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Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Mike Hughes (21) celebrates after scoring a touchdown during an NFL football game against the Washington Football Team, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Daniel Kucin Jr.)

WASHINGTON (KCTV) --- The Kansas City Chiefs used a strong second half to defeat Washington 31-13 to improve to 3-3 on the season.

Kansas City outscored Washington 21-0 in the second half after trailing early in the game.

Quarterback Patrick Mahomes connected on a two-yard touchdown pass to Tyreek Hill to regain the lead in the third quarter.

Darrel Williams' second touchdown of the game increased the lead to two scores. 

A second Mahomes touchdown, this one to Demarcus Robinson from 24 yards out, put the game away. 

The Chiefs jumped out of the gate with a 10-play, 95 yard touchdown drive that was capped off with a Williams touchdown run.

Three first half turnovers sunk the early momentum and Washington was able to take a 13-10 lead into the half.

Linebacker Anthony Hitchens and tight end Jody Fortson left the game with injuries. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, StormTrack5 weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from KCTV5 News. 

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