The Kansas City Chiefs surprisingly accepted their third defeat of the season in the NFL. Super Bowl finalist around star quarterback Patrick Mahomes loses in front of his own audience against the Buffalo Bills in 20:38. Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen threw three touchdown passes and took the ball himself to the end zone in a repeat of last season’s semifinals.
The Arizona Cardinals are the only undefeated team. Thanks to a strong defense, quarterback Kyler Murray’s team also won their fifth game of the season in 17:10 against the injury-ravaged San Francisco 49ers, who had lost for the third time in a row. Rookie quarterback Trey Lance replaces the injured Jimmy Garoppolo on first starts.
Meanwhile, superstar Tom Brady propelled the Super Bowl champions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, to their fourth win of the season. In 45:17 against the overwhelmed Miami Dolphins, the 44-year-old (!) threw five touchdowns.
The Los Angeles Chargers also have a 4:1 win record: the Californians beat the Cleveland Browns 47:42 in front of basketball superstar LeBron James, with quarterback Justin Herbert throwing four touchdown passes.
Stuttgart fullback Jacob Johnson celebrates his second win of the season with the New England Patriots in a 25:22 win against the Houston Texans. On the fifth attempt, however, wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown and the Detroit Lions still haven’t redeemed the Minnesota Vikings at 17:19—the Lions remain without a win after a dramatic finale.
The Atlanta Falcons won the first London game of the season. Quarterback veteran Matt Ryan led the Falcons to a 27-20 win over the New York Jets at Tottenham Hotspur’s packed stadium.
On Tuesday, the National Football League wants to announce which of the three German cities are on the shortlist of potential hosts. A regular season game should take place for the first time on German soil, if possible, in 2022, but not later than 2023. The decision will be taken in December. (AFP)
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