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Mahomes, Hill light up Bucs; Chiefs hold on vs. Brady, 27-24

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — When Tyreek Hill draws single coverage, Patrick Mahomes is going to find a way to get the ball to the Kansas City Chiefs' most explosive receiver. Mahomes threw for 462 yards, including touchdowns of 75, 44 and 20 yards to Hill, who finished with 13 catches for 269 yards ...

Mahomes hits Kelce in last minute, Chiefs edge Raiders 35-31

Even after Jason Witten's touchdown put the Las Vegas Raiders ahead with 1:43 to play, the mood on the Kansas City Chiefs' sideline was calm and cool. Not much can stop the Super Bowl champs lately. Not when they have the quarterback who makes everything go. “We’ve got Patrick Mahomes,” ...

Raiders may need to repeat aggressive style to beat Chiefs

The Las Vegas Raiders needed to alter their style when they finally broke through last month with their first win in Kansas City in eight years. Derek Carr delivered the most prolific deep passing game of his career, coach Jon Gruden called for two successful fourth-down gambles and a ...

Chiefs escape with 33-31 win when Panthers FG is wide right

Patrick Mahomes was just goofing around during a special teams segment of practice when he dreamed up this audacious play in which he'd put himself in motion, then take the snap and look downfield for a wide receiver. Chiefs coach Andy Reid liked it so much that he put it in the game ...

Chiefs’ Reid big fan of Panthers running back McCaffrey

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The innovative mind of Chiefs coach Andy Reid can't help but envision how certain players would fit into his offense. Christian McCaffrey is a prime example. To be a running back in Reid's system, you must be able to do just about everything: run hard between the ...

Chiefs holding themselves to higher standard this season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were nearly three-touchdown favorites against the New York Jets on Sunday, and they figure to be considerable favorites when the Carolina Panthers visit Arrowhead Stadium next week. Such massive expectations don't seem to bother them. "It's all ...

Mahomes throws 5 TD passes as Chiefs romp past Jets, 35-9

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes threw for 416 yards and five touchdowns, the Kansas City defense shut down Sam Darnold and the inept Jets offense, and the Chiefs romped to a 35-9 victory over winless New York on Sunday. Tyreek Hill had 98 yards receiving and two touchdowns, Travis ...

Chiefs smother Broncos, 43-16, in snowy Denver

Denver — The Kansas City Chiefs didn’t need the usual heroics from Patrick Mahomes to rout the Denver Broncos 43-16 Sunday for their 10th straight win over their AFC West rivals. The Chiefs (6-1) found other ways to dominate Denver (2-4) on a snowy afternoon that began with a temperature ...

Drew Lock happy to be the bad guy in Broncos-Chiefs rivalry

DENVER (AP) — Villain isn't a role that seems to suit Drew Lock's sunny personality. Yet it's one he's enthusiastically embracing as his Denver Broncos prepare to host his hometown Kansas City Chiefs, likely in the snow this weekend. "It is cool to be able to put the Darth Vader mask on ...

Le’Veon Bell ready to roll with Chiefs for first time

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell once carried the ball a league-leading 321 times in a single season for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He doesn't figure to get nearly as many chances with the Kansas City Chiefs. That's just fine with the two-time All-Pro running back, though. Bell has been ...

Chiefs, Edwards-Helaire run away with 26-17 win over Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes didn’t mind taking a back seat to rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire and the Kansas City Chiefs' running attack. With the Buffalo Bills working hard to limit deep throws by the strong-armed Mahomes, he gladly kept handing off the ball, and Kansas City ...

Carr helps Raiders snap Chiefs’ 13-game win streak, 40-32

Derek Carr could be forgiven for thinking he was due for another miserable day at Arrowhead Stadium. The Raiders quarterback had never won in six tries in Kansas City, his quarterback rating so low in his personal house of horrors that he probably deserved to be benched. And when Carr threw an ...

Chiefs overcome slow start, beat Patriots 26-10

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It's hard enough to slow down Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs under the best of circumstances. Try doing it with your star quarterback shelved by COVID-19, a 40-year-old journeyman taking his place, your top running back headed to injured reserve and a flight that didn't ...

Chiefs-Patriots moved to Monday night

The NFL will have a rare Monday night double-header after moving this weekend’s marquee matchup back a day over coronavirus concerns. New England and Kansas City were scheduled to square off Sunday. But Patriots quarterback Cam Newton and Chiefs practice squad quarterback Jordan Ta’amu ...

Patriots-Chiefs showdown postponed to Monday or Tuesday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Patriots-Chiefs game has been postponed until Monday or Tuesday due to positive coronavirus tests. Patriots quarterback Cam Newton and Chiefs practice squad quarterback Jordan Ta'amu are so far the only ones to return positive tests, but both teams are doing ...

Mahomes outplays Jackson, Chiefs top Ravens, 34-20

BALTIMORE (AP) — Patrick Mahomes put on a scintillating show while outperforming Lamar Jackson, and the Kansas City Chiefs deftly played the role of defending Super Bowl champions in a 34-20 thumping of the Baltimore Ravens on Monday night. Mahomes juked, danced, and jumped in and out of the ...

Big game: Chiefs and Mahomes vs Ravens and Jackson on MNF

It's the defending Super Bowl champions against a team that's won 14 straight regular-season games. Or, maybe it's a preview of the AFC title game — a matchup many expected to see last January. Most of all, the intrigue surrounding Monday night's game between the Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) ...

Butker good from 58 in OT, Chiefs survive Herbert’s LA debut

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Harrison Butker kicked a 58-yard field goal with 1:55 remaining in overtime, and the Kansas City Chiefs survived a superlative first start by rookie Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert to beat Los Angeles 23-20 on Sunday. Butker's game-winner was his third field goal ...

Chiefs look to spoil Chargers inaugural game at SoFi Stadium

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers' long wait for a shiny new home ends on Sunday when they play their first game in SoFi Stadium. Their first guest though could dampen the housewarming. The defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs have won 11 of the past 12 in the ...

Chiefs offense shows balance, firepower right out of gate

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs threw the adage that defense wins championship on the ol' barbecue and cooked it till charred last season, relying instead on their dynamic offense to win their first Super Bowl in 50 years. They also leaned on it to win their season opener ...