Hey, have you heard the Kansas City Chiefs are 1-5 and their season is virtually over? Good! Let's focus on something more positive and that something is rookie CB Marcus Peters, who notched his third interception of the season in last Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Peters' interception showed his savvy as a cover corner even though he's just a rookie. Covering another man, he kept his eye on the quarterback and cut off his man to make the interception on another crossing route across the field.
You can see him here in the bottom right as he cuts off his man to step in front of the crossing pattern coming his way.
"If you really study that play, that was a heck of a play," Reid said, via quotes from the Chiefs. "That was a crossing route coming from the other side. He held his guy off and had vision back to that and had the instincts enough and awareness to take care of it; that was a big time play."
The other interesting part of that play was that after he picked it off, cameras showed Peters handing Reid the ball.
"I took it that he knew I was there with him and he said ‘Here, go try to score a touchdown now,'" Reid said. "So that's what we needed to do."
Yeah the season sucks but Peters is a positive this season. He's the only first round pick so far that has immediately looked like he belonged on the field.