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I almost said the Chiefs were totally overwhelmed by the Packers and watched as they sacked quarterback Alex Smith at will and carried the ball to the goal line any old time they felt like it.
But after being sent to the locker rooms at the half with a score of 24-7 the Kansas City Chiefs pulled themselves together and started playing football. They still lost 38 to 28, but at least they could say they were in the game.
The Chiefs won the coin toss and deferred to the second half, and the Packers lulled them into a false sense of confidence by punting out on their first possession. The Chiefs did the same, and then Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers went to work on the hapless Chiefs.
Rogers started flipping first downs and moved into the Chief’s red zone in record time, sending Stanford rookie Ty Montgomery in for the score to make it 7-0 on their second possession.
Chief’s return man Knile Davis came back with a 55 yard kick-off return, but the Chief’s went to Nowhere City.
Aaron Rodgers whipped out a series of runs until he got back into the Chiefs red zone and when it was first and goal at the 8 yard line he carried the ball to the 3 yard line. Chiefs defensive back Phillip Gaines was injured on the play and out for the rest of the game. Rodgers tossed the football to Randall Cobb for the touchdown to make it 14-0.
Packers held the Chiefs in punt out city with a sack on third down and the Packers finally went out on downs.
Alex Smith on a first and ten fired off a 38-yard pass that Travis Kelce caught and took to the Packers 9 yard line. Star running back Jamaal Charles crossed the goal from the 9 yard line and with a good PAT it was 14-7.
The Packers came right back and almost scored a touchdown, which was disqualified on a penalty, and they settled for a field goal to make it 17-7. Ron Parker and Tamba Hali did manage to sack Rogers on 3rd and 11.
In the second quarter the Chiefs went back to punt out city, and the Packers scored another touchdown from Rodgers to James Jones to make the score 24-7.
At the end of the half Alex Smith scrambled to ZIP and it started to rain.
The first part of the second half was still dismal for the Chiefs, and Alex Smith was sacked two times in a row. As the third quarter ended Smith threw an interception at his own 4 yard line, and Packers scored again to make it 31-7.
Then, finally, as the third quarter was ending, the Chiefs got a drive together and Smith threw a 31-yard strike to Jeremy Maclin; a second pass to Maclin made the score 31-14.
Packers came back and punched through a 52-yard pass play to James Jones, and the score bumped up to 38-14.
Chiefs got back up and using a 61-yard pass play to Jeremy Maclin got to the 4 yard line; Jamaal Charles took it across for the score. Travis Kelce got the two point conversion to make it 38-22.
When the Chiefs got the ball back after a punt out for Packers and despite multiple sacks, Alex Smith got the ball back to the Packer 7 yard line and Jamaal Charles scored again to make it 38-28. The two point conversion failed.
With the game clock running out the Chiefs tried an on side kick and blew it.
The game clock ran out with the Packers in possession, but before the game was over Chief defense managed to sack Aaron Rodgers.
Final score 28-38 makes the Chiefs 1-2 with another tough road game with the Bengals in Cincinnati on deck Sunday. The Bengals are 3-0 after defeating the Ravens 28-24 Sept. 27.
Green Bay Packers are 3-0. The Packers next play the 49ers at San Francisco Oct. 4. The 49ers are 1-2 after losing 47-7 to the Cardinals Sunday.