LDefending champion Chiefs head to their team Game 1 at home against Detroit on Thursday night after having won eight straight regular-season openers, Tied the fifth-longest streak in the Super Bowl era.
The last time Kansas City lost was in Week 1 of 2014 with Alex Smith at quarterback when lost to Tennessee State 26-10 In a game before Mahomes made his debut at Texas Tech.
They won their next three frontcourt games with Smith at quarterback Then there are all five games since Mahomes became the starter, scoring at least 33 points in the final seven games of Week 1.
They are still a long way from reaching the longest winning streak in history as they From 1965 to 1981, the Cowboys won 17 consecutive home openers.
The last team to win more than eight games in a row was new england patriots From 2004 to 2013, he won 10 consecutive championships.
Mahomes has been particularly smart to start the seasonHas thrown at least three touchdown passes in five career starts, setting the record for the longest passing streak in history.
The only quarterbacks to throw at least 3 touchdown passes in more than 5 games in their first week of career are Tom Brady (9), Dan Marino (7) and Drew Brees (6).
In fact, over the past 20 seasons, only nine teams other than the Chiefs have thrown at least three touchdown passes in five Week 1 games.
this Bengal tigers are experiencing the longest drought since the 1988 Boomer Esiason.