By Max Harper
The pre-game hype was all about Chiefs coach Andy Reid’s 31-4 record after a bye week and his perfect record against the Eagles.
Well, guess what?
They’re both gone.
The Chiefs failed to score points in the second half for the third straight game.
They were able to hang on for a win over the Dolphins in Week Nine, but they lost the other two games and are averaging just over five points a game in the second half over the entire season.
After going through the injury report for the night, the start of head coach Andy Reid’s postgame press conference focused on their failure to put points on the board after halftime.
“I think we’re kind of shooting ourselves in the foot,” Reid said.
“I’ve got to do a better job helping out with that. My guys have got to do the same thing. We’ve all got to pick it up a notch there in the second half. We’re just not as sharp there. We’ll work on that.”
The best Chiefs drive of the second half ended with a fumble by tight end Travis Kelce and their other possessions featured dropped passes, penalties, and breakdowns up front that led to four punts. Reid said the team will work to “get these two halves equaled here” and the sooner the better for their chances of securing the No. 1 seed in the AFC.