Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs deliver instant classic to cap incredible NFL weekend
Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes combined to deliver an instant classic NFL Divisional Playoff game as sports fans around the country were transfixed on a game that capped an incredible weekend.
This was the final game of a weekend where the first 3 games were all won by the road team on late field goals. The game went to overtime after the Kansas City Chiefs answered with a last-second field goal after the Buffalo Bills scored with 13 seconds left.
Harrison Butker made a 49-yard field goal to force overtime after Gabriel Davis scored on a 19-yard touchdown for the Bills. Davis had an incredible game for the Bills, with 8 catches for 201 yards and 4 touchdowns in regulation.
Allen was 27-for-37 passing for 329 yards and 4 touchdowns, along with 68 yards rushing on 11 carries in regulation. Mahomes, meanwhile, was 27-for-38 passing for 309 yards and 2 touchdowns. He had 69 yards rushing.
There were 25 combined points in the final 1:54 of regulation.
The Chiefs scored on a catch by Travis Kelce in overtime to win, 42-36.
Here’s a sampling of the reaction:
Man this is a crazy game best 2 QBs in the NFL.
— CoachMarrowUK (@vincemarrow) January 24, 2022
Streaming this game and know I’m behind live TV and keep getting texts like “This is unbelievable!!” and have no idea how far behind my feed is, because there’s been about seven unbelievable moments in the last five minutes of this game.
— Bruce Feldman (@BruceFeldmanCFB) January 24, 2022
This game is incredible 🤯🤯🤯
— Alyssa Lang (@AlyssaLang) January 24, 2022
Bills and Chiefs scored 18 points in the final 1:13 of regulation.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 24, 2022
— Chris Fowler (@cbfowler) January 24, 2022
This is the best game of football ever played. I will accept no challenges.
— Alex Hickey (@bigahickey) January 24, 2022
This game is almost as good as the @MusicCityBowl
— Cole Cubelic (@colecubelic) January 24, 2022
— Mike Lucas (@KAGS_Lucas) January 24, 2022