Chiefs win against Ravens 27-24 in their first overtime game this season

Tristan Allen, Editor-in-Chief

The Kansas City Chiefs pulled out a 27-24 win during their first overtime game of the season against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.

The Ravens were the NFL’s top-ranked defense going into the game, and the Chiefs got not just a spot in the playoffs but breathing room in the AFC after the New England Patriots and Houston Texans lost in week 14.

Patrick Mahomes,Chiefsquarterback, helped chorale the Chiefs’ comeback effort, making two critical plays on fourth down in the same drive:a 48-yard pass to Tyreek Hill, Chiefs wide receiver, and a five-yard touchdown pass to Damien Williams, Chiefs running back. Mahomes finished the game passing with 377 yards, two touchdowns andan interception while completing 35 of his 53 passes.

Hill was also a big factor in the Chiefs’ victory Sunday. He received for 139 yards despite wrist and heel injuries early on in the game. He caught eight of his 14 targeted passes.

Travis Kelce, Chiefs tight end, also had a big day against Baltimore, receiving for 77 yards and a touchdown.

Lamar Jackson, Ravens’ quarterback, made his fourth career start at Arrowhead. He converted on 13 of his 24 passes, tallying 147 yards and two touchdowns in the process. He also ran for 71 yards on 13 carries.

The Ravens ran a lot against the Chiefs: along with Jackson’s 71, Gus Edwards and Kenneth Dixon, Ravens running backs, ran for 67 and 59 yards respectively. The Ravens finished the game with 198 rushing yards and one rushing touchdown from Dixon.

Spencer Ware, Chiefs running back, had a better game against the Ravens, running for 75 yards on 15 carries. Williams ran for a touchdown in the first quarter, but only had 14 rushing yards on eight carries.

Willie Snead, Ravens tight end, lead the Ravens in receiving yards with 61, while Maxx Williams, Ravens tight end, and Michael Crabtree, Ravens wide receiver, each caughta touchdown.