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    Game plan takes Chiefs fans out of game

    By JEFFREY FLANAGAN

    Source: KC Star


    Good coaching staffs know how to “take the crowd out of the game” with a solid game plan. But taking your own home crowd out of the game? That’s pretty much what the Chiefs’ ultraconservative game plan appeared to do Sunday. The Arrhowhead faithful were ready to roar and devour the Vikings, but the Chiefs’ run-first offensive approach only served to diminish the Arrowhead magic, and thus keep the Vikings in the game.
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    “Here comes a growling Arrowhead ...”
    | Mitch Holthus, KCFX, Chiefs Radio Network.
    JF: This was a rare moment in the second half when the crowd had reason to get loud and intimidate the Vikings’ offense. It should have been like that the entire game.
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    “You’re going to get the entire state of Minnesota in the (defensive) box on this play.”
    | Holthus, as the Chiefs lined up for a third and short and then ran the ball.
    “There’s no mystery out there … If the running game isn’t going, pass the ball.”
    | Len Dawson, KCFX, Chiefs Radio Network
    “That’s doing it the hard way.”
    | Dawson, after Larry Johnson picked up a first down even though the Vikings employed nine players in the box.
    “You’ve got to change up. You’ve got to play-pass once in a while. They play-passed on the first play of the game, and it was open.”
    | Dawson
    JF: Win or no win, Chiefs fans are going to continue to howl about the play-calling, and with good reason.
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    “What else can go wrong?”
    | Dawson, somewhat disgustedly after the Chiefs lined up to punt after a three-and-out and drew a false-start flag.
    Ty Law didn’t even touch him. Wow. You’ve got to turn the runner inside.”
    | Dawson after the Vikings’ first-quarter touchdown, an 11-yard run by Adrian Peterson
    “Did you see (Peterson) freeze Ty Law? Once a runner can get a corner to stop his feet … Ty Law isn’t the quickest anymore … once he stopped his feet, he’s done. He’s dead.”
    | Jayice Pearson, Fox game analyst
    “You’re seeing a lot of indecision by Damon Huard as he goes back to pass.”
    | Pearson
    JF: Maybe Huard was simply stunned whenever a pass play was sent in.
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    “That sure looked like a touchdown. Wow. What a huge break for Kansas City.”
    | Holthus, after an apparent touchdown reception by Vikings tight end Visanthe Shiancoe was ruled incomplete, and then upheld after a Vikings challenge.
    “It looks like a catch. His arm is under the ball.”
    | Pearson
    “I think Minnesota just got jobbed.”
    | Matt Vasgersian, Fox play-by-play man
    “The message is pretty clear to the coaches: Keep the red flags in your pocket. You’re wasting your time.”
    | Bob Gretz, KCFX, Chiefs Radio Network, after two straight coaches’ challenges resulted in the calls standing.
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    “If the other 10 guys had the effort that Jared Allen does, the defense wouldn’t give up a first down.”
    | Dawson
    “Jared Allen is a one-man machine out there.”
    | Holthus
    JF: Hey, don’t forget KC Wolf — he came to play, too, with a nice assist on the tackle of the knucklehead who ran out on the field.
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    “It’s ‘The Bowe Show’ at Arrowhead today … Bowe knows touchdowns!”
    | Vasgersian, after Bowe’s big-time touchdown catch
    JF: We’re guessing that Vasgersian had those ready to go during pregame, but they weren’t bad nonetheless. Oh, and just as good as Bowe’s touchdown catch was the one he had moments earlier on third down to keep the drive going.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Smed1065 View Post
    Guess we need your resume.

    LOL

    Do you have a HC resume?
    Not interested.
    THAT quarterback is NOT a Pro Bowl quarterback. Never was and never will be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guru View Post
    Yeah, hike it directly to LJ 3 times.

    here is a question...and this just now danwed on me....well i mean you said it....hike it directly to LJ.

    on first and second down...when we are going to run it for sure....WHY IS HUARD EVEN IN.....put LJ in shotgun, get another person in the backfield to get the first block....

    the two corners still have to play d, and cant just leave our two receivers cause i am sure lj can hit a wide open receiver.

    THAT IS THE SOLUTION (well if we continue to run every time on 1st and 2nd.)

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    Just a thought. Since we do not have a fullbak why not run LJ and Holmes in the back field, or LJ and Bennett? No D would know how to defend that. Who gets the ball, where will they go?

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    Quote Originally Posted by m0ebr0 View Post
    Just a thought. Since we do not have a fullbak why not run LJ and Holmes in the back field, or LJ and Bennett? No D would know how to defend that. Who gets the ball, where will they go?
    because Holmes won't play. They (CP) made him a ploy and I hate to say it but he won't play for us again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sling58 View Post
    because Holmes won't play. They (CP) made him a ploy and I hate to say it but he won't play for us again.
    Another way CP messes up the team...

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    Quote Originally Posted by sling58 View Post
    because Holmes won't play. They (CP) made him a ploy and I hate to say it but he won't play for us again.
    GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR...... I'm so mad about that!

    Priest forever!
    Thanks for all the yards, TDs, and memories, Priest!

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    Quote Originally Posted by m0ef0e View Post
    GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR...... I'm so mad about that!

    Priest forever!
    I concur. I loved watching Priest play in Red and Gold.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sling58 View Post
    because Holmes won't play. They (CP) made him a ploy and I hate to say it but he won't play for us again.
    This is more then likely the case.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Chiefster View Post
    This is more then likely the case.
    Yeah I think it was a big scam. I dont think priest will ever play anywhere again?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Polleo Pit Man View Post
    Yeah I think it was a big scam. I dont think priest will ever play anywhere again?
    Dont count him out, before he came to the Chiefs everyone thought he had no talent. At the end of the year I would love for the Priest doubters eating crow yet again. Remember having both LJ and Priest in the backfield. It was magic. Now Priest knows that he is the backup, and he is ok with that but a Priest at 90% is still better then Bennett at 200%




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