Mahomes, Chiefs rip Browns

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes passed for 375 yards and three touchdowns Sunday, while running back Kareem Hunt scored three touchdowns as the Kansas City Chiefs maintained the best record in the AFC by drilling the host Cleveland Browns 37-21.The 300-yard passing performance was the eighth straight for Mahomes, who has 29 touchdown passes.The duel between Mahomes and Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield was a rematch from their Big 12 days when they were first teammates at Texas Tech and later rivals after Mayfield transferred to Oklahoma.The Chiefs (8-1) scored on six of their first seven possessions, did not punt until the fourth quarter and averaged 9.3 yards per snap. Five receivers had 50 or more yards, led by tight end Travis Kelce with 99 yards on seven receptions, with two touchdowns.Hunt had 91 yards on 17 carries. He and Kelce scored touchdowns to begin the third quarter, the second after Damien Williams blocked a punt to set up Kansas City on the Cleveland 26.After purchasing more than 100 tickets for students attending his Cleveland high school, Hunt scored on a 50-yard run-and-catch on the Chiefs’ first possession. A 21-yard pass to Kelce keyed the 95-yard march, which gave Kansas City 48 points on opening drives this season.

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