TIES KANSAS CITY FRANCHISE RECORD WITH SIX TOUCHDOWN PASSES IN A GAME
In just the thirdstart of hisNFL career,Mahomes carvedapart thePittsburghSteelers atHeinz Fieldwithasix-touchdownafternoon, equalingtheKansasCity franchiserecordfor touchdown passes ina game that has beenheldby LenDawson since 1964whenhe threw for 435 yards in awin over Denver. Mahomes displayed no early-season jitters, as he connected on 23 of 28 passes for 326 yards in the Chiefs’ 42–37win. He threw two touchdown passes to Travis Kelce, as well as scoring tosses to Chris Conley, Kareem Hunt, Demarcus Robinson, and Tyreek Hill. About two months later, Mahomes duplicated the feat in throwing six touch
downpasses ina54–51 shoot-out loss to the Los Angeles Rams on MondayNight Football . TheNFLrecordformost touchdown passes in a game is seven, held by eight quarterbacks. The most recent to match that was Drew Brees in 2015 against the New York Giants.
Mahomes threw for six touchdown passes to lead Kansas City to a 42–37 win over host Pittsburgh in Week 2 of the 2018 NFL season and tie Hall of Famer Len Dawson’s franchise record for touchdown throws in a game.
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