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The Chiefs Win; Beat Steelers 27 to 24 in Overtime

"The fans are on their feet here at Arrowhead." -CBS commentator in the fourth quarter

Live this one up Kansas City Chiefs fans! The Chiefs beat the Steelers in over time!

This is easily the Chiefs best win since the 2006 season.

I'm jumping up and down! CHIEFS! CHIEFS! CHIEFS!

Here are some quick post game thoughts I've been putting together:

The Good

  • Hello Andy Studebaker! The former sixth round pick had two picks of his own against the Steelers. The second one went for 94-yards and a near touchdown.
  • Jamaal Charles, while not putting up huge numbers, is such a clear advantage over Larry Johnson's lazy style of running. Charles rushed for
  • Speaking of Jamaal Charles, he topped the play of his career last week with a kickoff return for a TD to open the game. Even if Charles is only able to add plays like that a few times a year, those plays can win games for the Chiefs. Again, a huge advantage over Larry Johnson.
  • Thank you for Chris Chambers. He'll be invaluable as Dwayne Bowe sits. Too bad he hurt what appeared to be his shoulder on his big catch on the Chiefs' tying drive.
  • Improved play calling against the Steelers. Even a few plays that nobody expects goes a long way.
  • In the fourth quarter, Mike Brown holding on to Ben Roethlisberger's jersey on third down while the rest of the Chiefs' D jumped on the QB was huge. It may have been the play of the game.
  • Derrick Johnson's fourth quarter sack was amazing!
  • Jovan Belcher made a HUGE play on over time when he stopped Rashad Mendenhall on the outside for a three-yard loss.

The Bad

  • The Chiefs almost sacked Ben Roethlisberger that it was frustrating. The Pittsburgh QB almost magically escaped the Chiefs' pass rush at least a half dozen times. Even one sack could have made the difference between a punt and a score.

The Ugly

  • The Chiefs pass protection, as usual. The Chiefs gave up 5 sacks to the Steelers.