Chiefs Defeat Texans in 42-14 Romp

The Kansas City Chiefs moved to 3-0 on the season as they outscored the Texans 28-7 in the second half to easily defeat Houston in their most lopsided victory of the season.

The Texans hung close tying the score 7-7 in the second quarter but the Chiefs scored from 5-yards out with only 13 seconds left in the first half on Priest Holmes's second touchdown of the game that made the score 14-7.

In the second half, the Chiefs dominated the game. Texans quarterback David Carr threw two second half touchdowns including one that safety Shaunard Harts ran back for a 39 yards that put the game on ice.

Trent Green had a solid day despite two interceptions. He found Eddie Kennison for a 15-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter. At times Green was very precise and he was able to get Tony Gonzalez into the game. Gonzalez nearly caught a touchdown pass in the second quarter but it was his best game of the season.

Priest Holmes, as mentioned scored twice. He ended the game rushing for 89 yards. The most important factor in the game was that Holmes was able to rest most of the third quarter and all of the fourth as the outcome was never in doubt. Derrick Blaylock scored his first NFL touchdown as he ran off tackle for 20 yards early in the fourth quarter.

The Texans played tough early in the third quarter But the back breaker for Houston was Dante Hall's 73-yard punt return that left the Reliant Stadium crowd buzzing. From that point forward, the Chiefs were able to take the crowd out of the game and win their first road game of the season.

Next week the Chiefs travel to Baltimore to play the Ravens at 3:00 central time. Stay tuned to Warpaint for more information on Sunday's victory. Top Stories