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Chiefs hammer Bengals

Patrick Mahomes adds another 4 touchdowns

Jay Binkley
October 21, 2018 - 9:15 am

The Kansas City Chiefs smashed the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night and move to 6-1 on the season.  Patrick Mahomes continues his brilliant play as he racked up 403 yards of offense with 358 yards passing and 45 yards rushing and 4 touchdowns.  Matter of fact he has 22 touchdowns through his first 8 games of his career breaking the record of 21 held by Kurt Warner.

The Chiefs outgained the Bengals on Sunday night on  a night where Andy Reid got his 200th coaching victory.

Kareem Hunt found the endzone 4 times tonight as he had 86 yards rushing and a touchdown with a 5.7 yards per carry average and 5 catches for 55 yards and 2 touchwowns. He also had one of the best runs of the year-(below):

-The defense finally put together a nice game 551 to 239 yards.  They limited the Bengals to just 174 yards passing and only 65 yards rushing.  Ron Parker even scored on a pick 6.

-Check out the 7th Street Casino Arrowhead Pride Postgame show right here:


Press release from the Chiefs:

REID GETS HIS 200TH CAREER WINWith tonight’s 45-10 win, Andy Reid now owns 200 regular and postseason victories (189 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 victories. Reid’s 200 victories currently rank him ninth in NFL history for most all-time wins as a head coach. With one more win Reid will tie Dan Reeves for eighth on the list with 201 career wins.



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

8.       201     Dan Reeves

9.       200     Andy Reid


CHIEFS POINT TOTAL IS BEST THROUGH SEVEN WEEKS: Kansas City has now scored 260 points through seven games to start the season. That is the most points in the first seven games played in club history, passing the 2002 Chiefs (239).



Rank  Points          Year

1.       260               2018

2.       239               2002

3.       237               1966

4.       208               2003

5.       207               2017


Kansas City’s 45 points in tonight’s game gives the Chiefs three 40+ point games for the season which ties for the third-best total in Chiefs history. The three 40+ games pass last year’s total of two 40+ games for the entire season. The last time the Chiefs scored 40+ points in three or more games was during the 2004 season (four).

The Chiefs 45 points in tonight’s game are tied for the second-most points scored under Head Coach Andy Reid since his arrival in 2013.



Rank  Points                    Date

1.       56 at Oakland          12/15/13

2t.      45 at Washinton      12/08/13

         45 vs. Detroit           11/1/15

         45 vs. Cincinnati    10/21/18

MAHOMES CONTINUES TO BREAK RECORDS: According to ESPN Stats & Info, with four touchdown passes in tonight’s game, Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes passed QB Kurt Warner (21) for the most touchdown passes in any player's first eight games in NFL history with 22 passing touchdowns. His 2,507 yards are also the most yards by any NFL quarterback in their first eight career games.

MAHOMES EXTENDS FRANCHISE RECORDS: QB Patrick Mahomes completed 28 of 39 passes for 358 yards in tonight’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals. His 358 yards gives him six consecutive games with 300+ passing yards, extending his franchise record. Mahomes now has the third-most 300+ passing yard games in a season in franchise history behind Chiefs QBs Trent Green (8 in 2004) and Bill Kenney (7 in 1983). According to Elias Sports, at 23 years old Mahomes is the youngest NFL quarterback to throw for 300+ yards in six consecutive games.



1.       6        Patrick Mahomes   2018

2t.      4        Trent Green            2004

4        Bill Kenney              1983

4.       3        Elvis Grbac              2000

His 358 yards in tonight’s game gives him 2,223 yards through the first seven games of the season which ranks first in franchise history. Mahomes passed QB Alex Smith’s previous record of 1,979 passing yards through Weeks 1-7 set in 2017.

CHIEFS RECORD BOOK                                                                                                                  


1.       2,223  Patrick Mahomes   2018

2.       1,979  Alex Smith               2017  

3.       1,824  Alex Smith               2015

4.       1,799  Trent Green            2001

5.       1,757  Joe Montana           1994


Mahomes connected on four touchdown throws in the game, marking his fifth game of the season with three or more touchdown throws. Mahomes has thrown for 22 touchdowns this season. He finished the game with a 123.7 passer rating, marking his fifth 100.0+ rating game of the season.

WYLIE GETS FIRST NFL START: T Andrew Wylie logged his first NFL start at right guard in tonight’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals.

COLQUITT CROSSES CAREER MILESTONE: Tonight’s game marked P Dustin Colquitt’s 213thgame played with the Chiefs. This is the second-most games played by any player with the Chiefs. Colquitt only trails Chiefs Hall of Fame G Will Shields who played 224 games from 1993 to 2006.

NO PUNTS ON THE DAY: Kansas City finished the game with no punts. The Chiefs have only accomplished this feat two other times in franchise history – vs. Carolina on Dec. 10, 2000 and at the Los Angeles Rams on Dec. 22, 1991. All three times that the Chiefs have been able to go an entire game without punting the ball they have come away with the win. 

HUNT GOES FOR THREE: RB Kareem Hunt scored on six- and 15-yard touchdown passes from QB Patrick Mahomes and added a two-yard rushing touchdown in tonight’s game. This marks Hunt’s second-career multi-touchdown reception game and his second three-touchdown performance, his other such performance coming in his NFL debut in 2017 against the New England Patriots (Sept. 7, 2017). Hunt has nine touchdowns (five rushing, four receiving) this season and 20 touchdowns (13 rushing, seven receiving) for his career. Hunt finished the game with 86 rushing yards on 15 attempts and 55 receiving yards on five receptions to go along with his three touchdowns. His 141 combined yards gives Hunt three 100-yard scrimmage performances for the season and 13 100-yard scrimmage games for his 23-game career.

LONG DRIVE OPENS GAME: The Chiefs traveled 95 yards to score on their opening drive in tonight’s game. According to STATS, this marks the longest opening drive for Kansas City since Week 15 of the 2008 season when the Chiefs marched 96 yards downfield for a touchdown against the San Diego Chargers. The Chiefs have scored on every opening drive of the 2018 season (five touchdowns, two field goals).

FORD DROPS DALTON: LB Dee Ford chased down Bengals QB Andy Dalton, dropping him for a loss of two yards and forcing a fumble that was recovered by Dalton. Ford has 5.0 sacks (-25.0 yards) for the season and 22.5 sacks (-128.5) for his career. Ford now has a career-high two forced fumbles for the season and four for his career. Ford finished the game with two solo tackles, one for a loss, and one quarterback hit to go along with his sack and forced fumble.

HARRIS HAULS IN TOUCHDOWN: TE Demetrius Harris hauled in a 17-yard touchdown pass from QB Patrick Mahomes for his second score of the season. This marks Harris’ fifth touchdown of his career and gives him a single-season career-high two touchdowns. The touchdown marked his only reception of the night.

PARKER GETS PICK SIX: On Cincinnati’s opening play of the second half S Ron Parker intercepted a QB Andy Dalton pass at Cincinnati’s 33-yard line and returned it for a touchdown. This marks Parker’s first-career touchdown and the longest interception return of his career. Parker has two interceptions for the season and 11 for his career. Parker added one solo tackle and one pass defensed to his interception and touchdown.

JONES TAKES DOWN DALTON: DL Chris Jones took down QB Andy Dalton for a loss of 11 yards forcing a fourth down in the third quarter. Jones owns 3.0 sacks (-23.0 yards) for the season and 11.5 sacks (-84.0 yards) for his career. Jones finished the game with three solo tackles, including two for loss, in addition to his sack.

HILL NABS TOUCHDOWN: WR Tyreek Hill scored on a three-yard touchdown pass from QB Patrick Mahomes, giving him seven receiving touchdowns this season, tying his career-high set last year. Hill has 20 receiving touchdowns for his career. Hill recorded 68 yards on seven receptions in tonight’s game.

O’DANIEL’S DAY: Chiefs rookie LB Dorian O’Daniel registered his first career tackle and tackle for loss in the third quarter against the Bengals. O’Daniel finished the day with four solo tackles, including one for loss.


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