Chiefs rookie shines in clutch

A 99-yard interception return that essentially created a 14-point swing in a 27-24 victory over the Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium was caused by a rookie seventh-round draft pick



September 20, 2022 - 1:21 PM

Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Jaylen Watson (35) walks down to the field with other teammates for the first padded practice of Chiefs training camp on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, in St. Joseph.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Late Thursday night, the previously (relatively) anonymous Jaylen Watson emerged from a Chiefs locker room still buzzing about him and stepped to the microphone in the media room at Arrowhead Stadium.

“How’s everybody doing?” he said.

Maybe no one was doing as well as him just then.