Matt Cassel Holds Key for Kansas City Chiefs vs. the Colts

October 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There's not a lot left to write at this point about the Kansas City , especially a bye week. All the "experts"—and I use that term disrespectfully—all say close to the same thing.
The Chiefs have a great running game with Jamaal Charles, Thomas Jones, and Dexter McCluster, and the Colts defensive line has been giving up yards like the Chiefs did last year. That recipe also accomplishes the most important thing:  keeping Peyton Manning on the sideline, which is the one place he can't hurt you.
Obviously, the Colts have the superior passing game. That's goes true with most teams they line up against. So the experts all agree that the Chiefs need to pound the ball, keep Matt Cassel out of the game as much as possible, and keep Manning on the sideline.
When the Colts have the ball, they seem to think that the Chiefs will be able to stop the run and Manning will do whatever he wants.
I agree with all of that to a point. At some point, however, I complete...

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