Chiefs have a 50-yard touchdown in NFL record nine straight games

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The Chiefs just keep breaking big plays.

When Kareem Hunt ran for a 69-yard touchdown in the final minutes of the Chiefs’ win over the Chargers on Sunday, it represented the ninth consecutive game in which the Chiefs scored a touchdown of 50 yards or longer. That’s the longest streak in NFL history.

Hunt has done it in all three games of his NFL career. In Week Two Hunt had a 53-yard touchdown run, and in Week one Hunt had a 78-yard touchdown reception. Tyreek Hill added a 75-yard touchdown reception in Week One.

Hill scored a 95-yard punt return touchdown in the final game of the 2016 regular season. The week before that Hill had a 70-yard touchdown run, and Travis Kelce had an 80-yard touchdown reception. Hill had a 68-yard touchdown run the week earlier and a 78-yard punt return touchdown a week before that. Before that Albert Wilson had a 55-yard touchdown run. And a week before that, Hill got the streak started with an 86-yard touchdown on a free kick after a safety.

The Chiefs may be both the NFL’s best team, and the NFL’s most fun team.

46 responses to “Chiefs have a 50-yard touchdown in NFL record nine straight games

  1. That would imply their success is being facillitated by blown coverages and blocking schemes. And if so those are things that are nice when you get them but cant be depended on to always happen.

  2. Just think about this for a minute. No Spencer Ware who is an absolute Beast. No Eric Berry who is truly great. No Jeremy Maclin who is as good as it gets. But yet they find a way to keep winning. Gotta give the team and Andy all the credit in the world.

  3. PresidentTrumpIsRightRespectYourCountryAndFlag says:
    September 27, 2017 at 9:54 am
    The Chiefs also have 9 straight playoff losses.

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    Odd,considering they crushed the Texans in Houston 30-0 a few years ago.

  4. The Chefs are the team to beat in the AFC West. Solid on both sides of the ball, and Alex Smith has finally started to look at the whole field instead of only the short stuff. Hate ’em, but the truth is the truth.

  5. That’s surprising considering Alex Smith’s reputation as a checkdown master… Doesn’t sound like the most fun NFL team to me.

  6. As a fan of the Chiefs I can tell you they are not all that fun to watch. In between these 50 yd plays are endless bubble screens, sacks, fake end arounds and shovel passes that lead to three and outs or the occasional 3rd and 8 that gets a first down.

  7. when you talk about them having two of the most dynamic playmakers in the league and aren’t even talking about travis kelce, you know their roster is loaded.

  8. Here in the ‘Show Me State’, we’ve been waiting for hype to match reality for nigh on half a century now. The first man on the moon 1969 has nothing on our Chiefs, who last touched down on planet earth terms football relevance that same year. Same era Raiders were the best team in all of football for 3 straight years 1967-1969, going 37-4-1 – ended with nothing to show for said. Patriots had a season poised to go 19-0 then all the hubbub turned to sorrow… no cigar. Upshot: until my Chiefs or any team does it at the only time it matters, post season, they’ll not have done anything at all; less talk, more action.

  9. PresidentTrumpIsRightRespectYourCountryAndFlag says:
    September 27, 2017 at 9:54 am
    The Chiefs also have 9 straight playoff losses.
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    With an id like that why is it no surprise you would turn 2 into 9?

  10. That would imply their success is being facillitated by blown coverages and blocking schemes. And if so those are things that are nice when you get them but cant be depended on to always happen.

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    One maybe two games in a row yeah you’re right. 9 straight games across 2 seasons from Kelce, Hill, Wilson, Hunt that is mostly design and guys doing their job.

  11. The funny thing about this is that my brain still doesn’t even consider the Chiefs when looking at quick strike or high powered offenses. One of these days my mind will start giving them the respect they’ve earned.

  12. This is the offense which Marty Schottenheimer was dreaming about, 20 years ago, when he attempted to migrate from 3 yards and a cloud of Nigerian Nightmare to Chunks of yards. The Chiefs are certainly entertaining, in an infuriating sort of way. While their offense is hit and miss with these big plays and they don’t turn the ball over very much, they are streaky in their ability to create turnovers themselves and they consistently allow their defense to be gouged for long 20 plus yard pass plays and 10 plus yard runs. I detest the bend-to-the-breaking-point Bob Sutton defense. The dude never sends a blitz. “Let’s rush three, and drop six and make our outside backers cover the quicker tailbacks on deep outs. That’ll fool ’em”… Infuriating to watch them turn games they should be coasting to victory in – into white knuckle 4th quarter comeback attempt/events.

  13. Big_Mike392 says:
    September 27, 2017 at 10:17 am
    That’s surprising considering Alex Smith’s reputation as a checkdown master… Doesn’t sound like the most fun NFL team to me.

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    I think Smith woke up. He’s taking more risks and trusting his arm. He knows his days are numbered and he’s playing like there is no tomorrow. It’s fantastic.

  14. Chiefs have a great team this year, and one of only a couple in the AFC that might unseat the Pats.

    Rematch will be a fun game if it happens.

  15. aarons444 says:
    September 27, 2017 at 11:12 am
    I hope this is Andy Reid’s year.
    One of my all-time faves.
    Wish Ron Wolf had the foresight to keep him in Green Bay in ’99.

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    I think KC are playing great… I think they are the best team at the moment. As a Patriots fan I am counting on KC peaking too early. It’s a long season.

  16. r8rsfan says:
    September 27, 2017 at 10:17 am
    The Chefs are the team to beat in the AFC West. Solid on both sides of the ball, and Alex Smith has finally started to look at the whole field instead of only the short stuff. Hate ’em, but the truth is the truth.

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    Not to mention Oak were embarrassed by Wash and Denver lost to the Bills. Neither look like world beaters at the moment. Chiefs definitely look like the team to beat.

  17. That would imply their success is being facillitated by blown coverages and blocking schemes. And if so those are things that are nice when you get them but cant be depended on to always happen.

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    Doesn’t really imply anything considering a lot of those TDs are on special teams. And how can you not depend on having a good “blocking scheme?”

  18. @bestcameraanglesnevershown

    after the seahawks, the chiefs are the next best scoring defense in the league since bob sutton came to town in 2013. your feelings on his scheme are bad and you should feel bad.

  19. Absolutely, bestcamera, the defense is not as good as people think. I too get so frustrated with the don’t blitz until 5 min in the 4th bend and bend and bend defense. If the team didn’t have the playmakers they do on that side of the ball they would easily be 6-10 year after year.

  20. Having Chiefs articles is such a waste of space…does anyone outside Kansas City think they will beat a January New England team or the Packers, Seahawks or Cowboys?

    The best teams improve all season, continue to move pieces to find injury replacements and really reach their full form in December. I give KC all the credit in the world for knocking off the champs but as Belichick famously says “The season doesn’t start until after Thanksgiving.”

    Glad the Chiefs fans have something to feel good about but at the end of the year, they’ll probably end up 12-4 or 13-3 with a playoff 1st rd loss to the Steelers or Raiders, or a Conf Championship loss to the Patriots. Does anyone REALLY think they’re winning a SB this year? Come on…..

  21. “mongolchuck says:
    September 27, 2017 at 3:25 pm
    Absolutely, bestcamera, the defense is not as good as people think. I too get so frustrated with the don’t blitz until 5 min in the 4th bend and bend and bend defense. If the team didn’t have the playmakers they do on that side of the ball they would easily be 6-10 year after year.”

    You must have missed last years playoff loss. When the defense was gassed in the 4th quarter. Have any of you Bob Sutton naysayers noticed KC’s defense in the 4th quarter this year? They are dominating in the 4th, maybe has something to do with being fresh by not blitzing every down in the first half.

  22. It isn’t that Alex Smith woke up as much as it is that he has more speedsters and the guys are comfortable with each other, but more importantly his offensive line is playing WAY better, they got rid of the bad pieces like Stephenson the previous year and are really starting to gel now as almost all of them came back from last season. Offense starts with offensive line, and starting with how they finished last year (ignoring Fisher’s hold) to how they started this year, Alex has had more time in the pocket than ever. Mitch Morse & LDT were good picks. S

  23. mrkbuilders says:
    September 27, 2017 at 4:48 pm

    Having Chiefs articles is such a waste of space…does anyone outside Kansas City think they will beat a January New England team or the Packers, Seahawks or Cowboys?
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    A lot can happen in 3 months, and of all of those teams listed, the Patriots are the only ones that scare anyone.

  24. Having Chiefs articles is such a waste of space…does anyone outside Kansas City think they will beat a January New England team or the Packers, Seahawks or Cowboys?

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    I’ve had the pleasure of watching two out of the three games they’ve played this season and yes, they would crush Dallas or Seattle. The fact that you lumped Dallas and Seattle in with New England and Green Bay is pretty laughable in itself but that’s besides the point. KC has a tremendous running game and an awesome defense and that’s basically the ingredients needed to win a super bowl in the NFL. I think they’ll do just fine this year.

    -Redskins fan

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