4 second-quarter touchdowns lead KC comeback


January 13, 2020 - 10:07 AM

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and tight end Travis Kelce celebrate after Kelce scored his second touchdown in the second quarter on a pass from Mahomes on Sunday. JILL TOYOSHIBA/KANSAS CITY STAR/TNS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes stalked up and down the sideline like a field marshal rallying his troops, the brilliant young quarterback imploring the Kansas City Chiefs to stay together even as the Houston Texans were on the verge of taking them apart.

The Chiefs already faced a 24-0 hole, bigger than any deficit they had overcome in franchise history.

“The biggest thing I was preaching,” Mahomes said later, “was, ‘Let’s go do something special. Everybody is counting us out. Let’s go out there and play by play put it out there.’ And play by play, we did what we were supposed to do.”

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