Chiefs vs Saints Final: 27-24 - Recap
|Chiefs vs Saints Final: 27-24 - Recap|
Jamaal Charles tore up the turf for 233 rushing yards on Sunday to lead the Chiefs to a 27-24 win over the Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
The Chiefs were a 8-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 51.5.
Matt Cassel completed 26 of 44 pass attempts for 248 yards and 0 TDs for the Chiefs in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Saints defense.
Darren Sproles rushed for 62 yards for New Orleans, while Pierre Thomas added 11 yards. Drew Brees threw for 240 yards for the Saints, while receivers Lance Moore and Pierre Thomas had 70 and 55 yards respectively.
New Orleans lost the offensive yardage battle to Kansas City 510-288 yards in Sunday's game. Kansas City had more first downs as that total ended up 27-14.
The time of possession battle favored Kansas City as their offense was on the field for 42:32, longer than the 26:01 of their opponents.
Kansas City heads into a Week 4 battle against the Chargers. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Green Bay.