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Kansas City Chiefs (8-4)

Sun. 11/14 Sun. 11/21 Sun. 12/5 Sun. 12/12 Thu. 12/16
@ LV
W 41-14
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vs. Dal
W 19-9
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vs. Den
W 22-9
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vs. LV
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 AM MST12:00 PM CST1:00 PM EST12:00 PM CT22:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
5:20 PM PT6:20 PM MT7:20 PM CT8:20 PM ET1:20 GMT9:20 6:20 PM MST7:20 PM CST8:20 PM EST7:20 PM CT5:20 UAE (+1)20:20 ET23:20

Chiefs offense bogging down when it deviates from script

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs have reached the end zone so regularly on their opening offensive possession this season that their opponents might as well stop wasting time and just give them the seven points.

The rest of the game is another matter.

Once the Chiefs are forced to deviate from their opening script - the set of roughly 15 plays that are carefully curated and crafted throughout a week of preparation - things begin to go sideways. Their once-dynamic offense looks more like a wet firecracker, forcing their once-maligned defense to bail them out in a series of nail-biting victories.

AFC West Division
Kansas City 840.667
Los Angeles 750.583
Las Vegas 660.500
Denver 660.500
Full Standings
Pass Yds: P. Mahomes3384
Pass TDs: P. Mahomes25
Rush Yds: C. Edwards-Helaire421
Rush TDs: D. Williams4
Rec Yds: T. Hill954
Rec TDs: T. Hill8
Int: W. Gay Jr.2
Sacks: C. Jones6.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4693 (4)
Passing Yards: 3482 (6)
Rushing Yards: 1320 (19)
Points per game: 25.3 (13)
Yards per game: 391.1 (3)
Touchdowns: 34 (9)
Field Goals: 18 (18)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4412 (24)
Passing Yards: 3165 (20)
Rushing Yards: 1382 (17)
Points per game: 21.6 (8)
Yards per game: 367.7 (26)
Touchdowns: 29 (11)
Field Goals: 15 (8)
Date Player Transactions
12/1 M. Kemp reinstated
11/30 K. Long Activated from PUPL
11/30 J. McKinnon on IR hamstring
11/30 K. Saunders on IR knee
11/29 M. Kemp reinstated
11/29 M. Kemp Exempt/Commissioner's Permission List COVID-19
11/29 N. Griffin-Stewart pract. squad add
11/22 D. Fountain pract. squad add
11/20 D. Brown cut
11/20 D. Fountain active/prac. squad COVID-19 Replacement
Date Player Status
12/5 R. Fenton knee (Out)
12/5 L. Niang ribs (Out)
12/5 C. Edwards-Helaire illness (Questionable)
11/30 J. McKinnon hamstring (IR)
11/30 K. Saunders knee (IR)
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