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SportsBeat KC podcast: Chiefs vs. Steelers preseason game was a yawner for A-Team

Andy Reid analyzes Chiefs 17-7 preseason loss

Chiefs coach Andy Reid broke down his team's 17-7 preseason loss to the Steelers on Saturday night in Pittsburgh.
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Chiefs coach Andy Reid broke down his team's 17-7 preseason loss to the Steelers on Saturday night in Pittsburgh.

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes played just half of the first quarter in Saturday’s preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, leading columnist Sam Mellinger to write: “Come On What’s The Point.”

Delayed by an hour due to lightning, the A-Team of Sam, Chiefs beat writer Brooke Pryor, columnist Vahe Gregorian and host Blair Kerkhoff gathered for a late-night Facebook Live after the game at Heinz Field. Chiefs lost 17-7, but it was the prospect of two more preseason games that was decidedly more problematic.

Read the stories we discussed:

Vahe Gregorian: Chiefs’ loss to Steelers is testimony that NFL preseason is too long: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article234118857.html

Sam Mellinger: Seven things that might matter from the Chiefs’ preseason game against the Steelers: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article234118832.html

Okafor’s sack for Chiefs was a highlight in game without many, but return was victory: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article234123707.html

Chiefs at Steelers: Here are the report card grades from Preseason game two: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article234121482.html

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