- Bill Williamson, ESPN Staff Writer
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Here are some areas the Kansas City Chiefs need to focus on after a 27-24 overtime road win at New Orleans on Sunday:
Recap: The Chiefs may have saved their season with this comeback victory. According to ESPN Stats & Information, Kansas City had lost 31 straight games when trailing by at least 10 points entering the fourth quarter. The Chiefs trailed 24-13 going into the fourth quarter and trailed 24-6 late in the third quarter.
Biggest area to fix: First-half defense. The Chiefs’ defense was awful for the first two weeks and struggled in the first half against the Saints. The Chiefs need to figure out a way of not falling behind big.
Biggest area to build on: Jamaal Charles. The speedy tailback is back. He had 233 yards on 33 carries. According to ESPN Stats & Information, he tied O.J. Simpson and Corey Dillon with his second game of 230 rushing yards or more. Jim Brown leads the NFL with three 230 rushing yard games.
What to watch for: The Chiefs can even their record at 2-2 with a home win over San Diego in their first AFC West game of the season.
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