KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Against the backdrop of an unthinkable tragedy, the Kansas City Chiefs gave themselves a reason to be proud Sunday - and perhaps the impetus to let the healing begin.
If NFL executives really adore parity, they must be wincing at the early division clinchings by the Broncos, Patriots and Falcons.
Undermanned Chicago was hit with more injuries Sunday in a loss to Seattle, including to star linebacker Brian Urlacher.
It was just a few months ago - also known as forever in NFL time - that San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh stood in front of the media and proclaimed his love for Alex Smith.