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Chiefs vs. Texans: What They're Saying About KC's Loss

The Houston Texans beat the Kansas City Chiefs at Reliant Stadium on Sunday. Here's what people are saying following the game:

Wrap-up: Texans 35, Chiefs 31 - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
What I didn’t like: While the pass defense did well yardage-wise with Matt Cassel throwing for just 201, it allowed for three touchdown passes, two to Dwayne Bowe. The Chiefs were 10-for-17 on third and fourth down, averaged 6 yards a carry and came up just 7 yards short of having two 100-yard running backs.

VIDEO: Todd Haley press conference

Haley sees growth even in stunning defeat - NFL Nation Blog - ESPN
"What’s critical is to understand is we’re not there yet," Haley said. "We are in still actually in the foundation stage … We’re going to come on the road and we’re going to win these big games and I think it’s going to be sooner rather than later. We’re obviously just not there yet … We have a lot of guys in deep, deep pain and that’s why I’m encouraged."

Chiefs vs. Texans: Matt Schaub Leads Another Remarkable Comeback -- NFL FanHouse
Texans running back Arian Foster has made a lot of headlines this season, and led the NFL in rushing entering the game, but teammate Derrick Ward has been effective, too. His 38-yard touchdown in the third quarter pulled the Texans to within seven, 21-14. It was his third touchdown in 15 carries this season. The 38-yarder was his longest of the season and he never before in his NFL career had scored a touchdown in three consecutive games.

Fantasy Football: Matt Cassel, Dwayne Bowe Have Big Days - SB Nation Kansas City
The Kansas City Chiefs had a huge fantasy football day against the Houston Texans. Unfortunately, it came in a loss. Here are the fantasy highlights from the Chiefs:

That old Patriot magic, another QB quandary in Philly, more Snaps - Don Banks -
You can have the rest of the field, I'll take Thomas Jones and Jamaal Charles as the NFL's best two-back combination this season. The Chiefs tandem produced 193 yards rushing at Houston, with Jones gaining an even 100 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries, and Charles adding 93 yards on 16 attempts. Overall, Kansas City gouged the Texans for the aforementioned 228 yards rushing, gaining an average of six yards a pop on 38 carries. Jones (338 yards) and Charles (418) have already combined for 756 yards rushing through five games, and they're not wearing down -- they're getting better.