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Dec 15, 2017

Kansas City Star reporter Jesse Newell is joined by C.J. Moore of The Athletic and Bleacher Report as the two discuss the latest with Kansas Jayhawks basketball. Should KU fans be concerned after two straight losses? And what are the Jayhawks' biggest flaws that might not be fixed? The two also talk about Billy Preston, Silvio De Sousa and this KU team resembling a recent Big 12 team.

Dec 15, 2017
The Chiefs Gameplan podcast is back for the Chiefs’ Week 15 matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers (7-6).
 
The Star’s Terez Paylor kicks off the pod with an interview with Chargers beat writer Eric D. Williams of ESPN's NFL Nation. They dive into the Chargers' remarkable worst-to-first turnaround, Philip Rivers' resurgence, the various ways you can still attack the Chargers' lights-out edge rush and much more.
 
That interview is followed up with a weekly A-Team roundtable of Sam Mellinger (@mellinger), Vahe Gregorian (@vgregorian), Blair Kerkhoff (@BlairKerkhoff), David Eulitt (@davidphotokc) and Terez as they wrap up the pod with a long discussion about how the Chargers have blossomed into one of the best teams in the division. They also talk playoff possibilities, Ghostbusters (dead serious), answer your questions and make their predictions. Enjoy!
 
Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.
Dec 11, 2017

The A-Team dissects the Chiefs' season-saving 26-15 win over the New York Jets in Week 14. What impact did Eric Berry's presence make? How about the absence of Marcus Peters? Is winning the AFC West now a probability? They'll discuss all that, plus answer your reader questions, live from Arrowhead Stadium. Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.

 

Dec 8, 2017
The Chiefs Gameplan podcast is back for the Chiefs’ Week 14 matchup against the Oakland Raiders (6-6).
 
The Star’s Terez Paylor kicks off the pod with an interview with Raiders beat writer Vic Tafur of The Athletic San Francisco. They dive into the Raiders’ improving run game, former Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith’s return to the starting lineup, the various ways you can still attack this Raiders defense and much more.
 
That interview is followed up with a weekly A-Team roundtable of Sam Mellinger (@mellinger), Vahe Gregorian (@vgregorian), Blair Kerkhoff (@BlairKerkhoff), David Eulitt (@davidphotokc) and Terez as they wrap up the pod with a long discussion about Marcus Peters’ suspension – and what it means in both the short-term and the long – answer your questions and make their predictions. Enjoy!
 
Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.
Dec 7, 2017

Kansas City Star reporter Jesse Newell is joined by C.J. Moore of Bleacher Report and The Athletic as the two discuss the Kansas Jayhawks' loss to Washington in Kansas City. What does the defeat mean for the team moving forward? And how could KU potentially have better countered Washington's zone? The two also discuss Udoka Azubuike and Lagerald Vick before taking Twitter questions.

Dec 4, 2017

The A-Team dissects the Chiefs' sixth defeat in seven games, a brtual 38-11 loss to the New York Jets in Week 13. Why can't the defense get off the field on third down? What happened with Marcus Peters? Where are the leaders on this team? Is winning the AFC West still a possibility? They'll discuss all that, plus answer your reader questions, live from MetLife Stadium. Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.

 

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