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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)

Chiefs have Jones, Titans have Humphries for AFC title game

Jan. 19, 2020 1:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones active for the AFC championship game against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday after he missed their divisional-round win over the Houston Texans with a calf injury. Jones did not practice until Friday, when he worked on...

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...

AFC Championship Preview Capsule

Jan. 16, 2020 11:18 AM EST

TENNESSEE (11-7) at KANSAS CITY (13-4) Sunday, 3:05 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE — Chiefs by 7 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Titans 9-7-1; Chiefs 10-5-1 SERIES RECORD — Chiefs lead 29-24 LAST MEETING — Titans beat Chiefs 35-32, Nov. 10, 2019 LAST WEEK — Titans beat Ravens 28-12; Chiefs...

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...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates as he comes off the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Bye week hazardous for Chiefs and Ravens, but KC survives

Jan. 14, 2020 3:07 AM EST

The San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers used their bye week to rest, relax and recharge. Now they'll meet in the NFC championship for the first time since 1997, when Reggie White, Brett Favre and that Pack bested Steve Young and Ken Norton Jr. The R&R from the first-round bye proved more like rust,...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates as he comes off the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Chiefs revenge tour begins with Houston, gets Tennessee next

Jan. 13, 2020 6:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a jubilant locker room after the Kansas City Chiefs had thumped Houston to return to the AFC title game, defensive end Frank Clark thought back to a humiliating loss to the Texans midway through the regular season. “Last time they were here they beat us, just smacked us in...

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) walks off the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Texans face long offseason after collapse against Chiefs

Jan. 13, 2020 6:31 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans were up 24-0 in the first quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs and looked to be headed for their first AFC championship game, which they would have hosted. Then everything fell apart. And now instead of preparing for another playoff game, the Texans are left to wonder...

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry (22) celebrates during the second half of an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Baltimore. The Titans won 28-12. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

On Football: Some answers, lots of questions for title games

Jan. 13, 2020 3:38 AM EST

After a wild weekend of historic offensive performances by Derrick Henry and nearly every Kansas City Chiefs player, spiced by some timely defense from all the winners, we have the answers to the makeup of the NFL's Final Four. Which brings along a whole lot of questions. The NFC, following a wild-card weekend in...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes celebrates as he comes off the field after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

NFL Today, Divisional Playoffs

Jan. 12, 2020 11:00 PM EST

SCOREBOARD Sun. Jan. 19, Conference Championships AFC: Tennessee at Kansas City, 3:05 p.m. EST. After upsetting top-seeded Baltimore, the Titans (11-7) will go after their second Super Bowl trip and first since the 1999 season. The last sixth seed to get to the big game was Green Bay in the 2010 season; the...

Houston Texans running back Taiwan Jones (34) leaps after the ball fumbled by Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10), during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game, in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020. The ball was recovered by Houston Texans cornerback Keion Crossen for a turnover. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Texans' season ends with playoff meltdown against Chiefs

Jan. 12, 2020 9:13 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bill O'Brien figured it would take more than 24 points to beat the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Even when they spotted his Houston Texans a 24-0 lead. So after the Chiefs had finally reached the end zone in their divisional playoff game, and the Texans were on the verge of going...