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Kelce’s 4 TDs helps Chiefs escape with win over Raiders

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Kansas City Chiefs escaped with a win on Monday Night Football against the Las Vegas Raiders. The Chiefs defeated the Raiders 30-29 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Chiefs (4-1) have now won two straight games. One week ago, they defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a marquee matchup.

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce tries to avoid a Las Vegas Raiders defensive player on his way to the end zone
Travis Kelce tries to avoid a Las Vegas Raiders defensive player on his way to the end zone (Photo by the Kansas City Chiefs/Instagram)

The Raiders (1-4) have struggled this season under first-year head coach Josh McDaniels. Las Vegas snapped their one-game win streak with the loss.

Las Vegas began the season on a three-game losing streak.

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes went 29 of 43 for 292 yards. He had four touchdown passes.

Jerick McKinnon had eight carries for 53 yards. Marquez Valdes-Scantling had six receptions for 90 yards.

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr went 19 of 30 for 241 yards. He had two touchdown passes.

Josh Jacobs had 21 carries for 154 yards and a touchdown. Davante Adams had three receptions for 124 yards and two touchdowns.

The Raiders led 17-0 in the second half. The Chiefs then went on a 24-3 run from the second and third quarter to take the lead.

Kansas City scored just three points in the fourth quarter. The Raiders scored nine points in the final stanza.

Travis Kelce had four touchdown receptions. He is the first receiver in NFL history to have four touchdowns of less than 10 yards in a game.

His longest touchdown of the night was eight yards.

Matthew Wright also made a 59-yard field goal.

Carr hit Adams for a 58-yard touchdown reception. The two later connected for a 48-yard touchdown reception.

Josh Jacobs scored a one-yard rushing touchdown. Daniel Carlson also made three field goals.

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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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