The Tennessee Titans traveled to the Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas to take on the Kansas City Chiefs yesterday. The game presented two penalty prone teams battling it out for a shot at the playoffs, but only one set a spot in the end. In an amazing one-year turnaround, Kansas City has gone from 4-12 last season to 10-5 this season with a shot at the postseason. This game sealed the feat for the Chiefs, who will host one of the wild-card teams [Pittsburgh, Baltimore or New York] in their opening game. It all came to a close at a steady 34-14 after regulation time. Football lines.
Prior to Sunday’s games, coach Todd Haley forbid the team from even muttering the word playoff. It was an effort to keep the players heads in the moment, and an effort that paid off. The team focused on the task at hand and came out with a win. QB Matt Cassel connected early with Jamal Charles for two touchdowns on the Chiefs for two possessions. Shortly after, Eric Berry returned a pick 54 yards for another TD to put KC ahead 31-7 at the half. All in all, Kansas took an early lead and never let go. Dwayne Bowe managed six catches for 153 and the team netted a remarkable 485 yards in the Chiefs’ seventh win at home this season. After three years with only six wins each, KC has come a long way to say the least. NFL lines.
The Titans [6-9] brought a high level of physicality to the field, but it was not enough in this match-up. Tennessee spent most of the game failing to follow through on passes, drawing penalties and missing arm tackles. In addition to two interceptions, the team was flagged nine times for 74 yards, compared to the Chiefs’ seven for 84. Being one of the NFL’s most penalized teams, that fact is not too surprising. Still, this team was far from perfect in this game, and lost for the seventh time in eight games as a result. Football spreads. See hw far these team can make it at www.scoresandodds.com, your source for the best online betting information.