Final score, recap, highlights: Kansas City Chiefs 42, Buffalo Bills 36 in overtime thriller (2023)

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Final: Kansas City Chiefs 42, Buffalo Bills 36 (OT) Kansas City wins in overtime on Travis Kelce touchdown Harrison Butker sends game into overtime - Bills 36, Chiefs 36 Gabriel Davis scores fourth touchdown of game with 13 seconds left - Bills 36, Chiefs 33 Kansas City answers with 64-yard TD to regain lead - Chiefs 33, Bills 29 Buffalo takes lead on wide-open TD to Gabriel Davis - Bills 29, Chiefs 26 Butker makes field goal to extend Chiefs lead to 26-21 - 8:55 4th quarter Josh Allen sacked, Tyreek Hill has big punt return - 11:44 4th quarter Chiefs punt, Bills have chance ot take lead - Chiefs 23, Bills 21 One play, Bills get within 23-21 on Davis TD reception Bills defense starting to get chewed up - Chiefs 23, Bills 14 Bills go three-and-out on first possession of second half - 4:49 3rd quarter Chiefs eat up eight minutes to take 17-14 lead Chiefs miss field goal on final play of first half The Bills pull even on Gabriel Davis TD - Chiefs 14, Bills 14 Patrick Mahomes? Yeah, he’s pretty amazing - Chiefs 14, Bills 7 Another punt for the Bills - 8:43 2nd quarter Josh Allen sacked on third down, Matt Haack delivers great punt - 11:59 2nd quarter The Chiefs waste no time tying the game at 7-7 Picking up where they left off last week, Bills lead 7-0 Bills receive ball first, convert fourth-down from midfield - 12:02 1st quarter For football in January, the weather is perfect No surprises on the Bills’ inactive list Bills could find some success on the ground How to watch, listen to Buffalo Bills vs Kansas City Chiefs game Talking points Regular season NFL rankings Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs regular season individual leaders 2021 Buffalo Bills schedule FAQs Videos

Update:Bills suffer one of most gut-wrenching losses in history in OT to Chiefs

KANSAS CITY - Not that they needed a shred more of motivation to win Sunday’s AFC divisional round playoff showdown, the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs do indeed have some.

Thanks to the Cincinnati Bengals last-play 19-16 victory over the top-seeded Tennessee Titans Saturday afternoon, the winner of the Bills-Chiefs game at Arrowhead Stadium will get to host next Sunday’s AFC Championship Game.

As the No. 2 seed, Kansas City was always going to be in position to host so long as it won its games and the Titans lost. However, the Bills are in position because they caught a nice break in Week 18 of the regular season.

They started that Jan. 9 day tied with the Bengals in the AFC standings at 10-6, but while they hadn’t yet locked up the AFC East division title and needed to beat the Jets, Cincinnati had already won the AFC North.

Because of that, Bengals coach Zac Taylor decided to sit some of his stars, most notably quarterback Joe Burrow, in their final game against the Browns and Cleveland won 21-16.

Had the Bengals won, they would have grabbed the No. 3 seed that went to Buffalo, and therefore, a Bills win Sunday would have sent them to Cincinnati next week instead of home to Highmark Stadium.

OK, we’re getting a little ahead of ourselves, though. There’s the matter of the showdown at Arrowhead to get past first.

Stay locked in to this page all day for updates from myself and Ryan Miller.

Final: Kansas City Chiefs 42, Buffalo Bills 36 (OT)

The Bills took the lead with 13 seconds left in regulation and still lost. Kansas City tied the game on field goal at the end of regulation Josh Allen didn't touch the ball in overtime. The Chiefs marched 75 yards for the game winning Patrick Mahomes to Travis Kelce touchdown.

There were three lead changes, one tie and 25 points in the final two minutes of regulation.

Allen completed 27 of 37 passes for 329 yards and two touchdowns, including two in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter. Gabriel Davis finished with eight catches for 201 yards and four tochdowns but Stefon Diggs was nearly invisible with three receptions for 7 yards.

Patrick Mahomes was 33 of 44 for 378 yards and two touchdowns and led Kansas City with 69 yards and a touchdown on the ground. Tyreek Hill had 11 catches for 150 yards and a TD.

Josh Allen finished the postseason with nine touchdown passes and no turnovers.

Kansas City wins in overtime on Travis Kelce touchdown

That was one of the greatest games in NFL history. Kansas City won the coin toss and didn't give the Bills' offense a chance to take the field. Patrick Mahomes led the Chiefs 75 yardfs and connected with Travis Kelce for the game-winning 8-yard touchdown pass.

Harrison Butker sends game into overtime - Bills 36, Chiefs 36

Kansas City had the ball with 13 seconds and were able to get into field goal range. Patrick Mahomes completed to Tyreek Hill for 19 yards and then found Travis Kelce over the middle for 25 yards to set up Harrison Butker's 49-yard field goal as time expired.

There were 25 points scored in the final two minutes of regulation.

Gabriel Davis scores fourth touchdown of game with 13 seconds left - Bills 36, Chiefs 33

The Bills did it again. Buffalo marched 75 yards in 49 seconds to take the lead. Josh Allen found Gabiel Davis for 19 yards for their fourth touchdown connection of the game.

It's the first four touchdown reception game in NFL playoff history.

Kansas City answers with 64-yard TD to regain lead - Chiefs 33, Bills 29

Kansas City had an incredible answer. Patrick Mahomes threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Tyreek Hill, who caught the ball at midfield and then outran everyone along the right sideline for the score.

Buffalo will need to drive 75 yards with all three timeouts to win the game.

Buffalo takes lead on wide-open TD to Gabriel Davis - Bills 29, Chiefs 26

Buffalo had the ball with a chance to take the lead. Josh Allen started the drive with an 8-yard completion to Cole Beasley. Allen converted a third-down with another pass to Beasley and on third-and-4, lowered his shoulder for 9 yards on a quarterback draw. Allen ran overCharvarius Ward, who was injured on the play.

Allen ran for 3 yards on third-and-1 for another first down to get to the Chiefs' 36 and then made another fantastic play to avoid the Kansas City defense. On fourth-and-4 from the Chiefs' 30, Allen avoided diving defenders, couldn'tfind anyone open and used a pump fake extend the play and get around defenders for a 6-yard run and first down.

Allen capped the 18-play drive with a 27-yard toucdown pass to a wide-open Gabriel Davis on fourth-and-13. It's Buffalo's longest fourth-down conversion in five years. Allen bought time with his legs before hitting Stefon Diggs in the back of the end zone for the two-point conversion.

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Butker makes field goal to extend Chiefs lead to 26-21 - 8:55 4th quarter

Kansas City couldn't extend its lead to two scores after the long punt return by Tyreek Hill.Jerick McKinnon had three straight carries, including a 3-yard loss after the Chiefs got cute on third down. Tight end Blake Bell took a direct snap and pitched it on the option to McKinnon but cornerback Dane Jackson had a huge tackle for loss. Harrison Butker made a 28-yard field goal.

Josh Allen sacked, Tyreek Hill has big punt return - 11:44 4th quarter

Josh Allen threw a 17-yard strike to Gabriel Davis on first down but the Bills couldn't pick up another first down. Gabriel Davis also made an incredible diving catch on second-and-15 but was out of bounds. Allen was sacked by defensive tackle Jarran Reed on third down. There were offsetting penalties on Matt Haack's punt and it cost the Bills. Haack's second attempt went 46 yards but Tyreek Hill returned it 45 yards to the Bills' 16-yard line.

Chiefs punt, Bills have chance ot take lead - Chiefs 23, Bills 21

The tide could be turning. Kansas City led 23-14 late in the third quarter befire the Bills unleashed a 75-yard touchdown pass. The Chiefs couldn't asnwer. Kansas City gained two first downs before throwing incomplete on third-and-5. Tommy Townsend punted 38 yards to the Bills' 8-yard line.

One play, Bills get within 23-21 on Davis TD reception

Well, that’s one way to get back into the game.

Brian Daboll, instead of calling pass plays to Reggie Gilliam and runs to Isaiah McKenzie, dialed up a deep shot and Josh Allen threw a gorgeous 75-yard TD to Gabriel Davis on the first play after the kickoff.

Allen is now 17 of 20 for 195 yards and two TDs. Imagine if Daboll would actually start letting him throw more.

Bills defense starting to get chewed up - Chiefs 23, Bills 14

Things are starting to fall apart for the Bills as the Chiefs have extended their lead to 23-14 as Mecole Hardman burned around the left end for a 25-yard touchdown run, a play on which the Bills looked fooled and listless.

Harrison Butker missed the extra point, but right now, if the Bills’ offense doesn’t wake up after a terrible first possession in the third quarter, the Chiefs are on the brink of putting a hammerlock on the game.

The Bills have had no answers for Patrick Mahomes for most of the night and now the Chiefs are starting to get their running game heavily involved.

Bills go three-and-out on first possession of second half - 4:49 3rd quarter

The Bills offense opened the half with a punt. Josh Allen completed to fullback Reggie Gilliam for 7 yards but Devin Singletary only gained 1 yard on a run and an outside run by Isaiah McKenzie picked up 1 yard. Matt Haack punted 42 yards andMike Hughes returned it 15 yards to the Chiefs' 39-yard line.

Chiefs eat up eight minutes to take 17-14 lead

In the end, the Bills defense finally stood up and forced the Chiefs to settle for a 39-yard field goal by Harrison Butker which culminated a 13-play, 54-yard drive.

Patrick Mahomes converted one third down and then threw a 20-yard pass to Jerick McKinnon to convert a fourth-and-1 that put the ball at the 20.

However, a holding penalty on Kansas City’s Andrew Wylie short-circuited the possession and the Bills were able to get off the field on third-and-18.

Chiefs miss field goal on final play of first half

Kansas City had a chance to take the lead going into the half. The Chiefs had the ball with 37 seconds left and drove 38 yards to the Bills' 32-yard line.Harrison Butker missed a 50-yard field goal as time expired.

Josh Allen has completed 15 of 18 passes for 113 yards and a touchdown and has a team-high 45 yards rushing. Patrick Mahomes is 13 of 19 for 114 yards and a touchdown along with a rushing touchdown.

The Bills pull even on Gabriel Davis TD - Chiefs 14, Bills 14

Josh Allen just put together quite an answer to the Patrick Mahomes touchdown as he drove the Bills 75 yards in seven lightning-quick plays, hitting Gabriel Davis with an 18-yard touchdown pass.

Allen started the march with a laser of a 24-yard pass to Cole Beasley, and later ripped off big runs on QB keepers of 9 and 11 yards on back-to-back plays.

Patrick Mahomes? Yeah, he’s pretty amazing - Chiefs 14, Bills 7

A stupid defensive holding call on Dane Jackson, one that was completely unnecessary to take, cost the Bills four points and has put them in a 14-7 hole.

Buffalo had the Chiefs stopped on third down from the 11 when they sacked Mahomes, but out came the flag as Jackson was clearly caught holding onto the jersey of Tyreek Hill.

Naturally, the Chiefs made the Bills pay and it was Mahomes making another amazing play for the touchdown as he escaped pressure - a common theme all night - and found Byron Pringle for a two-yard TD.

Mahomes drove the Chiefs 86 yards in 12 plays after the Chiefs had forced a second consecutive Buffalo punt thanks to some shaky play-calling from Brian Daboll.

A game that started so well has started to go sideways for the Bills in the second quarter, just as it did last year in the AFC Championship Game.

Another punt for the Bills - 8:43 2nd quarter

Things have slowed down offensively. Kansas City went three-and-out andTommy Townsend punted 50 yards to the Bills' 43. Devin Singletary ran for 7 yards on first down but Buffalo went three-and-out and punted for the second straight time. The Chiefs take over at their 14-yard line.

Josh Allen sacked on third down, Matt Haack delivers great punt - 11:59 2nd quarter

Buffalo's touchdown and puntless streak is over. Josh Allen was sacked by Melvin Ingram on third down to force a Bills punt. The ball came loose on the sack but popped back into Allen's arms to avoid a potential turnover. Matt Haack, who didn't punt in Buffalo's wild-card win over the Patriots, delivered a 50-yard punt that was downed at the Chiefs' 1-yard line.

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The Chiefs waste no time tying the game at 7-7

After watching Josh Allen march the Bills downfield to an opening touchdown, Patrick Mahomes came out and did the same thing.

It wasn’t Mahomes’ arm that keyed the 11-play, 74-yard drive, it was his legs. The Bills did a great job covering Kansas City’s receivers, but Mahomes scrambled three times for 49 yards, one a 34-yarder on third down, and the last an eight-yarder on third-and-5.

The Bills are going to need to do something to prevent Mahomes from escaping or he’s going to be doing this all night because he’s just so difficult to get ahold of once he’s in space.

Picking up where they left off last week, Bills lead 7-0

Never mind the kneel down at the end of last week’s blowout over the Patriots. The Bills scored touchdowns on all seven of their possessions, and now they’re 1-for-1 against the Chiefs.

They took the opening kickoff and drove 71 yards in 13 plays to Devin Singletary’s one-yard touchdown run which came on fourth-and-goal.

It was a huge first possession as Sean McDermott twice went for the first down on fourth down. On the first, Josh Allen ran 10 yards from midfield on fourth-and-2. On the second, the Bills had first-and-goal at the three and saw three plays fail, but McDermott went for the touchdown and Singletary got it thanks to a nice block on the outside by Gabriel Davis.

Bills receive ball first, convert fourth-down from midfield - 12:02 1st quarter

Buffalo got the ball first and Devin Singletary took a pass 13 yards on the first offensive play. Buffalo faced fourth-and-2 from midfield and went for it, with Josh Allen taking a designed run 10 yards.

For football in January, the weather is perfect

After all the bad weather the Bills have played in, they were probably owed a day like this one in Kansas City. The day has been filled with sunshine, light wind, and a temperature that reached 40 degrees.

It is starting to cool off as we get closer to kickoff, but it will only bottom out in the low 30s, so both teams should be able to do whatever they want on offense.

No surprises on the Bills’ inactive list

The Bills inactive list is out and none of the names come as much of a surprise.

Defensive tackle Vernon Butler, running back Matt Breida, kick returner Marquez Stevenson, offensive lineman Bobby Hart, tight end Tommy Sweeney, and practice squad call-up defensive backs Nick McCloud and Josh Thomas.

With Butler down, the Bills are going with rookie Boogie Basham who had a sack last week against the Patriots. Also, with Stevenson not playing, it will probably mean Isaiah McKenzie will return kickoffs and Micah Hyde will be back deep for punts.

Efe Obada, who was inactive last week even though his ankle injury had healed, will be one of the nine Buffalo defensive linemen in the game.

For the Chiefs, the inactives are RB Darrel Williams, WR Josh Gordon, OT Prince Tega Wanogho, DE Josh Kaindoh, CB Rashad Fenton, and QB Shane Buechele.

With Williams out, the Chiefs do get RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire back for the game and he'll probably share the backfield with Jerick McKinnon.

Bills could find some success on the ground

Final score, recap, highlights: Kansas City Chiefs 42, Buffalo Bills 36 in overtime thriller (2)

One of the keys to Buffalo’s late-season surge and five-game winning streak has been the emergence of the running game led by Devin Singletary.

For the first three-quarters of the year the Bills could not get any consistency in their ground game unless it was Josh Allen making big plays leaving the pocket. But in the last six games the Bills have averaged 163.8 rushing yards and Singletary has produced 76.0 yards per game in that span while also scoring seven touchdowns.

“He’s one of those players each year he’s been here, he’s improved,” offensive coordinator Brian Daboll said. “And obviously we have given him the ball some here in the last quarter or a little bit more than that of the season. And he’s really taken advantage of his opportunities. He’s got a good skill set. We have a lot of trust and confidence in him.”

The Chiefs’ defense is playing better than it did when these teams met in Week 5, but lately, their run defense has given up chunks of yardage. Since Week 13, the Broncos ran for 154 and 191 yards, the Chargers had 192 and the Steeler ran for 130 in their regular-season meeting with Kansas City. Last week they managed just 56 in the wild-card game.

If the Bills can get Singletary humming early, it could really open up an offense that enters the game with all of its passing weapons fully healthy.

How to watch, listen to Buffalo Bills vs Kansas City Chiefs game

When: 6:40 p.m. Sunday

Where: Arrowhead Stadium

TV: CBS (Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson, Jay Feely)

Satellite radio: Sirius 82, XM 225

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Radio: 96.5 FM/950 AM

Series: Bills lead 27-23-1 counting playoffs

Tipico betting line: Bills +1.5

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Talking points

Final score, recap, highlights: Kansas City Chiefs 42, Buffalo Bills 36 in overtime thriller (3)

► Chiefs coach Andy Reid on pursuing another Super Bowl title: “If you like chocolate cake and you eat a piece, and then you have one dangling in front of your face, you’re probably going to want to eat that, too. Not much is going to stop you, so that’s how you feel about the Super Bowl. That is the chocolate cake with the ultimate frosting and you’re going to try to go get it if

you can, the best you can.”

► Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes on Tyreek Hill’s play: “It’s been incredible. The way he’s able to run routes in between coverages – I mean pretty much every coverage he has two people on him or two people kind of shadowing over the top of him and he’s still getting himself open, making tough catches over the middle of the field. He’s really evolved his game and at the end of the day, whenever he gets into those man coverage situations like he did this last

weekend, you can always hit him over the top for touchdowns.”

► Chiefs DE Melvin Ingram on Allen: “Man, he’s one of the elite quarterbacks in this league, and you’ve got to try to cancel out every phase. You’ve got to play assignment football because when you’ve got a quarterback that can run, that can throw, that can do everything, you’ve just got to play assignment football and not try to do too much.”

Regular season NFL rankings

Bills Chiefs

Total offense: 381.9 yards (5th); 396.8 (3rd)

Rush offense: 129.9 yards (6th); 115.0 (16th)

Pass offense: 252.0 yards (9th); 281.8 (4th)

Points scored: 28.4 (3rd); 28.2 (4th)

Total defense: 272.8 yards (1st); 368.9 (27th)

Rush defense: 109.8 yards (13th); 117.6 (21st)

Pass defense: 163.0 yards (1st); 251.4 (27th)

Points allowed: 17.0 (1st); 21.4 (8th)

Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs regular season individual leaders

Rushing

Bills: Devin Singletary 188 carries, 870 yards; Josh Allen 122-763; Zack Moss 96-345; Matt Breida 26-125; Isaiah McKenzie 9-47; Emmanuel Sanders 2-31; Mitchell Trubisky 13-24.

Chiefs: Darrel Williams 144-558; Clyde Edwards-Helaire 119-517; Patrick Mahomes 66-381; Derrick Gore 51-256; Tyreek Hill 9-96; Jerick McKinnon 12-62; Mecole Hardman 8-46.

Passing

Bills: Josh Allen 409 of 646, 4,407 yards, 36 TDs,15 interceptions.

Chiefs: Patrick Mahomes 436 of 658, 4,839 yards, 37 TDs, 13 interceptions.

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Receiving

Bills: Stefon Diggs 103 catches, 1,225 yards; Cole Beasley 82-693; Dawson Knox 49-587; Emmanuel Sanders 42-626; Devin Singletary 40-228; Gabriel Davis 35-549; Zack Moss 23-197; Isaiah McKenzie 20-178; Tommy Sweeney 9-44; Matt Breida 7-72.

Chiefs: Tyreek Hill 111-1,239; Travis Kelce 92-1,125; Mecole Hardman 59-693; Darrel Williams 47-452; Byron Pringle 42-568; Demarcus Robinson 25-264; Clyde Edwards-Helaire 19-129; Jerick McKinnon 13-107.

2021 Buffalo Bills schedule

9/12 vs. Steelers, L 16-23

9/19 at Dolphins, W 35-0

9/26 vs. Washington, W 43-21

10/3 vs. Texans, W 40-0

10/10 at Chiefs, W 38-20

10/18 at Titans, L 31-34

10/24 Bye week

10/31 vs. Dolphins, W 26-11

11/7 at Jaguars, L 6-9

11/14 at Jets, W 45-17

11/21 vs. Colts, L 15-41

11/25 at Saints, W 31-6

12/6 vs. Patriots, L 10-14

12/12 at Buccaneers, L 27-33 OT

12/19 vs. Panthers, W 31-14

12/26 at Patriots, W33-21

1/2 vs. Falcons, W29-15

1/9 vs. Jets, W 27-10

1/15 vs. Patriots, W 47-17

1/23 at Chiefs, 6:40 p.m.

Sal Maiorana can be reached at maiorana@gannett.com. Follow him on Twitter @salmaiorana.

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FAQs

How did Kansas City score in 13 seconds? ›

The broad shoulders of Josh Allen were prime to carry the Bills past Kansas City once more after he threw his second go-ahead touchdown with just 13 seconds remaining on the clock. Just 13 seconds. The Bills had a 94.35% win probability when Tyler Bass lined up for the kickoff and sent it flying through end zone.

How did the Chiefs beat the Bills in overtime? ›

Mahomes went 10 of 13 for 188 yards with two touchdowns and zero interceptions for the Kansas City Chiefs in their stunning 42-36 overtime victory over the Buffalo Bills in Sunday's AFC divisional round game.

How many points were scored at the end of the Chiefs Bills game? ›

The Chiefs outlast Buffalo in a shootout for the ages

But Patrick Mahomes came to play as well, leading the Chiefs on a last-minute drive to set up a game-tying field goal, then finding Travis Kelce on the first possession of overtime to send K.C. back to the AFC title game with a 42-36 victory.

Who did the Chiefs beat in 13 seconds? ›

Bills watch victory slip away in 13 seconds as Chiefs end Buffalo's postseason again. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen could have immediately run off the field, headed into the locker room and the offseason that awaited.

What did Patrick Mahomes do in 13 seconds? ›

The Chiefs were offered a 9% chance to win at one point. Mahomes was offered 13 seconds. Thirteen seconds. He completed one pass to wide receiver Tyreek Hill for 19 yards.

How did the Chiefs beat Bills? ›

Mahomes threw a walk-off touchdown to Travis Kelce in overtime as the Chiefs finally beat the Bills 42-36 after an all-time encounter which saw twists and turns throughout. The game culminated in a wild ending, which saw an extraordinary 25 points scored in the final 1:54 of regulation time.

What happened at the end of the Bills Chiefs game? ›

The Bills and Chiefs combined to score 25 points in the final two minutes of regulation. But Buffalo lost the coin toss to open the subsequent overtime and allowed a walk-off touchdown to send Kansas City to the AFC Championship.

How did the Chiefs tie the game? ›

The game was tied 7-7 when Patrick Mahomes hit Byron Pringle for a touchdown just inside of the two-minute warning. Josh Allen answered right back with a touchdown pass to Gabriel Davis after two Chiefs defenders collided and fell down. The Chiefs missed a field goal at the end of the half and it was 14-14 at halftime.

Why didn't Buffalo have a chance in overtime? ›

“Both offenses were hitting up and down the field just about all night.” Buffalo's offense never got the field in overtime. Because the Bills lost the coin toss and gave up a touchdown. Such are NFL overtime rules.

How many points were scored in the last two minutes of the Chiefs? ›

Conversation. The 25 points scored in the last 2 minutes of regulation between the Bills & Chiefs are the most in NFL postseason history.

How many points scored in last 2 minutes NFL? ›

The Minnesota Vikings and Baltimore Ravens combined for over 20 points in the final two minutes of regulation in one of the craziest finishes in NFL history.

Are the Bills beating the Chiefs? ›

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Do we have time to run wasp? ›

During the timeout, Chiefs quarterback asked offensive coordinator Eric Bienemy, "Do we have time to run Wasp?" Bienemy responded, "What down and distance do you like it?" Mahomes responded, "I'll run it at any down and distance, I don't care."

Who knocked the Chiefs out of the playoffs? ›

The Cincinnati Bengals' remarkable run continues with their first Super Bowl appearance since 1989 after Sunday's 27-24 overtime win over the vaunted Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship.

Who won the Buffalo Bills vs Kansas City Chiefs game last night? ›

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What did Reid say to Mahomes? ›

With 13 seconds left, down three points, he calmly marched Andy Reid's offense into field goal range. After the game, Reid said his message to Mahomes was to take over the moment and avoid letting it take control of him. "When it's grim, be the Grim Reaper and go get it," Reid said. "He did that.

What did the Chiefs coach say to Mahomes? ›

Chiefs head coach Andy Reid says Patrick Mahomes is 'OK' after being stepped on in practice. The Kansas City Chiefs experienced a small scare during their Monday training camp session, as star quarterback Patrick Mahomes left the field for the white medical tent with a foot injury.

What did Mahomes say after the game? ›

"When you're up 21-3 in a game, you can't lose it, and I put that on myself," Mahomes said after the defeat. The Chiefs held that commanding lead with just over five minutes remaining in the second quarter.

Did the Chiefs get a sack against the Bills? ›

Kansas City Chiefs cornerback L'Jarius Sneed drops Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen for a 15-yard loss.

Did the Kansas City Buffalo game go into overtime? ›

Bills-Chiefs was one of the best playoff games in recent history but ended in a frustratingly anticlimactic overtime.

How can I watch a replay of the Chiefs game? ›

On the Go. NFL+ empowers you with on-demand, on-the-go access to live games, game replays, and much more, so you'll never miss a moment. With NFL+ you'll be able to watch Chiefs games if you live outside the Kansas City local market. Start your 7-day free trial today!

How did the Bills lose last year? ›

Facing the Kansas City Chiefs in a Divisional Round matchup, the Bills lost amid a quarterback duel between Buffalo's Josh Allen and Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes.

Who won coin toss vs Chiefs? ›

The contest ended up being essentially determined on a coin toss that Allen lost. Some forget that Allen actually lost both coin tosses in that game, including the opening one. Allen was the one who made the incorrect calls, however, he's not taking the blame himself as he usually does.

How did the Chiefs lose to the Bengals? ›

The Chiefs led by 18 points against the Bengals early Sunday before a second-half collapse ushered a 27-24 overtime loss. They managed three points after halftime. Patrick Mahomes was 18 of 21 for 220 yards passing with three touchdowns (a 149.9 passer rating) in the first half. Afterward?

How did the Bengals beat the Chiefs? ›

The Cincinnati Bengals stunned the two-time defending AFC champion Kansas City Chiefs by rallying down from 18 points to force overtime, where they triumphed on a 33-yard Evan McPherson field goal. The Bengals now head to the Super Bowl for the first time in 33 years.

What happened in Chiefs overtime? ›

After Patrick Mahomes conducted a miraculous game-tying drive in just 13 seconds at the end of regulation, the Chiefs won the overtime coin toss and marched down the field for a game-ending touchdown.

Are NFL overtime rules unfair? ›

Many believe that the rules are not fair to both teams and that a coin toss determines the outcome of the game. But the NFL overtime rules are fair and should not be changed. To change the rules would be to admit that defense doesn't matter in the NFL. The current overtime rules have many different outcomes.

Did the Bills vote against overtime change? ›

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes looks to pass to the end zone against the Buffalo Bills. (CNN) The NFL approved a rule change on Tuesday which will ensure both teams get at least one possession when playing in an overtime game during the playoffs.

Did NFL overtime use sudden death? ›

Sudden death overtime was approved for the NFL championship game in 1946 and remains in effect. The first playoff game requiring overtime was the 1958 NFL Championship Game. In 1974, the NFL adopted a 15-minute sudden-death overtime period for regular-season games; in 2017 it was cut to 10 minutes.

What is the most points scored in an NFL playoff game? ›

The Chicago Bears have scored the most points by a team in a playoff game, with 73 points in the 1940 NFL championship game versus the Washington Redskins on December 8, 1940.

How many yards did Mahomes have after 2 minutes? ›

After the 2-minute warning Sunday, Mahomes was 8-for-11 for 144 yards and two TD passes, and Allen was 5-for-7 for 102 yards and two TD passes.

Why is KC not in Kansas? ›

Kansas City, Mo., was incorporated in 1853, eight years before Kansas became the 34th state. The Missouri city took its name from the Kansas River — which was inspired by the Kanza People, Native Americans of the Kaw Nation — and was originally called the City of Kansas. It became Kansas City in 1889.

What's the largest comeback in NFL history? ›

The Comeback or The Choke was an NFL playoff game between the Buffalo Bills and the Houston Oilers played on January 3, 1993 at Rich Stadium in Orchard Park, New York. It featured the Bills recovering from a 32-point deficit to win in overtime, 41–38. To the present day, it remains the largest comeback in NFL history.

What is the largest fourth quarter comeback in NFL history? ›

The greatest fourth-quarter comeback in NFL history came nearly 30 years ago, and involved several men with ties to Alabama football. On Nov. 8, 1987, the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-28 in an otherwise meaningless game in which the Cardinals trailed 28-3 entering the fourth quarter.

What team scored the most in the NFL? ›

The Washington Redskins have put up the most points by a team in a game, with 72 points against the Giants on November 27, 1966.

Will the Bills be in the playoffs? ›

Bills advance to the Divisional Round of the 2021 NFL playoffs.

What's the score of the AFC championship game? ›

championship game, 27-24, on a walk-off field goal in overtime on Sunday. Patrick Mahomes to Tyreek Hill is typically almost a guaranteed completion. But in overtime, the Kansas City quarterback Mahomes lofted a pass to Hill, who was covered by safety Jessie Bates III.

What is the Buffalo Bills schedule for 2023? ›

2023 Buffalo Bills Schedule
DateOpponentTime/TV
Date TBAat Kansas City ChiefsArrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MOTime TBA
Date TBAat Los Angeles ChargersSoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CATime TBA
Date TBAat Miami DolphinsHard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, FLTime TBA
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What happened in Chiefs overtime? ›

After Patrick Mahomes conducted a miraculous game-tying drive in just 13 seconds at the end of regulation, the Chiefs won the overtime coin toss and marched down the field for a game-ending touchdown.

Did the Chiefs try to change overtime rules? ›

The Chiefs proposed an overtime rule change in March 2019 that would guarantee each team get the ball in overtime. Additionally, they proposed removing the coin flip altogether. Neither proposal was accepted.

Can you win an overtime game with a field goal? ›

If after the first team scores a field goal the second team scores a field goal, the next team to score wins the game. If after the first team scores a field goal the second team fails to score during its possession, the game is over and the first team has won.

Who won the overtime coin toss Chiefs game? ›

The Cincinnati Bengals beat the Kansas City Chiefs 27-24 in overtime in Sunday's AFC Championship game to advance to the Super Bowl. The Chiefs won the coin toss, but Cincinnati's Vonn Bell intercepted Patrick Mahomes on Kansas City's opening possession.

Did Mahomes congratulate Burrows? ›

As NFL Films captured, he warmly congratulated Joe Burrow after the game and encouraged him on his way to his first Super Bowl. "Way to play, man," Mahomes said to Burrow.

How did the Chiefs lose to the Bengals? ›

The Chiefs led by 18 points against the Bengals early Sunday before a second-half collapse ushered a 27-24 overtime loss. They managed three points after halftime. Patrick Mahomes was 18 of 21 for 220 yards passing with three touchdowns (a 149.9 passer rating) in the first half. Afterward?

Did Mahomes congratulate the Bengals? ›

Go win it all,” as the Bengals advanced to Super Bowl LVI. Rather than leave the field immediately, Mahomes took the time to congratulate the Bengals. This was a cool moment, although certainly bittersweet for Chiefs fans.

Did the Bills vote against overtime change? ›

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes looks to pass to the end zone against the Buffalo Bills. (CNN) The NFL approved a rule change on Tuesday which will ensure both teams get at least one possession when playing in an overtime game during the playoffs.

When did Chiefs lose in OT? ›

Chiefs lose to Bengals 27-24 in overtime in AFC Championship.

When did the Chiefs lose in overtime? ›

The Bengals now have a pair of second-half comebacks against the Chiefs in 2022.

How often does the team that wins the coin toss win overtime? ›

Over the past five years, the team that has won the coin flip has gone on to win the game over 61 percent of the time.

What happens if both teams kick a field goal in overtime? ›

This rule was changed in 2012. Before that, all a team needed to do to win the game in overtime was march down the field and kick a field goal. If the score between both teams remains tied at the end of overtime, the game concludes in a tie.

Can you score 9 points in NFL overtime? ›

-You can win the game by nine points (field goal and interception), six points (touchdown), or five points (field goal and safety). -In the regular season, the overtime ends in 10 minutes, you can tie the game. For example, Las Vegas and Chargers didn't score any points in the extra minutes, the game ends in a tie.

What did Josh Allen call for coin toss? ›

“Up to that point I think I was 9-0 throughout the season. In our production meeting, it was jinxed, and I was 0 for 2 in that game,” Allen said . “They brought up that stat, you're 9-0 on (the coin toss). … So, I go 0-2 on coin tosses that game.

Are NFL overtime rules fair? ›

Many believe that the rules are not fair to both teams and that a coin toss determines the outcome of the game. But the NFL overtime rules are fair and should not be changed. To change the rules would be to admit that defense doesn't matter in the NFL. The current overtime rules have many different outcomes.

Did the Bills call tails? ›

Woah!” the Bills' quarterback said after the Jets' captain correctly called tails, but the coin didn't flip. “It did it again! It did the same thing!” Allen pointed out after the redo.

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