Everybody loves the big play in the NFL. Last year, the Chiefs were seriously deficient in plays that chalked off big chunks of yardage. The longest play they could manage was a 52 yard TD pass from QB Matt Cassel to WR Dwayne Bowe. It was the offense’s only play of more than 50 yards. Only one other offense had more trouble getting big plays than the Chiefs â€“ Washington Redskins. The longest play that Mike Shanahan’s offense produced was a 51-yard catch and run by WR Donte Stallworth.
At the other end of the spectrum were New England and the New York Giants that both had 99-yard TD pass plays. They were also the teams that played in the Super Bowl.
If the Chiefs are going to move from pretender to contender, they are going to need bigger plays on offense.
Here are the longest offensive plays for all 32 NFL teams during the 20112 season: …Read More!