first_imgPatrick Mahomes only needed one drive Saturday to lead the Chiefs to the end zone.Mahomes was originally slated to play the entire first quarter against the Bengals. It was an unusual move to start the reigning NFL MVP in the preseason opener, and Mahomes didn’t need much time to show he’s in midseason form. His only drive tied the score at 7-7 in the first quarter before backup quarterbacks Chad Henne and rookie Kyle Shurmur took over under center. He completed all four of his pass attempts for 66 yards, including an impressive 36-yard completion to tight end Travis Kelce. Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes breaking preseason tradition, will play first quarter of openercenter_img Tyreek Hill injury update: Chiefs star (bruised quad) on field in pads after injury scare Nothing has changed. 😏#CINvsKC 📺: KCTV5 pic.twitter.com/DLwXrxesbB— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) August 11, 2019Mahomes also had one carry for 10 yards. Related Newslast_img

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