Mahomes, Chiefs make huge comeback in AFC playoff matchup

Mahomes, Chiefs make huge comeback in AFC playoff matchup
Patrick Mahomes (Source: Kansas City Chiefs)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - After being dominated in the first quarter, Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs mounted a huge comeback in their AFC Divisional Round playoff game against Houston.

After the first quarter, the Chiefs fell behind 21-0 to the Houston Texans.

According to ESPN, only one NFL team fell behind 21-0 in the first quarter all season - the Miami Dolphins.

But, in the second quarter, the Chiefs scored 28 unanswered points to lead 28-24 at the break.

From there, the flood gates opened.

In the fourth quarter, Patrick Mahomes tossed his fifth touchdown pass of the game - extending the Chiefs lead to 48-31.

In all, Mahomes finished the game with 321-yards through the air and with five touchdowns.

With the 51-31 victory for the Chiefs, Kansas City will now face the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Championship game on Sunday at 3:05 p.m.

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