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Roy Miller: Kansas City Chiefs release embattled DT after domestic battery charge

Roy Miller: Kansas City Chiefs release embattled DT after domestic battery charge

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The Kansas City Chiefs released defensive tackle Roy Miller on Monday, two days after he was arrested in Jacksonville, Fla., and charged with domestic battery of his wife. "We did release Roy and we're going to move on from that," Chiefs coach Andy Reid told reporters Monday, declining to answer further questions about Miller being waived. "I can't really talk about anything from a legal standpoint, so I'm going to just leave it at that." Miller, 30, is accused of dragging his wife by the hair, tearing a braid from her head and nearly ripping off her shirt, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office incident report. According to report, the altercation between the 6-foot-1, 301-pound player and Nicole Miller began with an argument after the couple returned home separately. Nicole Mille...
Derek Carr hits Michael Crabtree with no time left as Oakland Raiders drop Kansas City Chiefs

Derek Carr hits Michael Crabtree with no time left as Oakland Raiders drop Kansas City Chiefs

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OAKLAND, Calif. -- Derek Carr threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Michael Crabtree with no time remaining, lifting the Oakland Raiders to a stunning 31-30 victory against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The Raiders marched 85 yards in 11 plays for Carr's touchdown pass, tying the game 30-30. Giorgio Tavecchio kicked the extra point. Carr threw what was initially ruled to be a 29-yard touchdown pass to tight end Jared Cook with 16 seconds left. However, after a review, Cook was ruled to be down by contact inside the 1. Crabtree then caught a 1-yard touchdown pass with three seconds left, but he was flagged for offensive pass interference. Carr threw incomplete on the next play, but Chiefs safety Ron Parker was penalized for holding. A holding ca...
Kansas City Chiefs continue fourth-quarter dominance vs. Washington Redskins

Kansas City Chiefs continue fourth-quarter dominance vs. Washington Redskins

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs stand as the NFL's last unbeaten team, moving to 4-0 following their 29-20 win over the Washington Redskins Monday night, fueled by yet another fourth-quarter rally. Head coach Andy Reid said that's the identify of his team, a mix of veteran leaders who have seen almost everything and confident young players who have quickly earned the trust of their brethren. "They'll battle you," Reid said Tuesday. "And that's a nice thing to have, one of those intangible things that you appreciate it. They trust each other enough to think they're always in the game." The Chiefs lead the NFL with 54 points in the fourth quarter, accounting for 44 percent of their offensive points. The team ranks tied for seventh in fourth-quarter scoring defense, allowing just 1...
C.J. Spiller: Kansas City Chiefs sign running back for third time

C.J. Spiller: Kansas City Chiefs sign running back for third time

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Sept. 9 (UPI) -- The Kansas City Chiefs have signed running back C.J. Spiller for a third time this year.A source told the Kanas City Star that the team signed the seven-year veteran on Friday night. Spiller first joined the franchise in February. He was released for the first time by the Chiefs on Sept. 2, before being re-signed on Sept. 3. The Chiefs brought back the running back at that point after putting cornerback Steven Nelson on injured reserve. Spiller was cut again on Thursday."I actually had the chance to talk to C.J. today and as you know C.J., being a veteran in this league, is not subject to waivers and there's a possibility that C.J. may end up on our roster," Chiefs general manager Brett Veach told reporters after Spiller's first cut."Again, we've had that conversation. We'...
Kansas City Chiefs shock New England Patriots for opening win

Kansas City Chiefs shock New England Patriots for opening win

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Alex Smith threw for four touchdown passes, rookie running back Kareem Hunt scored three times after fumbling away the first carry of his pro career, and the Kansas City Chiefs spoiled the Patriots' Super Bowl celebration with a stunning 42-27 upset of New England in the NFL season opener Thursday night. The Patriots had been 81-0 at Gillette Stadium when leading at the half in the regular season -- 95-1 counting the postseason -- before the Chiefs came back from a 17-14 halftime deficit. New England also was 105-2 when leading after three quarters as it entered the fourth up 27-21. The 42 points are the most scored against the Patriots since coach Bill Belichick took over in 2000, a span of 307 games, including playoffs. Smith was 28 of 35 for 368 yards and hit Tyreek...