Kansas City Chiefs 44-21 Blowout Postscript

Subtitle . . . Kansas City Chiefs almost win the Super Bowl.

Just a few quick links that we wanted to share about the most upbeat aftermath . . .

Final score: Chiefs bully Cardinals, open season with 44-21 blowout in Arizona

With a division rival looming on Thursday Night Football in Week 2, the Kansas City Chiefs didn't overlook the Arizona Cardinals on the road in Week 1. They made a statement, scoring three consecutive touchdowns to start the game, then finishing the contest with three in the second half to win 44-21.

Mahomes dominant as Chiefs win another opener

7:34 PM ET Adam TeicherESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs won't miss Tyreek Hill at all if Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals is any indication.

KC Chiefs lose Harrison Butker to injury vs. Cardinals

The Kansas City Chiefs came into Week 1 looking relative healthy, especially when compared to their opponents in the Arizona Cardinals, but early on in the first quarter, they've taken a couple of tough hits, including the loss of kicker Harrison Butker at least for the interim as they watched him leave on a medical cart to seek further attention from trainers back in the locker room at State Farm Stadium in Glendale.

The Chiefs have finally found their ... backup kicker? And he's a safety...

do you think about playing your entire career? And I don't plan on playing anywhere else, brother, Hope the hope the Chiefs have that in mind too. I mean that's one of our leaders right there and everybody in this building loves big old and hopefully get them here and get them acclimated as soon as possible.

Kansas City Chiefs fans don't seem to approve of team's official 2022 Sideline Hats

Here's a tip to Chiefs fans watching games this season, don't focus too closely on the caps the players may be wearing on the sidelines. Judging by the reaction from fans to the first look at the caps and stocking hats that are part of the Sideline Hat collection, these won't be a hot seller at Christmas (a reminder: you have just 105 shopping days until Santa arrives).

Patrick Mahomes NFL MVP Odds: How do Mahomes' chances look after huge Week 1?

Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes took the NFL by storm in 2018 when he took over as the Chiefs' starting QB. Mahomes won the NFL MVP during his first season under center in Kansas City in 2018 when the Texas Tech product threw for 5,097 yards to go with 50 touchdowns and just 12 interceptions.

Patrick Mahomes throws 5 TDs, Kansas City Chiefs hammer Cardinals 44-21

Patrick Mahomes threw for 360 yards and five touchdowns, lifting the Kansas City Chiefs to an impressive 44-21 road win over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in the opener for both teams.The game was never in doubt after the opening minutes, with Mahomes picking apart the Cardinals' defense with his usual array of good decisions and deft passing touch.

Chiefs open as 3-point favorites over the Chargers in Week 2

On Thursday, the Kansas City Chiefs will return home to play the Los Angeles Chargers at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in their Week 2 matchup. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:20 p.m. (Arrowhead Time). According to DraftKings Sportsbook , Kansas City has opened as a three-point favorite in the game.

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