By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
Andy Reid has defeated his former employer once again. The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles, 27-20, on Sunday afternoon at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Chiefs improved to 2-0 on the season. The Eagles are 1-1 on the season.
Reid is now 2-0 against the Eagles since they fired him after the 2012 season. He also won the initial meeting on September 19th, 2013 when they won 26-16.
The first half saw just three field goals, including two by Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos. However, in the second half, teams began to score more.
Alshon Jeffery caught a 16-yard touchdown reception from Carson Wentz for a 10-6 lead. Less than three minutes later, the Chiefs took a 13-10 lead when Kareem Hunt scored on a 53-yard rushing touchdown.
Eagles kicker Jake Elliott made a 40-yard field goal to tie the game at 13-all. The Chiefs then scored back-to-back touchdowns for the 27-13 lead.
Travis Kelce caught a 15-yard touchdown reception from Alex Smith. Hunt also scored a two-yard rushing touchdown.
With just eight seconds left in the game, Nelson Agholor caught a nine-yard touchdown reception from Wentz for the 27-20 score.
Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith went 21 of 28 for 251 passing yards. He also had one touchdown.
Hunt had 13 carries for 81 yards and two touchdowns. Tyreek Hill also had a six-yard rushing carry.
Kelce had eight receptions for 103 yards and a touchdown. Chris Conley had four receptions for 55 yards. Hill had four receptions for 43 yards. Hunt had three receptions for 28 yards.
Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos made three field goals.
Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz went 25 of 46 for 333 passing yards. He also had two touchdowns and an interception.
Wentz had four carries for 55 yards. Darren Sproles had 10 carries for 48 yards. Wendell Smallwood also had three carries for four yards.
Zach Ertz had five receptions for 97 yards. Jeffery had seven receptions for 92 yards, including a touchdown. Torrey Smith had four receptions for 66 yards. Mack Hollins had three receptions for 32 yards. Agholor had a nine-yard touchdown reception.
Eagles kicker Jake Elliott also had two field goals.
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