September 10, 2012
Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones catches a touchdown pass while covered by Chiefs cornerback Jacques Reeves during Sunday’s game at Arrowhead Stadium. Reeves was playing in place of the injured Brandon Flowers.
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KANSAS CITY (AP) — The NFL is supposed to be a 16-game exercise in attrition. Teams typically start off the opening week at full strength, and through the brutal grind of practice and games, guys pick up the inevitable bumps and bruises, and often injuries more serious than that. The teams that best cope with them are usually in the playoff hunt.