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Kelce scores game-winning TD in OT, as Chiefs defeat Chargers for 10th win

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Travis Kelce is one of the best tight ends in the NFL. On Thursday night, the Los Angeles Chargers were not able to stop him on the final play of the game.

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Los Angeles Chargers, 34-28, in overtime. The game was played at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce scores the game-winning touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers
Travis Kelce scores the game-winning touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers (Photo by the Kansas City Chiefs/Instagram)

The Chiefs improved to 10-4 with the win. Kansas City struggled at one point during the season before reeling off seven straight wins.

Kansas City has not lost since October 24th when they were defeated 27-3 by the Tennessee Titans.

The Chargers fell to 8-6 on the season. Los Angeles — who defeated the Chiefs on Sept. 26th — had their two-game win streak snapped with the loss.

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes went 31 of 47 for 410 yards. He had three touchdown passes and one interception.

Mahomes led the backs with three carries for 32 yards. Kelce had 10 receptions for 191 yards and two touchdowns.

Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert went 22 of 38 for 236 yards. He had two touchdown passes and one interception.

Justin Jackson led the backs with 13 carries for 86 yards. Keenan Allen had six receptions for 78 yards and a touchdown.

Kelce scored the game-winning on a 34-yard touchdown reception at 8:45 in overtime.

Kelce also scored on a seven-yard touchdown reception with 1:16 left in the game. Mahomes also hit Tyreek Hill for a one-yard touchdown reception. Following this touchdown, Mahomes hit Clyde Edwards-Helaire for the two-point conversion.

Austin Ekeler scored on a two-yard rushing touchdown for the Chargers. Herbert also hit Keenan Allen for an eight-yard touchdown reception.

The Chargers led 14-10 at halftime. Herbert hit Jalen Guyton for a four-yard touchdown reception.

Herbert also scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.

Chiefs’ Michael Burton scored on a seven-yard rushing touchdown. Butker also made a 30-yard field goal.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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