KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tim Hightower had no interest in the silver lining.
Not that it was a surprise, given that the Cards had just lost their fifth straight game to the Chiefs. But with the return of
Hightower had 62 yards on 12 carries – a 5.2-per-carry average – and Wells had 39 yards on eight carries – a 4.9-per-carry average.
“When you’re not able to win … that’s what it is about,” Hightower said. “Whether we ran the ball well or we didn’t, if this was the beginning of the season and we were trying to build something, you have room for those errors. You see that light at the end of the tunnel.
“But now we need results, and today we didn’t get results. That’s the only thing I am looking for.”
Coach Ken Whisenhunt was in much the same frame of mind.
“If we would have been able to stay with that plan, I think we were pleased with what we were able to get accomplished in the run game,” Whisenhunt said. “If there is one area we can have a little bit of hope in I think that is it because we ran the football a little better.”
After missing the first game of his career last week, defensive tackle
“It was tough but I sucked it up,” Dockett said. “They needed me in there and I did the best I could.”
GONE WITH THE WIND
Many of the passes of quarterback
“There were some throws that … had some gusts,” Anderson said, noting in particular an overthrow of a wide-open
“The ball was moving around. For the most part, the balls that were on target guys would corral them. They were moving and that’s something we don’t see.”
BANGED UP GOING IN, COMING OUT
Doucet’s concussion wasn’t the only injury. Linebacker