Who better to break down the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons game than Tony Gonzalez? The greatest tight end in history played for both the Chiefs and Falcons. He’s now with CBS Sports and talked about this game.
The big question is whether the Chiefs have enough offensive firepower to put enough points on the board to hang with the Falcons, who have the No. 1 ranked offense in the league. Tony G. says they do.
“They’re also going against an Atlanta defense that really doesn’t get pressure on the quarterback, so you have to believe they will be able to go out there and put some points on the board,” Tony G. said. “They have a great tight end in Travis Kelce. With Tyreek Hill and Spencer Ware coming out of the backfield and a guy like Alex Smith — ‘no mistake’ Alex Smith — it’s going to be fun. They’re going to come out and have some success against this defense.”
Ha, no mistake Alex Smith. Few nicknames are more fitting than that one. On paper, I agree with him here. The Chiefs should be able to put up points. They went against Denver’s defense last week and it wasn’t pretty but you look up at the scoreboard after the game and they put up 30 points (OK, 24 in regulation). Somehow, they find a way.