While most of the attention was on Chiefs rookie Patrick Mahomes’ debut, second-string quarterback Tyler Bray put together a respectable performance in Friday’s exhibition game against the San Francisco 49ers.
Bray completed 5 of 8 passes with an interception.
“I felt great coming out,” Bray said. “I went out there and executed pretty well. Mistakes here and there, but they’re fixable. … It was my check down, I was stepping up in the pocket and just threw it a little too far outside.”
After starter Alex Smith conducted an eight-play, 75-yard drive that ended with a 2-yard touchdown pass, Bray took over on the following drive.
He wowed the 66,706 in attendance at Arrowhead Stadium with his first pass — an 83-yard touchdown to Chris Conley. But the play was called back for pass interference. Bray, Smith and Mahomes all had deep throws on their first plays from scrimmage.
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