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Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates in the final moments of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Will Henry's runs or Mahomes' passes decide AFC champion?

Jan. 16, 2020 1:51 PM EST

The Titans haven't been to the Super Bowl since 2000. That's barely a blip on the football history screen: The Chiefs haven't been there since 1970. One of them is headed for the big game in Miami. Here's how they match up for the AFC championship: WHEN TENNESSEE HAS THE BALL Run. Then run again. Derrick Henry...

Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu (32) intercepts a pass intended for Oakland Raiders tight end Darren Waller (83) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Mathieu, Clark turn gambles by Chiefs into wise investments

Jan. 15, 2020 4:39 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyrann Mathieu and Frank Clark were watching the AFC championship game on television a year ago, their teams knocked out of the playoffs, never thinking for a moment what the following 12 months might bring them. Or more accurately, where it might bring them. But after the Chiefs...

Texans-Chiefs Preview Capsule

Jan. 9, 2020 2:12 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — HOUSTON (11-6) at KANSAS CITY (12-4) Sunday, 3:05 p.m. EST, CBS OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 9 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Texans 7-7-1, Chiefs 10-5 SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 6-5 LAST MEETING — Texans beat Chiefs 31-24, Oct. 13, 2019 LAST WEEK — Texans...

Kansas City Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu (32) intercepts a pass intended for Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams (81), as cornerback Rashad Fenton (27) watches, during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Honey Badger has Chiefs facing former team in NFL playoffs

Jan. 8, 2020 3:53 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of the first things Bill O'Brien wants to make perfectly clear is that he never wanted to lose the Honey Badger. In just one season in Houston, versatile safety Tyrann Mathieu had become such a ball-hawking leader that he was voted a team captain. He piled up nearly 90 tackles,...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates following an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. Kansas City Chiefs won 31-21. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Chiefs prepped for Texans in pseudo-rematch of Week 6

Jan. 6, 2020 6:06 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs will welcome the Texans to Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday for the divisional round of the playoffs, a rematch in name only of their Week 6 nail-biter won by Houston on a fourth-quarter touchdown. The Chiefs are so markedly different that their early October game...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2019, file photo, Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey runs during the second half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, in Indianapolis. McCaffrey's versatility and superb statistics helped him to a rare double: The Carolina Panthers running back has made The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team at two positions. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

McCaffrey a double All-Pro pick; Gilmore, Thomas unanimous

Jan. 3, 2020 6:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian McCaffrey's versatility and superb statistics helped him to a rare double: The Carolina Panthers running back has made The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team at two positions. McCaffrey rushed for 1,387 yards and 15 touchdowns while catching a phenomenal 116 passes for 1,005 yards...

Kansas City Chiefs running back Damien Williams (26) runs for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Chiefs head into postseason with confidence of complete team

Jan. 2, 2020 12:50 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs romped their way to the AFC championship game last year by leaning heavily on their high-powered offense, with Patrick Mahomes slinging the ball all over the field and a fleet of wide receivers hauling in everything in sight. Then their defense let them down....

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Mecole Hardman (17) celebrates his kickoff return for a touchdown with fans during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

As No. 2 seed, Chiefs on cusp of returning to AFC title game

Dec. 30, 2019 3:05 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were inches away from playing in the Super Bowl a year ago and, to many in their locker room, the sting of that overtime loss to New England has served as motivation to return to the AFC title game this season. Now, after everything fell their way Sunday, the...

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) and offensive tackle Cameron Erving (75) celebrate after beating the Chicago Bears 26-3 in an NFL football game in Chicago, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Chiefs peaking in all phases as postseason comes into sight

Dec. 23, 2019 3:19 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were so dominant in all phases of their 26-3 victory over the Chicago Bears on a cold Sunday night at Soldier Field that it was hard for coach Andy Reid to highlight everyone in his post-game news conference. Their redesigned defense, now with veteran pass...

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones (95) and defensive end Frank Clark (55) tackle Denver Broncos running back Phillip Lindsay (30) during the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Led by Mathieu, Chiefs' defense becoming among NFL's best

Dec. 19, 2019 10:54 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyrann Mathieu had an interception in the end zone taken away by a penalty, another that he just couldn't grasp, then one more potential pick fall just out of his reach and onto the snowy turf of Arrowhead Stadium last Sunday. By that point, all the Chiefs safety could do was lean...