Quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes II and Trevor Lawrence will be going head to head on September 17, when the Kansas City Chiefs (0-1) and Jacksonville Jaguars (1-0) play at TIAA Bank Field. In the piece below, we dig into the numbers to decide which signal caller is more likely to take his team to victory.

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Jaguars vs. Chiefs Game Info

  • Game Date: Sunday, September 17, 2023
  • Time: 1:00 PM ET
  • Venue: TIAA Bank Field
  • Location: Jacksonville, Florida
  • TV: CBS
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Trevor Lawrence vs. Patrick Mahomes II Matchup

Trevor Lawrence 2022 Stats Patrick Mahomes II
17 Games Played 17
66.3% Completion % 67.1%
4,113 (241.9) Passing Yards (Per Game) 5,250 (308.8)
25 Touchdowns 41
8 Interceptions 12
291 (17.1) Rushing Yards (Per game) 358 (21.1)
5 Rushing Touchdowns 4

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Chiefs Defensive Stats

  • Last year, the Chiefs' defense was 16th in the NFL with 21.7 points allowed per game and 12th with 328.2 total yards allowed per contest.
  • When it came to stopping the pass, Kansas City ranked 19th in the NFL in passing yards allowed (3,756) and 32nd in passing touchdowns allowed (33).
  • Against the run, the Chiefs' D was firing on all cylinders, with 1,823 rushing yards allowed last season (eighth-fewest in NFL).
  • Defensively, Kansas City ranked 13th in the NFL in third-down efficiency allowed (38.3%) and 31st in red-zone percentage allowed (67.3%).

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Jaguars Defensive Stats

  • Last year, the Jaguars ranked 12th in the NFL in points allowed (20.6 per game) and 24th in total yards allowed (353.3 per game).
  • When it came to defending the pass, Jacksonville was bottom-10 in passing yards allowed last year, ceding the fifth-most passing yards in the NFL with 4,055 (238.5 per game). It also ranked 19th in yards allowed per pass attempt (6.7).
  • Against the run, the Jaguars gave up 1,951 rushing yards last year, ranking 12th in the league. In terms of rushing TDs allowed, they ranked 14th in the NFL with 14.
  • On defense, Jacksonville ranked 29th in the NFL in third-down efficiency allowed at 43.2%. In red-zone percentage allowed, it was 24th (59.6%).

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