This is the third time in franchise history the Chiefs have won their first five games, and the win in Houston was their ninth consecutive on the road, matching the franchise record set in 1966-67.
Thomas and Hill showed off their speed on two of the biggest plays of the game, but Hopkins ensured they weren't the only ones on the highlight reel in the fourth quarter. "But, with that being said, just knowing him and knowing the type of guy that he is, he's an wonderful human being". As a runner he had three rushes for 31 yards. He's the first Chiefs rookie to have 600 yards rushing since Christian Okoye finished with 660 in 1987.
"I'm just going to keep fighting", Watson said. He knows about every move they've got.
Foreman stepped out of one tackle before plowing over Marcus Peters as he tried to tackle him before two other Chiefs finally brought him down after a 25-yard gain that got Houston to the 10 on the Texans' next drive.
Smith authored a response after Watson completed his second second-half scoring pass to receiver Will Fuller, a 48-yarder with 12 minutes left that cut what was a 16-point deficit to 26-20. Texans fans are forgetting already the bad memory of signing Brock Osweiler to a big money deal, and quickly becoming believers in the player Houston traded a future first round pick to get. "Houston is lucky to have him".
According to Dr. Robert LaPrade, a complex knee and sports medicine specialist in the Vail, Colorado area, a minimum of six weeks is usually necessary to allow tibial plateau fractures to completely heal so that there is no risk of a reinjury. The three-time Defensive Player of the Year returned in 2017 after missing the last 13 games of last season following his second back surgery.
Mercilus exited the game on the seventh play of the game and was quickly ruled out with a chest injury; Watt followed seven plays later. Kelce was announced as being in the concussion protocol and stayed in the locker room for the second half of the game.
"Alex is playing similar to how he's played before, " coach Andy Reid said. "It's a good situation he's in with these receivers". On Sunday, Conley had three receptions for 46 yards, including a 19-yard grab on a third-and-14 in the first quarter.