KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Patrick Mahomes had finally thrown an interception, the first all season for the Chiefs’ talented young quarterback, and the Jacksonville offense had shuffled back onto the field.

The Chiefs immediately strip-sacked Blake Bortles to take the ball right back.

Kansas City’s beleaguered defense also picked off Bortles four times and sacked him five times, and Chris Jones took one of those interceptions back for a touchdown, proving during a 30-14 romp over Jacksonville on a soggy Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium that the Chiefs are more than just an offensive dynamo.

“It shows what kind of team we are,” said Mahomes, who finished with 313 yards passing and ran for a touchdown. “I’m just excited to come out with a win on a day the defense made plays.”

The league’s highest-scoring offense also made plays.

Kareem Hunt ran for 87 yards and a touchdown, and Travis Kelce hauled in five catches for 100 yards, helping the Chiefs (5-0) move the ball at will against the NFL’s top-rated defense.

Tyreek Hill, who was frequently matched up with the Jaguars’ Jalen Ramsey in an entertaining one-on-one affair, added four catches for 61 yards as the Chiefs rolled up 424 yards.

“That play calling was something I’ve never seen before,” said the Jaguars’ Tashaun Gipson, who picked off Mahomes before leaving with a groin injury. “Tip your hat to them. Obviously, the offensive personnel they’ve got – they came out here and they beat us.”

The game eventually grew into a testy affair, resulting in a pair of ejections.

Jones was booted in the second half after he dropped an elbow on a Jaguars lineman while both were on the ground following a point-after attempt. Then, pass rusher Dee Ford joined him in the locker room when he was whistled for his second unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.

“You can’t let emotions get the best of you,” Chiefs Coach Andy Reid said.

If anybody had reason to get frustrated, it was Bortles, who was 33 of 61 for 430 yards with a touchdown and those four interceptions. Most of his yardage came after the Chiefs built a big lead, and while he ran for a touchdown, he was strip-sacked during Jacksonville’s miserable first half.

Mahomes led the Chiefs to a 73-yard touchdown drive on their first possession, finishing it himself with a short scramble. Then he led the league’s high-powered offense 82 yards for a field goal a few minutes later, leaving Jacksonville’s vaunted defense second-guessing itself.

Meanwhile, the Jaguars’ offense was having all kinds of problems.

Jacksonville (3-2) drove inside the Kansas City 5 early in the second quarter, but an incomplete pass on third down and another on fourth down ended the threat. Bortles was stripped on the first play of the Jaguars’ next possession, and he threw the pick-6 to Jones on the first play of the next.

The calamitous half ended when Bortles, trying to force a pass into the end zone, bounced it off an offensive lineman’s helmet and right to Steven Nelson for another interception.

“It felt a lot like some games we’ve had in the past, just moved the ball, there were some good things done, we had some bad turnovers,” Bortles said. “You can’t turn the ball over.”

In Bortles’ defense, his offensive line didn’t give him a whole lot of time. Along with the five sacks, the Chiefs were credited with 11 hurries, spending most of the game in his face.

Bortles’ only real highlight came late in the game, when he escaped the collapsing pocket and angled toward the sideline, then lowered his shoulder to finish off a 21-yard touchdown run.

The Jaguars recovered the onside kick, only for the Chiefs to force another turnover on downs.

“They did a good job early in the game getting a lead. They did a good job early on third downs in the game. Offensively, we didn’t execute,” Jaguars Coach Doug Marrone said. “Again, we had a poor showing in the red zone, we had turnovers, and the game got out of hand. Got to play better. We’ve got to coach better, play better. We got to go back and get this team back on track.”

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