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Kansas City Chiefs' Tyrann Mathieu and Patrick Mahomes (15) hold up the Lamar Hunt Trophy after the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

After cashing in on QB gambles, Niners, Chiefs in Super Bowl

Jan. 19, 2020 10:10 PM EST

A little more than two years ago, a pair of teams gambled on quarterbacks who had all kinds of potential but were far from a sure thing. Both teams guessed right. The Kansas City Chiefs will meet the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl on Feb. 2 in Miami. Oddsmakers opened the line at pick 'em in a title game...

San Francisco 49ers running back Raheem Mostert, right, celebrates his touchdown with quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo during the second half of the NFL NFC Championship football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Mostert lifts 49ers to Super Bowl with 37-20 win vs Packers

Jan. 19, 2020 10:10 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — From No. 2 pick in the draft to one of the last two teams standing. It has been a remarkable turnaround for the Super Bowl-bound San Francisco 49ers. Raheem Mostert rushed for 220 yards and four touchdowns to make quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo mostly a spectator, Nick Bosa...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) is sacked by San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa (97) during the first half of the NFL NFC Championship football game Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Aaron Rodgers comes up short of Super Bowl appearance again

Jan. 19, 2020 9:55 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A sack and fumble one series, a muffed snap he couldn’t handle the next, then an interception that grounded Green Bay for good. By halftime. Aaron Rodgers’ latest failure in the NFC championship game kept him out of the Super Bowl once again, the Packers’...

Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates a touchdown pass with Eric Fisher (72) and Mitchell Schwartz (71) during the second half of the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Mahomes' feet, arm lift Chiefs to Super Bowl over Titans

Jan. 19, 2020 9:47 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — With his best imitation of a tightrope walker, Patrick Mahomes high-wired the Kansas City Chiefs into their first Super Bowl since 1970. Oh sure, Mahomes did his usual superb job passing, but it was his 27-yard tap dance down the left sideline late in the first half that gave the...

San Francisco 49ers roll past Green Bay Packers 37-20 to reach franchise's 7th Super Bowl, will face Kansas City Chiefs

Jan. 19, 2020 9:45 PM EST
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers roll past Green Bay Packers 37-20 to reach franchise's 7th Super Bowl, will face Kansas City Chiefs.
San Francisco 49ers running back Tevin Coleman (26) smiles next to Matt Breida (22) and Raheem Mostert during practice at the team's NFL football training facility in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The 49ers are scheduled to host the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game Sunday. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

49ers running back Tevin Coleman injures right shoulder

Jan. 19, 2020 9:10 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — 49ers running back Tevin Coleman was carted off the field in the second quarter of the NFC championship game Sunday with a right shoulder injury and was listed as out for the remainder of the game. Coleman came up hurt at the end of a 4-yard run and left the game at the 9:32 mark...

Punter J.K. Scott active for Packers in NFC title game

Jan. 19, 2020 5:21 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Punter J.K. Scott is active for the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers despite being listed as questionable with an illness. Scott was added to the injury report Saturday but is ready to go in the conference title game. Both...

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) celebrates after the 49ers beat the Minnesota Vikings 27-10 in an NFL divisional playoff football game, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

49ers, Packers look to go from losing seasons to Super Bowl

Jan. 18, 2020 12:38 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are one win away from accomplishing a turnaround that's been done only once before in the Super Bowl era. With a victory in the NFC championship game at home on Sunday against the Green Bay Packers, the Niners will become the second team in NFL history to...

El quarterback de los Chiefs de Kansas City, Patrick Mahomes, festeja la victoria sobre los Texans de Houston, en el encuentro divisional de playoffs, disputado el domingo 12 de enero de 2020  (AP Foto/Charlie Riedel)

Titans, Chiefs on verge of Super Bowl, play for AFC title

Jan. 18, 2020 12:33 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid rarely digs into his own past, preferring to stay in the moment or focus squarely on the future. It's an approach that has served him well during a coaching career that might someday land him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Yet when his Kansas City Chiefs faced a...

Helmets for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tennessee Titans are displayed during a news conference for this weeks NFL conference championship football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history

Jan. 18, 2020 12:29 PM EST

Tom Brady has been synonymous with the AFC championship for the last two decades. Thirteen times he played for the Lamar Hunt Trophy and nine times he won it, besting MVP Patrick Mahomes in overtime, upending Blake Bortles in a classic comeback, denying Andrew Luck and Philip Rivers trips to the Super Bowl,...