It’s rematch time in Kansas City, as Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals take on Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium for the second straight season.
The winner will reach the top Super Bowl LVII at Arizona (Feb. 12, 6:30 p.m. ET on FOX and the FOX Sports App) Philadelphia EaglesIt took down San Francisco 49ers, 31-7Earlier in the NFC title game on FOX.
Here are the highlights!
Cincinnati Bengals at Kansas City Chiefs
Clark holds the burro
Frank Clark Burrow ended the Bengals’ opening drive on third down for a 10-yard loss, forcing Cincinnati to punt.
It is not known how much of an impact it will have. Travis Kelce He had to sit out Sunday’s game after suffering a back injury in Friday’s practice. But it didn’t seem to bother him on Kansas City’s opening drive, but he was caught and scrambled for 16 yards on the Chiefs’ third play of the game.
Kadarius Tony came This close for a touchdown on the Chiefs’ opening drive. But he hit the ground, making it an incomplete pass and was unable to catch the catch.
Kansas City challenged the play, but the fielding call was upheld. Although the chiefs were able to get three points on the drive, as Harrison Booker He connected on a 43-yard field goal on the next play.
The Bengals’ offensive line is already in trouble. After allowing a third-down sack on the first drive, the unit gave up sacks on back-to-back plays on the second drive.
Willie Gay He came up with second down to make it third and -18. Next, the Chiefs star defense Chris Jones He came up with the sack on the next play — his first sack of the postseason.
The Chiefs were driving the ball down the field again in the second half of the game. Kelce grabbed another first-down as they drove into Bengals territory. But after getting the ball right, Kells flicked the ball to his left. Jericho McKinnon. The throw wasn’t clean, but McKinnon fell on it to ensure Kansas City had possession.
Isiah Pacheco He got into the end zone a few plays later, but the touchdown was off the board due to a holding penalty. So the Chiefs settled for three again, taking a 6-0 lead early in the second quarter.
It’s a party of four!
George Karlaftis The Bengals’ first three drives of the game helped them get their fourth sack.
Bengals tight end Hayden Hurst came very close to catching a touchdown on third down. Burrow’s pass in the end zone went through his hands and fell incomplete, forcing Cincy to go for three and make it a 6-3 game.
MVS in action
Marcus Valdez-Scantling Running the other way from the ball, he tracked down a pass from Mahomes and hauled in a 29-yard catch to send the Chiefs deep into Bengals territory.
The Chiefs opted to go for it on fourth and short and the decision stood. Mahomes found Kelce 1-on-1 for his first touchdown of the game to make it 13-3 late in the first half after buying time on a scrimmage.
Bad pass burro
Burrow made a costly mistake in the first half when he loaded an intended receiver before the two-minute warning. Jalen Watson The seventh-rounder was the beneficiary of the throw as he recorded an interception for the second straight game to put the leaders in Bengals territory.
Stay tuned for updates!
Get more from the National Football League Follow your favorites to get information about games, news and more