Can Chiefs keep momentum going forward?

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 13: The Kansas City Chiefs and the Seattle Seahawks gets set on the line during the second half on August 13, 2016 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***
KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 13: The Kansas City Chiefs and the Seattle Seahawks gets set on the line during the second half on August 13, 2016 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Peter G. Aiken/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** /
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The Kansas City Chiefs have their second game of the preseason against the new Los Angeles Rams, can the first team offense and defense keep the momentum going.

The Kansas City Chiefs lost their first preseason game of the 2016 in dramatic fashion. A Hail Mary pass and a two-point conversion by the Seattle Seahawks gave the visitors a win over the home team. However, even though the team lost the game, there were a lot of good things.

The Chiefs came out on the first series to march down the field for the touchdown. The highlight of the drive came from quarterback Alex Smith. Smith scrambled, drifted back and hit Jeremy Maclin who is knocked out at the 1-yard line. The drive was capped off with Spencer Ware’s 1-yard run into the end zone.

The offense was on the same page during that first series. Smith went 3-of-4 for 36 yards and a passer rating of 102.5. What’s more impressive is the fact that he was able to do this against the Seahawks and their vaunted defense. Granted, this was all in the span of the first quarter with limited playing time, but it gives hope.

The defense seemed to be the same formula we have seen over the last season; bend but don’t break. The Seahawks were able to get down the field with some ease, but the drive was stopped short. It was reigning Defensive Rookie of the Year Marcus Peters, who adjusted to the route and picked off Wilson. The defense did a good job of holding Seattle to field goals until the end of the game when Seattle quarterback Trevone Boykin threw the aforementioned Hail Mary.

The Chiefs made some great strides as an offense and defense even with the short amount of time the presumed starters were on the field. The Chiefs were also without outside linebackers Tamba Hali and Justin Houston and running back Jamaal Charles. Other key players did not get on the field, but in the first preseason game it is almost more important to see the other players as the Chiefs begin to evaluate the rest of the talent on the roster.

On Saturday we should get a much longer look at the first team offense and defense. Ideally the Chiefs will continue to grow against the Rams.

What do you think, Addicts? Will the Chiefs continue to build upon the success they have already had? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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