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Statistically speaking, the Chiefs have the NFL's eighth-ranked pass defense, surrendering just 205.8 yards per game, through the air.
But that is due in large part to the success of Jamaal Charles and Kansas City's second-ranked ground game, as opponents have attempted just 27.2 passes per game.
When teams have thrown against K.C., they have had success, as the Chiefs have allowed an average QB rating of 103.0, fifth-worst in the league. Further, opponents have thrown for 10 touchdowns against the Chiefs, seventh-most in the NFL.
And considering how encouraging it was to see Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman have success in the second-half against Washington in their last game, offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan should look to strike early and often against a questionable Kansas City secondary.
Freeman completed passes of 65 and 54 yards versus the 'Skins—both in the second-half—and had two receivers, Mike Williams and Vincent Jackson, haul in over 100 yards for the game.
The capability is there—whether the play-calling will be, is another question altogether.