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The Monday night Chiefs-Rams game had to be moved from Azteca Stadium in Mexico City, and the NFL screwed this situation up and should do... [Read More]
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This is how it works in 2018: multi-billion dollar sports business that micro-manages everything it touches, including the size of midfield logos and the socks... [Read More]
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This week's Mellinger Minutes column focuses on the Kansas City Chiefs-LA Rams game in Mexico City, Kansas' football future and its coaching search, Marcus Peters'... [Read More]
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The NFL personnel man thumbed on his iPhone and sent the text message early last week. [Read More]
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Marcus Peters was a star with the Kansas City Chiefs but was traded away this offseason. He now stinks with the Rams. Why? The Monday... [Read More]
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If this is what it looks like going forward then nothing we've seen in the past matters. [Read More]
Justin Houston returned to the Kansas City Chiefs, helping lead an overwhelming pass rush in a win over the Arizona Cardinals. [Read More]
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Patrick Mahomes breaks Len Dawson's 1964 record for touchdowns in a season as the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Arizona Cardinals in Justin Houston's return... [Read More]
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This is the season of baseball players changing teams and one of the sport's more valuable trade assets is Royals property. Done right, they could... [Read More]
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The one-loss Kansas City Chiefs face the 2-6 Arizona Cardinals this weekend. It's not exactly a blockbuster matchup, but that doesn't mean the Chiefs shouldn't... [Read More]
Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes had his true first OMG moment of the 2018 season with a double scramble, ad-libbed touchdown pass to Chris... [Read More]
The Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers 38-27 in their home opener at Arrowhead Stadium and improved to 3-0. This is the instant... [Read More]
Four years later and Dee Ford still has an immediate reaction to the time Chiefs Chairman Clark Hunt compared him to Derrick Thomas. [Read More]
Kansas City Chiefs LB Dee Ford now says he "hated" comparisons to Derrick Thomas. He wanted to grow at his own rate, and the Chiefs... [Read More]
The KC Royals lost their 100th game of the 2018 season on Sept. 19 in Pittsburgh. They've done that four times before, and each of... [Read More]
One of the few areas Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes did not succeed in NFL Week 1 was against the blitz. Against the Steelers,... [Read More]
Mellinger Minutes is the only place on the Internet that analyzes Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, Bob Sutton, Royals shortstop Adalberto Mondesi, Mizzou QB Drew Lock,... [Read More]
The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Steelers 42-37 in Pittsburgh on Sunday 9/16/18. They had not won in Pittsburgh in more than 30 years, longer... [Read More]
The Chiefs beat the Steelers here in a high-scoring game that exposed the Chiefs' weaknesses on defense and strengths on offense. [Read More]
Patrick Mahomes is precisely one start into his life as the Chiefs' starting quarterback, and the best part isn't that he threw four touchdowns and... [Read More]
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