Cassel completed 22 of 32 passes for 233 yards and tied a career high with four TDs and no interceptions, good for a 129.3 QB rating, his third straight 100.0-plus passer rating performance. RB
Kansas City took a 7-0 lead on the opening drive as Cassel completed four of five passes, including a seven-yard TD pass to cap the seven-play, 72-yard drive to Bowe, giving the Chiefs the early lead with 11:31 left in the first quarter. That TD extended Bowe’s franchise-record streak of games with a TD catch to seven contests.
The Chiefs defense stepped up on Seattle’s first offensive drive. The Seahawks returned the kickoff to the Kansas City 48-yard line. On third and one, LB
Charles scampered 27 yards up the sideline to open the next drive. A clipping penalty drove the Chiefs back, eventually setting up a 43-yard K
The Chiefs defense forced a three and out as CB
The Chiefs were forced to punt and Seattle CB Kennard Cox broke through the line and blocked the ball off P
Faced with third and one from its own 48-yard line, a false start penalty moved the Chiefs back five yards. Cassel connected with Bowe for 22 yards on the third-down play, moving the Chiefs into Seattle territory. With third and 10 in front of them, Cassel found Bowe for 11 yards to the Seattle 10-yard line to pick up another third down for the Chiefs. On third and goal from the one, DT
The Seahawks picked up one first down before they had to punt the ball to the Chiefs. Cassel hit RB
Seattle came out of the gate quick in the second half as Hasselbeck found WR Ben Obomanu for 52 yards to the Kansas City 19 yard-line. Hasselbeck then found TE Chris Baker for a 13-yard TD pass after a defensive pass interference penalty, making the score 21-17 with 14:03 left in the third quarter.
Kansas City picked up a first down after Charles picked up 14 yards on back to back runs, but the drive stalled, forcing a Colquitt punt. Hasselbeck found Obomanu for 10 yard to the Seattle 43-yard line. Smith dropped Hasslebeck for a three-yard loss, marking Smith’s first sack of the season and third of his career. On the next play, CB
Hasselbeck completed passes of 13 and 11 yards to WR Brandon Stokley before Seattle was forced to punt. Charles picked up five yards on first down, putting him over the 100-yard plateau for the second time in 2010. Facing third and six, Cassel scrambled out of the pocket and found Bowe for eight yards and a first down. Later in the drive, Charles rattled off a 29-yard gain on third and three to get to the Seattle 12-yard line. Facing third and inches from the three-yard line, Charles stiff-armed a Seattle defender and bolted into the end zone to put the Chiefs up 28-17 with 14:54 left to play in the game.
On the Seahawks next drive, LB Derrick Johnson sacked Hasselbeck and forced a fumble. LB
As the Seahawks were moving the ball, Daniels stepped in front of a Hasselbeck pass for an interception and returned it four yards to the Kansas City 36-yard line. The Chiefs were forced to punt after the takeaway. On the first play after the punt, Hasselbeck found WR Ben Obomanu for an 87-yard TD reception to make the score 35-24 with 10:16 left in the contest.
After the Seattle score, Cassel led the Chiefs on a 10-play, 80-yard drive that saw a 17-yard Cassel-to-Bowe connection on third and one. RB Thomas Jones picked up 15 yards to move the Chiefs into the Red Zone. On second and three from the six-yard line, Cassel found TE
The Chiefs defense stopped the Seahawks on a fourth-and-two attempt to regain possession at their own 49-yard line with 2:39 left to play in the game. The Chiefs couldn’t run out the clock and punted the ball to Seattle. After an offensive holding penalty, the Seahawks knelt out the clock to five the Chiefs the 42-24 victory.