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Patriots-Chiefs AFC Championship a Week 6 rematch

Patriots-Chiefs AFC Championship a Week 6 rematch

Mahomes himself helped shove his teammate into the endzone to exemplify the desire for victory and the second-year quarterback believes such a mentality is a must this deep into the playoffs. Pat Mahomes threw for 278 yards as the Chiefs cruised to a 31-13 win.

The Indianapolis Colts already had a tall task of going into Arrowhead Stadium with a rowdy crowd and inclement weather to deal with as they try and shock the world and defeat the Kansas City Chiefs.

Indianapolis (11-6), who went on the road to defeat the Houston Texans in last week's Wild Card round, can become the first No 6 seed to reach a conference championship game since 2010, when the Green Bay Packers and New York Jets accomplished the feat.

Allen, a seven-year National Football League veteran, is in his first season with the Chiefs. In that contest, Lawrence Tynes missed a 23-yarder for Kansas City.

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They've had bigger playoff meltdowns against the Colts. It's hard to lose when you've come this far with the team that we have and the guys that we have, so credit to the Chiefs.

The Chiefs lined up for a punt at their own 19-yard-line, snapping the ball to punter Dustin Colquitt. The No Touchdown game. "So, I mean, it's just exciting for us to be able to play next week". But in the ideal summation of their lousy afternoon, their erstwhile star kicker missed the extra point.

Colts: Center Ryan Kelly (knee) left late in the fourth quarter.

Colts: Begin preparing for April's draft.