(KANSAS CITY, Mo.)— Patriots lead Kansas City, 17-7, heading to the fourth quarter in the AFC Championship game.
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes got Kansas City on the board in the third quarter with a 12-yard touchdown pass to tight end Travis Kelce.
New England added a field goal later in the third to make it, 17-7.
The New England Patriots held a 14-point lead on the Kansas City Chiefs at halftime in the AFC Championship game, 14-0.
The Patriots defense held the No. 1 scoring offense to just 32 yards of total offense in the first half.
New England scored on the opening drive of the game on 1-yard touchdown run by Sony Michel.
The Patriots added their second score of the game with 27 seconds left in the second quarter when Tom Brady hit Phillip Dorsett for a 29-yard touchdown.
The Chiefs defense forced a Brady red zone interception in the second quarter when Reggie Ragland came up with the pick in the end zone.
Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was held to 4-of-8 for 65 yards in the first half.