John Fox doesn’t really know why he didn’t use his timeouts on Sunday

From Keith Goldner at Advanced Football Analytics:

Last, the fact that John Fox did not use any timeouts on the Chiefs' last drive of the game is flummoxing. Kansas City had a 1st-and-Goal from the nine, down seven points with 1:45 left in the game. The only way that drive lasts longer than four plays is if there is an automatic first down penalty.

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Renck: Von Miller, Lerentee McCray expected to face Seahawks

According to Troy Renck, linebackers Von Miller (groin) and Lerentee McCray (knee) are expected to play at Seattle on Sunday.

Per Renck, John Fox offered no official update on the players' injuries.

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Wes Welker reinstatement still expected; Marvin Austin excused

Once again, the NFL's new drug policy is said to be just a day away, with Wes Welker's reinstatement to follow.

According to Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, the new policy is expected to be approved by the NFL within the next 24 hours.

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From Knowshon to ADP, or how do we focus on football?

It was a dramatic Sunday for a trio of former Denver offensive stars.

Knowshon Moreno, who ran over the Patriots in helping the Dolphins to a huge Week 1 upset, suffered a dislocated elbow at Buffalo yesterday.

The injury occurred on Knowshon's first carry and only of the game, and will reportedly keep him out of four games.

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Reports: Von Miller has groin injury, Lerentee McCray will undergo knee MRI

According to Jeff Legwold, linebacker Lerentee McCray will undergo an MRI for a right knee injury that may cost him "some time," whatever that means.

Von Miller sat out the Chiefs' final drive with a groin injury, and will be evaluated on Monday.

Gut Reaction: Week 2 - Broncos vs Chiefs

It’s one thing to say you want to keep Peyton Manning off the field and control the clock.

It’s an entirely different thing to actually get it done.

Give the Chiefs credit. They barely gave the Broncos the ball in the second half, and they converted a ton of long third downs.

It got so bad, John Fox later joked his defense was operating as a “ball-control” defense.

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Chargers dominate Seahawks, clock in 30-21 shocker

San Diego (1-1) remained a game behind Denver in unlikely fashion, thumping the visiting Seahawks 30-21.

Philip Rivers threw three touchdown passes to Antonio Gates, and the Chargers dominated possession by holding the ball for 42:15.

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Final Score: Broncos 24, Chiefs 17

For the second straight week, the Broncos (2-0) jumped out to a big lead and held on for a narrow seven-point victory.

A comfortable 21-10 halftime lead became a tight 24-17 result (Gamebook) which came down to the final seconds and an incomplete pass by Alex Smith.

Peyton Manning was 21/26 for 242 yards and three touchdowns.

Kansas City (0-2) finished with more first downs (28-19) and total yards (380-325), and dominated the time of possession (36:14-23:46).

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Open Thread: Broncos vs Chiefs

Inactives: Broncos - Cody Latimer, David Bruton, Tony Carter, Ben Garland, Michael Schofield, and Danny Trevathan

Chiefs - De'Anthony Thomas, Aaron Murray, Albert Wilson, Joe McKnight, Jamell Fleming, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, and Damion Square

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Open Thread: Sunday Week 2

Enjoy the games, and Go Vikings (vs New England) and Seahawks (at San Diego)!

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