The Kansas City Chiefs fall to 0-3 on the season as they bow to the Eagles 34-14 Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia.
The Eagles got on the board first as LeSean McCoy scored on a 5-yard run for a touchdown. David Akers PAT made it Philadelphia 7, Kansas City 0.
Philadelphia scored another TD before the end of the 1st quarter as quarterback Kevin Kolb ran it in from a yard out for the major. Akers’ extra point made it Philadelphia 14, Kansas City 0.
Kansas City cut the lead in the half in the 2nd quarter as Matt Cassel tossed a 13 yard touchdown pass to Mark Bradley for 6. Ryan Succop’s extra point made it Philadelphia 14, Kansas City 7.
Philadelphia regained its two touchdown lead as LeSean McCoy scored his second TD of the game on a 64 yard pass from Kevin Kolb. Akers’s conversion made it Philadelphia 21, Kansas City 7.
Akers picked up 3 more points for the Eagles as he sliced the uprights with a 29 yard field goal to make the score Philadelphia 24, Kansas City 7. That was the score as the teams went to their locker rooms for the half.
Akers struck for 3 more points early in the 3rd quarter as he drilled a field goal from 38 yards to make it Philadelphia 27, Kansas City 7. The 3rd quarter ended with the Eagles enjoying that 20 point lead.
Philadelphia didn’t need any more points, but the Eagles put points on the board, nonetheless, as Brent Celek snagged a 35 yard TD pass from Kolb. The Akers’ extra point was good and the Eagles led 34-7.
The Chiefs picked up a last TD as Bobby Wade caught a 9 yard TD pass from Matt Cassel. Succop’s extra point was good and the Eagles led 34-14. That’s how the game stayed.
Quarterback Matt Cassel completed 14 of 18 passes for 90 yards and 2 touchdowns. On the ground, Larry Johnson led the way for the Chiefs, with only 38 yards in 19 rushes. The team had only 99 net yards rushing the day.
The Chiefs return to Arrowhead Stadium, next Sunday, to host the New York Giants.
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