The Kansas City Chiefs went on the road in Philadelphia and did what they needed to do. Patrick Mahomes has never lost three straight games in his career, and he was not going to let this game be the first time that happens.
In head coach Andy Reid’s old stomping grounds, ‘Big Red’ himself was able to get his 100th win as the head coach of the Chiefs. What better way than for Reid to get the win at the place he has one the most. While arriving to the game, the head coach got plenty of praise from the Eagles fans for everything he has done.
However, this game was about more than the milestone Reid achieved. This was about getting even and silencing the doubters.
Chiefs now at 2-2 with win over Eagles
While the defense still didn’t play great, the offense showed up in the second half. By that, I mean Patrick Mahomes and Tyreek Hill showed up. Yes, others played well, like Clyde Edwards-Helaire. However, the main show was the two superstars on the Chiefs lethal offense.
The Chiefs defense gave up 30 points to an average, at best, Eagles offense. Yes, one touchdown was during garbage time. However, the defense still did not play well overall.
Then again, in my opinion, the defense made a play that could be considered the game sealer. With just six minutes left and up 12 points, the Chiefs forced the Eagles into a fourth-down situation in the red zone. With the Eagles at 4th and 11, the Chiefs defense stepped up and forced Jalen Hurts to throw the ball away, not allowing a score or field goal.
This game started very weirdly for the Chiefs, almost as if there was some rust. Of course, that did not last long. Yet, this is something we keep seeing with this Chiefs team, starting slow, and trying to finish fast.
With a final score of 42-30, this Chiefs offense is starting to show shades of what it should be. This one was important to the team, as they were staring down the barrel of a 1-3 start. Now, hopefully, this win helps the team get back on track.
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