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Chiefs DE Shaun 'Deep Freeze' Smith Calls For The Ball Again

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After last week's game against the Arizona Cardinals in which we saw Shaun Smith line up at fullback on two plays, the Kansas City Chiefs defensive end told us with a smile on his face that he hoped to talk to offensive coordinator Charlie Weis about getting the ball the next time around in a goal line situation.

We're not sure if he talked to Weis or not but he did get the ball the next time around. On a third and one from the goal line Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks, Weis called Smith's number and the 325-pound defensive lineman barreled in for the score notching his first rushing touchdown since his final high school game.

Now that he's tasted the end zone, Smith (predictably) says he wants the ball again.

"Now that I have a touchdown, I can finally tell Charlie to put me in the short-yardage package a little more," Smith said, per the Kansas City Star. "I’ll see if I can get the ball more and see what happens. It was fun."

The Chiefs aren't strangers to trying new things. Vrabel has caught 12 career passes -- all went for touchdowns. In fact, Vrabel was lined up as an eligible receiver on Smith's touchdown run. He and running back Thomas Jones were the first congratulate Smith in the end zone.

Per the Star, Smith said after the game that his teammates have been calling him 'The Deep Freeze', a nod to William "The Refrigerator" Perry. The former Chicago Bears defensive tackle and part-time ball carrier was the last player to score a rushing touchdown and a sack in a game.

I'd imagine Smith's next goal is matching the Fridge again -- by scoring a touchdown in the Super Bowl.