KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tyreek Slope and Mecole Hardman had low score gets, the Kansas City guard shut down a Nationalists offense missing quarterback Cam Newton and running back Sony Michel. The Bosses beat New Britain 26-10 Monday night in a game deferred by specific Coronavirus tests in each group.
Tyrann Mathieu restored a late block attempt for the securing score, and Patrick Mahomes included 236 yards going in a to some degree unstable exhibition – in any event, by all accounts – as the Bosses defeated a uniquely moderate beginning upsettingly to win their thirteenth consecutive game dating to Week 10 of last season.
The matchup between the Loyalists and the Super Bowl champs should be Sunday. However, it was placed on hold when New Britain affirmed a player later uncovered to be Newton tried positive for Coronavirus. Later on Saturday, it came out that Bosses practice crew QB Jordan Ta’amu additionally had tested positive, driving the NFL to defer the game.
More tests, including one taken at 6 a.m. ET, on Monday, restored no extra positives from either group.
By and large, the Nationalists (2-2) presumably wish the game was deferred considerably more to get their QB back.
Brian Hoyer, who has now lost 11 straight beginnings for three unique groups, was 15 of 24 for 130 yards and a capture attempt before getting sidelined. Jarrett Stidham drove the Nationalists to a score to near 13-10. Yet, he additionally tossed two interferences, including the pick-six to Mathieu that pushed the Bosses to their fourth consecutive 4-0 beginning, the primary such streak in NFL history.
With the game of seat juggling at quarterback and the loss of Michel, who was set on harmed hold with a quad issue prior in the day, the Nationalists went to a downsized and run-hefty methodology intended to keep them in the game.
A significant part of the way, mentor Bill Belichick’s necessary arrangement worked.
The Bosses walked downfield for a field objective on their first drive, included another later in half, yet any case struggled to get into gear. Sammy Watkins squandered a scoring chance by bumbling in the red zone, Mahomes was under steady pressure, and the remainder of his complete beneficiaries were covered by the New Britain optional.
Indeed, the Loyalists might have been driving had Hoyer not committed two significant errors.
The previously came in the end seconds of the top half, when the Loyalists had utilized their breaks to crash into field-objective range. Straightforward, Clark sacked Hoyer on third down, and the 40-year-old apprentice didn’t understand he was unable to stop the clock. It hit zero, and the Bosses took a 6-3 lead into the storage space.
Hoyer’s subsequent mix-up arrived behind schedule in the second from last quarter, when he again felt the pocket breakdown on a third-down play. This time, the Bosses stripped the ball free and recouped it, keeping New Britain from another field-objective endeavor.
Give the Bosses enough possibilities, and they’ll generally finish it off.
At last, exploiting a swing in force, Mahomes hit Slope and Travis Kelce with long moves quickly downfield. When Slope took a fly scope to the arch for a score, the Bosses made them inhale room.
The Nationalists replied behind a while ago runs from Damien Harris, who had recently been enacted off IR, and a brilliant catch by N’Keal Harry in the end zone. However, the Bosses continued proceeding onward offense, exploiting pass impedance and individual foul punishments by the least-hailed group in the class to set up Hardman’s score.
When Mathieu was consummately situated to get a tipped pass and take it to the house, the Bosses were made a beeline for a triumphant beginning to a tiresome stretch of three games in 11 days that incorporates a visit to the Wild ox Bills.
Loyalists: Right gatekeeper Shaq Bricklayer missed the game after a calf injury sprung up before the end of last week. The Loyalists hostile line was exhausted later in the prior quarter when right tackle Jermaine Eluemunor left with headaches.
Bosses: Protective tackle Chris Jones was out with a crotch injury that sidelined him by a week ago. Defensive end Mike Danna went along with him on the seat with a hamstring injury in the subsequent quarter.