Chiefs vs. Bengals live scores, updates, highlights from the AFC Championship match

With a place in the AFC Championship match, the Bengals are on the brink of something that very few of the team’s current players or its head coach will ever remember. The last time the Bengals got this far in the playoffs was in the 1988 season, where they won 12-4 and reached Super Bowl 23 before losing to the 49ers.

It was almost 33 years ago, which means that offensive tackle Riley Reiff (33), tipper Kevin Huber (36) and long snapper Clark Harris (37) are the only players on this Bengali team who were alive when it Bengali teams were underway. . Even coach Zac Taylor, as a 38-year-old, would have only been 5 years old at the time.

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And while that part of Bengal’s history has been good, the team has also gone into a less than fantastic company. In the AFC Division Round against Tennessee, quarterback Joe Burrow was fired with record-breaking nine times behind an offensive line. But he played well enough to help Cincinnati win the game.

Burrow’s play this season, combined with novice-wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase’s production, has helped propel Cincinnati back to glory. The Bengals had the league’s seventh highest scoring offense.

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But the Bengals have to face an experienced team that also has dynamic playmakers. The Chiefs are in the AFC title fight for the fourth year in a row and have the advantage of playing this match at home. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes, wide receiver Tyreek Hill and tight-end Travis Kelce have all played great games in the off-season.

A win for the Bengals places them in the Super Bowl for the first time in more than three decades. A win for the Chiefs brings them back for the third time in three years.

Sporting News tracks live scores and updates throughout the 2022 AFC Championship match. Follow below for complete results.

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Chiefs vs. Bengal live updates, highlights from the AFC Championship

15:31: FAT GOAL BENGALS. Cincinnati comes on the board late in the first quarter to cut into Kansas City’s lead. Chiefs 7, Bengals 3 with 36 seconds left in the first.

15:30: On the third-and-10 of the 14, Joe Burrow takes three shots to the end zone, but none of them can make money, with some questionable referees to start. It looks like Zac Taylor’s team will be content with the field goal.

15:27: The game’s longest run so far, and it’s a 23-yard run by Joe Mixon. Now first-and-10 from Kansas City 14 as the Bengals are in the red zone.

15:26: Another third-and-5 and yet another conversion. Bengals ‘third third down conversion on this drive as Tyler Boyd picks it up again at Chiefs’ 37.

15:24: The Bengals’ second drive goes much better than their first. Burrow hits Tyler Boyd in two yards and a first down on third-and-2. Now the first-and-10 are approaching midfield on their own 49.

15:22: Another third-and-5 coming for the Bengals. They could not convert on the first, but get this easy as Burrow keeps it to himself and takes it 8 yards on the scramble. Now first-and-10 from Cincinnati 38.

15:20: Cincinnati’s second drive will also begin at 25. after a touchback on kickoff.

15:16: TOUCHDOWN KANSAS CITY. Tyreek Hill comes all the way across the goal zone and makes a leaping catch in the back corner as Mahomes throws it on the run. Kansas City 7, Cincinnati 0 with 7:17 left in the first quarter to open up the scoring.

15:16: Kansas City are now in the red zone here early, watching second-and-three from the Bengals’ 16.

15:15: The Chiefs’ ground play continues to perform well, and this time Mahomes keeps it to himself and scrambles 11 yards and a first.

15:14: Tight-end Travis Kelce picks up his first catch of the game, this oen in 10 yards and a first down, already KC’s third of the drive. He needs two catches to pass Rob Gronkowski most with a tight end in NFL offseason history.

15:13: The challenge is successful and it is now first-and-10 from 47 for Chiefs, and McKinnon quickly picks up 9 yards on the ground.

15:09: The Chiefs have crossed the midfield, but fall short on the third down on the back-dive. Do the fourth and 1st from Bengals 47 and the Chiefs will challenge it.

15:06: At second-and-3, Patrick Mahomes knocks Jerick McKinnon out of the backfield 14 yards to Kansas City 38.

15:05: Kansas City opens the game on its own 15 after Cincinnati points.

15:05: Cincinnati opens the game with a three-and-out as Joe Burrow cannot hit tight-end CJ Uzomah in double coverage.

15:02: The game opens with a touchback. First-and-10 from their own 25 coming for Cincinnati.

15:01: The Bengals will start their search for a Super Bowl spot with the ball in Arrowhead as the Chiefs win the draw and choose to postpone.

Chiefs vs. Bengal’s start time

  • Date: Sunday, January 30th
  • Time: 15:00 ET

The AFC title match between Chiefs and Benglas starts at 3pm ET at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

Which channel is Chiefs vs. Bengals on today?

  • TV channels: CBS
  • Livestreams: Paramount +, fuboTV

The match between Chiefs and Bengals will be broadcast nationally on CBS. Jim Nantz will handle the play-by-play tasks as usual and he will be accompanied in the booth as usual by analyst Tony Romo. The duo will be joined by Tracy Wolfson and Jay Feely, who will report from the sidelines.

For those hoping to stream the match, CBS will carry the game on its streaming platform, Paramount +. You can also stream NFL games live online with fuboTV, which offers a free trial.

In Canada, viewers can see Chiefs vs. Bengals with a subscription to DAZN, which includes all NFL games.

NFL playoff schedule 2022

Conference championships

Sunday, January 30th

Match Start time (ET) Network Streaming
Bengals Vs. Chiefs 15:05 CBS Paramount +, fuboTV
49ers vs. Rams 18:40 Fox Fox Sports app, fuboTV

Super Bowl 56

Sunday, Feb. 13

Match Start time (ET) Network Streaming
Super Bowl 56 18:30 NBC NBC Sports app, fuboTV

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