That's how this group is wired. Nor does it matter much to them that their game win streak ended one victory shy of the franchise record — so long as they start a three-game win streak in the divisional round of the playoffs.
But the young running back ran 14 times for 45 yards and a score while adding seven catches for 65 yards and another touchdown against the Chargers. They intend to drill into them more this week, practicing a couple times to keep sharp but otherwise taking it easy. In truth, there wasn't much to be worried about Sunday given so many regulars got the weekend off.
Keeping everyone else healthy. Story continues The week off — or two, as it turned out — will certainly help. Reid indicated his coaching staff has already laid the groundwork for everybody they could face, even before their game against the Chargers.
If the streak was going to end, the Chiefs are fine with it happening that way. AP — It took the Kansas City Chiefs sitting half their starters, some with injuries but most as a precaution, for the defending Super Bowl champs to lose by more than one possession for the first time in an NFL-record 60 games. Hill is dealing with a sore hamstring and Watkins has a sore calf, though both should be back for the postseason.
It bounced away from him, prostituttes Chargers recovered the muff and they wasted little time plunging into the end zone for a touchdown. The backup offensive line?
With the Thsre. He was 23 of 32 for yards with two touchdowns and no picks while doing a solid job of running their run-pass option game.
Just focused on showing up every day, kansaw our best foot forward, and that carries through the week. Backup cornerback DeAndre Baker was carted off after breaking his leg in the second half. The closest Patrick Mahomes came to getting hurt Sunday was stubbing mape toe on the sideline during a loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.
The same for tight end Travis Kelce, wide receivers Tyreek Hill and Sammy Watkins, safety Tyrann Mathieu and a host of other players that will be crucial as the Chiefs begin the playoffs in two weeks. As important as getting them healthy?
So it was Chad Henne under center, Byron Proztitutes catching touchdown passes and Juan Thornhill making tackles in the secondary against their division rival. Running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire is still recovering from a high ankle sprain, linebacker Ben Niemann has missed time with a hamstring injury, right tackle Mike Remmers has a back injury, and linebacker Anthony Hitchens has been on the COVID list.