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Chiefs Down 6-0 Early Against The Rams

Well Kansas City Chiefs fans, Matt Cassel did start this game against the St. Louis Rams but we didn't learn much about what his capabilities are. He looked fine throwing a few passes but didn't experience any contact. The Chiefs would have converted a third down on their first drive but Dwayne Bowe dropped a somewhat difficult catch across the middle. Three and out for the Chiefs. 

On the Chiefs' second drive, two Chiefs' receivers ran into each other and the pass was picked off. It was Matt Cassel's first INT in 163 pass attempts. 

The Rams' first drive featured no big plays but a solid set of short passes and short runs that allowed St. Louis to calmly march into Chiefs' territory. It wasn't like the scary first drive the Chargers had last week but the Rams' offense did pretty much push over the Chiefs to get near the end zone.

The Rams' first drive ended with a 37-yard field goal. The Chiefs' saving grace was two consecutive St. Louis penalties on third down, that pushed the Rams from 3rd and 1 near the 10-yard line back to 3rd and 11 past the 20-yard line. 

Not a particularly good showing by the Chiefs' D. They pretty much let the Rams march their way down the field.

A long punt return set the Rams up for a second field goal. St. Louis wasn't really effective in the few plays they ran after the punt return but they didn't have to be. They were close enough for a 52-yard field goal. 

It's 6-0 in favor of the Rams. 

One more thing: There are a ton of Chiefs fans there. You can clearly hear them through the television. Stay Loud!

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