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Arrowheadlines: Chiefs earn perfect grade for win over the Bengals Sunday night

Chiefs headlines for Monday, October 22.

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Highlights: Mahomes, Chiefs roll over Bengals | NBC Sports

From start to finish, Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs dominated the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday Night Football to grab their sixth win of 2018.

NFL Week 7 Grades: Lions get an ‘A’ for big road win; Jaguars get an ‘F’ for ugly home loss | CBS Sports

Chiefs: A+

The Chiefs offense has put up some huge numbers this season, but nothing tops what they did on Sunday night. Against the Bengals, the Chiefs put up a season high in points (45) and a season high in total yards (551). The yardage total was the Chiefs’ highest ever under Andy Reid and the team’s highest overall since 2004. Although Patrick Mahomes put up some eye-popping numbers (358 yards, four touchdown passes), Kareem Hunt stole the show with 181 total yards and three touchdowns. Oh, and let’s not forget that the Chiefs defense also had their best performance of the season, holding the Bengals to just 10 points and 239 total yards. To put that total in perspective, this game marked the first time all season the Chiefs even held an opponent under 350 total yards.

Chiefs’ defense turns in performance that gives Super Bowl hope | Pro Football Weekly

Want to be a Super Bowl contender? Fine. Then you at least have to play decent defense some of the time. The Chiefs, who vaulted to 6-1, turned in their best 60 minutes of the season on that side of the ball against the Bengals, who fell to 4-3. The 10 points were the Bengals’ season-low.

Chiefs vs. Bengals final score, takeaways: Mahomes, Kansas City drop 45 points on helpless Cincinnati | CBS Sports

The Chiefs looked like the AFC’s best team on Sunday night, destroying the Bengals, 45-10. Both teams came into the game atop their respective divisions, and both teams would fall out of first place with a loss. Kansas City made sure the outcome was never in question, jumping out to a 14-0 lead, and stretching it to 24-7 at halftime before cruising through the final 30 minutes.

Patrick Mahomes II sported his dad’s Mets jersey when he arrived for Sunday Night Football | MLB

Patrick Mahomes II and the Kansas City Chiefs will host the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night. When the quarterback arrived at Arrowhead Stadium, he was sporting a baseball jersey, but not just any jersey -- it was one with his dad’s name on the back:

KC police van in fatal crash rear-ends car before Chiefs game in I-435 crash | Kansas City Star

A fatal crash that blocked Chiefs game traffic on Interstate 435 Sunday afternoon may have started when an off-duty Kansas City police officer in a department van rear-ended another vehicle, police said.

Around the league

The biggest injuries of NFL Week 7 | ESPN

Here’s the latest on all the major injuries from our NFL Nation reporters, including the prognosis on each player for Week 8 and beyond:

NFL explains odd penalty on Cowboys’ last-second field goal attempt against Redskins | CBS Sports

The Cowboys were called for eight penalties on Sunday, but only one of them managed to turn into a controversy, and that was the flag that was thrown on long snapper L.P. Ladouceur with just three seconds left in the game.

Niners honor Dwight Clark, unveil ‘The Catch’ statue | NFL

The statues of Dwight Clark and Joe Montana are placed 23 yards apart. Clark’s sculpture extends 11 feet in the air. In addition to the statues, the 49ers are wearing “87” helmet decals throughout the season. The north end zone of the field was marked with an “87” to commemorate the exact location of “The Catch”.

2018 NFL trade deadline: When it is, what you need to know, latest on Le’Veon Bell | CBS Sports

Below, you’ll find everything you need to know about the 2018 NFL trade deadline -- from the basics like the actual date and time, to the recent history of the deadline, to the latest on the Le’Veon Bell situation, which figures to be impacted by the deadline.

Broncos listening to trade offers for star WR Demaryius Thomas | ESPN

The Denver Broncos have been listening to offers for star wide receiver Demaryius Thomas, league sources told ESPN.

In case you missed it at Arrowhead Pride

Mahomes, Hunt and the defense rock the house, as Chiefs defeat Bengals 45-10

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, running back Kareem Hunt — and even the Chiefs defense — dominated the Cincinnati Bengals at Arrowhead on Sunday night, cruising to a 45-10 victory that elevated their season record to 6-1


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