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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 City found a swing of momentum that would propel them to a 27-24 overtime victory. After watching the two teams play for 68:33, I've gathered some things worth sharing.Let's take a glimpse at five things we're able to take away from this game.Saints’ DefenseThe Saints ended last season with the 24th ranked defense. However, when your offense is ranked No. 1 overall, poor defensive play can get overlooked. Well the Saints offense hasn't been as potent to start this season, as they've been in years past; bringing more attention to the fact that the defensive problems are just that -- a pro...
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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...
Saints receiver Marques Colston and Chiefs starting left guard Ryan Lilja are active for the game between Kansas City and New Orleans after being listed as questionable with injuries during the past week.
Colston had been limited by a left foot injury, while Lilja had back soreness. Chiefs receiver Dexter McCluster also is active Sunday after being listed as questionable with a...
Jamaal Charles had the game of his life as he carried the Chiefs to a come-from-behind win over the woeful New Orleans Saints. Charles had 33 carries for 233 rushing yards and 1 rushing touchdown. He also added 6 catches for 55 yards. For any fantasy owner that stuck with him after his 22 total yard performance last week, which in most leagues equals 2.2 points, they were handsomely...
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...
Drew Brees is on the warpath, and he's got the NFL in the cross hairs. The New Orleans Saints quarterback has been outspoken against the league in the past, and he continues to let his feelings known about the league. This time, he's going after the league for the officiating situation, which gets uglier and uglier by the day. Brees' rant actually started on Monday -...
According to Gary Estwick the SunHerald.com, New Orleans Saints undrafted rookie free agent Travaris Cadet spent last week learning the wide receiver position, to help himself get on the field, since as a running back he’s currently buried on the depth chart.
If the Saints can install some specific packages for Cadet, he’ll just be another weapon that opposing defenses will have...
Being a Chiefs fan can be extremely difficult at times, and Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints showed exactly why. A game that started to look like a third consecutive blowout loss for the Chiefs quickly turned into an unthinkable and remarkable comeback by the troubled team.With both the Chiefs and Saints entering the game at 0-2, it was simply a matter of who wanted...
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.
(Eds: Updates throughout. With AP Photos.) By BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer Drew Brees readily acknowledges he is an eternal optimist - and won't buy into the notion that an 0-3 record is proof the Saints are doomed without suspended coach Sean Payton.
When he reviewed video on Monday of New Orleans' collapse in a 27-24 overtime loss to Kansas City a day earlier, he took...
This was a strange one. The Saints' offense largely looked pretty good leading up to a 24-6 lead and then nothing. The motor was completely shut off and there was no semblance of threat from them for the remainder of the contest. It went from effective to watching LSU's offense against Alabama's defense in the national title game all over again. What happened to this...
Remember when Cal Ripken Jr. broke Lou Gehrig’s MLB record for consecutive games played? Fans had been counting down to that moment for months, if not years. One of the game’s all-time good guys was about to break a hallowed record held by one of the game’s legendary figures. When the mantle was passed, time stood still. For the baseball purist, it was a goosebumps moment.So...
Southampton striker Rickie Lambert is hoping he can hang around at the top of the goalscoring charts for as long as possible.
The Saints star is on four goals with a number of players, one off Manchester United's Robin van Persie.
The 30-year-old is hoping he can continue banging the goals in for the newly promoted Saints having helped them to their first win of the season...
On this edition of Warpaint Illustrated's Out of Bounds, we talk about the Chiefs big 27-24 overtime win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles exploded on Sunday for 233 rushing yards, 55 receiving yards, and one touchdown. NFL fantasy dudes went ga-ga over the performance, and rightly so.For those of us dialed into the COLLEGE fantasy game, however, this is chump change compared to what Nevada RB Stefphon Jefferson did late Saturday night against Hawaii.How does 170 rushing...