The Kansas City Chiefs are enjoying their off day today, before returning to the practice fields on Wednesday to prepare for Sunday's matchup with the Dallas Cowboys at Arrowhead Stadium.
Sunday's 28-2 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars was a team effort, highlighted by some of the standout stats from the offense, defense and special teams.
Head Coach Andy Reid kicked off a new chapter of Chiefs football, earning a road victory vs. the Jacksonville Jaguars, 28-2. Reid is 8-7 is season openers as a head coach and is 6-3 when opening the season on the road.
SMITH THROWS FIRST TD WITH CHIEFS:
AVERY HAULS IN FIRST CHIEFS TOUCHDOWN:
HEMINGWAY MAKES FIRST RECEPTION COUNT:
In only his second career NFL game, WR
FIRST QUARTER SUCCESS IN OPENER:
The Chiefs scored 14 points in the first quarter of Sunday's game. The Chiefs have scored 14 or more points in the first quarter of the season opener eight times and have gone on to win seven of those eight contests. In all games dating back to 1991, Kansas City has scored 14 or more points in the first quarter on 20 occasions, winning 15 of those contests.
HALI GRABS INTERCEPTION FOR SCORE:
FLOWERS FIRST INTERCEPTION OF 2013:
HOUSTON RUINS GABBERT’S DAY:
CHIEFS CONTAIN MAURICE JONES-DREW:
The Chiefs defense held RB Maurice Jones-Drew to 45 yards on 15 carries (3.0 avg.) on Sunday. In games where Jones-Drew recorded at least 15 carries, that is the second-lowest rushing total of his career. The only game he was held to fewer rushing yards on at least 15 carries came was 37 yards on 15 carries (2.5 avg.) at Denver (9/23/07).
CHIEFS ALLOW ONLY TWO POINTS:
Kansas City held Jacksonville to just two points Sunday. It marks the 22nd time in team history that the Chiefs have held opponents to two or fewer points. Of those 22 games, 20 have been shutouts. The only other game where the only points allowed by the Chiefs were on a safety came in a 34-2 victory vs. Denver (9/22/68). The last time the Chiefs held an opponent to two or fewer points was a 28-0 shutout at Oakland (10/23/11). Kansas City’s defense allowed no points during Sunday's win.
COLQUITT PINS JAGUARS DEEP: