Chiefs vs Giants: Kansas City edges New York but ‘everything’s not beautiful’
Harrison Butker kicked a pair of discipline objectives within the fourth quarter to elevate the Chiefs to a 20-17 win, their first victory over the Giants since 2013.
The 26-year-old threw his tenth interception of the season and would have had one other if it hadn’t been nullified by a Giants penalty. Mahomes has now thrown an interception in every of his final seven video games, a career-worst.
Mahomes is not the one concern, although. The Chiefs offense suffered two extra turnovers towards the Giants which prolonged their league-worst document of giveaways to 19.
“Every little thing’s not stunning proper now, however we’re combating via that. And that occurs on this recreation,” Chiefs head coach Andy Reid informed reporters after the sport.
“Our guys battled, they did not quit on one another, they stored working via what might’ve been a time the place you simply throw your palms up and go, ‘Oh my god, issues aren’t working the way in which they’re alleged to work.’
“The blokes did not do this. We’ll construct on that. Let’s preserve going, I imply, they do not give these items away and I believe that is vital for individuals to know.”
Regardless of the poor efficiency, which included 12 penalties, the Chiefs nonetheless rallied to the much-needed win on the Arrowhead Stadium.
Nonetheless, contemplating the franchise was one of many agency favorites to win its third consecutive AFC title this season, far more must be anticipated from its star gamers.
“I believe we’re gonna snap out of it and discover a approach to begin executing, and once we do, we’ll be a tricky offense to cease,” Mahomes informed reporters after the win.
He added: “We’re nonetheless shifting the ball and doing lots of issues nice, however everytime you flip the ball over or get a penalty and get pushed again, that kinda ruins drives.
“However I believe we have performed lots of nice issues, but it surely comes right down to execution on this league.”
Peyton & Eli’s Manning Solid
Watching Monday Evening Soccer have been Peyton Manning and his brother Eli, who received two Tremendous Bowls with the Giants throughout his profession.
The pair produced some entertaining evaluation of the sport with the spotlight coming early within the broadcast, when the Mannings have been joined by former Each day Present host and Giants fan Jon Stewart within the first quarter.
“Cannot you guys make one other Manning? How exhausting is it to make one other Manning? You’ve got bought this bayou quarterback breeding program down there. You simply preserve making extra Mannings. Make a pair for us,” Stewart requested the pair.
Peyton Manning wasted no time with a response that made all three males smile.
“My dad’s stud charge has actually gone up previously years,” he laughed.