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Texans remain in locker room for anthem; Alex Okafor kneels for Chiefs

The Texans stayed inside for both Lift Every Voice and Sing, known as the black national anthem, and the national anthem. NBC’s sideline reporter Michele Tafoya reports that the players made the decision so there would be “no misinterpretation” of celebrating one song and not the other. The Chiefs locked arms along one end zone […]

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Texans lead 7-0 on David Johnson’s 19-yard touchdown run

The Chiefs scored the first touchdown. And then they didn’t. After the Texans opened the game by going three-and-out, Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs right down the field. He hit Demarcus Robinson for what initially was called a 36-yard touchdown. Replay, though, showed Robinson dropped the ball. Jacob Martin sacked Mahomes on second down, and […]

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Khalen Saunders out with an elbow injury

Chiefs defensive tackle Khalen Saunders will not return, the team reports. Saunders injured his elbow with 5:39 remaining in the first quarter on a Deshaun Watson pass to Brandin Cooks for 9 yards. The Texans scored a touchdown on the next play, a 19-yard run by David Johnson, to take a 7-0 lead. The Chiefs […]

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Mike Evans did not practice today

Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans remains out of practice with a hamstring injury. The Bucs’ top receiver has been described by coach Bruce Arians as a game-time decision for Sunday’s game against the Saints. Hamstring injuries also plagued him last season, and the Bucs want to get him healthy. Evans has topped 1,000 receiving yards […]

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Chiefs lead Texans 17-7 at halftime

The Chiefs didn’t fall behind 24-0 this time. They didn’t score 28 points in the second quarter either. Yet, Kansas City is dominating the Texans again in a game that doesn’t feel as close as the score indicates. The Chiefs fell behind 7-0, had two touchdowns called back and lead 17-7 at halftime. Kansas City […]

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Clyde Edwards-Helaire gets first NFL touchdown, first 100-yard game

That didn’t take long. Clyde Edwards-Helaire was the 32nd overall choice in the draft this spring, but he likely didn’t last that long in many (if any) fantasy drafts. Everyone knew he was going to be good in the Chiefs’ offense. Edwards-Helaire scored his first NFL touchdown and went over 100 yards on the same […]

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Alex Okafor out with hamstring injury

The Chiefs have lost another defensive lineman. Defensive end Alex Okafor is out with a hamstring injury, the team announced. Chiefs defensive tackle Khalen Saunders left in the first quarter with an elbow injury. Before the game, Okafor was the only player from either team to kneel for the national anthem. Cornerback Charvarius Ward is […]