Kansas City Chiefs beat Las Vegas Raiders as Travis Kelce makes ‘Monday Football Night’ history

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Travis Kelce became the first player to catch four touchdown passes in ‘Monday Night Football’ history as the Kansas City Chiefs came from 17-0 down to defeat the Las Vegas Raiders 30-29.

Kelce finished the game with seven catches for 25 yards.

The Chiefs improved to four wins and one defeat after a ninth win over the Raiders in their past 10 meetings.

Marquez Valdes-Scantling had six receptions for 90 yards and running back Jerick McKinnon made a team-high 53 rushing yards on eight carries for hosts Kansas City.

For Las Vegas, Josh Jacobs ran for a career-high 154 yards and a touchdown on 21 carries, in addition to five catches for 39 yards.

The Chiefs had trailed 20-10 at half-time but they reduced the deficit to three points when Mahomes capped a 12-play, 75-yard drive with a four-yard touchdown pass to Kelce with just over nine minutes left in the third quarter.

And Kansas City were in front before the end of the quarter, with Mahomes’ eight-yard pass to Kelce capping an eight-play 57-yard drive.

Daniel Carlson’s 47-yard field goal pulled the Raiders to within 24-23 early in the fourth quarter but Mahomes again found Kelce in the endzone to lead 30-23. However, Mahomes’ two-point conversion pass was incomplete.

That advantage was reduced to 30-29 with more than four minutes remaining when Derek Carr threw a 48-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams but rather than opt to kick a game-tying one-point conversion, the Raiders opted to run for two and came up inches short.

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