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Chiefs move to 7-1 with win over Denver

Chiefs have beaten the Broncos in 7 straight games (Hear what Mahomes had to say after the game)

Jay Binkley
October 28, 2018 - 4:51 pm

The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Denver Broncos on Sunday 30-23-it was the Chiefs 7th straight win over the Broncos:


Patrick Mahomes.  Patrick was 24/34 for 303 yards (extending his franchise record to 7 straight games over 300 yards) and 4 touchdowns and an int.  The win was the Chiefs 7th win in a row verse the Broncos.  He know has 26 touchdown passes in half of the season.  The team record is 30 touchdown passes set by Len Dawson.

-Here is the postgame press conference for Patrick Mahomes:

-Andy Reid has now won 19 of the last 20 games against the AFC West.

-Dee Ford came up big for the defense with 3 sacks and a forced his 4th fumble on the year as the Chiefs had 5 all together.  The Chiefs must begin stopping the run as the Broncos ran for 189 yards in this game.

-Kareem Hunt did it again with the 2nd game in a row where he hurdled a defender.  Kareem had 50 yards rushing and 5 catches for 36 yards and touchdown.

-This is what he did last week against the Bengals:

-Sammy Watkins had a big day as he had his 2nd 100 yard game as a Chief as he had 8 catches 107 yards and 2 touchdowns:

-Here is the 7th Street Casino Arrowhead Pride postgame show:


Notes from the Chiefs PR department:


REID MOVES UP THE WIN CHART: With today’s 30-23 win, Andy Reid now owns 201 regular and postseason victories (190 regular, 11 postseason), second most of any active NFL head coach behind New England’s Bill Belichick (283). Reid and Belichick are the only two active NFL head coaches with 200 or more victories. Today’s victory moves Reid up to a tie for eighth-most wins with Dan Reeves (201) for most all-time wins as a head coach in NFL history.



1.       347     Don Shula

2.       324     George Halas

3.       283     Bill Belichick

4.       270     Tom Landry

5.       229     Curly Lambeau

6.       209     Chuck Knoll

7.       205     Marty Schottenheimer

8t.      201     Andy Reid

201     Dan Reeves

10.      194     Chuck Knox

CHIEFS POINT TOTAL IS BEST THROUGH EIGHT WEEKS: Kansas City has now scored 290 points through eight games to start the season. That is the most points in the first eight games played in club history, passing the 1966 Chiefs (285). Kansas City’s 290 points lead the NFL in scoring in 2018.



Rank Points Year

1.       290     2018

2.       285     1966

3.       259     2002

4.       246     2003

5.       236     2017

Kansas City’s 30 points in tonight’s game gives the Chiefs seven 30+ point games for the season which ties for the second-best single-season total in Chiefs history. The last time the Chiefs scored 30+ points in seven or more games was during the 2004 season (eight).



1.       8        1966, 2002, 2004

2.       7        1999, 2003, 2018

KELCE FINDS THE ENDZONE: TE Travis Kelce scored on a nine-yard touchdown pass from QB Patrick Mahomes. This marks Kelce’s fourth touchdown of the season and the 26th of his career. Kelce has recorded a reception in 71 consecutive games, the third-longest streak in franchise history. Kelce finished the day with six receptions for 79 yards and one touchdown.

MAHOMES CONTINUES TO BREAK RECORDS: According to NFL Research, with 26 touchdown passes and 2,810 yards in 2018, Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes has the most passing touchdowns and passing yards in a player’s first nine career games in the Super Bowl era.

According to ESPN Stats & Info, Mahomes’ six games with a least three passing touchdowns in nine career games played is the second-most games in a player’s first nine games since the 1970 merger. He trails QB Kurt Warner who had seven games with at least three passing touchdowns in his first nine career games.

MAHOMES EXTENDS FRANCHISE RECORDS: QB Patrick Mahomes completed 24 of 34 passes for 303 yards in today’s game against the Denver Broncos. His 303 yards gives him seven consecutive games with 300+ passing yards, extending his franchise record. Mahomes is now tied for the second-most 300+ passing yard games in a single season in franchise history with QB Bill Kenney (seven in 1983). Over the past three seasons, the Broncos have only allowed a 300-yard passer in two games, both times were to QB Patrick Mahomes this season.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOK                                                    


1.        8        Trent Green            2004

2t.      7        Patrick Mahomes   2018  

7        Bill Kenney              1983

4t.       5        Elvis Grbac             2000

           5        Trent Green            2003

           5        Alex Smith               2017

Mahomes finished the game with four touchdown passes and a 125.0 passer rating. This marks his sixth game of the season with a 100.0+ passer rating, tying for fifth-most in a single season in franchise history with QBs Alex Smith (six in 2015) and Matt Cassel (six in 2010). His 26 touchdown passes this season rank tied for the sixth-most touchdown passes thrown in a season in Chiefs history. Mahomes’ 26 touchdown passes in the first eight games of the season are tied for the third-most TD passes in league history with QB Peyton Manning (26 in 2004) and trails only Manning’s 29 in 2013 and QB Tom Brady’s 30 in 2007.



1.       30       Tom Brady              2007

2.       29       Peyton Manning      2013

3.       26       Patrick Mahomes   2018

                     Peyton Manning      2004

REITER MAKES FIRST CHIEFS START: OL Austin Reiter made his first start in a Chiefs uniform today at center. This marks Reiter’s second-career start, starting one other time at center with the Cleveland Browns (10/2/16).

FORD HAS A DAY:  LB Dee Ford dropped Broncos QB Case Keenum three times in today’s game, forcing a fumble on two of his sacks. His first sack was for a loss of 11 yards and the fumble was recovered by Denver. On his second sack he dropped Keenum for a loss of seven yards and the fumble was recovered by rookie LB Breeland Speaks. This marked Speaks’ second fumble recovery of the season. Ford’s third sack resulted in a loss of zero yards. Ford has a team-leading 8.0 sacks (-44.0 yards) for the season and 25.5 sacks (-147.5 yards) for his career. Ford now has a career-high four forced fumbles for the season and six for his career. Ford finished the game with four solo tackles and three quarterback hits to go along with his 3.0 sacks and two forced fumbles.

SPEAKS TAKES DOWN KEENUM: Rookie LB Breeland Speaks took down QB Case Keenum for a loss of 11 yards. This marks Speaks’ first full sack of his career and gives him 1.5 sacks for the season. Speaks finished the game with four tackles (three solo), including one for loss, and a fumble recovery in addition to his sack.

WATKINS NABS TWO TOUCHDOWNS, HITS CENTURY MARK: WR Sammy Watkins scored on 13- and 10-yard touchdown passes from QB Patrick Mahomes. This marks Watkins’ fifth multi-touchdown reception game of his career and gives him three touchdowns for the season. His last multi-touchdown game came in Week 3 of the 2017 season when he was with the Los Angeles Rams. Watkins owns 28 touchdowns for his career.

Watkins finished the game with eight receptions for 107 yards. This marks Watkins’ second 100-yard game of the season and the 13th of his career.

JONES TAKES DOWN KEENUM: DL Chris Jones took down QB Case Keenum for a loss of 10 yards, forcing a fourth down in the third quarter. Jones owns 4.0 sacks (-33.0 yards) for the season and 12.5 sacks (-94.0 yards) for his career. Jones finished the game with one solo tackle for loss and two quarterback hits in addition to his sack.

HUNT HURDLES INTO THE ENDZONE: On 4th-and-1, RB Kareem Hunt charged through multiple defenders to score on a 23-yard pass from QB Patrick Mahomes. This marks Hunt’s fifth receiving touchdown of the season and gives him 10 touchdowns overall (five rushing, five receiving). Hunt has 21 career touchdowns (13 rushing, eight receiving). Hunt finished the game with 36 receiving yards on five receptions and 50 rushing yards on 16 attempts in addition to his touchdown.

FULLER TAKES IT AWAY: CB Kendall Fuller recorded his first interception in a Chiefs uniform on a QB Case Keenum fourth-quarter pass at KC’s 45-yard line. Fuller owns five career interceptions. Fuller added five tackles (three solo) and one pass defensed to go along with his interception.

COLQUITT CONTINUES CAREER CLIMB: P Dustin Colquitt punted five times for 196 yards (39.2 gross, 32.6 net), landing three inside the 20-yard line in today’s game. Colquitt’s five punts in today’s game give him 1,052 punts for his career, moving him past P Ray Guy (1,049) to rank 20thin NFL history for most punts. He owns the franchise record with 429 career punts inside the 20, the most by any punter in the NFL since he entered the league in 2005. He currently ranks fourth all-time in NFL history for most punts inside the 20 and needs 11 more to pass P Brad Maynard (439) for third-most in league history. He has punted for 47,220 yards, the most punting yards in franchise history and 14th-most in NFL history.

-Next week the Chiefs travel to Cleveland to play the Browns.


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