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The Daily Outkick: Friday, January 31, 2020

Andy Reid’s Beautiful Mind (The Ringer) The Kansas City coach continues to push the limits of what is possible offensively on a football field.

Trump Trial Could End Soon; Alexander Says No To Witnesses (AP) Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee declared late Thursday night he will oppose calling more witnesses in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial.

How Do The 49ers Prepare To Stop Patrick Mahomes? (SI) Meet San Francisco’s Secret QB Clone.

Sanders Gains Ground On Biden Among Democratic Voters (Wall Street Journal) The survey also finds that Michael Bloomberg, the former New York mayor, has jumped into fourth place nationally.

Why The 49ers Play Hide-and-Seek Before Every Snap (New York Times) The San Francisco 49ers reached the Super Bowl in part because of a counterintuitive strategy: Instead of giving the ball to their best players, they use them as human decoys.

Brexit Is Happening Tonight: Here’s How We Got Here, And What Comes Next (CNBC) The U.K. is about to leave the EU, marking one of the biggest political and economic shifts in modern Europe.

Patrick Mahomes Is Rolling Out One Of The Best Postseasons By A Quarterback In NFL History (CBS Sports) A look at how the Chiefs quarterback’s current postseason run compares to the other all-time great QB playoff runs.

What’s Happening With The Coronavirus (Axios) WHO declared the coronavirus a public health emergency on Thursday, and the CDC confirmed a patient in Illinois as the first person-to-person transmission of the virus in the United States.

Chiefs Tackle Eric Fisher Had To Overcome Pressure Of Being No. 1 Overall Pick (Yahoo! Sports) Only one player in this Super Bowl was a No. 1 overall draft pick, and most people probably would not recognize him if they walked right by him.

CNN Anchor John King Says Republicans Make ‘Legitimate Point’ About Whistleblower (Fox News) CNN anchor John King defended Republicans on Thursday, arguing they made a “legitimate point” in asking why the intelligence community whistleblower hadn’t been questioned.

Has The NFL’s Instant Replay Run Its Course? (538) Only 24 of 101 replay reviews involving pass interference resulted in reversals this regular season.

Amazon Prime Tops 150 Million Members (Variety) CEO Jeff Bezos disclosed the figure in releasing Amazon’s fourth-quarter 2019 results, which again blew past Wall Street expectations.

Tom Brady Sent NFL Fans Into A Frenzy With A Wildly Cryptic Tweet (For The Win) In the same way we should expect for the next few months, the NFL news cycle was full of speculation about Tom Brady’s future.

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The Daily Outkick: Thursday, January 30, 2020

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