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Third Down Conversions - Our Weakest Link

Looking over here at nfl.com's post game stat analysis - the Chiefs actually averaged 0.1 yard more per offensive play than the Colts today. Colts = 4.5 yards / offensive play Chiefs = 4.6 yards / offensive play. We just can't convert on third downs to sustain our drives. It's plagued us all year, and our failure to convert today against a team as good as the Colts did us in. Of all the things we can point to as reasons for our loss, I think our 1/10 on third downs is easily the biggest reason for falling flat today. I won't claim to know what the answer is (okay maybe I will - screens, bubble screens, quick slants - where are they?), but it should seriously be addressed in practice this week.

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of Arrowhead Pride's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of Arrowhead Pride writers or editors.

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