Kansas City RB Darwin Thompson Punches In First TD Of NFL Career
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Former Utah State and current Kansas City Chiefs running back Darwin Thompson ran in the first touchdown of his NFL career against the Oakland Raiders.
Thompson’s score came during the fourth quarter of the game between the Chiefs and Raiders at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, December 1.
The former USU RB burst forward four yards through the Raiders’ defense and into the end zone to give the Chiefs a 28-3 lead with 5:24 remaining in the game.
Thompson finished the game as Kansas City’s leading rusher. He carried the ball 11 times for 44 yards and the touchdown.
The former Aggie enter the game vs. the Raiders having appeared in five games for the Chiefs this season. He had carried the ball 5 times for 8 yards this season before his breakout against Oakland.
After playing one season at Utah State, Thompson was selected by the Chiefs in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft.
The Chiefs defeated the Raiders 40-9 to move to 8-4 on the season. Oakland fell to 6-6 with the loss.
Kansas City currently leads the AFC West division.
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