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Jaye Howard

Chiefs' Jaye Howard standing out in contract year

It has become a common sight this season: big No. 96, the first one off the ball, crashing into the offensive lineman and destroying a run play. NFL linemen are often anonymous, but fans and players have noticed the Chiefs' Jaye Howard, often with an accompanying question. "Everybody keeps asking me 'What happened? Where did this come from?' " Howard, a fourth-year pro, said with a laugh. To a certain degree, that's a fair question. Howard played in 16 games for the Chiefs last season, starting 10, and finished with 36 combined tackles and a sack. But he was nowhere near as disruptive as he's been early this season. Take his performance in the...