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Kansas City and New Orleans are hungry for a win after starting 0-2. Despite their first two losses, both teams are optimistic moving forward.
The Chiefs have lost to two quality teams in the Falcons and the Bills. Cassell has been hit and miss so far this season, throwing for three touchdowns and three interceptions.
Defensively, the Chiefs have allowed 235 passing yards and 142.5 rushing yards per game; ranking 18th and 27th overall in the NFL.
One of the only teams with a worse defense is the New Orleans Saints. The Saints have allowed an average of 275 passing yards per game to rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III and second-year quarterback Cam Newton. Furthermore, they have allowed an NFL worst 186 rushing yards per game.
In order to compensate for this, Drew Brees and the offense are going to have to put up a big score total to down the Chiefs.
Prediction. Kansas City: 27 New Orleans: 21
Jamaal Charles runs rampant on a dismal Saints run defense and scores three touchdowns. Brees throws two touchdowns to Marques Colston and one to Jimmy Graham. Saints start 0-3, proving that NFL head coaches really do matter.