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10 Quick Facts About the Chiefs' Week 6 Win Over Buffalo | Upon Further Review

Here are some interesting facts and notes about the victory

The Kansas City Chiefs bounced back from last week's loss with an impressive victory over the Buffalo Bills on Monday night.

Here are 10 quick notes from the game.

1. The Chiefs unleashed a tenacious rushing attack in this one.

Kansas City piled up 245 rushing yards in the victory, which were the Chiefs' most in a single game since 2012. Their 46 rushing attempts were also their most ever under Head Coach Andy Reid.

Four different players tallied double-digit yardage on the ground, helping Kansas City average 5.3 yards-per-carry, as the Chiefs tallied seven runs of 10+ yards – their most in a single game since Week 9 of the 2018 season.

2. At the heart of that running game was rookie tailback Clyde Edwards-Helaire.

Edwards-Helaire put together a monster performance on Monday with 161 rushing yards on 26 carries. Nine of those carries – or more than 30 percent – picked up eight or more yards.

His 6.19 yards-per-carry were the most by any player in a single game this season with at least 25 rushes, and his 161 yards on the ground were the third-most by a rookie in franchise history.

Edwards-Helaire now ranks second in the NFL in rushing yards (505) behind only the Tennessee Titans' Derrick Henry.

3. Patrick Mahomes set another franchise record.

Mahomes authored an efficient passing attack to go along with the Chiefs' running game, completing 21-of-26 passes for 225 yards and a couple of touchdowns. It marked his 16th straight regular-season contest with a passing score, which is the longest active streak in the NFL and a new franchise record.

Additionally, Mahomes reached the 90-touchdown mark for his career in just 37 games, passing Dan Marino to become the fastest player in NFL history to throw 90+ touchdowns.

4. Travis Kelce caught a pair of touchdowns.

Kelce continued his monster start to the 2020 campaign on Monday with five grabs for 65 yards and two scores. It marked his first multi-touchdown game since the 2018 season, and with five scores already now on the year, Kelce has matched his scoring output from the entire 2019 campaign through six weeks.

In fact, Kelce is one of only three players in the NFL this year with 450+ receiving yards and 5+ touchdowns through Week 6, joining the Seattle Seahawks' D.K. Metcalf and the Atlanta Falcons' Calvin Ridley.

5. Demarcus Robinson and Byron Pringle each stepped up in a big way.

The Chiefs didn't have wide receiver Sammy Watkins on Monday night, but both Robinson and Pringle made some huge plays in his stead.

Robinson hauled in five catches for 69 yards – each of which were his most since Week 2 of last season – and four of those five grabs picked up first downs.

Pringle, meanwhile, caught a 37-yard pass on third-and-12 late in the contest that helped seal the outcome.

6. The Chiefs' offense continued its remarkable run of consistency.

It's tough to score points in the NFL, but Kansas City finds a way to do it just about every week. With 26 points on Monday, the Chiefs tallied their 20th consecutive game with at least 23 points (including the playoffs) – the second-longest streak in league history.

What makes that stretch all the more remarkable is that the Chiefs compiled a 22-game streak – the longest in NFL history – directly before beginning this current one.

In other words, the Chiefs have scored 23+ points in 42 of their last 43 games.

7. The defense put together an impressive, bounce-back performance.

A week after struggling against the Las Vegas Raiders, the Chiefs reminded the NFL on Monday that this was the top scoring defense in the league from Week 11 of last season through Week 4.

Kansas City held Bills' quarterback Josh Allen to a season-low 164 total yards and yielded just 17 points, marking their NFL-most fifth game this season in which they held the opposition under 21 points.

8. Dan Sorensen picked off his first pass of the season.

Sorensen put an exclamation point on the Chiefs' strong defensive effort with an interception on the Bills' final offensive drive. It was the eighth interception of Sorensen's career.

Kansas City ranks fourth in the NFL with seven picks this season.

9. The Chiefs tallied their third Monday victory this season.

Kansas City is the first team to play three Monday games during a four-week span in 74 years, and better yet, the Chiefs won all three of them.

10. Head Coach Andy Reid continues to move up the all-time wins list.

Reid tallied his 227th career victory (including the postseason) on Monday and now ranks just two wins behind Curly Lambeau for the sixth-most victories in NFL history.

The future Pro Football Hall of Famer is one of the best coaches to ever do it, and with a divisional showdown against the Denver Broncos up next, Reid and the Chiefs will look to keep things rolling on Sunday.

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