Chiefs vs. Jets: Marcus Peters leaves game in fourth quarter

WATCH Alex Smith hits Travis Kelce for back-to-back touchdowns

WATCH Alex Smith hits Travis Kelce for back-to-back touchdowns

But did you know, some officials use the same flag their whole career?

Making matters even more unusual is that Peters walked off the field in disgust despite not actually being ejected. Yes, it was a freakish scene. That may not have been a wise use of the challenge given that the Jets would get a redo on the down after linebacker Justin Houston was flagged for being offside, but fans were still happy at the Meadowlands as the drive wound up with the Jets tying the score at 14.

Josh McCown scored the game-winning touchdown, a one-yard rush, with 2:20 left to play to lift NY (5-7) to its first victory since November 2 against the Buffalo Bills. It was penalized 15 yards but not ejected.

He left the field on his own, probably assuming he was ejected. Both games are at Arrowhead Stadium. Imagine the madness had Peters had to play without gloves, socks or his ankles taped in overtime.

Peters' frustration probably wasn't just over the penalties at the end. But the Jets finally locked down from there, stopping the Chiefs in their tracks at the 19-yard line as Kansas City turned it over on downs. They were repeatedly gashed by Josh McCown and the Jets. In a surprise move, the Chiefs signed CB Darrelle Revis who saw action against his old team. But the penalties sent Peters over the edge. The offense focused on getting tight end Travis Kelce into mismatches in coverage, and Smith was able to connect with him on two touchdown passes of 22 and 36 yards. The Chiefs seemed to get a third-down stop after that, but a defensive holding was called.

In last week's loss to the Panthers, the Jets had a first and goal at the one yard line. On the two-point conversion McCown ran around and threw incomplete, but another holding call gave the Jets another shot at at and sent Peters into a rage.

The fiery young cornerback then picked the laundry up off the field and made it a souvenir.

The NFL will certainly look into the matter, and probably fine Peters.

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