Marcus Peters Melts Down, Throws Official's Flag Into Stands

Posted December 04, 2017

Despite an outstanding performance from quarterback Alex Smith (366 passing yards, four touchdowns), the Kansas City Chiefs dropped their road contest with the New York Jets, 38-31. He connected with his two most prominent targets, Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill, for 2 touchdowns apiece.

Still, the Jets took a 21-17 lead into halftime when McCown completed another scoring drive with an 11-yard touchdown pass to running back Matt Forte, and extended their lead to 24-17 with a field goal right after halftime.

With that, we give you our PFF-exclusive takeaways from the contest for each team. The second-year player has been up and down versus the run this season and struggled in space against the pass.

They just seemingly don't have quite enough magic this season. For the game, they had 489 total yards on 331 and 158.

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Late in the fourth quarter, however, the temperamental cornerback had a meltdown of epic proportions after being penalized with two minutes left in the game. Elijah McGuire ran it in moments later to convert the 2-point play and make it 38-31.

Peters was not ejected, but he simply walked off the field and went into the tunnel. The official then threw his hat and called a personal-foul penalty on Peters.

The Jets carried a 27-24 lead into the fourth quarter. And it looked like they might do just that, especially when Smith connected with Hill for a 40-yard gain on third-and-10 from their own 37. Smith's pass sailed incomplete - there wasn't a receiver in the immediate vicinity - ending the comeback bid and cementing yet another loss.