Kansas City Defeats Jacksonville 42-20 - Recap
|Kansas City Defeats Jacksonville 42-20 - Recap|
Thomas Jones tore up the turf for 125 rushing yards on Sunday to lead the Chiefs to a 42-20 win over the Jaguars at Arrowhead Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Chiefs were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 9 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 39.5.
Matt Cassel completed 13 of 18 pass attempts for 193 yards and 2 TDs for the Chiefs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Maurice Jones-Drew rushed for 47 yards for Jacksonville, while Deji Karim added 29 yards. Todd Bouman threw for 222 yards for the Jaguars, while receivers Maurice Jones-Drew and Marcedes Lewis had 74 and 44 yards respectively.
Jacksonville was outgained by Kansas City 426-300 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-19 by the Chiefs.
The time of possession battle favored Kansas City as their offense was on the field for 34:00, longer than the 26:00 of their opponents.
Next game, Kansas City takes its act home to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Jacksonville, they head on the road to face Dallas.