KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Upon further review, the Chiefs don't need another cornerback or a second pass-rusher off the edge.
They need Tony Robbins.
"Sometimes when you have hope, hope can do a lot of good things for you," Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel explained Monday, roughly 24 hours after Atlanta had taken a two-by-four to his squad in a 40-24 loss. "As long as it was a one-score game, I think there was good hope on the team. Then, once it become a two-score game, then some of that will weakened just a little bit."
A little bit? With 5:05 left in the third quarter Sunday, it was a 3-point game. With 4:02 left, the Falcons had a 34-17 lead. The Chiefs folded, collectively, like a bunch of lawn chairs.
Kansas City's will didn't weaken. It flat-out left the building, right along with everybody else.
"In that situation, you're down, anybody wants to make a play," running back Jamaal Charles offered Monday afternoon. "And they probably press. But we can't lose focus, and (will) t...