It didn't feel like a preseason game from the minute the Kansas City Chiefs got off the bus.
The entire Chiefs coaching staff was dressed in red Chiefs hats, pullovers, dark slacks and black shoes; the look screamed unity and for the most part, that's exactly how his team played, despite falling to the New Orleans Saints 17-13 on Friday night.
While the Saints won the coin toss, they elected to defer to the second half and kicked off.
Next up for Chiefs fans to watch was their new-look defense, which took the field against Pro Bowl QB Drew Brees, who led the Saints on a five-play drive, before Chiefs LB
McCluster shared his thoughts about the team's offense.
“This offense is amazing," McCluster said. "Everybody gets the ball and we have a great quarterback and offensive line and it’s just running and gunning.” Speaking of the offensive line, good news for Chiefs fans as x-rays on
Following a holding penalty on the Saints, the Chiefs led by QB
Saints QB Drew Brees remained in the game to open the second quarter, where he guided his team to the Chiefs six-yard line, before Saints K Garrett Hartley made good on a 24-yard FG. Score: 10-3 Chiefs.
Led by QB Luke McCown, the Saints marched the ball from their four-yard line to the Chiefs 24-yard line, before going for it on fourth-and-one. Chiefs DE
Following the big stop, both teams exchanged drives with no points scored before the second-quarter clock struck all zeroes. Halftime score: 10-3 Chiefs.
“Man, it’s exciting," Smith said. "Just the whole energy and vibe from the team. It’s definitely a good day to be a Chief.”
The Saints opened the third quarter with a 13-play, 80-yard drive that ended with a Luke McCown TD pass to WR Preston Parker. Score: 10-10.
One play later, Chiefs DB
After a three-and-out, the Saints went on a 10-play, 82-yard drive that again ended in a two-yard TD to Saints WR Preston Parker. Score: 17-10 Saints.
On the ensuing kickoff, Chiefs rookie RB
The fourth quarter continued with Chiefs QB
72,080 fans filled the stadium.
Final score: 17-13 Saints.
We are only just beginning.
Catch the final days of Training Camp starting this Sunday.