Chiefs Defeat Saints in Overtime

Published 09/24 2012 02:56AM

Updated 09/24 2012 07:58AM

NEW ORLEANS, La -- The Kansas City Chiefs with a tough task Sunday down in New Orleans -beat Drew Brees and a high-octane Saints offense.

The Saints defense is not known to be great this season, but could Matt Cassel and KC keep up? 

Picking up the action in the 3rd quarter, the score, 10-6, Saints.
Brees finds Jimmy Graham for a TD, making it 17-6.

 On his next throw, Cassel was intercepted by the Saints' Jabari Greer, who takes it to the Chiefs' 7-yard line.  Brees hits Jed Collins to make it 24-6.

Jamaal Charles has an amazing 91 yard  touchdown run, making it 24-13. Charles had 233 yards rushing on the day!

4Q: It's 24-21, Saints.
But with 3rd and 10 and 4 1/2 minutes left, Cassel would hit Jon Baldwin for yardage, and Ryan Succup would kick a game-tying field goal.

And in over-time from 31 yards out, the Chiefs get it another field goal, and win 27-24

Official Chiefs Game Recap:

Chiefs come back and beat Saints 27-24 in OT

Dome Sweet Dome, the Kansas City Chiefs find their win away from home.

It came down to a sudden death situation and the Chiefs prevailed against a determined New Orleans squad as they grab their first victory with a hard fought 27-24 win in the Mercedes Benz Superdome.

QB Drew Brees felt the pressure and the Saints remain winless while the Chiefs have entered the "W" column.


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