Following Sunday's game, Cincinnati Bengals RB Cedric Benson said the Kansas City Chiefs were obviously prepared for their run game. It's no secret the Bengals like to run ball having done so more than all but two teams in the NFL.
The Chiefs, coming off three consecutive games of giving up at least 200 yards rushing, were determined to stop it.
The Chiefs held Benson in check for much of the game partly due to Mike Brown playing in the box to stop him. In Pendergast style, the Bengals said they were expecting a lot of looks from the Chiefs.
"We expected to get a lot more different things," Benson said. "They play strong up front. They had their safeties down at the line of scrimmage."
Brown ended the game with a team high 13 tackles, including eight of them solo.
The other Chiefs safety, Jon McGraw, hauled in an interception for the Chiefs. He has been battling a hand injury all week so he actually went up after the ball with just one hand, which was a nice effort that paid off. He added three tackles as well.