KANSAS CITY, MO – The Cincinnati Bengals are headed to Super Bowl LVI after a 27-24 overtime win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game.
Trailing 21-3 late in the first half, the Bengals scored 21 unanswered points to lead 24-21 in the fourth quarter before Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker forced overtime with a 44-yard field goal as regulation time expired.
The Bengals intercepted Patrick Mahomes on the first possession of overtime and after a 42-yard drive, Bengals kicker Evan McPherson connected on a game-winning 31-yard field goal.
The Bengals will appear in the Super Bowl for the first time since 1988.
Ian Eagle and Tony Boselli called the action on Westwood One.