Andy Reid Comments on Clock Management in 4th Quarter of Chiefs Loss to Patriots

January 17, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Kansas City Chiefs never led Saturday in a 27-20 divisional-round loss to the New England Patriots, but a late touchdown put them within one score with 1:13 remaining in the game.
However, Kansas City's poor clock management cost the team more than a minute at a point in the game when every second was crucial.
Quarterback Alex Smith hit Albert Wilson with a pass that set up 1st-and-goal on the New England 1-yard line with three minutes remaining. After Wilson failed to get out of bounds, the Chiefs didn't get a play off until there was just 2:33 left on the clock when they ran for a one-yard loss.
Kansas City then failed to get a play off before the two-minute warning. It took five plays (and a false start penalty on Chiefs offensive lineman Eric Fisher) and another 47 seconds before the Chiefs finally scored on a Charcandrick West run. They even huddled on a few plays while the clock was running.
The whole fiasco allowed the Patriots to end the game with one fi...

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