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Chiefs headlines for Monday, October 8.

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Watch: Patrick Mahomes finally throws INT, but it doesn’t hurt Chiefs | ESPN

The play didn’t hurt the Chiefs. Dee Ford sacked and stripped Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles on the next play. The Chiefs recovered.

Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs pass biggest test yet by scorching Jaguars | USA Today

Here are three things we learned in the Chiefs’ 30-14 win over the Jaguars.

Surprise! It’s defense that carries Chiefs to big win over Jaguars | ESPN

This time, the Chiefs’ defense led the way in a 30-14 win, a victory that raised Kansas City’s record to 5-0 heading into next Sunday night’s game against the Patriots in New England.

Chiefs’ Chris Jones, Dee Ford ejected vs. Jaguars | NFL

Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Chris Jones’ and linebacker Dee Ford’s days were done early. But not before they went out with a bang. A few of them, actually.

Jalen Ramsey mocks Tyreek Hill during game (Video) | The Sports Daily

Not only that, Ramsey mocked Hill during the third quarter of the game as well. The Chiefs receiver was gesturing for a penalty flag to be thrown, so Ramsey mimicked him.

Around the league

The business of owning an NFL team | CNBC

To buy an NFL team today, it can cost more than $1 billion. Watch the video above to see how NFL teams make money.

Eric Reid takes a knee during national anthem | NFL

Newly signed Panthers safety Eric Reid continued his protest against social and racial injustice by taking a knee during the national anthem prior to Sunday’s game against the New York Giants -- a 33-31 win for Carolina.

Pink gear virtually disappears from NFL’s cancer awareness games | Yahoo! Sports

The NFL quietly but dramatically has shifted the traditional breast cancer awareness focus to a broader cancer-awareness effort. This has resulted in the replacement of pink with a broader array of colors, as reflected in the league’s “Crucial Catch” logo.

Graham Gano’s 63-yard field goal saved the Panthers from themselves | SB Nation

Down by one point with just over a minute on the clock, the Panthers needed a solid drive to put themselves in range to win. However, after moving the chains close to midfield everything started to go wrong, and the team atrociously botched their attempts to make it an easy kick.

Patriots Move Into First In AFC East Thanks To Dolphins Loss | CBS Boston

Though the Patriots didn’t play on Sunday thanks to their win over the Indianapolis Colts in Thursday Night Football, they still moved back into first place in the AFC East.

Will Colts’ Andrew Luck set the NFL career passing records? | Indy Star

Let’s say Luck is the next Brady-Brees-Favre-Manning and plays at a high level until he’s 39. Using the same methodology as above, I get: 6,244-of-10,033 for 67,581 yards and 493 touchdowns. The records are 6,344 completions, 10,169 attempts, 71,940 yards and 539 touchdowns.

In case you missed it at Arrowhead Pride

Chiefs defense comes up big in 30-14 victory over Jaguars

Even though they once again gave up over 500 yards, the Kansas City Chiefs defense had five takeaways, and kept the pressure on Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles, leading the way to a 30-14 home win that extended the Chiefs record to 5-0.

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif fractured his fibula against Jacksonville

Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid confirmed that the team’s starting right guard, Laurent Durvernay-Tardif, suffered a fractured fibula, in the Chiefs’ 30-14 win against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

AP watch party: Come watch the Chiefs beat the Patriots with us

You are invited to come watch the Chiefs-Patriots game with us at The Other Place in Overland Park, Kansas with myself and other Arrowhead Pride readers. I have been working during Chiefs games since we started AP 12 years ago, but now that Pete is running point I can sit back and talk Chiefs during a game. I am very excited about this.

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