Riding a 517 yards total offensive output, the Kansas City Chiefs knocked off the Baltimore Ravens in a hard-fought victory of 34-20, Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2020 in M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. Contributing to this victory, Patrick Mahomes threw the football for 385 yards, and four touchdowns. The Chiefs also had a rushing game that produced 132 yards and one rushing touchdown.
Mahomes ended the game with 385 yards passing, to go along with four touchdowns, zero interceptions, and completing 31 of 42 passes. This performance led to a 133.50 passer rating for Mahomes.
The ground game for the Chiefs saw Clyde Edwards-Helaire carrying the football 20 times, and Darwin Thompson helping with rushing the ball two times. The two rushers produced 64 yards and 11 yards respectively in a winning effort. The passing game for the Chiefs had Mahomes throwing the football to Mecole Hardman and Tyreek Hill as his most productive targets. Hardman caught four passes for a net gain of 81 yards. The secondary target (Hill) caught five passes for a net contribution of 77 yards.
The Chiefs were helped by a defensive effort that resulted in four sacks, and two tackles for loss, to go along with three forced fumbles, with no defensive touchdowns.
In a losing effort for the Ravens, Lamar Jackson attempted 42 passes and completed 15 of them. This performance resulted in 97 yards, no interceptions, one touchdown and a passer rating of 73.10 for the game.
The rushing game for the Ravens was led by Mark Ingram II and Gus Edwards. For the game, Ingram II rushed for 30 yards from carrying the football seven times. Meanwhile Edwards carried the ball 4 times for a total of 39 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Ravens included Miles Boykin and Marquise Brown. Boykin caught one pass for a total of eight yards, while Brown contributed with 13 yards from two passes.
In a losing effort, the Ravens defense contributed with no sacks , one forced fumble, no tackles for loss, and no defensive touchdowns for the game.
The Chiefs walked away from the game with an improved seasonal record of 1-0. The Ravens on the other hand, dropped to 0-1 for the season.