The Playoff picture became clearer this weekend, with the Chiefs now in the drivers seat in the AFC.
Against the Arizona Cardinals, the Kansas City Chiefs Patrick Mahomes set a new franchise record for Touchdown passes in a season, eclipsing Len Dawson. Tyreek Hill was the recipient on 2 TD passes and made the most of his celebrations. Kareem Hunt added a powerful day on the ground.
The Chiefs defense dominated Arizona with Justin Huston, Chris Jones, Dee Ford and Breeland Speaks pressuring the Cardinals Josh Rosen. Bob Sutton brought pressure and varied looks on the way to 29 pressure on 44 dropbacks by Josh Rosen. Reggie Ragland and Ben Niemann were aided in the passing game by Dorian O’Daniel and Dan Sorensen.
Steven Nelson continued his Top-tier season, allowing a Zero passer rating when targeted. Orlando Scandrick and Kendall Fuller him to control Larry Fitzgerald.
**Statistics via Pro Football Focus - Used with PFF permission