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Patrick Mahomes Leads Kansas City Chiefs to Victory

The New Orleans Saints (10-3) host the Kansas City Chiefs (12-1) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for a 10-3 series. This was one of the most highly anticipated games in NFL history. In the French Quarter and all around the SuperDome, spectators overflowed with excitement, anticipation and energy for what was the biggest game of the year in NFL.

Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs to a 32-29 victory as they clinched their first win of the season against the New Orleans Saints. The Kansas City Chiefs extended their winning streak to nine games and it was a game that could be a Super Bowl preview. Mahome rushed for 254 yards and three touchdowns and won his second consecutive game 31-28 against the Los Angeles Rams at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Sunday.

The Chiefs are, unequivocally, a step above the rest of the league, and their 32-29 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday afternoon affirmed as much. Even more impressive is the fact that the Kansas City defense has held Drew Brees to 0-6 so far.

In the first half on Sunday, it seemed enough to overcome the Chiefs’ offense as New Orleans forced Kansas State to score its first two ball-possession goals on third and 10 yards out of play. But they came late in the second half, forcing a fumble by Mahomes that gave them a short field.

Kansas City kicker Harrison Butker scored from 22 yards for a 31-29 lead in the third quarter after Brees threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Lil Jordan, but Humphrey cut the Chiefs’ lead to 32-29. Kansas City answered with a field goal with 2: 06 to go before Brees pulled New Orleans within one point with another field goal and then again by Brees in two points with an 8-1 lead on 4-and-1 with 6:08 left.

The win extended the Kansas State Chiefs’ winning streak to nine games, their third consecutive win against an NFC South team. Mahomes passed for 254 yards and two touchdowns in his first game as Chiefs quarterback. He has now extended his winning streak to eight games.