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My blog is a safe place for fantasy owners to come vent, cry, scream and just let their frustrations out, and after this past week in fantasy football, I expect a lot of all that. I sat down Sunday, anxious to turn my brain off for seven hours from one of the most devastating off-the-field weeks in NFL history with some Red Zone and big games from big stars.
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After a disappointing showing in Buffalo, the Miami Dolphins return home to take on a Kansas City Chiefs squad with a deceiving 0-2 record in Week 3. Needless to say, underestimating Andy Reid's bunch based on their winless mark could prove to be costly and might put the Fins under the .500-mark for the first time in the young 2014 NFL season. Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla., will be the site for this intraconference showdown between the Chiefs and Dolphins.
Of course, there's the other kind of pressure that quite literally means they are being pressured snap after snap; the kind of pressure that is applied by J.J. Watt and other top defensive players in the league. So this week, we'll use statistics to see which quarterbacks had to deal with the most - literal - pressure in Week 1 and how they fared.
The sky is falling in Dove Valley. Kind of discouraging to see a fanbase to be so disappointed in a 2-0 start.
The Kansas City Chiefs presented a silent wave as they exited Sports Authority Field, jogging into their locker room in silence. The expressions on their faces said everything.
After the Chiefs' lackluster offensive performance in the season opener against Tennessee, Chiefs coach Andy Reid, as he wont to do, accepted all the blame and vowed to fix it. One very long week later, the fruits of that labor paid off on Sunday, as the Chiefs' offense made a complete 180, not only outgaining the Broncos 380 yards to 325, but also dominating time of possession .
Mind you, Manning wasn't pulled by the coach in favor of backup quarterback Brock Osweiler. Manning and his three, first-half touchdown passes were left on the sidelines through most of the second half by a Denver defense that couldn't get off the field on third-and-long.
Once again The Kansas City Chiefs come close but, in classic cowtown style, ultimately fail in the clutch. To wit .
The three-time Pro Bowler dealt with a bruised foot during the preseason but had recently shown no ill effects. Typically a bastion of health, Charles has suffered only one major injury in his seven-year career - a torn ACL in 2011 that caused him to miss 14 games.
Rahim Moore, left, had a ball in the Broncos' season opener last week. He made two interceptions in his first game back from a life-threatening injury.
Dec 1, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith throws a pass against the Denver Broncos in the second half at Arrowhead Stadium. Denver won the game 35-28.
Pelissero: Keep an eye on Chiefs rising star Travis Kelce Travis Kelce has drawn comparisons to at least one star NFL tight end. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s0V8LO Tennessee Titans cornerback Blidi Wreh-Wilson breaks up a pass intended for Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce during the second half at Arrowhead Stadium.
Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith found himself in a bad spot against Tennessee, and his team is in similar dire straits because of suspensions followed by injuries. The three most disappointing performances from Week 1 belonged to the Bears, Buccaneers and Chiefs, three of the six teams to open the season with a loss at home.
Nov 3, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo celebrates after the game winning touchdown with head coach Jason Garrett against the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth quarter at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports One of the benefits The Landry Hat has over other Dallas Cowboys sites is the size of our staff.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:01 pm
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