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  1. Sorensen's iPhone fails on cut-down day

    Elizabeth Merrill

    To take their minds off cut-down day, Kansas City Chiefs rookie safety Daniel Sorensen and his wife, Whitney, decided to go to temple on Saturday afternoon. They stowed their cellphones in the car and spent the next two hours worshiping at a service ...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  2. Cairo Santos good fit as Chiefs' new kicker

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Cairo Santos learned the rules of football by watching "Madden" on his Xbox. He went undrafted in May, is so youthful that he looks closer to 14 than 22, and on Sunday, he will replace the most accurate kicker in Kansas City history when the Kansas C...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  3. K.C. Chiefs moved on from tragedy

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Lost amid the success this season are reminders of Jovan Belcher's murder-suicide

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2013
  4. NFL Hot Read: What will Geno Smith be?

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Geno Smith was raised to believe he could do anything, but he faces a skeptical NFL.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2013
  5. NFL Hot Read: Aldon Smith trying to regain form

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Aldon Smith of the 49ers is working hard to be known for his play, not for his off-field mistakes.

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2012
  6. NFL Hot Read: Kansas City is a team, and a town, in mourning

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Anyone in Kansas City will tell you that winning and losing aren't in the same stratosphere as life and death. But they'll also concede that this, the 50th year of Chiefs football, has been one of the most challenging seasons in franchise history.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2012
  7. NFL players weigh the pros and cons of retirement

    Elizabeth Merrill

    The decision to retire isn't always left up to an NFL player. Ligaments tear, discs bulge, bodies decline and teams move on. But when a player has that choice, what does he go through?

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012
  8. Hot Read: Ndamukong Suh and some Seger

    Kevin Seifert feature writer Elizabeth Merrill spent some time recently in Detroit and produced Thursday's Hot Read on defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Merrill painted a particularly vivid scene of the postgame celebration after Sunday's 48-3 victory over ...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  9. Detroit Lions' Ndamukong Suh has become face of franchise, and he...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Ndamukong Suh has been called dirty, but intensity, hard work and humility are his defining traits in Detroit, writes Liz Merrill.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2011
  10. NFL draft: Ndamukong Suh won't stop working until he reaches his ...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Nebraska defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is totally focused on reaching his destination: NFL success.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2010
  11. Turner Gill turns his attention to building trust in Kansas footb...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Turner Gill enters his first season as the football coach at Kansas prepared to draw upon his experience as coach at the University of Buffalo and what he learned from Tom Osborne at Nebraska.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2010
  12. NFL: LaDainian Tomlinson, at age 30, says he believes he can stil...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    LaDainian Tomlinson has an astounding 3,410 touches so far in his NFL career, but he believes he can still be a productive running back in the NFL and would be willing to play elsewhere in 2010 if the Chargers' management decides to move on without him.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2010
  13. Matt Cassel is the Kansas City Chiefs' next great hope for a youn...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Kansas City is ready for Matt Cassel, but is Matt Cassel ready for Kansas City? Does he know what he's getting himself into? senior writer Elizabeth Merrill says Chiefs fans are hopeful.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2009
  14. NFL big men don't always fit in

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Bills tackle Langston Walker, Browns defensive lineman Shaun Smith and Chiefs guard Brian Waters explain to's Elizabeth Merrill what life is like as a plus-sized man in the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2008
  15. Holmes flashes old ability as Chiefs' offense sputters

    Elizabeth Merrill

    In his first start in two years, Priest Holmes performed admirably. The same can't be said about the Chiefs' offense as a whole, writes Liz Merrill.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2007
  16. Rap linked to Chiefs' Johnson stirs controversy in K.C.

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Pro Bowl running back Larry Johnson is at the center of controversy, as a profane-laced song full of racial slurs and slams appeared on the Internet with Johnson's name attached to it.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2007