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2019 Schedule
4-2, 1st in AFC West
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2dDavid Purdum

Wilson overtakes Mahomes as MVP betting fave

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson moved ahead of Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes this week and is now the betting favorite to win MVP at Caesars Sportsbook.

Berman: Texans with a 'big gut win' vs. Chiefs (1:33)
2d

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs' time of possession of 20:12 was their lowest ever for a home game. Houston ran 83 plays to 47 for the Chiefs. Until these numbers even out, things will continue to be rough for the Chiefs.

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3dAdam Teicher

Hill returns to action with 2 TDs in Chiefs' loss

Tyreek Hill made an impressive return to the Chiefs' lineup Sunday, catching five passes for 80 yards and two touchdowns, but he couldn't save the team from a second straight loss.

3d

Watson, Hyde lead Chiefs to 31-24 victory over Chiefs

Deshaun Watson threw for 280 yards and a touchdown while running for two more, outdueling Chiefs counterpart Patrick Mahomes in a matchup of former first-round picks and leading the Houston Texans to a 31-24 victory over Kansas City on Sunday.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs' sloppy play continued for a second straight week and this time they lost all of what was once a 14-point lead to fall behind the Texans 23-17 at halftime. The Chiefs committed nine penalties and missed a field goal, but the biggest error was a Patrick Mahomes fumble in the final seconds that led to Houston's go-ahead touchdown. Mahomes also threw an interception, his first of the season.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

What once was a 14-point Chiefs lead is now down to 1. The Chiefs' inability to make a stop on defense is beyond a problem now. Houston has scored on three of four possessions. The Texans are 3-of-5 on third down and 1-of-1 on 4th. The Chiefs have failed to come up with any fixes for their many defensive problems,

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs have allowed the Texans to score on two of their three possessions. The Chiefs entered the game allowing either a touchdown or field goal on 44.2 percent of their possessions, which was fifth worst in the league. That puts a ton of pressure on Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs to delver on offense.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyreek Hill's ability to track the deep ball showed again on his 46-yard TD reception on the Chiefs' opening drive. At 5-10, he beat two Texans defenders to the ball to make the catch and put the Chiefs ahead 7-0.

The barber behind Mahomes' 'Show Me' haircut (2:59)
7d

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyrann Mathieu had his first interception with the Chiefs in last week's game and is expecting to see plenty of action today against the Texans, his former team. "I kind of know how this head coach thinks,'' Mathieu said. "I expect him to throw at me early on and try to get in my head. So I'm looking forward to it.''

Texans vs. Chiefs: Expect an offensive explosion (1:05)
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Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

The Chiefs will get Tyreek Hill back today against the Texans but will still play without three offensive starters: WR Sammy Watkins, LT Eric Fisher and LG Andrew Wylie, They're also missing two defensive starters in tackle Chris Jones and linebacker Anthony Hitchens, this after placing DT Xavier Williams on IR during the week.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Chiefs inactive players for today's game against the Texans: WR Sammy Watkins, G Andrew Wylie, DT Chris Jones, T Eric Fisher, LB Dorian O'Daniel, OL Greg Senat, LB Anthony Hitchens.

Adam Teicher ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyreek Hill's return to the Chiefs today could help them in the return game as well as an offense. De'Anthony Thomas and Mecole Hardman have been the main returners in his absence with little production. "We have other guys who can do it,'' special teams coordinator Dave Toub said.. "Tyreek is exceptional.''

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3d

Healthy Hill returns to Chiefs lineup; Watkins out

Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill will play in Sunday's game against the Texans. Hill has not played since getting injured in Week 1. Kansas City will be without Sammy Watkins, however.

Adam Schefter ESPN Senior Writer 

Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins, listed as doubtful for Sunday against the Texans due to a hamstring injury, will not play, per source.

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Team Stats

Passing Yards339.31st
Rushing Yards82.724th
Points For28.7
Points Against24.0