DENVER — Kansas City Chiefs clinched the AFC’s No. The Chiefs were the No. 2 seed in the playoffs after beating Denver Broncos 28-24. However, they didn’t appear to be a team that was ready for deep postseason play. Their linebacker had to return a fumble for them at 86 yards. Nick BoltonIn the fourth quarter, to subdue Broncos.
The Chiefs will watch the game between Tennessee Titans or the Houston Texans on Sunday. Kansas City would be the AFC’s No. If the Titans lose to Texas, the conference will give the 1 seed the only first-round playoff bye.
Arrowhead Stadium will host a first round playoff game for the Chiefs next weekend. However, they seem like a team that could benefit from a week of rest. They were unable to overcome the Broncos (10-10), a team with an average of less than 20 point per game. They had not scored more than 13 in their previous three games.
The Broncos scored 24 points and had 364 yards of offense. This is well above the season average of 328.
The Chiefs now have 13 consecutive wins against the Broncos. Last losing game was in 2015 when Denver was quarterbacked By Peyton Manning.
The Chiefs were 12-5 in the regular season and had previously won their sixth straight AFC West championship.
Andy Reid became the fifth NFL coach to win 250 games with the win.