KANSAS CITY, Mo.: Patrick Mahomes threw for 416 yards and 5 touchdowns, the Kansas Metropolis protection shut down Sam Darnold and the inept Jets offense, and the Chiefs romped to a 35-9 victory over winless New York on Sunday.
Tyreek Hill had 98 yards receiving and two touchdowns, Travis Kelce completed with 109 yards and one other rating, and Mecole Hardman and Demarcus Robinson additionally reached the top zone because the Chiefs (7-1) gave Andy Reid his 229th win to maneuver right into a tie with Corridor of Fame coach Curly Lambeau for the fifth most in NFL historical past.
Le’Veon Bell, getting a crack on the Jets only a few weeks after they launched him, was held to simply 7 yards speeding with three catches for one more 31 yards although it wasn’t as if Kansas Metropolis wanted him.
Darnold, who was with out prime receivers Jamison Crowder and Breshad Perriman due to accidents, was simply 18 of 30 for 133 yards because the Jets fell to 0-8 for the primary time for the reason that 1996 group of Wealthy Kotite.
New York went three-and-out on 5 of its first six second-half possessions and completed with 221 yards complete offense.
The Chiefs had been astounding 19-point favorites coming into the sport, and the opening sequence made it clear that wouldn’t be practically sufficient. Mahomes was 5 of 5 for 85 yards, and he completed off the 90-yard drive with a 30-yard cross to Hardman.
Whereas the Jets answered with the primary of three first-half area targets, the Chiefs saved scoring touchdowns.
Mahomes threw a dart over the center to Tyreek Hill for a 36-yard landing on their subsequent drive, then he flipped a nifty cross beneath the Jets protection to Kelce for his third TD cross of the half and a 21-9 lead on the break.
Any hope the Jets might maintain constructing some momentum with offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains calling performs for the second straight week evaporated within the second half. They went three-and-out on 4 of their first three sequence and, once they lastly picked up a primary down, they promptly fumbled the ball away on their subsequent play.
It wasn’t in contrast to final week, when New York managed 4 yards your entire second half towards Buffalo.
There wasn’t a lot lull within the Chiefs offense, although. They might have squandered a scoring likelihood when Bell was stopped on fourth-and-1 on the Jets 14, however they reached the top zone a couple of minutes later anyway. Mahomes hit Robinson from 26 yards out for his fourth TD cross, giving Kansas Metropolis a 28-9 lead late within the third quarter.
Mahomes capped his large day along with his second landing throw to Hill early within the fourth. His 5 TD passes had been second solely to a pair of six-TD video games he had towards the Steelers and Rams by the way, the Jets have 4 landing passes all season and his yardage complete was the fourth most of his profession.
The Chiefs bought a pair large performs on particular groups. The primary got here when Tommy Townsend threw a cross to Byron Pringle on a faked fourth-down punt to maintain their second TD drive alive, and the second got here when Armani Watts blocked a 47-yard field-goal try by Sergio Castillo to finish the primary half.
Jets: Crowder had been uncertain with a groin harm. Perriman remained within the concussion protocol this week.
Chiefs: WR Sammy Watkins (hamstring) and RT Mitchell Schwartz (again) had been inactive.
Jets: host the Patriots subsequent Monday evening.
Chiefs: play the Panthers subsequent Sunday.
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