(Eds: Incorporates FBN--Chiefs-Charles. With AP Photos.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer The running game has disappeared. Matt Cassel looks completely lost. The defense has struggled to stop anybody, and even the special teams are looking anything but special.
The Kansas City Chiefs are winless through two games - two demoralizing, one-sided losses to begin the year - and now visit the Saints to start off a brutal stretch that should decide whether the season is still salvageable.
''I don't know if it's a must-win, but we'll look at it as a must-win because we want to win it,'' Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said Monday. ''We won't fall off the Earth if we lose, but I won't tell them that because I want there to be a sense of urgency.''
There's certainly a sense of urgency.
The Chiefs follow their trip to New Orleans with games against San Diego and Baltimore, two teams looking like contenders, and then visit Tampa Bay before an already useful bye week.
It's difficult to pinpoint...