How the Chiefs threw everything at Alvin Kamara to slow him down

Many critics decided the Saints didn't do enough to get Alvin Kamara the ball against the Chiefs.

Sean Payton was accused of being uncreative or holding back by some, while others wondered if something was going on with the star running back. But neither thing could be further from the truth.

The reason is simple: Kamara didn't get the ball more because the Chiefs threw as much as or more coverage at Kamara than anyone has before. With so many injuries to the Saints' offense, Kansas City had a clear primary objective, and it executed that plan well.

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