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KANSAS CITY, Mo. --Five things we learned from the Chiefs 17-16 win over Houstonon Sunday.IN THE CLUTCH:For more than three quarters, the Houston offensive line pretty much controlled the Chiefs' front seven and limited the Chiefs to just one sack.
But then defensive coordinator Bob Sutton made one small tweak with the Chiefs' blitz package, and suddenly the flood gates opened as the Chiefs got four sacks in the final period. Linebacker Tamba Hali led the charge with 2.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.
"Just a little switch in how we blitzed," Hali said. "Credit to the coaches for doing that. And credit the coaches for switching some things up to help stop the run. That forced them to pass a little more."
The tweak was obvious: Sutton at one point in the fourth quarter began sending Hali, Justin Houston and Derrick Johnson all from the same side of the ball.
"That makes the offense try to pick one of use or two of us," Hali said. "But they ca...
BEST OF MAXIM
Alex Smith is extra tricky today! With one minute left in the 2nd quarter, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith faked a hand off to NO ONE and then proceeded to scramble for 5-yards and a touchdown. I am not sure if Smith just missed the running back or planned to fake the hand off like that.
Either way, the Chiefs scored and went on to take 14-10 lead into half-time.
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Week 7 of the 2013 NFL season presented plenty of excitement, surprises and lighthearted entertainment. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the best GIFs over the weekend. We kick things off with Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid as the Kool-Aid man! (via @sbnation, @LSUFreek) [RELATED: Gallery: NFL Logos If They Were Fat] Steelers safety Troy Polamalu gets a little too...
Kansas City Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles went the wrong way on a read-option that left quarterback Alex Smith empty handed on a play action but Smith tucked the ball and dashed 5 yards for a touchdown just before halftime that gave the Chiefs the lead for good in their 17-16 win over Houston on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.
Alex Smith (left) and Dwayne Bowe (right) celebrate Alex Smith’s touchdown (KCChiefs.com).
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