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The Chiefs were trailing New Orleans 24-6, well on their way to a third straight humiliating defeat. Then the defense stiffened, Jamaal Charles started to gouge the Saints for big yards and Kansas City suddenly has new life.
The Chiefs (1-2) will try to build on the momentum generated by the 27-24 overtime thriller next Sunday when they face the San Diego Chargers in an AFC West tussle.
If they can make it two straight wins, Kansas City would move into an improbable tie atop the division. Oakland and Denver are also 1-2 through their first three games.
''Games like this can build momentum throughout a season,'' said wide receiver Steve Breaston, who may take on an increased role for Kansas City after an injury to Dexter McCluster on Sunday. ''Being able to win a game like that brings a team together.''
Indeed, the Chiefs had preached for two straight weeks - make it five, if you count three straight losses to finish the preseason - that they were ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles improved on his rushing total from a week ago by 230 yards in Week 3, rushing for 233 yards on 33 carries and a touchdown.Fantasy Spin:Charles only had six carries in Week 2 but he looked electric in gashing New Orleans Sunday. He also caught six passes for 55 yards. Continue to start him as a RB1.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Desperate times, desperate measures. Feel like playing a little center, Eric Winston?
"No, no," the hulking Chiefs tackle said Monday, the first Victory Monday of Kansas City's young 2012 campaign. "We're in deep trouble if that happens, I promise you that."
Speaking of trouble, win No. 1 in New Orleans a 27-24 overtime escape came...
The Chiefs put center Rodney Hudson on injured reserve Wednesday with a broken bone in his left leg and signed offensive linemen Russ Hochstein and Bryan Mattison to provide additional depth.
The moves came one day after Kansas City put cornerback Jacques Reeves on IR.
Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said Wednesday that veteran guard Ryan Lilja will start at center on Sunday against...
Center Rodney Hudson was placed on injured reserve by the Kansas City Chiefs with a right knee injury suffered in the second half against New Orleans on Sunday. Hudson walked off the field to the bench under his own power, but was then taken off the field on a cart. Offensive linemen Russ Hochstein and Bryan Mattison were signed. A veteran of 138 games, Hochstein has spent time...
During today’s overtime win over the New Orleans Saints, Kansas City Chiefs running back/wide receiver Dexter McCluster suffered a bad shoulder injury.
“McCluster was in the process of making a catch and falling to the ground when he braced himself with his left arm. His elbow bent backward unnaturally and he left the game. He’s officially questionable to return,” wrote NFL.com.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs put cornerback Jacques Reeves on injured reserve Tuesday.
The veteran defender has been dealing with a hamstring issue that kept him out of the Chiefs' 27-24 overtime victory at New Orleans on Sunday. Kansas City plays San Diego this Sunday.
Reeves has started 34 of the 90 games he's played in the NFL, but he stepped away from the game for...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Chiefs were trailing New Orleans 24-6, well on their way to a third straight humiliating defeat. Then the defense stiffened, Jamaal Charles started to gouge the Saints for big yards and Kansas City suddenly has new life.
The Chiefs (1-2) will try to build on the momentum generated by the 27-24 overtime thriller next Sunday when they face the San Diego Chargers...
Week 3 brought us a match-up between two teams desperately in search of their first win. The New Orleans Saints played host to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday. After losing by at least two touchdowns in their first games of the season, the Chiefs found themselves in the same predicament well into the third quarter against the Saints.However, Kansas...
All good things came in three's today so why stop the flow now. It was whacky improbable and hard fought. But the Chiefs prevailed over the Saints thanks to six field goals by kicker Ryan Succop.
Week 3 is over and the only thing you hear about is the replacement refs but the only guys that really matter are the kickers!
The “Mess in Miami” is something that was not Vanderjacked worthy. Dan Carpenter missed two field goals, including one in overtime. Carpenter was only 2-4 on the day and certainly must take the brunt of the boos on this one. Of course not much went right...
NEW ORLEANS - Sunday was like a homecoming for Jerrell Powe. The former Ole Miss football player now with the Kansas City Chiefs came off the field smiling when he saw familiar faces. And also because his team had just won in dramatic fashion.