KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs are heading toward their preseason finale Thursday night at Green Bay with what appears to be an identity problem.
Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis give Kansas City one of the league's best backfields - a quintessential thunder-and-lightning look. And with the play of Matt Cassel at quarterback one of the biggest question marks entering the regular season, there's little doubt the Chiefs prefer to be a defensive-minded, ball-control team.
That makes the way last Friday night's 44-14 loss to the Seattle Seahawks played out all the more surprising. New offensive coordinator Brian Daboll aired it out 44 times.
Sure, the preseason is an opportunity to test out plays and formations that might not be seen the rest of the year. Sure, the Chiefs have been cautious with using Charles, who is coming off a torn left ACL that knocked him out nearly all of last season.
Even Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel sounded a bit perplexed by the direction the te...