Chiefs win on a difficult day; Monday's NFL news

Published: Dec. 3, 2012 at 05:16 a.m

The Kansas City Chiefs pulled out a tough 27-21 win over the Carolina Panthers at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, a day after the murder-suicide involving their former linebacker Jovan Belcher. Stay tuned to NFL Network on Monday for live reports from Kansas City as reaction continues to come in from around the league.
Here's what else is on tap for Monday:
Get a head start on the day's football talk with "NFL AM" at 6 a.m. ET on NFL Network. Today, hear from the NFL's all-time leading rusher, Emmitt Smith. Plus highlights of all Sunday's games and the latest from Kansas City.
Ian Rapoport writes that Jason Garrett's coaching acumen might have saved the Dallas Cowboys from suffering another devastating home defeat on Sunday -- plus thoughts on all Sunday's action in the Rap Sheet Rundown.
Upsets by the Steelers, Seahawks and Rams kept the front-running Ravens, Bears and 49ers from moving closer to a playoff bye. Gregg Rosenthal has that and more in his Sunday Scramble.
Kim Jones has a preview of tonight's NFC East showdown, when RG3 and the Washington Redskins host the New York Giants.
Daniel Jeremiah looks at the AFC Wild-Card chase in his Move The Sticks column.
Earn a place in NFL lore by coming up with creative names for three of Week 13's biggest plays, including Donnie Avery's winning score as time expired in Detroit.
Find out how your team would fare if the season ended today with the updated Playoff Picture.
Bucky Brooks enters the Heisman Trophy debate in his College Stock Watch.
Happy birthday to St. Louis Rams linebacker James Laurinaitis, who turns 26 on Monday, and to Baltimore Ravens defensive back James Ihedigbo, who turns 29.