The Kansas City Chiefs thoroughly dominated the Chicago Bears on Saturday in route to a 23-7 final score.
The game actually wasn’t even as close as that score might indicate. Throughout most of the game the Bears couldn’t get anything going offensively while the Chiefs moved the ball consistently. The only down side of the game for KC was that they failed to take advantage of some of their red zone scoring opportunities as this game could have easily been 31-7 (or more).
What made this game all the more encouraging for Chiefs fans is that it came on the road and in the preseason game that most teams approach as their dress rehearsal for the regular season. The final game is more of a chance for young guys to get some playing experience while this past game was the starting units chance to show they are ready for the games that count. Fortunately for KC fans it looks like this team is ready to roll.
Before I get into my specific game notes let me get this out of the way. The Chicago Bears looked like a REALLY bad football team on Saturday. Maybe that was partly the Chiefs doing, maybe the Bears just had a bad day at the office, or maybe they are just a horrible football team and dominating them doesn’t actually prove that much. It’s hard to say.
What I can say is that good football teams are supposed to beat up on bad football teams and on Saturday the Chiefs beat up on the Bears. I’m not ready to declare them Super Bowl favorites because of it, but KC took care of business and that’s really all you can ask them to do in that situation.
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