WINNING IN CHIEFS KINGDOM:
Kansas City quarterback PATRICK MAHOMES passed for 340 yards and two touchdowns in Week 15 to lead the Chiefs to their fourth-consecutive win. With his two touchdown passes, the 24-year-old quarterback now has 73 touchdown passes in 29 career games.
With two touchdown passes on Sunday Night Football against Chicago (8:20 PM ET, NBC), Mahomes would surpass Pro Football Hall of Famer DAN MARINO (31 games) as the fastest player to reach 75 career touchdown passes in NFL history.
The players to reach 75 career touchdown passes in the fewest games in NFL history:
|PLAYER||TEAM||GAMES TO 75 TD PASSES|
|Kurt WarnerHOF||St. Louis Rams||35|
|Patrick Mahomes||Kansas City||29*|
|*Has 73 touchdown passes|
Last week, Chiefs tight end TRAVIS KELCE – had 11 receptions for 142 yards in the win and became the first tight end in NFL history to record at least 1,000 receiving yards in four consecutive seasons. This season, Kelce leads all tight ends with 86 receptions and has 496 receptions in 94 career games.
With four receptions on Sunday Night Football, Kelce would surpass Pro Football Hall of Famer KELLEN WINSLOW SR. as the fastest tight end to reach 500 career receptions in NFL history.
The tight ends to reach 500 receptions in the fewest games in NFL history:
|PLAYER||TEAM(S)||GAMES TO 500 RECEPTIONS|
|Kellen Winslow Sr.HOF||San Diego||101|
|Jimmy Graham||New Orleans, Seattle||106|
|Travis Kelce||Kansas City||94*|
|*Has 496 receptions|
Additionally, with four receptions, Kelce would join JASON WITTEN (523) and ZACH ERTZ (521) – who reached 500 career receptions in Week 12 – as the only tight ends with at least 500 receptions in their first seven seasons in NFL history.