National Football League
BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Kansas City 34, Houston 20
When: 8:20 PM ET, Thursday, September 10, 2020
Where: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
Temperature: 56°
Head Official: Clete Blakeman
Attendance: 15895
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Houston 7001320
Kansas City 01771034
1st Quarter
1Q 15:00 Houston
KC 35 7-H. Butker kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 15:00 31-D. Johnson rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - HOU 30 14:26 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 15-W. Fuller V.
3 and 5 - HOU 30 14:21 PENALTY on Houston, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at HOU 30 - No play.
3 and 10 - HOU 25 14:21 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 31-D. Johnson.
4 and 10 - HOU 25 14:16 9-B. Anger punts 40 yards, out of bounds.
1Q 14:07 Kansas City
1 and 10 - KC 35 14:07 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - KC 38 13:32 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 3 yards.
3 and 4 - KC 41 12:54 15-P. Mahomes pass to 31-D. Williams for 6 yards.
1 and 10 - KC 47 12:16 15-P. Mahomes pass to 17-M. Hardman for 6 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 4 - HOU 47 11:47 15-P. Mahomes pass to 87-T. Kelce for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 36 11:09 15-P. Mahomes pass to 11-D. Robinson for 36 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Official challenged the ruling, and the play was REVERSED, 15-P. Mahomes pass incomplete to 11-D. Robinson.
2 and 10 - HOU 36 11:03 15-P. Mahomes, sacked for 8 yards (54-J. Martin).
3 and 18 - HOU 44 10:19 15-P. Mahomes pass incomplete to 11-D. Robinson.
4 and 18 - HOU 44 10:14 5-T. Townsend punts 44 yards, touchback.
1Q 10:06 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 20 10:06 25-D. Johnson rush for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - HOU 27 9:29 4-D. Watson pass to 87-D. Fells for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 39 8:57 31-D. Johnson rush for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - HOU 48 8:22 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 5 yards.
1 and 10 - KC 47 7:36 4-D. Watson pass to 15-W. Fuller V for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - KC 41 7:02 25-D. Johnson rush for 2 yards.
3 and 2 - KC 39 6:19 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 11 yards.
1 and 10 - KC 28 5:39 4-D. Watson pass to 13-B. Cooks for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - KC 19 5:02 31-D. Johnson rush for 19 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is GOOD.
HOU 7    KC 0    Plays: 9    Possession: 5:12
1Q 4:54 Kansas City
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - KC 25 4:54 15-P. Mahomes pass to 10-T. Hill for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 3 - KC 32 4:21 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 1 yard.
3 and 2 - KC 33 3:38 31-D. Williams rush for 1 yard.
4 and 1 - KC 34 3:00 42-A. Sherman rush for 2 yards.
1 and 10 - KC 36 2:22 15-P. Mahomes pass to 87-T. Kelce for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 49 1:43 15-P. Mahomes pass to 14-S. Watkins for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 39 1:05 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 18 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 21 0:24 15-P. Mahomes pass to 14-S. Watkins for 13 yards.
END QUARTER 1
2nd Quarter
Kansas City continued...
1 and 8 - HOU 8 15:00 15-P. Mahomes pass to 87-T. Kelce for 2 yards.
2 and 6 - HOU 6 14:23 15-P. Mahomes pass incomplete to 11-D. Robinson.
3 and 6 - HOU 6 14:17 15-P. Mahomes pass to 87-T. Kelce for 6 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-H. Butker extra point is GOOD.
HOU 7    KC 7    Plays: 11    Possession: 5:41
2Q 14:13 Houston
KC 35 7-H. Butker kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 14:13 4-D. Watson pass to 15-W. Fuller V for 19 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 44 13:37 31-D. Johnson rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - HOU 48 12:59 4-D. Watson sacked for 4 yards (95-C. Jones, 57-A. Okafor).
3 and 10 - HOU 44 12:15 4-D. Watson rush for 6 yards, forced out of bounds.
4 and 4 - 50 11:37 9-B. Anger punts 41 yards, fair catch by 17-M. Hardman.
2Q 11:30 Kansas City
1 and 10 - KC 9 11:30 15-P. Mahomes pass to 87-T. Kelce for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - KC 14 10:50 31-D. Williams rush for 7 yards.
1 and 10 - KC 21 10:09 15-P. Mahomes pass incomplete to 10-T. Hill.
2 and 10 - KC 21 10:03 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 9 yards.
3 and 1 - KC 30 9:21 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 9 yards.
1 and 10 - KC 39 8:44 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 6 yards, ran out of bounds.
2 and 4 - KC 45 8:13 15-P. Mahomes pass to 11-D. Robinson for 4 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - KC 49 7:22 PENALTY on Houston, Neutral Zone Infraction, 5 yards, enforced at KC 49 - No play.
1 and 5 - HOU 46 7:17 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 8 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 38 6:39 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 8 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 2 - HOU 30 6:07 31-D. Williams rush for 4 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 26 5:24 31-D. Williams rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - HOU 22 4:47 14-S. Watkins rush for 3 yards.
3 and 3 - HOU 19 4:02 15-P. Mahomes pass to 11-D. Robinson for 9 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 10 3:26 15-P. Mahomes pass to 14-S. Watkins for 10 yards, TOUCHDOWN. Official challenged the ruling, and the play was REVERSED, 15-P. Mahomes pass to 14-S. Watkins for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - HOU 1 3:09 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for -1 yard.
3 and 2 - HOU 2 2:30 15-P. Mahomes pass to 14-S. Watkins for 2 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-H. Butker extra point is GOOD.
HOU 7    KC 14    Plays: 16    Possession: 9:04
2Q 2:26 Houston
KC 35 7-H. Butker kicks 66 yards, 14-D. Carter returns for 21 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 2:22 4-D. Watson pass to 87-D. Fells for 7 yards.
Two minute warning
2 and 3 - HOU 27 2:00 31-D. Johnson rush for 1 yard.
3 and 2 - HOU 28 1:30 31-D. Johnson rush for 4 yards.
Houston timeout at 1:26
1 and 10 - HOU 32 1:26 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 13-B. Cooks.
2 and 10 - HOU 32 1:20 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 15 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 47 1:11 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 13-B. Cooks.
2 and 10 - HOU 47 1:07 4-D. Watson pass to 88-J. Akins for 20 yards.
1 and 10 - KC 33 0:47 4-D. Watson pass incomplete.
2 and 10 - KC 33 0:42 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 25-D. Johnson.
3 and 10 - KC 33 0:36 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 15-W. Fuller V.
4 and 10 - KC 33 0:30 7-K. Fairbairn 51 yard field goal is NO GOOD.
2Q 0:25 Kansas City
1 and 10 - KC 41 0:25 15-P. Mahomes pass incomplete to 14-S. Watkins.
2 and 10 - KC 41 0:22 15-P. Mahomes pass to 14-S. Watkins for 17 yards.
Kansas City timeout at 0:16
1 and 10 - HOU 42 0:16 15-P. Mahomes pass to 87-T. Kelce for 11 yards. PENALTY on Houston, Horse-collar Tackle, 15 yards, enforced at HOU 31.
1 and 10 - HOU 16 0:09 15-P. Mahomes pass incomplete to 87-T. Kelce. PENALTY on Houston, Illegal Contact, 5 yards, enforced at HOU 16 - No play.
1 and 10 - HOU 11 0:04 7-H. Butker 29 yard field goal is GOOD.
END QUARTER 2
HOU 7    KC 17    Plays: 4    Possession: 0:21
3rd Quarter
3Q 15:00 Kansas City
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - KC 25 15:00 15-P. Mahomes pass to 10-T. Hill for 7 yards, forced out of bounds.
2 and 3 - KC 32 14:30 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 11 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - KC 43 13:54 15-P. Mahomes pass to 14-S. Watkins for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 45 13:18 31-D. Williams rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - HOU 43 12:36 PENALTY on Kansas City, False Start, 5 yards, enforced at HOU 43 - No play.
2 and 13 - HOU 48 12:14 15-P. Mahomes pass to 10-T. Hill for 14 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 34 11:41 15-P. Mahomes pass to 11-D. Robinson for 7 yards.
2 and 3 - HOU 27 11:01 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 27 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-H. Butker extra point is GOOD.
HOU 7    KC 24    Plays: 7    Possession: 4:07
3Q 10:53 Houston
KC 35 7-H. Butker kicks 66 yards, 14-D. Carter returns for 22 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 21 10:49 4-D. Watson pass to 15-W. Fuller V for 8 yards.
2 and 2 - HOU 29 10:17 31-D. Johnson rush for 7 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 36 9:51 31-D. Johnson rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - HOU 38 9:11 4-D. Watson pass to 15-W. Fuller V for 7 yards.
3 and 1 - HOU 45 8:29 25-D. Johnson rush for 2 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 47 7:57 25-D. Johnson rush for 2 yards.
2 and 8 - HOU 49 7:24 25-D. Johnson rush for 1 yard.
3 and 7 - 50 6:36 4-D. Watson, sacked for 2 yards (55-F. Clark).
4 and 9 - HOU 48 6:03 9-B. Anger punts 42 yards, fair catch by 17-M. Hardman.
3Q 5:57 Kansas City
1 and 10 - KC 10 5:57 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - KC 13 5:21 15-P. Mahomes pass to 14-S. Watkins for 19 yards.
1 and 10 - KC 32 4:42 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - KC 36 4:00 15-P. Mahomes pass incomplete to 25-C. Edwards-Helaire.
3 and 6 - KC 36 3:54 15-P. Mahomes pass to 10-T. Hill for 15 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 49 3:13 31-D. Williams rush for 3 yards.
2 and 7 - HOU 46 2:41 31-D. Williams rush for 2 yards.
3 and 5 - HOU 44 2:02 15-P. Mahomes pass to 31-D. Williams for 1 yard.
4 and 4 - HOU 43 1:22 5-T. Townsend punts 38 yards, downed by 13-B. Pringle.
3Q 1:12 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 5 1:12 31-D. Johnson rush for 5 yards.
2 and 5 - HOU 10 0:33 4-D. Watson rush for 6 yards, forced out of bounds.
END QUARTER 3
4th Quarter
Houston continued...
1 and 10 - HOU 16 15:00 4-D. Watson pass to 15-W. Fuller V for 20 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 36 14:27 4-D. Watson pass intended for 13-B. Cooks, INTERCEPTED by 38-L. Sneed at KC 44, returned for 39 yards, forced out of bounds.
4Q 14:15 Kansas City
1 and 10 - HOU 17 14:15 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 9 yards.
2 and 1 - HOU 8 13:35 15-P. Mahomes pass incomplete to 14-S. Watkins.
3 and 1 - HOU 8 13:31 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for no gain.
Kansas City timeout at 12:56
4 and 1 - HOU 8 12:56 15-P. Mahomes pass intended for 13-B. Pringle, INTERCEPTED by 55-B. McKinney at HOU -2, returned for no gain, touchback. PENALTY on Houston, Defensive Pass Interference, 7 yards, enforced at HOU 8 - No play.
1 and 1 - HOU 1 12:51 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for no gain.
2 and 1 - HOU 1 12:13 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for -2 yards.
3 and 3 - HOU 3 11:30 15-P. Mahomes pass to 10-T. Hill for 3 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
7-H. Butker extra point is GOOD.
HOU 7    KC 31    Plays: 6    Possession: 2:50
4Q 11:25 Houston
KC 35 7-H. Butker kicks 63 yards, 14-D. Carter returns for 23 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 11:19 4-D. Watson pass to 15-W. Fuller V for 10 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 35 10:51 4-D. Watson pass to 31-D. Johnson for 12 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 47 10:22 4-D. Watson, sacked for no gain (95-C. Jones).
2 and 10 - HOU 47 9:52 31-D. Johnson rush for 17 yards.
1 and 10 - KC 36 9:09 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 12-K. Stills.
Houston timeout at 9:04
2 and 10 - KC 36 9:04 4-D. Watson rush for 2 yards.
3 and 8 - KC 34 8:28 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 12-K. Stills.
4 and 8 - KC 34 8:24 4-D. Watson pass to 15-W. Fuller V for 11 yards, forced out of bounds.
1 and 10 - KC 23 7:57 31-D. Johnson rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - KC 19 7:21 4-D. Watson pass to 88-J. Akins for 19 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 18-R. Cobb, 2pt Conversion FAILS.
HOU 13    KC 31    Plays: 10    Possession: 4:10
4Q 7:15 Kansas City
HOU 35 7-K. Fairbairn kicks 58 yards, 17-M. Hardman returns for 20 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - KC 27 7:09 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 4 yards.
2 and 6 - KC 31 6:28 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for -1 yard.
3 and 7 - KC 30 5:44 15-P. Mahomes pass incomplete to 25-C. Edwards-Helaire.
4 and 7 - KC 30 5:39 5-T. Townsend punts 54 yards, 14-D. Carter returns for 19 yards, forced out of bounds.
4Q 5:29 Houston
1 and 10 - HOU 35 5:29 4-D. Watson rush for 13 yards, ran out of bounds.
1 and 10 - HOU 48 5:00 4-D. Watson pass to 15-W. Fuller V for 31 yards.
1 and 10 - KC 21 4:26 4-D. Watson, sacked for 5 yards (44-D. O'Daniel).
2 and 15 - KC 26 3:50 4-D. Watson pass to 18-R. Cobb for 17 yards.
1 and 9 - KC 9 3:16 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 18-R. Cobb.
2 and 9 - KC 9 3:11 4-D. Watson pass to 14-D. Carter for 8 yards.
3 and 1 - KC 1 2:43 4-D. Watson rush for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
7-K. Fairbairn extra point is GOOD.
HOU 20    KC 31    Plays: 7    Possession: 2:51
4Q 2:38 Kansas City
HOU 35 2:38 7-K. Fairbairn kicks onside 13 yards, 23-A. Watts returns for 28 yards.
1 and 10 - HOU 20 2:31 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 4 yards.
Houston timeout at 2:26
2 and 6 - HOU 16 2:26 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 14 yards.
Houston timeout at 2:18
1 and 2 - HOU 2 2:18 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for -1 yard.
Two minute warning
2 and 3 - HOU 3 2:00 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for 2 yards.
3 and 1 - HOU 1 1:19 25-C. Edwards-Helaire rush for no gain.
Kansas City timeout at 0:33
4 and 1 - HOU 1 0:33 7-H. Butker 19 yard field goal is GOOD.
HOU 20    KC 34    Plays: 6    Possession: 2:05
4Q 0:30 Houston
KC 35 7-H. Butker kicks 65 yards, touchback.
1 and 10 - HOU 25 0:30 4-D. Watson pass to 18-R. Cobb for 6 yards.
2 and 4 - HOU 31 0:06 4-D. Watson pass incomplete to 14-D. Carter.
3 and 4 - HOU 31 0:02 4-D. Watson kneels for -1 yard.
END OF GAME