If someone had told you on October 24 that in three games the Chiefs would have sole ownership of first place in West Asia, would you have believed them?
Even the most ardent Kansas City fan may have contested that prediction. But first place is where The Chief finds themselves after winning their last three matches, including a 41-14 win over the Raiders in Sunday Night Football.
quarterback Patrick Mahomes He played his best game in 2021, completing 35 of 50 passes for 406 yards with five touchdowns and no picks, recording the season’s highest in yards and matching his season’s highest in touchdowns.
tight end Travis Kelsey The Chiefs led by 119 yards on eight grabs. Daryl Williams also had 101 yards in nine catches — including a 38-yard touchdown he grabbed on safety Jonathan Abrams in the fourth quarter. and the recipient Trek Hill Place seven receptions for 83 yards with a pair of TDs.
Although The Chiefs took a 17-7 lead at the end of the first half, the Raiders quickly scored a touchdown on their opening lead in the second half to make it 17-14.
But it was all Kansas City from there.
tight end Noah Gray He scored for the first time in his career, hitting 1 yard in the third quarter. Then the receiver D Shane Jackson He fumbled on his first reception as Ryder, giving Kansas City additional possession that the club turned into a field goal.
Going up from 27 to 14 at the start of the fourth quarter, The Chiefs added Williams’ 38-yard score and Mahomes’ 22-yard touchdown to the receiver. Byron Pringle To make the game unattainable.
The Raiders had a chance to add a cosmetic touch late in the last period. but Derek CarrFinished to a narrow end Darren Waller In the end zone it was invalidated by a punishing penalty.
Fourth place and the goal, Carr’s pass to Hunter Renfro Trading volume has been reduced on dips.
After the start of the hot season, Carr fell into a rut. With his side dropping 27-14 in the third quarter, Carr threw a poor interception when he pushed the ball up toward the middle of the field while taking a hit. safety Daniel Sorensen, who dropped several plays this season, was there to get the takeaway.
Carr finished the 25 of 35 lane game for 261 yards with a pair of touchdowns and interceptions.
Las Vegas was only 1 of 9 in third and lost 15 times. Kansas City finished with 516 yards, 29 touchdowns first, and 9 of 15 in third.
With the loss, the Raiders are 5-4 and they stay home next week on a date with the 5-4 Bengals.
At 6-4, the first-place chiefs have a big game against the Cowboys at home in Week 11.
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