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Here are some interesting notes and facts about the win

The Kansas City Chiefs got back in the win column on Sunday with a victory over the Philadelphia Eagles behind a dominant display on offense.

Here are 10 quick notes about the game.

1. Coach Reid made some NFL history on Sunday.

Reid accomplished something that no other coach in NFL history had previously done on Sunday, as he recorded his 100th victory with Kansas City (including the playoffs) and now owns 100+ wins with multiple teams. It was only fitting that Reid achieved that feat against the Eagles, who he led to 140 wins during his tenure in Philadelphia.

2. Patrick Mahomes was at his absolute best.

Mahomes mentioned last week that he looked forward to seeing how the Chiefs responded – himself included – after their slow start, and he answered in a big way. Mahomes completed 24-of-30 passes for 278 yards and five touchdowns in the game, marking his fourth career outing with 5+ scoring strikes. It marked his 25th career game with 3+ touchdown passes, which are the most through 50 career starts since at least 1950.

Additionally, Mahomes tallied his 31st career game with a passer rating north of 100.0 (131.0) to pass Len Dawson for the most such outings in franchise history.

3. Tyreek Hill had one of "those games."

Hill demonstrated why he's the most explosive player in the game on Sunday, hauling in 11 catches for 186 yards and three touchdowns. Since Week 12 of last season, Hill is the only player in the NFL to record 185+ yards and 3+ touchdowns in a single game, and he's done so twice. In fact, Hill is one of just two players in NFL history to record multiple performances with 10+ receptions, 185+ yards and 3+ touchdowns, joining Jerry Rice.

One of Hill's scores was a 44-yard strike from Mahomes, which marked the 28th touchdown of Hill's career that covered 40+ yards. That's the most in the NFL since 2016 by a wide margin – 16 touchdowns – and the only players in league history to tally more 40-yard scores before turning 28 (Lance Alworth, Bob Hayes and Randy Moss) are each in the Hall of Fame.

4. Jody Fortson was back in the end zone for the second-straight week.

Fortson was one of the top stories of the summer as a standout in training camp, but he's showing that he's much more than just a story. The six-foot-six tight end caught a touchdown on Sunday for the second game in a row, hauling in a quick pass from Mahomes for the score.

The former undrafted free agent has seen his offensive playing time increase in each of the last three games, and if he keeps this up, Fortson will surely be seeing more opportunities moving forward.

5. Clyde Edwards-Helaire had another strong game.

The Chiefs often talk about the importance of mental toughness in order to achieve greatness, and that's something Edwards-Helaire has exemplified lately. After fumbling late in the game against Baltimore, the former first round pick has bounced back to tally 202 total rushing yards over the last two weeks, which ranks fourth in the NFL behind only Derrick Henry (270), Ezekiel Elliott (238) and Alvin Kamara (209) in that span. Additionally, his nine forced missed tackles rank third among tailbacks in that time, per Pro Football Focus.

Edwards-Helaire racked up 102 of those yards against Philadelphia while chipping in two catches for 12 yards and a touchdown, too. His efforts were part of a punishing rushing attack on Sunday that recorded exactly 200 yards on the ground as a team.

6. The Chiefs were excellent on third down.

Kansas City was nearly perfect on third down against Philadelphia, converting nine of their 10 chances. At 90 percent, that conversion rate was the highest for any team in a single game this season (min. 10 chances), and as NFL on CBS pointed out, it was the highest mark in quite a while.

It continued what's been a trend for the Chiefs this year, as their 64.1 percent conversion rate (25-of-39) leads the NFL.

7. Kansas City has been tremendous offensively this season.

That third down success is part of the Chiefs' overall dominance on offense this season, which has been significant. Kansas City leads the NFL in yards-per-play (6.9), total first downs (107), and passing touchdowns (14) while ranking second in points-per-game (33.5) behind only Arizona.

Their best overall performance came on Sunday, as Kansas City found the end zone on six of its seven possessions.

8. The game didn't feature a single punt.

It was the definition of an offensive shootout on Sunday, and as it turns out, these kinds of games don't happen very often. Neither side punted in the contest, marking just the fourth game in league history that didn't feature a single punt.

9. The defense held Philadelphia to field goals on three possessions inside the red zone.

The Chiefs have struggled in the red zone defensively this season, but they deserve credit for holding the Eagles to field goals on three separate red zone trips. Philadelphia drove to the Chiefs' 11-yard line and the 3-yard line twice at various points in the game, but only recorded nine points across those three drives.

It's difficult to beat the Chiefs with field goals – especially when they're playing this well offensively – and Sunday's defensive performance in the red zone was an encouraging sign.

10. Mike Danna had a strong game.

Danna recorded the first multi-sack game of his career on Sunday and now has three sacks in his last two games. The second-year edge rusher tallied five total pressures against Philadelphia and has 11 for the season, moving within just five pressures of his season total from last year (16) in 100 fewer snaps.

It all helped Kansas City get back in the win column after two tough losses, and they'll now look to keep it going with a big-time matchup against the Buffalo Bills looming on Sunday Night Football.

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