NFL: Kansas City Edges Out Detroit Despite No TD Passes From Patrick Mahomes
The Kansas City Chiefs came from behind in the final stages of a thrilling game against the Detroit Lions to emerge victorious by a score of 34-30. The Lions came close to delivering an upset win to the fans at Ford Field on Sunday, September 29, but it wasn’t meant to be.
Patrick Mahomes’ streak of 14 straight games with at least two touchdown passes came to an end as the reigning MVP had no touchdown passes or interceptions in the win. He did pass for 315 yards and rush for 54 with a quarterback rating of 81.0. The Chiefs put up an OVER (Offensive Value and Efficiency Rating) of 101.0 and a rushing usage index of 123.0 on Sunday.
Despite the fact that the defense gave up 30 points to the Lions, the Chiefs recorded a DVS (Defensive Value Score) of 4.0 on the game as the defense was far more active than Detroit’s with its DVS of 0.25. Kansas City racked up four sacks, five quarterback hits, and six tackles for loss en route to victory.
Matthew Stafford had a strong game in defeat with 291 passing yards, three touchdowns, and no interceptions. He recorded a 118.6 passer rating and led the offense to an OVER score of 168.75, but it wasn’t enough to hold off the Chiefs.