Nov 1, 2015; London, United Kingdom; General view of game 14 of the NFL International Series between the Detroit Lions and the Kansas City Chiefs at Wembley Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
The Kansas City Chiefs took down the Detroit Lions in a convincing manner in front of the London crowd this past Sunday, winning 45-10.
For the Lions, it was another sad showing as both their offense and defense struggled against a pumped up Chiefs team. Kansas City, on the other hand, seemed to be firing on all cylinders, something that has been missing since the season opener against the Houston Texans. The offense, which saw four different players reach the end-zone rushing and two passing, showed that the team of just a few weeks ago is not who they currently are.
Quarterback Alex Smith, showed his versatility in both passing the ball for 145 yards and two scores, but also rushing the ball for 78 yards and a touchdown. He looked calm in the pocket and was able to find his rhythm against the usually stout Detroit defense. Running back Charcandrick West nearly rushed for his second 100 yard game in as many weeks, gaining 97 yards on 20 touches and one score. Tight end Travis Kelce and wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, back from a concussion, each found pay dirt and the Chiefs easily won.
This week the Chiefs are lucky in getting a much needed bye week, a time which will be used to rest some players, some of who have been injured, and prepare for another huge test in the Denver Broncos. Denver is coming off a huge win against, as some think, the best team in the NFL the Green Bay Packers.
As these two teams prepare to meet up in the second game of the 2015 campaign, can the Chiefs, who seem rejuvenated after breaking their losing streak, come back to take down the mighty Broncos?
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