KANSAS TOWN, Mo. (AP) — Meat Mahomes indexed where he remaining off from their record-breaking first as a beginner, marching the particular Kansas Town Chiefs downfield for a first-quarter touchdown about what became the 38-17 preseason victory within the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday night.
Mahomes did a little bit of everything in the only collection by the Chiefs’ first-team criminal offense, going four for four for sixty six yards whilst adding the 10-yard scramble and causing an a good offside charges.
Andy Dalton was almost as sharpened for Cincinnati, going seven of nine for eighty yards whilst leading their team on the 14-play, 75-yard touchdown 03 to open the overall game. Dalton achieved it without the solutions of hurt wide recipient A. M. Green or even his best two operating backs, Later on Mixon plus Giovani Bernard.
The most fascinating thing to occur in the game emerged late within the first fifty percent, when Kyle Shurmur had been marching the particular Chiefs downfield. His toss to Byron Pringle over the sideline has been picked simply by safety Brandon Wilson, scuttling the generate and providing Cincinnati an opportunity with the basketball.
But within rule modify approved by NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE owners within March, complete interference phone calls can be examined — a reply to the questionable non-call within the NFC name game final season. So when officials evaluated the perform Saturday night time, they made the decision that cornerback Tony Lippett had triggered interference.
The particular penalty provided the Chiefs the golf ball back and they will wound up throwing a field objective.
In a tasty coincidence, the particular provision exceeded by a 31-1 vote associated with owners on the league’s yearly meeting within Phoenix. The only real team that will voted contrary to the rule had been Cincinnati.
Chiefs CB D’Montre Wade, that has been contending for a back-up job, had been ejected within the third one fourth for striking a defenseless receiver close to the head. The particular Bengals finished the generate with a industry goal.
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Chiefs WR Mecole Hardman captured a shuffle pass through Shurmur within the second one fourth and proceeded to go 17 back yards for a landing. The second-round pick completed with 2 catches with regard to 31 back yards in his first.
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Bengals punt returner Darius Phillips retrieved his own muffed punt within the second one fourth, but this individual wasn’t because fortunate within the third. The particular Chiefs’ Deon Yelder retrieved his following one, plus quarterback Pursue Litton proceeded to hit working back Darwin Thompson having a 29-yard landing throw.
Bengals DURE Clayton Fejedelem was carted off using a right ankle joint injury. GHT Cethan Billings left having a neck stress, RB Trayveon Williams harm his steak and DT Christian Ringo hurt their thumb.
Chiefs TE Bob Lovett remaining early within the second fifty percent with a make injury.
Bengals DT Geno Atkins joined up with Mixon plus Bernard within getting the night time off. The particular Chiefs sitting RB Damien Williams, who else recently came back from a hamstring injury, plus DE Honest Clark, that has been coping with a aching wrist right after signing the $104 mil, five-year offer in the offseason.
Bengals: From Washington upon Thursday night time.
Chiefs: On Pittsburgh following Saturday.
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