Red Zone

Chiefs report card vs. Steelers

First quarter Key play:

Matt Cassel passed 38 yards to Tony Moeaki to the Pittsburgh 25, setting up the game’s first touchdown and giving the Chiefs their first lead of the season.

Key stat:

494 minutes, 51 seconds, the amount of playing time this season before the Chiefs took a lead.

Second quarter Key play:

Ben Roethlisberger passed 7 yards to Mike Wallace for a touchdown that tied the game at 10-10.

Key stat:

The Steelers were three of four on third-down conversions.

Third quarter Key play:

Ryan Succop missed a 33-yard field goal attempt that would have put the Chiefs ahead.

Key stat:

Succop has missed a field goal in each of the last two games.

Fourth quarter Key play:

Pittsburgh’s Shaun Suisham kicked a 31-yard field goal that put the Steelers ahead 13-10.

Key stat:

3, the number of Chiefs drives that consisted of three plays and a punt to start the period.

Overtime Key play:

Lawrence Timmons intercepted Matt Cassel’s first pass of overtime and returned it to the Chiefs’ 5.

Key stat:

1, the number of Chiefs turnovers in the game. But it was a big one.

Player of the game:

Busy night for linebacker Derrick Johnson.

Reason to hope:

The Chiefs can be competitive if they can take a lead.

Reason to mope:

Judging from their numerous celebrations, the Chiefs have been spending too much time working on things other than football.

Looking ahead:

The Chiefs return to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday for a game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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