Chiefs Fall 40-24 Against Atlanta - Game Recap
The Falcons got a 3-TD performance from Matt Ryan as Atlanta handed Kansas City a 40-24 defeat on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.
Atlanta was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 43.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Michael Turner rushed for 32 yards, while Matt Ryan added 25 yards in the win. Julio Jones and Roddy White added 108 and 87 receiving yards respectively.
Jamaal Charles rushed for 87 yards for Kansas City, while Shaun Draughn added 29 yards. Matt Cassel threw for 258 yards for the Chiefs, while receivers Dexter McCluster and Dwayne Bowe had 82 and 53 yards respectively.
Kansas City outgained Atlanta 393-376 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-21 by the Chiefs.
Atlanta lost the time of possession battle 31:55/28:05, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Denver looking for another win. For Kansas City, they head on the road to face Buffalo.