In two of the Chiefs’ three losses this season, they had the ball late on the road with a chance to win. A drive against Denver ended with a no-chance incompletion, and a drive against San Francisco ended with an interception.
This week, Donovan McNabb, who led Andy Reid’s Eagles teams to five NFC championship games and a Super Bowl, will start a new phase of his broadcasting career in a game coached by Reid. McNabb will make his debut as a Fox game analyst for the Chiefs-St. Louis Rams game at noon Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.
Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles needs 53 yards to become the franchise’s all-time leading rusher. Safety Eric Berry and nickel cornerback Chris Owens were ruled out for Sunday’s game at San Diego, along with wide receiver Donnie Avery.
Chiefs receivers coach David Culley, who once coached Terrell Owens, has to be equal parts psychologist, teacher, father figure, disciplinarian and confidante when dealing with wide receivers, who are often a team’s divas.