The Chiefs’ reign atop the AFC is over.
The Bengals overcame an 18-point first-half deficit to stun the Chiefs in additional time, 27-24, in Sunday’s AFC Championship sport in Kansas Metropolis to advance to Tremendous Bowl 2022, the place they’ll play the Rams or 49ers.
Evan McPherson gained the sport for Cincinnati with a 31-yard discipline objective after Patrick Mahomes was intercepted by Vonn Bell 14 seconds into additional time.
Cincinnati has reached the Tremendous Bowl for the primary time because the 1988 season, when it fell to San Francisco in Tremendous Bowl XXIII.
Joe Burrow went 23-for-38 with 250 yards and two touchdowns with one interception.
Burrow and Ja’Marr Chase related for a landing with 14 seconds left within the third quarter, with the Bengals tying the sport 21-21 on the following two-point conversion.
McPherson kicked a 52-yard discipline objective with 6:07 remaining to place the Bengals up 24-21, their first lead of the sport, earlier than Harrison Butker kicked a 44-yard discipline objective for the Chiefs to tie the sport as time expired in regulation.
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