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Chiefs Send Saints To 0-3 Record, Avoid Their Own 0-3 Start -

It was a rough start this year for the Chiefs, who entered Sunday’s game at 0-2 and facing an uphill challenge in the Superdome against the Saints. After the Chiefs made that uphill climb even steeper by falling into an 18-point deficit before coming back to win the game in overtime, head coach Romeo Crennel was relieved to be leaving New Orleans with a victory. “We got the first pickle in out of the jar”, Crennel said via Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. “Now we’ll see if we can get another one.” Crennel explained it was “almost” the biggest win of his head-coaching career. “Green Bay [last year] was a big one,” Crennel said. “This one was needed.” He then explained the attitude he spent the week communicating to his players. The goal is to “keep fighting,” Crennel said, ignoring bad plays and preventing things from going bad to worse. That mindset worked on Sunday, when the Chiefs somehow turned it around in the third quarter, sparked by a 91-yard touchdown run from RB Jamaal Charles. “I tried to tell everybody he wasn’t hurt,” Crennel said, explaining that Charles didn’t return to the Week Two game against the Bills after banging the knee because the other running backs were running well. Charles ran extremely well Sunday, with 233 yards on 33 carries. Still, Crennel said the goal is to “still try to spread it around, because we have other good people who can run the ball.” The win should bring a temporary end to some of the heavy criticism in Kansas City regarding the team’s performance during two consecutive losses to open the season. “I try not to listen, but I know how the game is,” Crennel said. “There was a lot of criticism. This reinforces we are headed in the right direction.” 

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