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Chiefs overcome lousy offense, keep rolling up wins

Alex Smith was held to less than 200 yards passing with an interception, Spencer Ware was plugged up on the ground and the rest of the offense was rendered entirely ineffective.

Kansas City still managed to beat the reigning NFC champions on the road.

In what is quickly becoming a charmed season for the Chiefs, coach Andy Reid and Co. kept right on rolling with a 20-17 victory at Carolina on Sunday. Kansas City leaned on its defense to climb out of 17-point hole and win its fifth straight, second only to Dallas for longest streak in the NFL.

"The guys didn't panic. That's the most important thing," Reid said Monday. "You saw at halftime, the things...