The Kansas City Chiefs topped the Buffalo Bills in a hard-fought 38-24 win, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 in Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. They deployed a rushing game that produced 114 yards, two rushing touchdowns, to support a Patrick Mahomes performance of 325 yards and three touchdowns.
Mahomes finished the game with three touchdowns, completing 29 of 38 passes. At the end of the day, he finished with 325 yards and no interceptions, and a passer rating of 127.60.
Clyde Edwards-Helaire and Darrel Williams led the rushing game for the Chiefs. Edwards-Helaire rushed for seven yards from carrying the football six times. Edwards-Helaire was helped by Williams who carried the football 13 times for a total of 52 yards. In the passing game, Mahomes was most successful throwing the ball to Byron Pringle and Tyreek Hill. Pringle caught three passes for a total of 22 yards, while Hill contributed with 172 yards from nine passes.
Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of four sacks , no forced fumbles, three tackles for loss, and no defensive touchdowns for the Chiefs.
For the Bills, Josh Allen ended the day having completed 28 of 48 passes, leading to 287 yards, one interception and two touchdowns. His performance resulted in a QB rating of 80.80.
The rushing game for the Bills was led by Devin Singletary and T.J. Yeldon. For the game, Singletary rushed for 17 yards from carrying the football six times. Meanwhile Yeldon carried the ball 3 times for a total of 15 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Bills included Cole Beasley and Stefon Diggs. Beasley caught seven passes for a total of 88 yards, while Diggs contributed with 77 yards from six passes.
Although their team lost the game, the Bills defense ended the game with one sack, and no tackles for loss, to go along with zero forced fumbles.
It is celebration time for the Chiefs who advance to the Super Bowl. As for the Bills, they go home to reflect on their season.