Chiefs news for September 14, 2021
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Kansas City Chiefs Stalwart Chris Jones Resembles Reggie White In Big Win | forbes
Then with 10:10 left in the game, Jones lined up at his new defensive end position and beat right tackle Jack Conklin, a two-time, first-team All-Pro, to sack Baker Mayfield. That forced the run-first Browns team to get behind in down and distance.
Chiefs vs. Browns score, takeaways: Kansas City survives Week 1 scare, bounces back late to beat Cleveland | cbssports
The Cleveland Browns were looking to wash away the misery of an AFC divisional round loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, but it ended up being more of the same for the AFC North franchise. The Browns held the lead for nearly 53 minutes in Kansas City before the Chiefs registered what would be the game-winning score.
Opinion: Thanks to Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs remain a cut above the rest of the AFC | usatoday
But then came the play that in one fell swoop ignited a slightly off-kilter and sluggish squad. The gain bailed out a group that, from top to bottom, had been outplayed and out-schemed. It spurred the Chiefs on to a 33-29 victory and signaled to the rest of the league that the Chiefs remain as imposing as ever.
Chiefs stock watch: Which players impressed during Week 1 | usatoday
Tyreek Hill took over the game with another big play scoring an epic 75-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. Hill finished leading the team with 197 yards, eleven catches, and a touchdown. During Hill’s postgame press conference, he said he thought about throwing up the peace sign and doing a backflip on that 75-yard TD, but he was avoiding a fine from the league.
‘I saw this little hand pop up’: How that Patrick Mahomes to Tyreek Hill TD unfolded | kansascity.com
It started with a small hand in the air, the only thing Mahomes could actually see before launching a football that, despite him running full speed toward the sideline, would travel 49 yards in flight. The ball would land in Hill’s gut, and by the conclusion of the 75-yard sequence, the Chiefs’ 33-29 comeback win had its signature moment.
Patrick Mahomes shatters Dan Marino and Kurt Warner records, and he’s got three games to spare | cbssports
Mahomes finished 27 of 36 for 337 yards with three touchdowns and zero interceptions (131.4 rating) in Kansas City’s 33-29 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Mahomes has 117 career passing touchdowns, passing Dan Marino (116) for the most passing touchdowns through 50 starts in NFL history. Mahomes also passed Kurt Warner for the most passing yards (14,489) through a player’s first 50 starts (Warner had 14,372).
Patrick Mahomes on New Offensive Line in Week 1: ‘I Thought They Did a Great Job’ | si.com
In the 33-29 Chiefs victory, quarterback Patrick Mahomes was sacked twice. For the most part, he had ample time within the pocket and was able to navigate cleanly. Sure, there were a few instances in which he was pressured or running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire had nowhere to run. That’s bound to happen with a new group up front. With that said, Mahomes told the media postgame that he was pleased with the performance of his new-look line.
Chiefs’ defensive disruption keys Week 1 win, promise for another Super Bowl run | nfl.com
They took the field without two of their best defensive players — All-Pro safety Tyrann Mathieu and Pro Bowl defensive end Frank Clark — and promptly found themselves trailing by 12 points at halftime. Everybody inside Arrowhead Stadium expected Mahomes to lead a furious rally in the final two quarters. What was more impressive was watching that undermanned defense stifle a Cleveland offense that had been rolling for a good portion of the day.
Kansas City Chiefs sign Mark Vital to practice squad | 247sports
Former Baylor Bears basketball star and new tight end Mark Vital has a new home in the NFL. After a brief stint with the Seattle Seahawks, Vital announced Monday on Twitter that he was signing a deal to join the Kansas City Chiefs’ practice squad.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid on S Tyrann Mathieu: ‘He’ll be back’ vs. Baltimore | kshb
“He’ll be, as I’m sitting here right now, and I haven’t met yet with the medical staff, but he’ll be back,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said during his Monday news conference.