By Kent O’Jon
FINAL-Kansas City Chiefs 42 Buffalo Bills 36
The Kansas City Chiefs have advanced to the AFC Championship on the strength of an 8-yard touchdown pass from Patrick Mahomes to Travis Kelce at 10:49 into overtime. The Chiefs will host the Cincinnati Bengals next Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Mahomes completed 33/44 passes for 378 yards, 3 touchdowns, 0 interceptions. Bills quarterback Josh Allen completed 27/37 passes for 329 yards, 4 touchdowns, and 0 interceptions. Allen’s 4 touchdown passes were all completed to wide receiver Gabriel Davis. Davis is 1st player in NFL history to catch 4 touchdown passes in a playoff game.
The Chiefs advanced to the AFC Championship game for the fourth consecutive year since 2018. The Chiefs will also become the first team in NFL history to host four consecutive championship games.