August 16, 2017
QB Patrick Mahomes tosses TD in Chiefs debut

QB Patrick Mahomes tosses TD in Chiefs debut

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Published 12:20 a.m. ET Aug. 12, 2017 | Updated 12:49 a.m. ET Aug. 12, 2017


Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has received a six-game suspension from the NFL for violating the league’s personal conduct policy.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith led the Chiefs to a quick touchdown and first-round pick Patrick Mahomes II had an impressive debut, before the San Francisco backups led the 49ers to a 27-17 victory over Kansas City in their preseason opener Friday night.

Smith hit speedster Tyreek Hill for a 32-yard gain on the first play of the game, and Spencer Ware capped a 75-yard march with a short TD run to give the Chiefs a 7-0 lead.

It was the only series for Smith, who finished 4 of 6 for 48 yards.

Mahomes checked in for the first time late in the second quarter, drawing perhaps the biggest roar of the night. The 10th overall draft pick had a long completion wiped out by a penalty on his first play, but later capitalized on a blocked punt…

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