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Chiefs headlines for Monday, October 15.

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NFL Week 6 Grades: Steelers get ‘B+’ for comeback win, Dolphins get ‘A+’ for winning with Osweiler | CBS Sports

New England 43-40 over Kansas City

Chiefs: B

If Patrick Mahomes learned one thing in this game, it’s that you can’t make mistakes against the Patriots. The Chiefs quarterback was nearly flawless with 352 passing yards and four touchdowns, but he also threw two interceptions. The Chiefs got a huge game from their dynamic duo of Tyreek Hill (142 receiving yards, three touchdowns) and Kareem Hunt (185 yards from scrimmage), but it wasn’t enough because the Chiefs defense couldn’t stop the Patriots.

Speaks thought ‘ball was gone’ on missed Brady tackle | NFL

When asked about the missed opportunity to force another New England field goal and a tie ballgame, Speaks said he thought Brady didn’t have the ball and let up so as to avoid being penalized for roughing the passer.

Brady gets 200th regular season win vs. Chiefs | NBC Sports

New England Patriots QB Tom Brady talks about getting his 200th regular season win after beating the Kansas City Chiefs, Patrick Mahomes and more.

Was Fourth Quarter TD For Tyreek Hill Or Kareem Hunt? Two Chiefs Answer | NESN

“We still don’t know,” Hill told the media after the game. “When we go back and watch film we’re gonna figure it out. I didn’t even ask (Mahomes), man. But I sure thank him for the TD.”

Chiefs’ Mitch Morse: Exits with concussion | CBS Sports

Morse sustained a concussion and has been ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Patriots.

Patriots Fans Give Tyreek Hill the Finger, Throw Beer at Him | Sports Illustrated

While the Patriots edged the Chiefs 43–40 after a wild fourth quarter, New England’s fans responded to Hill’s score by throwing beer at him and giving him the finger.

What does Patrick Mahomes’ voice sound like? | SB Nation

Everyone can agree that the Chiefs’ quarterback has a voice that’s sharply unique, so we decided to ask people who have heard his voice before, and people who haven’t, to describe what it sounds like to them.

Showtime goes prime time: The great Patrick Mahomes nickname debate | Kansas City Star

With at least five nationally televised prime-time games left on the schedule, don’t expect the debate around his nickname(s) to slow down anytime soon.

‘He’s Ours. Patrick Mahomes Is Ours.’ | The New York Times

Fans of the Kansas City Chiefs, accustomed to football disappointment, now have the most exciting player in the N.F.L. on their team, in their town.

Around the league

The biggest injuries of NFL Week 6 | ESPN

Here’s the latest on all the major injuries from our NFL Nation reporters, including the prognosis on each player for Week 7 and beyond:

Most ties in an NFL season? Most overtime games in an NFL season? 2018 approaching records | CBS Sports

So far in 2018, at least one game has gone to overtime in each of the first six weeks, which is the first time that’s happened in NFL history. All told there have been nine games that have gone to overtime through six weeks of the season.

London Is Just About Ready for an NFL Team | Sports Illustrated

Rob Gronkowski, who hasn’t touched a dime of his NFL money, shares the No. 1 piece of advice he gives his teammates | CNBC Make It

That’s why Gronkowski says he tells his young teammates to “get what you need to live comfortably but don’t go crazy with splurging until you feel comfortable in the league.”

Tyler Kroft has broken bone in foot, will meet with specialist to determine if surgery is needed | ESPN

After losing tight end Tyler Eifert to a season-ending ankle injury, the Cincinnati Bengals also will be without tight end Tyler Kroft, who has a broken bone in his foot, a league source tells ESPN.

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Patriots beat Chiefs on last-second field goal, winning 43-40

It started slowly, with the Kansas City Chiefs trading field goals for New England Patriotstouchdowns, with the Chiefs trailing 24-9 at the half. But in the second half, the Chiefs clawed their way back, and lost to the Patriots 43-40 on a last-second field goal by Stephen Gostowski.

REPORT: Chiefs “confident” Eric Berry will play this season

LA CANFORA: The Chiefs continue to exude extreme caution with All-Pro safety Eric Berry in his return from Achilles and heel injuries, but sources said they remain extremely confident that he will play this season.

Kareem Hunt, Dee Ford and Chris Jones all fined for actions against Jacksonville Jaguars (updated)

UPDATE (Saturday, 4:46 Arrowhead Time) : Kareem Hunt wasn’t the only Chief fined, according to Adam Teicher of ESPN. Chris Jones and Dee Ford were also fined for their actions in the game.

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