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Upon Further Review: 11 Quick Facts From Sunday’s Win Over Philadelphia
September 18, 2017 08:39 PM | Matt McMullen
1. Kareem Hunt was back in the end zone on Sunday

Rookie running back Kareem Hunt set expectations high after his record-breaking season debut, and he didn't disappoint in Kansas City's win over Philadelphia on Sunday. The rookie tailback ran for two touchdowns, making that five scores already on the season, and once again found himself in the record books.

Only one player has scored more touchdowns in their first two games than Hunt, and it's been a little while.

In addition to Sternaman and Hunt, only Jahvid Best (2010) and Billy Sims (1980) have scored at least five touchdowns through their first two professional games.

Hunt's 53-yard touchdown was tied for the third-longest score of the week.

2. Hunt has tallied 355 yards from scrimmage so far this season, and it hasn't come easy

Hunt has already displayed an ability to break tackles. In fact, according to Pro Football Focus, nobody has been able to fight for the extra yard quite like the rookie out of Toledo.

3. Chris Jones had a historic day

Defensive lineman Chris Jones was all over the stat sheet on Sunday. The second-year defensive tackle recorded four tackles, 3.0 sacks, two forced fumbles and his first-career interception.

Stat lines like that don't happen too often, as Jones became just the second player since 1994 to tally 3.0+ sacks, two-plus forced fumbles and a pick, joining James Harrison (2007).

4. The Chiefs' ability to create pressure was causing problems for Eagles' quarterback Carson Wentz

The Chiefs' front seven was all over Eagles' quarterback Carson Wentz, sacking him six times. Though even when the Chiefs didn't bring him down, the pass rush still had an effect on Philadelphia's second-year signal caller.

5. Alex Smith was impressive once again

Chiefs' quarterback Alex Smith completed 21 of 28 passes for 251 yards and a touchdown on Sunday, posting a 113.8 passer rating. It was his second-straight game with a passer rating over 100.0 this season.

Smith was effective even while under pressure again as well, something Smith has been the best in the league at thus far, according to Pro Football Focus.

6. The Chiefs' offense is rolling

Through two games this season, only the Oakland Raiders (71) have scored more points than the Chiefs (69).

Kansas City has been at its best on first down, gaining a league-most 10.04 yards per play.

7. The Chiefs are coming up big when it matters most

Kansas City was trailing New England entering the fourth quarter in Week 1, and led Philadelphia by just 3 entering the final period this week. It was all Chiefs in both contests from there.

8. Travis Kelce had himself a game

Tight end Travis Kelce hauled in a team-leading eight catches for 103 yards and a touchdown in Sunday afternoon's win. It was Kelce's first 100-yard receiving game of the season, and his sixth in his last nine regular season games.

9. The Arrowhead Advantage was back on Sunday

There's no place quite like Arrowhead Stadium, and the Chiefs' homefield advantage was in full force once again against the Eagles.

10. Head Coach Andy Reid came out on top against a former assistant - again

A familiar face manned the opposing sideline on Sunday in Eagles' Head Coach - and former Chiefs' Offensive Coordinator - Doug Pederson.

Pederson was the Chiefs' Offensive Coordinator for three seasons before taking over for the Eagles. He was also an assistant under Reid for four seasons while the two were in Philadelphia together.

Sunday's win made Reid 9-3 against former assistants in his career.

11. Offensive guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif has been really good through two games this season

Now in his third season with Kansas City, Duvernay-Tardif has quietly developed into one of the best interior linemen in the league.

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