>>Chiefs Maul Patriots On Monday Night Football
(Kansas City, MO) -- It got ugly at Arrowhead Stadium on "Monday Night Football" as Jamaal Charles reached the end zone three times leading the Chiefs to a 41-14 beatdown of the Patriots. Charles also totaled 108 total yards and Knile Davis ran for 107 yards. Alex Smith threw for three touchdowns and 248 yards in the win, while Travis Kelce [[ KEL-see ]] had his break out game hauling in a TD along with 93 yards receiving. Kansas City is 2-and-2. Tom Brady turned the ball over three times with two interceptions and a fumble. Husain Abdullah returned one of the picks for a 39-yard TD. Wide receiver Brandon LaFell was the one bright spot for New England with six catches, 119 yards and a TD. The Patriots have fallen to 2-and-2.
>>AEG Officials Want More Time To Land NFL Team
(Los Angeles, CA) -- AEG is asking for more time to land an NFL team in Los Angeles. AEG officials say they are making headway with the NFL and asked L.A. city leaders Monday for an additional six months to land a franchise. As it stands now the company has until October 17th to land a team and begin building "Farmers Field" stadium. Mayor Eric Garcetti has said he's willing to give AEG the extra time it needs, but there is no word on when an official decision will be made.
>>Neutral Arbitrator To Rule In Rice Appeal
(Undated) -- A neutral arbitrator will rule on the NFL Players Association's appeal of former Ravens running back Ray Rice's indefinite suspension. ESPN reports the league has agreed to the move for the first time in a personal conduct disciplinary case. Both sides have reportedly submitted candidates for the task. The NFL says commissioner Roger Goodell never intended to hear the appeal himself. Rice was suspended indefinitely after a second video was released of him knocking out his then-fiancee, though he was initially suspended just two games.
>>Raiders Fire Dennis Allen
(Alameda, CA) -- The Oakland Raiders are parting ways with head coach Dennis Allen. FOX Sports reports the team has fired Allen after an 0-and-4 start to the season. The Silver and Black were blown out 38-14 by the Dolphins on Sunday in London. Allen was just 8-and-24 in his first two seasons with Oakland before the winless start this year.
>>Cardinals' Dwyer Charged With Hitting Wife
(Phoenix, AZ) -- Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer is facing nine charges for hitting his wife and infant son. Dwyer has been formally charged with assaulting his wife in two arguments in July at their Phoenix apartment. The 25-year-old has been charged with felony aggravated assault and eight misdemeanors. Investigators say Dwyer broke his wife's nose during a July 21st argument and engaged in a dispute the following day in which he punched his wife and threw a shoe at his 17-month-old son, who wasn't injured. He was detained at the team's training facility on September 17th on suspicion of aggravated assault against his son. The day after his arrest, the Cardinals placed Dwyer on the reserve/non-football illness list, meaning he can't play for Arizona again this season.
>>Bills Replace Manuel With Orton At QB
(Orchard Park, NY) -- Four games into the season, the Buffalo Bills are making a change under center. Veteran signal-caller Kyle Orton will take over for E.J. Manuel at quarterback when the Bills play the Lions Sunday in Detroit. Manuel was 21-of-44 for 225 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions in Sunday's 23-17 loss at Houston. Buffalo is now 2-and-2 after a 2-and-0 start. Orton has been a backup the last three seasons, playing in three games last year with Dallas.