How Many Penalties Did the Kansas City Chiefs Have Today?
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The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football team based in Kansas City, Missouri. The Chiefs compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the league’s American Football Conference (AFC) West division. The team was founded in 1960 as the Dallas Texans by businessman Lamar Hunt and was a charter member of the American Football League (AFL). In 1963, the team relocated to Kansas City and assumed their current name. The Chiefs joined the NFL as a result of the AFL–NFL merger in 1970. The team is valued at over $2 billion. Hunt’s son, Clark, serves as chairman and CEO.
Kansas City Chiefs Penalties
The Kansas City Chiefs were penalized 9 times for a total of 85 yards today against the Oakland Raiders. This is an improvement from last week, when they were penalized 10 times for 100 yards.
The Kansas City Chiefs were penalized 6 times for offsides during their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers today.
A false start is an infraction in American football, causing the play on which it occurred to be void. During the play, one or more offensive players may not move until the snap of the ball. When it occurs, a penalty is called on the offending team and the play is immediately stopped. The play clock is also reset to 25 seconds if it had been running under 20 seconds.
Delay of Game
The Kansas City Chiefs were penalized for delay of game today. The penalty occurred in the first quarter.
The Chiefs were called for unnecessary roughness in the third quarter, giving the Patriots a first down on their own 30-yard line.
In total, the Kansas City Chiefs had 7 penalties for 71 yards against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 5 of those penalties were on the defensive side of the ball, with the other 2 being on special teams. 3 of the defensive penalties were for pass interference, with the other 2 being for roughing the passer.