Marquez Valdes-Scantling SLAMS helmet against wall after dropping potential game-winning touchdown for Chiefs vs. Eagles on Monday Night Football
- The Chiefs could have taken a late lead with a long pass to Valdes-Scantling
- But the wide receiver couldn’t catch Patrick Mahomes’ pass
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The Chiefs dropped a lot of passes in their loss to the Eagles on Monday night, but none were more costly than Marquez Valdes-Scantling’s whiff with less than two minutes remaining.
With Kansas City trailing 21-17 to the Eagles with 1:50 to go, Patrick Mahomes dropped back and delivered a perfect ball over the top to Valdes-Scantling – although the ball went through his fingers when he didn’t go in managed to secure a potential 51st position. landing at the shipyard.
And after the game, the wide receiver was clearly furious, as he was captured on video slamming his helmet into a wall after leaving the field.
After Valdes-Scantling’s fall on second down, the Chiefs failed to move the chains on the next two plays and the Eagles were able to run out the clock at Arrowhead Stadium.
Valdes-Scantling finished the game with no catches on three targets.
Marquez Valdes-Scantling failed to secure a 51-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter
And the wide receiver was very upset afterward when he smashed his helmet into a wall
It wasn’t just him who struggled to catch the ball for Kansas City, though, as the Chiefs finished the game with five drops.
Mahomes took some blame for the fall of Valdes-Scantling after the game he said he could have thrown the ball “a little shorter.”
The Chiefs fell to 7-3 with the loss.
The Eagles, meanwhile, improved to a league-best 9-1 record.
Read Mail Sport’s summary of the match here.