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Chiefs end Packers’ perfect season

KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The Green Bay Packers’ perfect NFL season came to a crashing halt on Sunday against the beleaguered Kansas City Chiefs, who rallied behind interim coach Romeo Crennel and new quarterback Kyle Orton to a shocking 19-14 victory.

Orton finished 23 of 31 for 299 yards in his first start for the Chiefs (6-8), who fired coach Todd Haley last Monday after the team had lost five of its last six games.

But behind an inspired performance by the defense, four field goals by Ryan Succop and Jackie Battle’s short touchdown run with 4:53 left in the game, Kansas City handed the Packers (13-1) their first loss since Dec. 19, 2010, at New England. The Packers had won 19 straight games in the past year, including the Super Bowl.

Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers was just 17 of 35 for 235 yards and a touchdown, and he also scampered eight yards for another touchdown with 2:12 left in the game. AP
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