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Chiefs headlines for Tuesday, November 20.

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Kareem Hunt’s cornucopia of touchdowns matches 57-year-old mark | ESPN

Kareem Hunt of the Kansas City Chiefs became the first player since 1961 to have at least seven rushing touchdowns and seven receiving touchdowns in his team’s first 11 games.

Rams-Chiefs Broke the NFL for Good, So What Happens Next? | Sports Illustrated

What’s next? This offseason will be catastrophic. As team owners trip over each other to recreate this, coaches will be fired. Schematic soothsayers will emerge from every corner of the football universe trying to get in on the fracas. The draft will ebb and flow with the vacillations of panicked game-plan architects trying to figure out how the hell they’re going to build a team good enough to score 40 points a game, but stout enough to keep the opponent under 35.

Turnovers trump TDs on a near-magnificent night for Patrick Mahomes | ESPN

“We’re always talking about protecting the ball and he normally does a great job with that,” coach Andy Reid said. “They got the best of us on that.”

‘The only way sometimes is over the top’: Inside NFL players’ art of hurdling defenders | USA Today

“Honestly, it’s just an instinct,” the second-year running back said. “The only way sometimes is over top.”

Relive all the fun from a Monday Night Football instant classic in L.A. | ESPN

You wanted MVP performances. Patrick Mahomes threw for 478 yards and a Monday Night Football record six TDs, but also had five turnovers. Aaron Donald had two strip-sacks, both of which led to scores and Jared Goff threw for 413 yards and 4 TDs.

NFL not giving up on Mexico City after Chiefs-Rams debacle, league will return in 2019 | CBS Sports

The NFL’s decision to move the Chiefs-Rams game to Los Angeles apparently hasn’t done anything to put a damper on the league’s relationship with Mexico.

It seems the two sides are still on good terms and we know that because they’ve announced that the NFL will be returning to Mexico City in 2019. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with Mexico’s President-Elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Monday to hash out the details.

Predicting winners for each of the NFL’s closest playoff races | The Washington Post

The races for several playoff spots are tightening as well. While the Los Angeles Rams and Saints are set up well to be the top two seeds in the NFC, and the Kansas City Chiefs are in position to claim the top spot in the AFC, with the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots not too far behind, there are some very close playoff races as we hit Thanksgiving week.

Around the league

Keenan Allen: Broncos ‘suck,’ don’t deserve credit | NFL

After the loss, L.A. receiver Keenan Allen wasn’t in the mood to give the Broncos any credit for crawling their way back in the game and stealing the victory.

”No, I don’t think they played well at all,” via Eric Williams of ESPN.com. “We dominated the game. Turnovers, we gave them some points and that’s what happened. They suck.”

Ranking the 11 dumbest mistakes we’re still shaking our heads about from Sunday in NFL Week 11 | SB Nation

Here are the 11 biggest blunders from Week 11, ranked from “uh, what is that play call?” to “why even throw that, Kirk Cousins, whyyyy”:

Redskins sign Mark Sanchez to back up Colt McCoy | NFL

Sanchez was plucked from the NFL breadline after the Redskins worked out a bevy of signal-callers following Alex Smith’s devastating leg injury suffered in Sunday’s loss to the Houston Texans. The team placed Smith on injured reserve Monday.

NFL Teams We Can’t Quite Figure Out | Sports Illustrated

With a little more than a month to go, it feels like the right time to dissect some of these teams—the ones we can’t quite figure out—and project where they might be headed.

Forget ‘Coach’ -- Make Condi Rice NFL commissioner | CNN

There are plenty of smart, talented women waiting to fill those coaching and front-office spots. We need only one thing, as my former ESPN colleague and favorite NFLer Keyshawn Johnson famously said:

”Just give me the damn ball.”

2019 NFL Draft QB Stock Watch: Drew Lock starting to separate himself as No. 1 QB | CBS Sports

Here’s how Lock and other NFL Draft prospects are stacking up in the latest edition of QB Stock Watch.

In case you missed it at Arrowhead Pride

Rams beat Chiefs 54-51 in amazing shootout

In a game that that more than exceeded expectations, the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 54-51 in a game where the teams traded touchdowns and big defensive plays for a full sixty minutes.

Mitchell Schwartz’s Midwestern demeanor has helped him thrive as a Chief

Winter had finally reared its ugly head on a cold, dark Tuesday night in Kansas City. Daylight saving time had passed, and the streets were mostly quiet as people were bundled up inside — adjusting to the dreary weather.

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