Do the Kansas City Chiefs stink, or no? Was Kansas City relief pitcher Luke Hochevar’s injury the sneaky doom of the 2016 Royals? Rate manager Ned Yost’s 2016? Sports columnist Sam Mellinger answers these questions and more.
The Kansas City Chiefs got into the end zone on their second possession of Sunday’s 24-3 victory over the Jets, and it looked like the offense was in for a productive day. But that touchdown was the only one produced by the Chiefs offense. There were other golden opportunities but the Chiefs wound up with a total of three points from those.
The Star's Sam Mellinger, Vahe Gregorian, Blair Kerkhoff and Terez Paylor dissected the Chiefs' 24-3 win over the New York Jets on Facebook Live after Sunday's game. Watch or listen to the conversation here.
Whatever you think of Ryan Fitzpatrick’s day, the Chiefs had a lot to do with his misery. For a team with big questions in the secondary, and against a team loaded with receivers, it was an encouraging sign.
The Chiefs beat the Jets 24-3 on Sunday with the help of six interceptions and two fumble recoveries and the play of quarterback Alex Smith. But the turning point may have been a 27-yard fumble return for a touchdown by Demetrius Harris, a play that appeared fluky but instead was a reflection of the grinding work of Anthony Sherman and Dezman Moses.
The Kansas City Chiefs came up with eight takeaways against the Jets in Sunday’s 24-3 victory, and getting turnovers is old hat for such players at Derrick Johnson, Eric Berry and Marcus Peters. But for several others, Sunday marked a first, either a takeaway or a touchdown off a turnover.
Kansas City tight end Travis Kelce had six receptions for 89 yards and a touchdown Sunday, a week after struggling against Houston. His first-quarter touchdown was the only offensive touchdown the Chiefs scored in a 24-3 victory over the New York Jets.
Chiefs running back Spencer Ware fumbled going into the end zone in the third quarter and the Jets appeared to take advantage to driving to the red zone. But Eric Berry came up with an interception in the end zone to bail out Ware.
After the Chiefs' 24-3 victory over the Jets on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City Star sportswriters Terez Paylor, Sam Mellinger, Vahe Gregorian and Blair Kerkhoff discussed the game and answered your questions on Facebook Live. Here is a replay: