Riding a 543 yards total offensive output, the Kansas City Chiefs narrowly defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a thrilling victory of 27-24, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020 in Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay. Contributing to this victory, Patrick Mahomes threw the football for 462 yards, and three touchdowns. The Chiefs also had a rushing game that produced 87 yards and no rushing touchdowns.
Mahomes finished the game with three touchdowns, completing 37 of 49 passes. At the end of the day, he finished with 462 yards and no interceptions, and a passer rating of 124.70.
The Chiefs deployed a rushing game led by Le’Veon Bell and Clyde Edwards-Helaire. For the game, Bell carried the ball five times and rushed for 22 yards, leading to no touchdowns. Edwards-Helaire supplemented by carrying the ball 11 times for a total of 37 yards. In the passing game, the Chiefs’ top receivers were Sammy Watkins and Tyreek Hill. Watkins caught four passes for a total of 38 yards, while Hill contributed with 269 yards from 13 passes.
Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of one sack , no forced fumbles, one tackle for loss, and zero defensive touchdowns for the Chiefs.
For the Buccaneers, Tom Brady ended the day having completed 27 of 41 passes, leading to 345 yards, two interceptions and three touchdowns. His performance resulted in a QB rating of 96.10.
The rushing game for the Buccaneers was led by Leonard Fournette and Ronald Jones. For the game, Fournette rushed for 10 yards from carrying the football three times. Meanwhile Jones carried the ball 9 times for a total of 66 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Buccaneers included Chris Godwin and Mike Evans. Godwin caught eight passes for a total of 97 yards, while Evans contributed with 50 yards from three passes.
In their loss, the Buccaneers defense contributed with one forced fumble and zero tackles to go along with two sacks and zero defensive touchdowns. This production from the Buccaneers defense was not enough help get a win.
With the win, the Chiefs leave with a record of 10-1 for the season, while the Buccaneers record for the season now stands at 7-5.