Patrick Mahomes picked apart the Colts in his postseason debut, the Chiefs protection answered their refrain of critics with a stout efficiency and Kansas City rolled to a 31-13 victory over Indianapolis in the divisional spherical Saturday to end 25 years of playoff frustration.
Mahomes threw for 278 yards while operating for a landing, and Damien Williams ran for 129 yards and another score because the Chiefs beat Indianapolis for the primary time in five playoff conferences to earn their first AFC title recreation look 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 next weekend for a spot within the Tremendous Bowl in Atlanta.
Andrew Luck was held to 203 yards passing for the Colts, while Marlon Mack was a non-factor on the ground. He had 46 yards dashing earlier than leaving late in the fourth quarter with a hip damage.