Chiefs say longer cleats helped in win at snowy Washington
The Chiefs did their part to make Sunday the most touchdown-filled day in NFL history. There were 90 trips across the end zone in the 14 NFL games Sunday, six by the Chiefs in their 45-10 triumph at Washington. What made the record so astounding was the frightful weather conditions at most of the games. Snow, ice and bitter cold spread throughout the map, especially in the Northeast. Snow accumulated on the fields in games at Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Washington. All of them produced games where the total points exceeded 50. Snow and sloppy tracks are supposed to impact the footing and slow the game. But the Eagles' LeSean McCoy rushed for 217 yards against Detroit in ...