Rams outlast Chiefs 54-51 in high-octane offensive showcase

ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 20, 2018 01:18 PM
Rams outlast Chiefs 54-51 in high-octane offensive showcase
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, left, passes under pressure from Los Angeles Rams defensive end Dante Fowler (56) during the first half of an NFL football game Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

By Greg Beacham, Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jared Goff threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Gerald Everett for the go-ahead score with 1:49 to play, and the Los Angeles Rams outlasted the Kansas City Chiefs for a 54-51 victory on Monday night in a high-octane NFL offensive showdown that somehow surpassed the hype.

Patrick Mahomes threw six touchdown passes in his latest jaw-dropping performance for the Chiefs (9-2), but he also threw two interceptions in the final 1:18 as the Rams (10-1) hung on to win the highest-scoring Monday night game ever played and the first NFL game with two 50-point performances.

Goff passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns, while Marcus Peters and Lamarcus Joyner came up with late interceptions as the Rams held on.

The highest-scoring game in the league this season was an offensive fantasia featuring 1,001 combined yards and ingenious scheming from mastermind coaches Andy Reid and Sean McVay.

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