Loud and proud [4:41 AM]
Kansas City Star reports: 'The Kansas City Star brought a hand-held sound-level meter to Sunday's contest. The opening kickoff sent the needle past 108 decibels at front-row level near one end zone, similar to the volume of a rock concert. Halfway up Section 116, cheers for the Chiefs' first touchdown — a 67-yard pass play to Dante Hall — reached 117 decibels with celebratory music piped in. Fireworks made the meter peak out: 126 decibels.'
Game report [4:40 AM]
Kansas City Star reports: 'Perhaps Williams meant that Holmes wouldn’t get 50 yards in a quarter.'
The drives [4:39 AM]
Kansas City Star reports: 'Despite a 23-point lead, the Chiefs kept Green in the game and he took some punishment.'
ESPN crew has a long, but fun, game day in KC [4:38 AM]
Kansas City Star reports: 'On the air, the antics between Theismann and Maguire may seem a bit contrived. “No, we don't plan anything like that,” Theismann said. “It just happens. I don't think of it as bickering. We're just like a couple of guys sitting in a living room or sitting in a bar, and…”.'
Great eight [4:32 AM]
Topeka Capital Journal reports: 'Buffalo's best chance to make a game of it failed when Josh Reed fumbled at the Chiefs 32 on a hit by Mike Maslowski. Dexter McCleon recovered the first of seven Bills turnovers, and his return to the Chiefs 45 set up a 55-yard drive capped by Holmes' second TD, a 13-yard run behind Tony Richardson.'
Just for kicks [4:31 AM]
Topeka Capital Journal reports: 'But Moorman doesn't play on defense, and consequently couldn't do anything to stop Hall in the Chiefs offense.'
Chiefs get rout they needed [4:30 AM]
Topeka Capital Journal reports: 'Here's the list of complaints from Sunday night:
1. Punt blocked for safety.
Chiefs notebook [4:29 AM]
Topeka Capital Journal reports: 'Kansas City ran its NFL-best takeaway count to 27 by having their greatest takeaway game since getting seven in a 1986 win over the Raiders.'
Kansas City posts the first 8-0 start in the NFL since 1988 with an easy win over Buffalo [4:28 AM]
Wichita Eagle reports: 'The second half was only a side-show to see how badly Kansas City could humiliate the Bills.'
Health problems keep Hunt away from Chiefs [4:27 AM]
Wichita Eagle reports: 'The Chiefs had five interceptions and forced two fumbles. Cornerback Dexter McCleon recovered a fumble and had an interception, while cornerback Eric Warfield had two picks. He also forced a fumble.'
Moorman holds Hall in check in Bills loss [4:26 AM]
Pittsburg Morning Sun reports: 'But Moorman, a free safety while at Sedgwick High School, wasn't able to register any tackles on Hall. And rarely did anyone on the Bills defense. Hall, who doubles as a wide receiver, hauled in four catches for 107 yards and a touchdown for the game. He was just one aspect of a Kansas City offense, which tallied 375 yards of total offense.'
Kansas City dominates Buffalo throughout, hits halfway point with 8-0 record [4:25 AM]
St. Joseph News Press reports: '“It was the most complete game offense, defense and special teams wise,” Chiefs defensive end Eric Hicks said. “It feels great. I’ve been here a lot of years, and we haven’t been to the playoffs in the six years I’ve been here. Hopefully, we just keep chugging along.”'
Green comes up with big block, sparkles in Chiefs win [4:24 AM]
St. Joseph News Press reports: 'The Chiefs quarterback laid out Buffalo cornerback Nate Clements to spring Priest Holmes for his third and final touchdown in Kansas City’s 38-5 victory on Sunday night.'
House Calls [4:23 AM]
St. Joseph News Press reports: 'Warfield had perhaps his best game as a Chief. He intercepted two passes in the Chiefs’ 38-5 rout of the Bills on Sunday night at Arrowhead Stadium. He also had several bone-crunching hits in the game while recording five tackles.'
Eight is not enough [4:22 AM]
St. Joseph News Press reports: 'Quarterback Trent Green said, while the numbers were nice, they weren’t enough. “We’ve had a great start,” Green said. “But we haven’t done anything yet.”'
Chiefs stay undefeated with 38-5 thumping of Bills [4:21 AM]
USA Today reports: 'At that point, with 7:35 left in the half, the Chiefs had 200 total yards to just 72 for the Bills.'
Kansas City 38, Buffalo 5 [4:21 AM]
AP reports: '``This feeling is indescribable,'' said Ryan Sims, the 315-pound tackle whose goal line pick thwarted the Bills' final touchdown threat. ``After playing all those close ones, we just figured what the heck, it's time to go out and get ourselves a laugher.'''
Kansas City 38, Buffalo 5 [4:20 AM]
Sportsticker reports: 'Buffalo quarterback Drew Bledsoe was 23-of-34 for 153 yards. He fumbled and was intercepted three times before being replaced.'
Moulds returns in Bills loss [4:19 AM]
The Sports Network reports: 'Buffalo Bills wide receiver Eric Moulds was back in the starting lineup Sunday night in Kansas City against the Chiefs after missing two games with an injured groin.'
Bledsoe Leads His Team To Another Road Slaughter [4:18 AM]
WGR-AM reports: 'Many felt the only one that could screw up all the talent on this team is Gregg Williams. He has shown he can't coach bad players and he's now in the middle of showing us that on most Sunday's, he can't coach good players either. His team looked confused, unprepared and very unemotional.'
The Dominating Chiefs [4:17 AM]
kcchiefs.com reports: 'They just went out and played football and put together their most complete performance in a total domination of the Buffalo Bills, winning 38-5 in a game that was never in doubt.'
Chiefs Stampede [4:16 AM]
kcchiefs.com reports: 'The Chiefs defense played one of their most thorough games of the season keeping Buffalo out of the end zone and forcing seven turnovers; their most in a single game since ’86.'
Quotes & Audio [4:15 AM]
kcchiefs.com reports: '“First half I thought we were outstanding. Can’t play much better than we did."'
Gregg Williams Quotes [4:14 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '"We came out in the second half and we turned the ball over too much so it's a pretty easy story."'
Drew Bledsoe Quotes [4:13 AM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: '"Very disappointed. Very frustrated. I anticipated us playing a better game then we did. The Chiefs are obviously an outstanding football team. We moved the ball at times offensively but we just didn't' finish our drives and we didn't put points on the board when we had to."'
Chiefs will find way to topple Bills [5:40 PM]
Independence Examiner reports: 'If the Chiefs had to travel to Buffalo to face Drew Bledsoe and the Bills, I wouldn't give them much of a chance to remain unbeaten. But with 79,000 screaming fans at Arrowhead Stadium for a nationally televised game, look for the Chiefs to find yet another way to win a game.'
Bills-Chiefs Pregame Notebook [5:16 PM]
BuffaloBills.com reports: 'Overall, the Bills have played 13 games against opponents that were undefeated after at least four games and Buffalo is 8-5 in this games (7-2 at home).'
Chiefs will see what they're made of as they reach for 8-0 [5:10 PM]
Kansas City Star reports: '"We realize we haven't put the fear of God into any of the teams that are evaluating us right now," Vermeil said. "If I was coaching against us, I would say, `Gee, if they hadn't returned the punt...' or `If they hadn't returned the kickoff...' or `If they hadn't returned the interception....' That's how you counter the positives if you're coaching against us."'
Bills hope to quiet Chiefs' fans [9:10 AM]
Buffalo News reports: '"They have outstanding fans who show up with great intensity," said quarterback Drew Bledsoe. "It's all red and yellow when you go in there. They're very smart about when they cheer, when they make noise. Also the shape of that stadium, being a full bowl, I think it holds some of the noise in."'
Can you hear me now? It's time for the Bills to stow the talk [9:09 AM]
Buffalo News reports: 'It's time for the Bills to let their deeds do the talking. They've looked like an average team for a month. But they can make a statement tonight in front of a national TV audience. By beating an unbeaten Kansas City team on the road, they can reassert themselves as a legitimate playoff contender.'
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