The good, the bad, and the ugly
Monday Morning QB checks in a day late. The Chiefs showed
some signs of life in their 25-20 victory at the Q in
San Diego over the Chargers.
It was a gallant effort by a team that is beginning to
show signs of players putting forth maximum effort.
Stillthere were problems. A good way to describe
thisthe good, the bad and the ugly.
Priest Holmes. Monster game. Physically dominated the
Chargers defense. Made players like Harrison and Seau
Limited turnovers. Only 1 interception off a tipped ball.
A win to build on. The locker room was ecstatic to get
this one. Watch for the carry over into NY.
Building a 19-0 lead. Looked good early for once. Limited
mistakes and played pressure defense early.
The last drive. With the game on the line,
the Chiefs had a nice balance of run and pass and allowed
the game to come to them instead of forcing everything.
After a TD is scored fans at home cheer and head for the
fridge for a sandwich or a frosty beverage. All that comes
next is the extra point, right? Usually.
The blocked PAT after the first TD came back to haunt
the Chiefs as they fell behind by that one point late
in the fourth quarter.
Blowing a 19-point lead to a rookie QB. Whatever that
defense the Chiefs were running was awful. The Chiefs
gave up 20 unanswered points at one point. The scary part
came on San Diegos final drive, as it seemed the
only thing that would beat the Chargers was the clock.
Only as Charger QB Brees committed the last penalty to
run out that clock could the Chiefs finally breathe a
sigh of relief, and finally enjoy a victory.