Tag: Kansas City Chiefs

NFL Amends Rules to Allow Wheelchairs, Casts and Crutches After Slew of Week 2 Injuries

by Alex Poletti
Photo by USATSI

After one of the most brutal weeks injury-wise in football history, the NFL made an unprecedented move, agreeing unilaterally to a rule change mid-season to allow players to use wheelchairs, casts, crutches and even motor scooters for the rest of the year. This decision was due to the fact that so many players were injured that without the rule change, the NFL would be too understaffed to play week 3. Continue reading “NFL Amends Rules to Allow Wheelchairs, Casts and Crutches After Slew of Week 2 Injuries”

Tom Brady Blames Bucs Uniform for Two Picks

by Alex Poletti
Photo by SB Nation

After an unexpected loss for the much-hyped, new-look Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tom Brady blamed his Bucs uniform and new role as Tampa Bay quarterback for his poor quarterback play, including two interceptions. Continue reading “Tom Brady Blames Bucs Uniform for Two Picks”

Kansas City Chiefs Stand During National Anthem to Show Solidarity for People Doing Nothing About Systemic Racism

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Charlie Riedel/AP

To start the 2020-2021 NFL season, the reigning champion Kansas City Chiefs took the field at home against the Houston Texans. While the Texans opted to stay in the locker room during the national anthem and Alicia Keys’ rendition of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” the Chiefs decided to make a political statement of their own, standing during the anthem to show their support for people doing nothing about systemic racism in America. Continue reading “Kansas City Chiefs Stand During National Anthem to Show Solidarity for People Doing Nothing About Systemic Racism”

EA Removes Patrick Mahomes from ‘Madden 20’ Cover Following Super Bowl Success

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Joe Burbank

After winning MVP honors at Super Bowl LIV, video game company Electronic Arts has removed Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes from the cover of their football video game ‘Madden 20,’ citing his playoff success being incongruent with what they expect from their cover athletes.

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Antonio Brown Accuses NFL of Conspiracy After Not Winning Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Michael Reaves / Getty Images file

Former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown spoke out on Tuesday, accusing the league of conspiracy after he was, in his eyes, snubbed for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award, which was presented to Jaguars defensive end Calais Campbell on Saturday for his excellence on and off the field. Continue reading “Antonio Brown Accuses NFL of Conspiracy After Not Winning Walter Payton Man of the Year Award”

Patrick Mahomes Forgets He Has to Try for First Three Quarters of Super Bowl

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo

Despite already having an MVP award to his name, it seems that Super Bowl LIV champion Patrick Mahomes still has a lot to learn about the game of football. The superstar quarterback tells The Second String that he forgot he was supposed to try during the first three quarters of Sunday’s big game against the San Francisco 49ers, forcing him to do all the work in the final quarter of the game.

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Refs Go Mad with Power After Calling Offensive Pass Interference on George Kittle

by Alex Poletti
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The referees of Super Bowl LIV have reportedly gone mad with power and are now trying to overthrow the NFL after calling offensive pass interference on San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle with no objection, a reporter at the scene tells The Second String. Continue reading “Refs Go Mad with Power After Calling Offensive Pass Interference on George Kittle”

Tyreek Hill Successfully Activates $1 Million ‘Don’t Choke Girlfriend’ Clause of Contract

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Sports Illustrated

It was a big payday for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who received a $1 million bonus by fulfilling the terms of the “Don’t choke your girlfriend” clause of the three-year, $54 million contract he signed at the beginning of the season.

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Philip Rivers Decides to Leave Chargers, Start Own Football Team with His 53 Children

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

In a move that surprised many in the National Football League, Philip Rivers announced that he will not re-sign with the Los Angeles Chargers. Rather than explore playing for other teams, the eight-time Pro Bowler has decided to start his own NFL team, now that he has enough children to field a full 53-man roster.

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Report: ‘Jimmy Geesus’ Garoppolo Now More Popular than Actual Jesus in San Francisco

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Chuck Cook-USA TODAY Sports

It’s been a good year for San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Not only has the former Patriot found his way to the Super Bowl, but he recently overtook Jesus of Nazareth, the lord and savior of the Christian religion, in a new poll of most popular Jesuses in San Francisco, a report by The Second String shows. Continue reading “Report: ‘Jimmy Geesus’ Garoppolo Now More Popular than Actual Jesus in San Francisco”