Patriots show championship mettle in wild win over Chiefs


It being a Sunday night game, we knew it was going to be a special one. You know, just like everyone predicted.

Before you could blink, the Chiefs were up 33-30 with 6:22 left in the contest. The Kansas City Chiefs' offense that he leads is next to unstoppable.

It didn't take Josh Gordon long to take up residence in Tom Brady's circle of trust. Fortunately, Kansas City did win at New England in last year's season opener. Hill managed 142 yards and three touchdowns during the contest. This should be a tight affair as reflected by the 3.5-point spread, but Kansas City's offense may just prove to be too much even for the Patriots strong 'D'.

History is on the line on Sunday Night Football when the 5-0 Chiefs visit the 3-2 Patriots.

The Patriots have allowed 40-plus points in a regular season game just three times in the last five seasons - all to the Chiefs.

Patriots are 37-18-2 ATS in their last 57 games following a straight up win.

Running back Sony Michel scored one play after Hightower came away with the Patriots' first interception of the game.

This was a wild one.

Patriots 10, Chiefs 6 3:291st QTR - Chiefs cut the lead to 10-6 on a 43-yard field goal by Harrison Butker.

Harmon had a huge play in the red-zone when he intercepted a Patrick Mahomes pass in the end zone at the end of the first half.

Brady stepped on the gas on the next drive to extend the Patriots lead to 17-6. Brady threw for 302 yards and two touchdowns without any interceptions, with both of those touchdowns going to Rob Gronkowski.

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The defense continued their end of the bargain, but it wasn't easy. Kelce had six catches for just 23 yards.

Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill had a second half for the ages in Sunday's game against the Patriots, but he was unfortunately on the receiving end of a classless gesture by a fan.

The offense wasn't done, either.

Oct 14, 2018; Foxborough, MA: New England Patriots running back James White is tackled by Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Anthony Hitchens during the fourth quarter at Gillette Stadium.

The balanced play continued before the half. The Chiefs have 25 passing TDs on the season and Mahomes averages 8.6 yards-per-attempt.

As if that weren't bad enough, a Patriots fan flipped Hill off and spilled beer aont him after the score.

The Chiefs extended their streak for scoring on their first possession in every game this season. At 13:39 of the third quarter, on a third-and-2, Mahomes hit Kareem Hunt for a 67-yard touchdown.

Jets 42, Colts 34 • In East Rutherford, N.J., Jason Myers kicked a franchise-record seven field goals, Sam Darnold threw two touchdown passes and the Jets held on to win consecutive games for the first time in more than a year. The Chiefs added a field goal of their own, but then the Pats got sloppy.

The last game of this week's NFL Sunday is live on Sky Sports with the match scheduled to begin at 1.20am.

Tremon Smith took the ensuing kickoff 97 yards down the sideline to the Patriots 3, setting up Hill's go-ahead TD.