The Chiefs are heading to the AFC Championship Game for the sixth straight season. Kansas City defeated the Buffalo Bills 27-24 in the AFC Divisional Round at Highmark Stadium. Patrick Mahomes completed 17-of-23 passes for 215 yards and two touchdowns in a game that switched leads five times. Kelce finished the game with five catches for 75 yards and two scores, while Isiah Pacheco finished with 97 rushing yards and the go-ahead TD. Mahomes and Kelce have now connected on 16 postseason touchdowns, the most in NFL history.
WHO ELSE BUT KELCE 🏹 pic.twitter.com/3EHjdGt6ys
— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) January 22, 2024
The Chiefs move on to face Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship on Sunday. That game will start at 2 p.m. and airs on CBS.
The Lions are moving on to the NFC Championship game. Detroit advanced after dispatching the Buccaneers 31-23 at Ford Field in the Divisional Round. Jared Goff threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns, while Amon-Ra St. Brown caught eight passes for 77 yards and a score. Jahmyr Gibbs broke a 31-yard rushing touchdown and finished with 114 scrimmage yards. The Lions now head to Santa Clara to play the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game this Sunday at 5:30 p.m. which airs on Fox.