Chiefs beat Oakland, capture top-seed in AFC

The AFC's path to Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta will go through Kansas City.

Posted: Dec 30, 2018 9:53 PM

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.)— The AFC's path to Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta will go through Kansas City.

The Kansas City Chiefs (12-4) defeated the Oakland Raiders (4-12), 35-3, to claim the No. 1 in the AFC. 

With the win Sunday, the Chiefs have home-field advantage throughout the playoffs, a first-round bye, and are now back-to-back-to-back AFC West Champions.

In the victory, quarterback Patrick Mahomes became just the second quarterback in NFL history to throw 50 touchdown passes and more than 5,000 yards. 

The Chiefs will host the lowest remaining seed at 3:35 p.m. Jan. 12 at Arrowhead Stadium. 

Saint Joseph
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 88° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 70°
Maryville
Clear
73° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 73°
Savannah
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 70°
Cameron
Clear
69° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 69°
Fairfax
Overcast
72° wxIcon
Hi: 86° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 72°
A warm and humid set up across much of northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas for the next few days. The region could see a few strong storms and heavy rainfall as we head into Thursday morning. Temperatures will rise into the upper 80s.
KQTV Radar
KQTV Temperatures
KQTV Alerts

Community Events