Look For Gunslinging ChiefsOctober 12th, 2012
The lowly Chiefs come to Tampa with the fourth-ranked offense in the NFL, behind the league’s No. 2 running game. Of course, those rankings are based on total yardage and don’t account for the stunning, almost record-breaking turnover totals turned out by the Chiefs this season.
So will the Chiefs continue to pound the football relentlessly? Not this Sunday, says former Bucs quarterback Shaun King, who is now a heavy-hitter NFL analyst with NBC Sports Network.
King still attends Bucs games and keeps a close eye on all things Bucs, and he checked in on the Ron and Ian Show on WDAE-AM Thursday and said he expects Brady Quinn starting will change the Chiefs offense significantly.
“I think they’re going to be aggressive throwing the football,” King said. “From what I’ve heard around the league the guys in that locker room feel better about Brady Quinn than they do about Matt Cassel.
“I think the weakness on the Bucs defense is the corners. They’re going to test Eric Wright and see where he is … see if those corners can hold up.”
It was a bit of an eye-opener to hear King say that the Bucs’ cornerbacks are the major weakness on defense. It’s a solid point but in many ways a good thing. The revival
from the depths of hell of the defensive line and linebackers has made this possible.
Aqib Talib and Eric Wright have endured their share of roasting this season and nobody is calling for their Pro Bowl consideration, but they’re still solid players. Joe would be relieved if the Chiefs take to the air. Joe will take the Bucs corners over Brady Quinn any day.