KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes picked aside the Colts in his postseason debut, the Chiefs protection answered their chorus of critics with a stout efficiency, and Kansas Metropolis rolled to a 31-13 victory over Indianapolis within the divisional spherical Saturday to end 25 years of playoff frustration.
Mahomes threw for 278 yards whereas operating for a touchdown, and Damien Williams ran for 129 yards and one other score, as the Chiefs beat Indianapolis for the first time in 5 playoff conferences to earn their first AFC title recreation appearance since January 1994.
The AFC West champions will play the winner of Sunday’s recreation between the division-rival Los Angeles Chargers and the New England Patriots subsequent weekend for a spot within the Super Bowl in Atlanta.
Andrew Luck was held to 203 yards passing for the Colts, while Marlon Mack was a non-issue on the ground. He had 46 yards dashing earlier than leaving late within the fourth quarter with a hip damage.