Pats eliminated, Chiefs to face Texans at Arrowhead

Marc LaVoie
January 06, 2020 - 1:00 am
Oct 13, 2019; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (10) catches a pass for a touchdown against Houston Texans cornerback Phillip Gaines (29) and strong safety Justin Reid (20) and strong safety Jahleel Addae (37) during the f

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs have an opportunity at revenge when they face the Houston Texans Jan. 12 at Arrowhead Stadium in the divisional round of the AFC playoffs.

Houston defeated the Chiefs 31-24 Oct. 13, in Week 6 of the NFL season. The Texans racked up 472 yards of offense and controlled the ball 39:48 in the victory. 

They will face a much-improved Kansas City defense in the playoffs. In the last four games of the regular season, the Chiefs allowed an average of fewer than 10 points per game.

Houston earned a spot in the divisional round by defeating Buffalo 22-19 in overtime. 

The New England Patriots were eliminated by the Tennessee 20-13. The Titans will play the Ravens at Baltimore.

In the NFC, the Minnesota Vikings earned a match with the San Francisco 49ers by defeating the New Orleans Saints 26-20 in overtime. 

The Seattle Seahawks will play the Green Bay Packers in the next round after beating the Philadelpia Eagles 17-19. 

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