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Five records the Chiefs smashed on Sunday Night Football

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Kansas City made some history on Sunday night against the Bears.

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The Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Chicago Bears on the Week 16 edition of Sunday Night Football, and in the process, they set a number of records.

1) Patrick Mahomes became the fastest player to reach 9,000 passing yards.

Mahomes had 251 passing yards against the Bears, giving him 9,238 yards in 30 games. That is the fewest games a player has ever needed to reach the 9,000-yard plateau.

2) Mahomes became the fastest player to reach 75 passing touchdowns.

Mahomes also had two passing touchdowns in the game, giving him 75 on his career. That is the fewest games a player has ever needed to reach the 75-touchdown plateau.

NFL Record Book (via Chiefs communications)

FASTEST TO 9,000 PASSING YDs AND 75 PASSING TDs (Career GP)

  1. Patrick Mahomes, 30, 2017-19
  2. Dan Marino, 34, 1983-85
  3. Kurt Warner, 35, 1998-2001
  4. Matthew Stafford, 41, 2009-12

3) Travis Kelce became the fastest tight end to 500 receptions.

Kelce recorded eight catches against the Bears, giving him 504 career receptions in 95 games played. He did it in 95 games played, which is the fewest games a tight end has ever needed to reach the 500-reception plateau. Kelce did it six games faster than Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end Kellen Winslow (101 games).

4) Kelce became the first tight end to have back-to-back seasons of 1,200 receiving yards or more.

Kelce had 74 yards on the eight receptions, giving him 1,205 yards on the season. No tight end in the history of the game had ever had back-to-back seasons of more than 1,200 yards before Kelce accomplished it on Sunday night. Kelce finished last season with 1,336 yards.

5) Tyreek Hill became the fastest Chiefs player to 4,000 receiving yards.

Hill had 72 yards against the Bears, giving him 4,054 receiving yards in his career over 58 games played. By doing it in 58 games, Hill became the fastest player in Chiefs history to 4,000 receiving yards, narrowly edging receiver Otis Taylor, who did it in 59 games.