KANSAS CITY (December 24) —— The latest stats, streak and game highlights as the Kansas City Chiefs rolled to a 24-10 win over the Seattle Seahawks in a Christmas Eve NFL game on Saturday (24) to keep tabs on the Buffalo Bills for the No. 1 seed in the AFC.
Patrick Mahomes threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score in the fourth quarter on his way to picking up his first win Seahawks. Prior to Saturday’s game, Seattle was one of the three teams Mahomes had yet to beat, along with the Indianapolis Colts and the Minnesota Vikings. It’s now down to two teams, according the Associated Press. Read more: Christmas Eve NFL scores and schedule – Dec. 24
In addition, the Seahawks continue to struggle at Arrowhead Stadium, having not not won at the venue since Nov. 21, 1999. The defeat was the third in a row for the Seahawks, who fell to 4-4 on the road and 7-8 overall on the season.
Mahomes extended his consecutive completions streak to 21 at the start of the game before missing his next throw. He ended 16 of 28 for 224 yards. Jerick McKinnon, who had a catch for a score today for Chiefs now has six TDs in his last four games.
Travis Kelce pulled down six catches for 113 yards, and Kadarius Toney finished with a touchdown catch, as the AFC West champion Kansas City (12-3) remains tied with the Buffalo Bills, but sit behind them in the standings on the head-to-head tiebreaker.
In the meantime, Geno Smith was 25 of 40 on completed passes for 215 yards with one touchdown and an interception. Kenneth Walker III ran 26 times for 107 yeards, while DK Metcalf caught seven balls for 81 yards in the defeat for Seattle.
Kansas City vs Seattle Score Summary
First Quarter: Kansas City –Toney 8 pass from Mahomes (Butker kick), 6:41.
Second Quarter: Kansas City –McKinnon 9 pass from Mahomes (Butker kick), 8:56.
Kansas City –FG Butker 47, 2:40.
Seattle –FG Myers 22, :00.
Fourth Quarter: Kansas City –Mahomes 3 run (Butker kick), 4:42.
Seattle–Fant 6 pass from G.Smith (Myers kick), 2:25.
RUSHING–Seattle, Walker 26-107, G.Smith 3-16, Dallas 2-10. Kansas City, Pacheco 14-58, Mahomes 2-8, McKinnon 5-7, R.Jones 1-4.
PASSING–Seattle, G.Smith 25-40-1-215. Kansas City, Mahomes 16-28-0-224.
RECEIVING–Seattle, Metcalf 7-81, Dallas 6-32, Parkinson 3-45, Treadwell 3-26, Fant 2-12, Walker 2-(minus 2), Dissly 1-19, Hart 1-2. Kansas City, Kelce 6-113, McKinnon 3-31, Smith-Schuster 3-27, Pacheco 1-32, Gray 1-8, Toney 1-8, Moore 1-5.
MISSED FIELD GOALS–None.