WATCH: Chiefs TE Jody Fortson catches first career touchdown

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The Kansas City Chiefs have their first touchdown of Week 3 against the Los Angeles Chargers. It’s all thanks to fan-favorite TE Jody Fortson, who now has his first career touchdown reception.

After getting the ball to start the second half, the Chiefs drove down the field and into the red zone. Needing a touchdown in the worst way, Kansas City turned to the former Division II WR-turned-TE for their answers. On third-and-goal, Mahomes tossed up a two-yard touchdown pass to Fortson. He found the open space in the endzone and Mahomes put the ball up where only the 6-6 and 230-pound tight end could get it.

This is exactly the type of play that you keep a player like Fortson on the roster for. Guys like Tyreek Hill and Travis Kelce are getting a ton of attention, so who do you go to in the red zone? The biggest guy you have with the best catch radius.

This team is beginning to hit its stride late in the game against the Chargers. Despite turning the ball over three times in the first half they are very much alive with a chance to win this game. After a Clyde Edwards-Helaire touchdown, they’ve already come back to lead the game by seven points in the third quarter. They’ve now scored 17 unanswered points against the Chargers. Rest assured, things are about to be rocking in Arrowhead Stadium for the final quarter plus of play.

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