Chiefs' Marquez Valdes-Scantling drops go-ahead TD pass, smashes helmet in frustration
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The Kansas City Chiefs found themselves in an unfamiliar spot on Monday night – trailing by four points and in need of a touchdown to beat the Philadelphia Eagles.
Patrick Mahomes took the snap, cocked back and fired a home run pass to a wide-open Marquez Valdes-Scantling. The ball hit the receiver in the hands and then fell to the ground. The pass would have landed Valdes-Scantling in the end zone and given Kansas City the lead.
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Marquez Valdes-Scantling, #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs, drops a pass late in the fourth quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium on Nov. 20, 2023 in Kansas City, Missouri. (David Eulitt/Getty Images)
Instead, Mahomes was flagged for intentional grounding on the next play. Then, his pass to Justin Watson for a first down was dropped.
That was the theme of the night, as the Chiefs lost the game, 21-17.
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling, #11, has a ball in his hands for a touchdown but cannot complete the catch in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs on Nov 20, 2023 at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
Valdes-Scantling was clearly upset with himself after the game. He was seen in the tunnel smashing his helmet against the wall. He did not have a catch on the night and was targeted three times.
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Mahomes put the blame on himself for the missed pass to