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Chiefs Erase Big Deficit To Knock Off The Struggling Colts

Last updated on Monday, October 10, 2011

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - The Kansas City Chiefs recovered from a seventeen point deficit to beat the Indianapolis Colts yesterday, 28-24.

For the second straight game, the Colts defense looked gassed towards the end of the second half.

The Chiefs used a balanced offensive attack that featured big plays from pro-bowl wide out Dwane Bowe and running back Jackie Battle.

Curtis Painter was industrious in managing the Colts offense, and hooked up with speedy wide out Pierre Garçon for two touchdown passes in the first half.

Painter finished with 277 yards, two touchdowns and no turnovers.

Pat Angerer, playing for the injured Gary Brackett, chalked up another fifteen tackles at starting middle linebacker. Angerer entered the game as the league's leader in tackles.

Dwight Freeney had 1.5 sacks and had four hits on the quarterback.

The Chiefs gutted the Colts defense for 194 yards on a 5.1 yard per carry average.

Bowe caught seven passes for 128 yards and two touchdowns.

The Colts are 0-5, and join the Dolphins and Rams as the only winless teams in the NFL.

The Colts take on their regional rival, the 3-2 Cincinnati Bengals, at Paul Brown Stadium this Sunday.

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