49ers vs. Chiefs: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis for Kansas City

Benjamin AllbrightContributor IAugust 16, 2013

The 49ers scored the lone offensive touchdown, and beat the Kansas City Chiefs 15-13 in their pre-season week two showdown.  San Francisco rookie quarterback BJ Daniels lead all passers with 72 yards, and scored the game's only offensive touchdown, finding Chuck Jacobs in the end zone on a 14 yard pass play.

The Chiefs were able to move the ball somewhat effectively in the first half, with rookie running back Knile Davis accounting for 68 of the team's 92 total offensive yards in the first half.  

The Chiefs offensive line appeared out of sync all night, surrendering a combined 7 sacks, and a blocked punt on special teams, which was an otherwise bright spot for the team on the night.  Punter Dustin Colquitt downed two punts inside the five, kicker Ryan Succop was perfect on field goal tries, and return man Quintin Demps scored on a 104 yard kick return.

The Chiefs defense had a solid outing, but it was tough to gauge how good the unit is, as the 49ers starting offense only played one series.


Team unit grades: 

Offense:  C+ The team moved the ball, but had far too few points to show for it; also offensive line play was abysmal.  

Defense: B+ The team showed an aggressive streak that's been missing in recent years, and got after the quarterback on pass plays, but broke down in contain far too often. 

Special Teams:  A- This grade would have been an A+ but allowing the blocked punt was inexcusable.  Special teams was a very bright spot in this game, and could be the difference in more than a few games this season.