Kansas City Chiefs Vs Indianapolis Colts: Playoff Game Report Card

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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe (82) Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports


The Kansas City Chiefs will have to wait at least another year for a post season win. The Chiefs had one of the biggest collapses in NFL history by losing a game in which they led by 4 touchdowns in the second half.

Injuries and bad game management were gigantic culprits that factored into this choke job. The Chiefs lost their top two running backs, their number two wide receiver, their top corner back, a nickel back, and at the end, their pass rushing outside linebacker.

If they would have just lost the game outright, it would have been easier to swallow but they were spotted 28 touchdowns in the second half, and still couldn’t find a way to win the ballgame. The Chiefs also were +3 in turnovers. There is no way a team should win the turnover battle by that margin, and still lose the ballgame.

There were some gutsy performances but defensively, Kansas City was just plain awful. The secondary just couldn’t guard the Colts receivers. The Chiefs offense was pretty darn good at times, but not good enough to make up for the defense.

The two teams accumulated 1,049 yards from scrimmage, an NFL post season record. Obviously, the defenses barely put up a fight.

Click “Next” to see how the Kansas City Chiefs graded out this week against the Indianapolis Colts. It is not going to be pretty.

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