Let’s be clear here. The Chiefs tried this fake punt up 17-10 because they knew their offense couldn’t score.
The Chiefs offense has stalled since the first quarter and facing a fourth down Andy Reid called a surprise: fake punt!
The Chiefs scored on an Albert Wilson fake punt last year in Atlanta but not with this one. The Chargers sniffed it out. This is clear to me that the Chiefs didn’t think their offense could score and they needed to do something. It’s been a tough day for Alex Smith and co.