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Chiefs go from surge to slump

In this Sept. 24 file photo, Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid talks during a news conference after an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers, in Carson, Calif. They were the toast of the league through the first five weeks, beating the Patriots and Eagles and everybody else the...

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have more reason than most to rue the fickle nature of the NFL.
They were the toast of the league through the first five weeks, beating the Patriots and Eagles and everybody else they faced. Dynamic young players such as Tyreek Hill and Kareem Hunt were fantasy football heroes, and quarterback Alex Smith was a 33-year-old breakout star.
They were the Super Bowl favorites a third of the way through the season.
They’ve lost three of their past four since then.
“Families go through things,” running back Charcandrick West said with ...


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