KANSAS CITY —— The Kansas City Chiefs, despite a lethargic day, did enough to defeat the Denver Broncos in a stimulating 27-24 matchup at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. Check out the full BOX SCORE.
Meanwhile, the New England Patriots, New York Giants, New Orleans Saints, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers also picked up wins in the latest NFL scores today. Read more: NFL Week 17 Schedule, TV channels and game times
Patrick Mahomes dominates in win for Kansas City
The Chiefs (13-3) dominated on offense, totaling 374 yards, with quarterback Patrick Mahomes leading the way. Mahomes completed 29 of 42 passes for 328 yards and three touchdowns, with one interception.
Jerick McKinnon had two catches for touchdowns, while Isiah Pacheco added a rushing touchdown in the win for Kansas, which improved to 7-1 at home this season. Read more: Video: Steelers edge out Ravens in last-minute win
The Broncos (4-12) put up a strong fight, totaling 307 yards of offense.
Quarterback Russell Wilson had a solid outing, completing 26 of 38 passes for 222 yards and one touchdown, with one interception. Wilson also had two rushing touchdowns. Wide receiver Albert Okwuegbunam had a catch for a touchdown.
The Chiefs’ defense played a key role in the victory, with Nick Bolton leading the way with 4 solo tackles. Trent McDuffie, Frank Clark, and Khalen Saunders each recorded a sack. Both teams lost one fumble in the game.
Sunday’s defeat saw Denver falling to 1-8 away this season with their lone win coming at the Wembley Stadium in London versus the Jacksonville Jaguars on October 30.
The Chiefs, who have already clinched the AFC WEST division, will look to prolong their four-game winning streak when they take on the Las Vegas Raiders to close out the regular season in Week 18 at the Allegiant Stadium.
The Broncos, who are already eliminated from the NFL playoffs, will aim to bounce back and secure a victory in their next game when they close out the campaign at Empower Field at Mile High against Los Angeles Chargers.
Other NFL scores today…
Meanwhile, in other NFL scores today in Week 17, the New Orleans Saints beat the Philadelphia Eagles, 20-10, New England handed Miami another defeat to dent the Dolphins’ playoff hopes after the Patriots won 23-21 today, while Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers overcame a deficit to secure to collect a 30-24 win over the Carolina Panthers and secured their second straight NFC South championship.
Check the complete Week 17 NFL results today and stay tuned for more updates on this page when the other scores have been confirmed in the later games.
Week 17 NFL scores today – Jan. 1
Dallas 27, Tennessee 13
Atlanta Falcons 20, Arizona Cardinals 19
Cleveland Browns 24, Washington Commanders 10
Detroit Lions 41, Chicago Bears 10
Jacksonville Jaguars 31, Houston Texans 3
Kansas City Cheifs 27, Denver Broncos 24
New York Giants 38, Indianapolis Colts 10
New England Patriots 23, Miami Dolphins 21
New Orleans Saints 20, Philadelphia Eagles 10
Tampa Bay Buccaneers 30, Carolina Panthers 24
New York Jets 6, lost to Seattle Seahawks 23
San Francisco 49ers at Las Vegas, 4:05 p.m.
Los Angeles Rams 10, lost to Los Angeles Chargers 30
Minnesota Vikings 17 lost to Green Bay Pacers 41
Pittsburgh Steelers 16, beat Baltimore Ravens, 13
Buffalo at Cincinnati, 8:30 p.m.