Giants vs Chiefs live updates: ‘Monday Night Football’ highlights, stats and news as Chiefs fend off Giants in 20-17 win
The Chiefs overcame an inconsistent performance with their offense to claim a 20-17 victory over New York in Game of Week 8 on Monday night.
Tyreek Hill carried the Kansas City offense with 12 receptions on 18 targets for 94 yards and a 6 yard touchdown in the first quarter. That made up for another inferior performance from Travis Kelce, who only managed to gain 27 yards on four receptions. A lot of it comes down to the Giants ‘defense, as New York has used up to seven defensive backs on plays in an attempt to slow down the Chiefs’ offense.
The Chiefs got solid production from their rushing game, as Darrel Williams and Derrick Gore totaled 97 yards on 24 carries. Gore also contributed a 3-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, which was the first game-defining game of his professional career.
Kadarius Toney and Sterling Shepard returned to the lineup after being listed as questionable before this game, but they only added 51 yards in eight receptions. New York had big plays from John Ross, who caught a 50-yard pass in the first quarter, and Devontae Booker, whose 41-yard catch and run in the second quarter led to a 23-yard field goal from Graham. Gano. .
The Giants (2-6) host Las Vegas in Week 9. Kansas City (4-4) has a home game against Green Bay next week.
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