chiefs on Sunday, are wary of Peters’ skills

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For Chiefs offense, end zone has become elusive

The Kansas City Chiefs got into the end zone on their second possession of Sunday’s 24-3 victory over the Jets, and it looked like the offense was in for a productive day. But that touchdown was the only one produced by the Chiefs offense. There were other golden opportunities but the Chiefs wound up with a total of three points from those.

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Facing high-scoring Jets, Chiefs need to avoid another slow first half

The Chiefs have trailed by double digits at halftime in each of their first two games. They needed the greatest comeback in team history to win the opener over the Chargers but couldn’t close the deal against the Texans. Complicating the issue for the Chiefs is slow first-half starts have occurred for different reasons. With the high-flying Jets coming to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, the Chiefs will need a faster start.

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Andy Reid on Chiefs kick returner Tyreek Hill's progress

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid spoke about Tyreek Hill's kick returns and the progress Reid is looking for from the speedy wide receiver.
David Eulitt The Kansas City Star
Andy Reid on Chiefs kick returner Tyreek Hill's progress 2:03

Andy Reid on Chiefs kick returner Tyreek Hill's progress

Chiefs force eight turnovers to beat Jets 24-3 2:26

Chiefs force eight turnovers to beat Jets 24-3

NFL review gives Cairo Santos a career-long field goal 1:07

NFL review gives Cairo Santos a career-long field goal

Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley on the slow-starting offense 1:58

Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley on the slow-starting offense

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