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Joe Loyd

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Bowe's injury might help

Who would have thought that having broken ribs and being placed on injured reserve could possibly give Dwayne Bowe more leverage in his contract talks with the Kansas City Chiefs.

K-State gets three big time football commitments

As if an 11-1 regular season and Fiesta Bowl appearance was not enough for K-State football fans they were rewarded yesterday with a fantastic day of recruiting news.

Offseason for Chiefs, Chargers & Raiders to be fun

The competition between the three teams in the AFC West not located in Denver looks to be more exciting in the offseason than it has been in the 2012 regular season.

K-State relies on under-the-radar seniors

Braden Wilson and Ryan Doerr are two seniors who will play their final home game this Saturday night when K-State takes on the Texas Longhorns.

Bill Snyder's guide to being different

Bill Snyder rarely goes after or gets five star prospects to come to Kansas State yet he has his team in the Top Five of the BCS. The current starting defense reflects his ability to identify talent that others have missed.

K-State Football: Remaining Schedule Tough But Bye Week Comes At Good Time

Coming off a road victory against Oklahoma every game on K-State's schedule now should be considered winnable. That does mean though that it will be easy for the Wildcats.

KU, K-State, Missouri And Chiefs Are All Heavy Underdogs This Weekend

This weekend has the possibility of being very unkind to both pro and college football fans in the Kansas City metro area as every local team is a heavy underdog on the road.

Bill Snyder And K-State Need To Resist Pressure To Play Daniel Sams More

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Kansas State fans have briefly seen flashes of greatness from backup quarterback Daniel Sams this season. There is a reason why he should only contine and play during mop up time though.

AFC West 2003-2011: Worst Division In The NFL

The main determinations of success in the NFL are usually either Super Bowl appearances and wins or strong regular season records. Unfortunately for the AFC West they have been lacking in all of the above since 2003.

K-State Versus Missouri State: Under The Radar Players To Keep An Eye On

Even though Collin Klein and Arthur Brown rightfully get the majority of attention for the 2012 K-State Wildcats football team, the home opener should provide an opportunity to look out for some different players.

Denver Broncos 2012: Defense Looking Like It Will Have Two Former Jayhawks

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Even though the Turner Gill era at KU seemingly featured zero defense, two former Jayhawk defenders appear to have beaten the odds to make it in the NFL.

How Many Wins Does K-State Need In 2012 To Make Season A Success?

It is no secret that K-State enjoyed a great 2011 football season which ended with a double digit win total. This begs the question of how many wins the team needs in 2012 to be considered a success?

2012 K-State Football Schedule: A Second Look At The Wildcats Season Ahead

The college football schedule for Kansas State for the 2012 season was announced all the way back in February. Have the inital thoughts regarding the schedule changed in the past few months?

John Elway And Scott Pioli Take Different Paths In Forming Rosters

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Highlighted by the signing of Peyton Manning, the Denver Broncos have not shied away from signing players who are over the age of 30. This contrasts greatly to the roster that Scott Pioli has put together.

Fan And Media Optimism Running Rampant Before Real NFL Games Begin

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Training camps are underway and virtually everyone is caught up in the optimism and good feelings which can lead to unrealistic expectations for teams and players.

K-State Wide Receiving Depth A Concern Due To Injury History

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With the exception of Chris Harper the top wide receiving options for Kansas State heading into the 2012 season all have some degree of injury history that has forced them to miss time.

Five Under-The-Radar Players To Watch In AFC West

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While stars like Peyton Manning will receive the lion's share of attention as training camps open, AFC West fans should pay close attention to these players as well.

Coaching Changes Prevalent In AFC West And Throughout Entire NFL

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Every fan of an NFL team has to get used to a multitude of new players every season. Who the head coach or offensive and defensive coordinator is a lot of times can also be a learning experience.

Three AFC West Veterans Face Challenges For Roster Spots In 2012

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Most NFL players look at training camp as a necessary evil they must put up with before getting to the regular season. For three AFC West veterans they have to hope to make it all the way through camp.

2013 NBA Draft: Which K-State Players Have A Chance To Hear Their Name Called

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It has been four years since a Kansas State basketball player has been selected in the NBA Draft. Two players on the current K-State roster have the chance to possibly break that streak next year.

K-State Football 2012: Wildcats Special Teams Has Familiar Look To It

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During the course of their magical 2011 season the Kansas State Wildcats received some outstanding play from their special teams unit. Luckily for Wildcat fans it could be much of the same in 2012.

Kansas State Football: Wildcats Offensive Line Could Be Very Young In 2012

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With the recent news that Manase Foketi will not be returning to the Kansas State football program it has once again brought up the question of who will be starting in 2012.

Former Big 12 And MIAA Players Keep Football Careers Alive In Canadian Football League

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Most every college football player likely has dreams of playing professionally at some point in their life. While it is not the NFL a few local players have continued their careers north of the border.

K-State Basketball: With Frank Martin Gone Which Two Players Are Most Likely To Improve?

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The Kansas State basketball program seemed to be in a constant state of tension last season under Frank Martin. With a new coach in town two players in particular should be expected to step up their games.

Nebraska Football Still Rules, But Cornhuskers Also Spend Big Money On Basketball

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If people have learned nothing else from conference re-alignment it is the fact that football drives the bus but do not be fooled into thinking there is not still crazy amounts of money being spent on basketball.

AFC West 2012: San Diego Chargers Are Division's Forgotten Challengers

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The Kansas City Chiefs and Denver Broncos appear to be the front runners in the 2012 AFC West division race but the San Diego Chargers still look to be a dangerous team.

What Questions Does Kansas State Football Need To Answer In 2012 Season?

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Bill Snyder and Kansas State answered many questions people had about them in 2011. Naturally a new season though brings new questions that need to be looked at and eventually answered.

Bruce Weber Reportedly Rounds Out K-State Staff With Former Illinois Player Chester Frazier

Bruce Weber has now put together his coaching staff with word breaking that his former player at Illinois Chester Frazier will be hired.

Bruce Weber And K-State Add Brad Korn To Staff

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In another K-State basketball move that will excite no one, Bruce Weber has added one more former Southern Illinois Saluki to his staff.

Kansas State Football 2012: Wildcats Receive Low Preseason Ranking From Scout.com

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It seems that despite what Kansas State football did in 2011 they will once again have to prove themselves to many people in 2012.

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