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Chiefs Fall To Browns 30-7


The Kansas City Chiefs got blown out again, falling to the Cleveland Browns, 30-7.

Early, looked as though the Chiefs were going to build on the momentum they gained last week in a 27-21 win over the Carolina Panthers. Jamaal Charles took the very first handoff of the game to the house to spot the Chiefs seven points. The Chiefs then quickly got the ball back and drove down the field, thanks to a long pass play from Brady Quinn to Dwayne Bowe. But the Chiefs couldn’t punch it in and they settled for the field goal try.

And that is where things began to go wrong. Kicker Ryan Succop missed the short field goal.

It would be the last time the Chiefs had a realistic chance to score.

Dwayne Bowe left the game with a rib injury and did not return. After that the Chiefs struggled to move the ball through the air. Brady Quinn finished the day 11 of 22 for 122 yards, no TDs and one pick.

KC’s lack of offense meant plenty of opportunities for the Browns and their rookie QB Brandon Weeden. He finished the day 17 of 30 for 217 yards.

Browns rookie RB Trent Richardson rushed for 42 yards and two TDs. Fellow rookie WR Josh Gordon reeled in eight catches for 86 yards. Cleveland also returned a punt for a TD that helped them break open the game.

This game was another example of what has been wrong with the Chiefs all season. The offense was sluggish, especially without Bowe in the game. Until the Chiefs can find a QB that can be a difference-maker, they are likely to continue to struggle.

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  • http://twitter.com/biglump007 Leon Ritz

    While I agree the Chiefs need a QB I will add that they need a OC almost as bad if not as bad. After Bowe went out of the game Daboll just gave up, no more play action no more being aggressive, and I am guessing he doesn’t think Baldwin can catch because he didn’t have a catch. Last week the offense was successful because all of the weapons were used, this week it was back to Charles and Bowe or nothing. A good QB would make a big difference in the offense but until we get a good OC even a good QB won’t win with this team. I remember hearing Daboll say in his first presser that he was going to attack on Offense, guess he changed his mind. Let’s face it everyone in the stadium knows that it’s going to be Jamaal on first and second down and then throw on third. Fact of the matter is Daboll needs his walking papers at the same time Pioli and Crennel get theirs.

    • Jim Harper

      No doubt if Pioli and Crennel get the boot that Daboll will be gone too

  • sidibeke

    Didn’t see the game, but see the 5 sacks given up stat line. Is that on the O line or are those Quinn or Daboll’s?

  • http://twitter.com/biglump007 Leon Ritz

    Man you are way out of line

  • Chief Hokie

    Too much.