MSSU Alum Brandon Williams signs with Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Earlier this week rumors ESPN insiders tweeted Brandon Williams would sign to the Chiefs.

And Wednesday, November 30, 2022 it came true, Williams released images on IG showing he was in Kansas City signing with Big Red.

Williams is an MSSU alumni. Drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2013 where he played nine years. He is a St. Louis native.

He and his family have been living in NW Arkansas. Williams has been training at nearby D1 Training in Rogers, Ark.

Most media outlets are saying he has signed to the practice squad. However sources close to Williams tell us watch for him to get game time soon.

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Andy Reid named 4th Handsomest Coach in the NFL

PITTSBURG, Kan. – There is no disputing Andy Reid’s excellence in football, however, the Chiefs Head coach now has an accolade causing other coaches to challenge the ruling on the field.

A recent study by used A.I. to score and rank all 32 NFL Head Coaches on the basis of ‘hotness’.

The top 10 are as follows with a score of 10 equating to a perfect beauty score:

  1. Kliff Kingsbury – Arizona Cardinals – 9.20
  2. Brian Daboll – New York Giants – 9.10
  3. Lovie Smith – Houston Texans – 8.98
  4. Andy Reid – Kansas City Chiefs – 8.72
  5. Frank Reich – Indianapolis Colts – 8.71
  6. Arthur Smith – Atlanta Falcons – 8.64
  7. Kyle Shanahan – San Francisco 49ers – 8.57
  8. Dennis Allen – New Orleans Saints – 8.44
  9. Nathaniel Hackett – Denver Broncos – 8.33
  10. Sean McDermott – Buffalo Bills – 8.10

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Whether or not his looks play into his schemes, there’s no doubt the 64-year-old bombshell earned his rank among the top 5.

Buccaneers, NFL discuss contingency plans for Hurricane Ian

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the NFL on Monday were discussing contingency plans for practice, as well as the possible relocation of next weekend’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs in the event Hurricane Ian makes landfall on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

“Right now we’re still monitoring things, but we’re working things out with the league and we should have a decision hopefully later (Monday) about what we’re going to do,” coach Todd Bowles said.

Tuesday is a regular day off for players. The team reconvenes Wednesday for the start of preparation for Sunday night’s game against the Chiefs.

Bowles said one of the things under discussion was the prospect of practicing in another city if the storm makes landfall near the Tampa Bay area.

Asked if there was talk of Sunday night’s game being moved, too, Bowles responded: “Possibly, if it gets to that.”

Meanwhile, the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning postponed preseason games scheduled to be played at home Wednesday against Carolina and Thursday vs. Nashville.

Former Chiefs player Tyreek Hill in Joplin for football camp

JOPLIN, Mo. — Although Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill was traded to the Miami Dolphins this spring he returned to Missouri to football camps this week encouraging kids.

Friday evening at Joplin High School he stated, “My heart is Kansas City.”

In late March 2022 it was announced that Hill was traded to the Miami Dolphins for a handful of draft picks.

Hill has played his entire NFL career in KC. He was drafted by the Chiefs in the fifth round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He attended Garden City Community College, Oklahoma State University, and the University of West Alabama.

“Who knows you might see me back here in three years,” Hill said to the Joplin crowd of about 500 who loudly cheered.

This was a private one day camp. It was not open to the public.

This fall will be his first with the Miami Dolphins as wide receiver.

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Downstream hosts Travis Kelce Q&A with guest Doug Heady

QUAPAW, Okla. – Travis Kelce made a stop in the 4-States on Thursday.

Downstream Casino Resort hosted a Q & A with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce. They sold tickets for the public to come in and as a question.

But there was also a well-known local Meteorologist up there! KOAM’s Doug Heady was invited to join in on the Q & A.

Throwback AFC Championship reaction.

Faith, family and Little League baseball in Webb City

Pastor Scott Smith from the Webb City Ministerial Alliance stops by the KOAM studio to talk about the upcoming Faith and Family event. Here are the details:

  • The event takes place on June 2nd at 7:30 pm.
  • KC Wolf from the Kansas City Chiefs will make an appearance.
  • Food trucks, fireworks and t-shirt giveaways.
  • Come on out to King Jack Park Heartland Baseball for a fun-filled, family evening.

Chiefs send Tyreek Hill to Dolphins for draft picks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs traded wide receiver Tyreek Hill to Miami for a package of draft picks on Wednesday, and the Dolphins are giving the three-time All-Pro a $120 million, four-year contract extension, a person familiar with the moves told The Associated Press.

The Chiefs will get the Dolphins’ first- and second-round picks along with their fourth-rounder in this year’s draft, and fourth- and sixth-round picks next year, the person told the AP on condition of anonymity because terms were not announced.

Hill’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said the next extension from Miami includes $72.2 million guaranteed.

The Chiefs had been in discussion with Tyreek Hill on a contract extension in part because they were seeking relief from a tight salary cap situation. But the talks had stalled over the past few days, and Hill’s representatives requested permission to seek a trade, which came together quickly with multiple teams expressing interest in him.

Game day for Kansas City Chiefs fans all over

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sunday 2 p.m. the AFC championship game is at Arrowhead against the Bengals.

Even though the stadium is packed the countless fans will be getting ready and watching their own ways.


Above the city Saturday night 180 drones created, “One AMAZING show of Chiefs pride!” the Union Station stated online. The Kansas City Chiefs partnered with Image Engineering as the drones in perfect synchronicity put on a show. Full drone shows Sunday about 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m., weather permitting.

Clay County Sheriff’s office shared a pic of their narcotics K9 stating, “K9 Kratos is waiting for today’s big game to start! GO CHIEFS!!”

Morning Grit Farms found Jasper the mini-donkey all ready for the game! “🏈 I can’t pinpoint exactly why, but Jasper is a HUGE Mahomes fan! I think it’s the hair. 🤷‍♀️😆”


“From the pilots who will be flying over Arrowhead Stadium today to the maintainers who launched the jets, we are so incredibly proud to represent the 442d Fighter Wing today in the #afcchampionship game where the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Cincinnati Bengals today at 2:05 p.m.” — 442nd Fighter Wing based at Whiteman Air Force Base

Kansas City Chiefs are hot, so buy this Chiefs-themed residential home in Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs will play the AFC Championship game this Sunday January 30 at Arrowhead Stadium. This is the 4th consecutive year they will host the game.

If you can’t make the game, then at least you could watch it in your new Kansas City Chiefs-inspired custom home.

Featured this week on ZILLOW GONE WILD is another Joplin area property. This duplex is listed for $275,000.  Both sides are currently rented.

Situated on a corner lot in the 2800 block of North Highview located in the Royal Heights neighborhood. For some it might be too much Kansas City.

Allison states online, “I’ve been in this home. And it’s hideous. And I’m a Chiefs fan. 😵‍💫”

Features for the ultimate fan include:
  • KC Wolf, Chiefs Mascot, wall-to-wall adorning the shower tiles in one bathroom.
  • Kitchen backsplash in KC red and gold. And the floor tiled in Chiefs logos.
  • The entertainment room, where you will spend most of your time, features a huge tiled football field.

The property was listed this month by The Jonathan Leach Team of Keller Williams. You can contact them on their website or call 417-623-9900.

Chiefs win OT thriller over Bills, advance to AFC championship

By Dave Skretta, AP Sports Writer:

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes found Travis Kelce in the corner of the end zone early in overtime, and the Kansas City Chiefs rallied to beat the Buffalo Bills 42-36 on Sunday night in a sizzling finish to a wild divisional-round weekend.

The lead changed hands three times in the final two minutes of regulation before Harrison Butker, who earlier missed a field goal and extra point, drilled a 49-yarder for Kansas City as time expired to force overtime.

The Chiefs won the coin toss, marched swiftly downfield against the NFL’s top-ranked but exhausted defense, and right into their fourth straight AFC title game. They’ll play the Bengals next Sunday night for a spot in the Super Bowl.

Mahomes finished with 378 yards passing and three touchdowns, including a 64-yarder to Tyreek Hill during the thrilling final minutes of regulation. The Chiefs ended the Bills’ season inside Arrowhead Stadium for the second straight year.

Josh Allen did everything in his power to prevent it. He threw a go-ahead touchdown pass to Gabriel Davis with 1:54 left in the regulation, then another to Davis — his playoff-record fourth TD catch — with 13 seconds remaining.

Yet that was enough time for the Chiefs to set up Butker’s tying kick.

Allen finished with 329 yards passing, and Davis with eight catches for 201 yards, in a loss even more devastating than their defeat to Kansas City in last year’s AFC title game.


The Kansas City Chiefs are headed back to the AFC championship, winning an overtime thriller over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday in the AFC divisional round.

Patrick Mahomes threw for 370 yards and 3 touchdowns Sunday, including the game-winning touchdown in overtime to tight end Travis Kelce. Tyreek Hill led Kansas City in receiving with 150 yards and a touchdown.

Kansas City advances to host the Cincinnati Bengals next Sunday in the AFC championship.

On the other side, Buffalo QB Josh Allen threw for 328 yards and 4 touchdowns. All four touchdowns went to wide receiver Gabriel Davis. Davis finished with 8 catches for 201 yards and 4 touchdowns, becoming the first player in NFL history to have 4 receiving touchdowns in a postseason game.