Crazy lame win for the Kansas City Chiefs!
Star quarterback Patrick Mahomes badly sprained his ankle early in the game, but made his way with a thick bandage — and led his team to a 27-20 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the NFL playoffs.
The Chiefs now meet the winners of the Buffalo Bills-Cincinnati Bengals matchup in the AFC Finals next Sunday.
In the second game of the night, the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New York Giants, 38-7. Next Sunday’s NFC Finals will see the winner of the San Francisco 49ers vs. the Dallas Cowboys.
Kansas City Chiefs – Jacksonville Jaguars 27:20
Star full choke to the heads! Star quarterback Patrick Mahomes, who is likely to be the MVP of the season, switches to “favorite passing stop” Travis Kelsey, who has a few more steps to run into the end zone. drop!
Jaguars respond! Beautiful lob pass from playmaker Trevor Lawrence to Christian Kirk. drop! He had already scored two goals in the regular season against the Chiefs.
The shock moment for the bosses: Jaguars defender Arden Key falls on Mahomes’ leg. Then he grabs his ankle and leaves the field. Sitting on the bench, he indicates that he needs a tape bandage. But he suddenly jumped up, ran back into the field, limped, and made the next attack.
Mad! He plays two running games and even a pass before being tackled and scored at quarter break. Mahomes then returns to play but continues to falter visibly.
A reporter for US station CBS, where the match is being broadcast live, said she heard Mahomes shout from the sidelines: “I’m fine, I can keep playing. Don’t worry!”
However, the bosses still sent him to the dressing room for more detailed investigations. Chad Henne standing next to him. Mahomes returns, but stays outside wrapped in a thick sweater – and sees how excelled Henne is! Watch out for Kelce – falling! Cheering “Hin, chicken” at Arrowhead Stadium.
Huge cheers at the start of the second half! Mahomes returns to play. Obviously, he can only put weight on one leg, but he still bites.
Jaguars down in the fourth quarter! Travis Etienne runs into the end zone. With an extra point being only 17:20. Is Jacksonville back again? This past weekend, Lawrence and company reversed a 27-0 deficit against the Los Angeles Chargers in the biggest comeback in playoff history.
Mahomes is limp – and still does magic! His pass lands at the Marqués Valdes-Scantling. drop! Initial decision! The Jaguars can’t have the curve anymore, just set up a 48-yard field goal.
Mahomes after the match: “Everyone helped me! Everyone noticed I couldn’t move. But we’re all stuck together. I didn’t want to leave the field. I was x-rayed, and the pictures were negative. It’s all right. Thanks Chad Henne for stepping in for me.”
Touchdown-König Kelce: “Patrick is a brave leader! He gives everything – we give everything! We play good football at the time, we have the ultimate team.”
strong gesture: Trevor Lawrence is the first to leave the field – just wait in the players tunnel to level five and say thank you to the Jaguars for a great season despite the loss!
Philadelphia Eagles – New York Giants 38: 7
Trouble before the game for the Giants! The night before the game, a pipe exploded in their Philadelphia hotel, ESPN reports. So the players didn’t have water, and they couldn’t take a shower in the morning…
The third duel between the two teams this season. The Eagles won, 48-22 on January 11 and 22-16 on January 8th.
Favorite starts with an exclamation point! Playmaker Jalen Hurts threw the egg to a Dallas Goedert touchdown for the Eagles, who were out in the wild card round last weekend.
Landing number two before the end of the first quarter! DeVonta Smith runs into the end zone. Brilliantly simple, simply brilliant!
The Eagles keep moving forward! Boston Scott criticizes all defenders for touchdowns.
Now the game maker is doing it personally! Jalen Hurts runs into the end zone for a fourth touchdown. What a show of force!
Kicker Jake Elliott is also in a great mood! Every extra point is a hit.
Cosmetic result: Matt Breda scores the first touchdown for the Giants. before Kenneth Ginwell grabbed another Eagles touchdown before 1:51 left.
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