Editor’s note: All grades in this article are subject to review. All PFF player grades will be finalized by 12 pm ET tomorrow.
|Player||YPA||ADOT||Touchdown Passes||Passing Grade|
- Mahomes led the Chiefs' starting offense on two consecutive scoring drives in a solid preseason showing. He completed 60% of his 20 passes and finished with no turnover-worthy plays alongside his lone big-time throw.
- No Chiefs running back posted a 60.0-plus rushing grade north aside from fullback Michael Burton.
- Rookie Tayon Fleet-Davis registered the team's lone rushing touchdown and finished with a 53.9 rushing grade on first review.
|Player||Targets||Receptions||First Downs||Touchdown Receptions|
- Tight end Joe Fortson made the most of his five targets. Both of his touchdowns were from passes thrown by Patrick Mahomes, and one was a contested catch.
- Justin Watson continued his excellent preseason with a 74.9 receiving grade and an explosive (15-plus yards) reception.
- The Kansas City offensive line allowed only eight total pressures across the team's 44 pass-blocking snaps.
- Starting left tackle Orlando Brown Jr. finished with just one total pressure allowed and a pending 81.5 pass-blocking grade on 19 such snaps.
- Rookie George Karlaftis played 18 pass-rushing snaps and tallied a clean-up sack.
- Edge defender Malik Henry secured a hit and a hurry to complete his 67.0 pass-rushing grade
- Rookie linebacker Leo Chenal registered a 73.1 defensive grade on 19 total snaps.
- Each of Chenal, Nick Bolton, Darius Harris and Jermaine Carter notched a run stop.
- Across six coverage reps, L'Jarius Sneed forced an incompletion and allowed one catch on two targets. He finished his afternoon with a 70.1 coverage grade.
- Chris Lammons forced an incompletion and had a game-changing interception late in the fourth quarter on 22 snaps.
- Carson Wentz put up a conservative outing on 10 total dropbacks, throwing just 6.6 yards downfield on average per attempt.
- Mid-round selection Sam Howell had a solid 9.4-yard average target depth and threw for five first downs. Yet, he also tossed a game-sealing interception late in the fourth quarter and finished with just a 60.1 passing grade.
- Brian Robinson Jr. continued his RB1 pursuit by having a team-best 77.4 rushing grade on the afternoon. The performance included three rushing first downs and 27 yards after contact on eight rushing attempts.
- Jonathan Williams finished with a 66.5 rushing grade with the second-most rush attempts (4) by a Commanders tailback.
- Alex Erickson had a team-high 75.5 receiving grade highlighted by two first-down snags, an explosive reception play and 33 yards after catch.
- Rookie Jahan Dotson turned his 20 receiving snaps into two first-down snags on his lone two targets.
- Washington's line gave up seven total pressures — two sacks, two hurries and three quarterback hits — on 46 pass-blocking snaps.
- Guard Saahdiq Charles had a more productive outing as a run blocker (73.9) than a pass-blocker (47.7) on 30 total snaps.
- Montez Sweat registered three hurries and a sack on 16 pass-rushing snaps.
- Two sacks on nine pass-rushing snaps helped second-year edge rusher Shaka Toney finish with a 74.4 pass-rushing grade .
- David Mayo played just three run-defense snaps but tallied a run stop.
- Cole Holcomb allowed catches on all four targets into his coverage, leading to 40 yards and two first downs.
- Kendall Fuller was targeted six times, and while he did give up a touchdown, he allowed just two catches for nine yards and forced three incompletions.