Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Chiefs Show They're Best Team in Mexico

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Chiefs Show They're Best Team in Mexico

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The Kansas City Chiefs trounced the Dallas Cowboys 32-6 Monday night as the NFL took its show south of the border for an exhibition of futbol americano.

The Chiefs got a kick out of their first preseason game, being successful on four field goals, including two long ones.

Dallas dropped to 1-1, but the Cowboys learned for the first time that quarterback Troy Aikman can go deep to defender-turned-receiver Deion Sanders.

Played in a city ringed by the majestic eastern Sierra Madre, the game was the 27th in an international exhibition series that began in London in 1986.

On Monday night, Monterrey's 45,218-seat University Stadium was sold out.

The Chiefs were auditioning two kickers: Roman Anderson and Bjorn Nittmo, both formerly of the Canadian Football League. The Chiefs released last year's kicker, Lin Elliott, after he missed three field goals in a 10-7 playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

In the first half, Anderson made both field goals he tried - from 19 and 29 yards - and an extra point. …

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