The Kansas City Chiefs offense residing the tone early in their first preseason recreation towards the Cincinnati Bengals with three straight passing performs — and answered the Bengals’ opening force touchdown.
Mahomes then finished a pass to Sammy Watkins for seven yards, after which got here a 23-yard employ and elope by tight cease Blake Bell.
After getting to the scheme line by coaxing the Bengals defense offsides — and a 10-yard scurry by Mahomes — Carlos Hyde punched it in with a 1-yard touchdown elope to tie the game 7-7 with 4:01 left within the first quarter.
The force went for 83 yards and took seven performs, taking appropriate 3:47 off the clock.
However for the explanation that Bengals had chewed up extra than seven minutes on their opening touchdown force, there wasn’t enough time left within the first quarter for the followers to peek extra from the reigning NFL MVP. That modified into it for Mahomes and a whole lot of of the first-crew offensive gamers.
Mahomes left the game with a a supreme stat line: 4/4 for 66 yards.