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Chiefs RB Darwin Thompson Pulls In Touchdown Reception Against Chargers

Jan 3, 2021, 5:06 PM

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Running back Darwin Thompson #34 of the Kansas City Chiefs during the NFL game against the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium on November 22, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Chiefs defeated the Raiders 35-31. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah State and current Kansas City Chiefs running back Darwin Thompson scored his second touchdown against the Los Angeles Chargers on a pass from Chad Henne.

The Chiefs hosted the Chargers at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, January 3.

With 11:49 left in the fourth quarter, Henne connected with Thompson for an eight-yard touchdown pass.

It was Thompson’s second touchdown of the game.

The catch cut the Chargers’ lead to 31-21.

After the play, Thompson had six catches for 62 yards and a touchdown.

On the ground, he had 12 carries for 38 yards and a touchdown.

Thompson’s first touchdown came with 13:41 remaining in the first half. It was his first score of the season.

 

Thompson entered the game with 13 rushes for 52 yards in 13 games this season.

Kansas City’s game against Los Angeles is broadcast on FOX.

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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