Patrick Mahomes continued to look like a cheat code in the first half against the 49ers on Sunday, throwing for 252 yards and three touchdowns. His third TD toss of the half etched Mahomes' name into the NFL record books, marking his 13th touchdown pass in the season's first three games. Mahomes leaped ahead of Peyton Manning with the throw, who set the previous record in 2013.
Watch Mahomes' record-setting touchdown below.
Mahomes notched an electric touchdown earlier in the first half, showing off some highlight-reel escapability.
The second-year QB looked to be dead meat for a San Francisco defender as he escaped the pocket to his left, setting up a fourth and goal.
But Mahomes quickly reversed course, shaking free from the defense as he spun to the right. Mahomes set his feet after scrambling for four seconds, firing a strike to wideout Demetrius Harris in the back corner of the end zone. Kansas City took a 21-7 lead with the touchdown toss.
Watch Mahomes' QB wizardry below.
Mahomes went 24-38 for 314 yards, ending his afternoon with three touchdown passes. The Cheifs defeated the 49ers 38-27 to advance to 3–0 on the season.