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Just another week for Patrick Mahomes in the greatest season for a Chiefs QB | ESPN

The greatest quarterback year in the 59-season history of the Kansas City Chiefs continued on Sunday for Patrick Mahomes. His teammate, running back Kareem Hunt, said he isn’t surprised by how well the first-year starting quarterback is doing.

“I just know what type of player he is and how competitive he is and he’s going to take chances,” Hunt said. “Most of the time they’re good chances.”

On the Chiefs’ collective journey toward possible Super Bowl: ‘Now everybody’s together’ | Kansas City Star

This is one of the league’s top teams and it’s about to get even better. It is often said that Super Bowl teams get hot at the right time, but what about a team that has essentially been hot all season?

Members of Chiefs’ O-line, guys Browns ‘threw away,’ made statement against old team | The Wichita Eagle

“I wanted to go out and show everybody in that (Browns’) front office that I can play football, and (darn) you if you think I can’t,” said left guard Cam Erving.

Chiefs’ Anthony Hitchens gutted it out against the Browns in his home state | Kansas City Star

The painstakingly slow manner in which Hitchens bent his sore body to even put on socks while seated at his locker simultaneously painted the picture of how much he wanted to play and how much it hurt to have done so. The 6-foot tall, 235-pound Ohio native had a day that ran the emotional gamut.

Injuries we’re tracking from Sunday’s Week 9 games | NFL

1. Cleveland Browns rookie cornerback Denzel Ward suffered a hip injury in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs and did not return. Cornerback E.J. Gaines was ruled out with a concussion in the first half. Linebacker Christian Kirksey exited with a hamstring injury.

Chiefs’ Kareem Hunt: Pops off for three touchdowns | CBS Sports

Hunt rushed for 91 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries and added a 50-yard touchdown catch during Sunday’ 37-21 win over Cleveland.

Around the league

NFL: Alex Smith’s impressive run ended with a vicious hit | USA Today

During Sunday’s game against the Falcons, Smith somehow escaped what looked to be a sure sack. Both Vic Beasley and Grady Jarrett had hold of the Redskins quarterback, but in an astonishing turn of events, Smith escaped and turned up field with plenty of open space in front of him.

Saints Dethrone Rams as NFL’s Team to Beat | Bleacher Report

Thomas’ performance during Sunday’s 45-35 victory over the previously unbeaten Los Angeles Rams will be long discussed due to his on-field production and touchdown celebration.

Arizona Cardinals release benched quarterback Sam Bradford | ESPN

The Arizona Cardinals released quarterback Sam Bradford on Saturday.

Bradford signed with Arizona as a free agent in March and received a $10 million signing bonus, about $2.5 million in base salary and another $1 million in playing-time bonuses for a total of $13.5 million.

NFL to donate $5 for every use of #SaluteToService through Nov. 19 | NFL

The league will donate $5 for every use of #SaluteToService through Nov. 19. It will increase the offering to $25 for every use of the designated hashtag on Veterans Day -- Nov. 11.

John Harbaugh not worried about ‘keeping a job’ | NFL

Following the Ravens23-16 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday -- Baltimore’s fourth loss in five games -- Harbaugh said he feels pressure to win even if he’s not preoccupied with the possibility of losing his job.

In case you missed it at Arrowhead Pride

Kareem Hunt shows off for the hometown crowd, and the Chiefs beat the Browns 37-21

Kareem Hunt — who grew up just 20 miles from FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland — put on a show for the hometown crowd, with three touchdowns and 141 scrimmage yards that helped push the Chiefs to a 37-21 defeat of the Cleveland Browns, and extend their record to 8-1 on the season.

Chiefs beat Browns: 18 winners and 5 losers

The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Cleveland Browns, 37-21, Sunday at FirstEnergy Field. The Chiefs improved to 8-1 on the season.

Here are the winners and losers from Sunday’s game:

The Dixon Five: an unstoppable Mahomes, a Kareemcoming and maybe even a defense

The Kansas City Chiefs met the Cleveland Browns on their home turf on Sunday, and turned in a convincing 37-21 win, extending their record to 8-1.

Here are five hot takes from the victory:


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