Chiefs clobber Redskins , end 3-game losing streak

By Associated Press, Kansas
Published On: Dec 08 2013 03:12:54 PM CST
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LANDOVER, Md. -

The Kansas City scored early and often Sunday, breaking a three-game losing streak with a 45-10 embarrassment of the Washington Redskins.           

The Chiefs improved to 10-3 by dominating an opponent that offered little resistance. They scored on their first four possessions, sacked Robert Griffin III five times and Kirk Cousins once, and returned a punt and a kickoff for touchdowns.           

The score was 17-0 after the first quarter and 38-10 at halftime. Quintin Demps immediately answered the lone Redskins touchdown with a 95-yard kickoff return, part of a stunning tally of 321 return yards by Kansas City in the first half alone.           

The Redskins fell to 3-10, increasing speculation that coach Mike Shanahan will be gone at the end of the season.