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Kansas City Chiefs (9-4)

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W 24-17
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vs. Oak
W 40-9
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@ NE
W 23-16
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vs. Den
10:00 AM PT11:00 AM MT12:00 PM CT1:00 PM ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 AM MST12:00 PM CST1:00 PM EST12:00 PM CT22:00 UAE13:00 ET16:00
@ Chi
5:20 PM PT6:20 PM MT7:20 PM CT8:20 PM ET1:20 GMT9:20 6:20 PM MST7:20 PM CST8:20 PM EST7:20 PM CT5:20 UAE (+1)20:20 ET23:20

Chiefs lean on defense to beat Patriots in New England

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs have won plenty of games the past couple of years with their offense.

On Sunday, the Chiefs won one with their defense.

The much-maligned group, which underwent a massive offseason overhaul, played unquestionably its best game of the season in helping Kansas City to a 23-16 victory in New England. The win over Tom Brady and Co. not only served to put a bit of salve on the sting of last year's overtime loss to the Patriots in the AFC title game - when the defense was unable to get off the field in overtime - but it also allowed the Chiefs to wrap up their fourth straight AFC West title.

AFC West Division
xy-Kansas City 940.692
Oakland 670.462
Denver 580.385
Los Angeles 580.385
Full Standings
Pass Yds: P. Mahomes3266
Pass TDs: P. Mahomes21
Rush Yds: L. McCoy449
Rush TDs: L. McCoy4
Rec Yds: T. Kelce989
Rec TDs: M. Hardman6
Int: T. Mathieu3
Sacks: C. Jones7.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4962 (6)
Passing Yards: 3925 (4)
Rushing Yards: 1209 (27)
Points per game: 28.5 (4)
Yards per game: 381.7 (6)
Touchdowns: 38 (8)
Field Goals: 28 (2)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4743 (20)
Passing Yards: 3235 (13)
Rushing Yards: 1790 (28)
Points per game: 21.6 (14)
Yards per game: 364.8 (20)
Touchdowns: 32 (18)
Field Goals: 19 (14)
Date Player Transactions
12/6 B. Speaks suspended 4 games (by NFL)
12/5 A. Brown active/prac. squad
12/5 G. Dieter pract. squad add
12/5 D. Williams on IR hamstring
12/4 S. Ware signed
12/3 G. Dieter cut
11/30 D. Lawrence pract. squad add
11/30 A. Mack pract. squad del
11/25 E. McGuire pract. squad add
11/21 D. Harris active/prac. squad
Date Player Status
12/5 D. Williams hamstring (IR)
12/1 D. Williams rib (Out)
11/18 B. Bell ankle (Out)
11/18 A. Okafor ankle (Out)
11/18 K. Fuller thumb (Questionable)
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