NEW YORK — Well, there is no hiding it. It’s time to face the facts if your the Kansas City Chiefs.
That comfy divisional lead is all but erased and after losing five of their last six games KC needing to break the trend against the Jets Sunday.
KC still with a one game lead in the AFC West heading into Sunday.
First quarter action, Alex Smith looking down field. He finds his tight end Travis Kelce. 22 yard touchdown. It’s 7-0 Kansas City.
We go to the third Smith getting a lot of heat over the last few losses. He showed up big Sunday, he had 366 yards and four touchdowns. Here’s one of them to Tyreek Hill. And it gave the Chiefs a 31-30 lead.
But the defense couldn’t hold the Jets. Josh McCown on the one yard keeper. Jets go up 38-31.
Last chance for KC and the pass goes incomplete. Kansas City drops their fourth straight with a final: 38-31.
Here’s a look at the AFC West standings:
The Chiefs, Chargers, and Raiders all tied in first with a 6 and 6 record.
Next week, Kansas City hosts Oakland for a monster divisional game in week 14.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — And in college football, the Mizzou Tigers putting up pretty much the exact opposite season as the Chiefs thus far.
After starting 1 and 5… Mizzou won their final six games.
And the Tigers found out Sunday they will take on the Texas Longhorns in the Texas Bowl.
The old Big 12 showdown will take place in Houston on December 27 at 8 p.m.
And can be seen on ESPN.
Mizzou finished with a 7 and 5 record, while Texas went 6 and 6.