Chiefs earn #2 seed in AFC playoffs

The Chiefs will have a first-round bye in the AFC playoffs
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs have earned the #2 seed in the AFC playoffs.

Kansas City beat the Los Angeles Chargers 31-21 on Sunday afternoon in the final week of the regular season. That win, combined with New England’s 27-24 loss to the Dolphins gives the Chiefs a first-round bye in the AFC playoffs, and gives them a home game in the divisional round of the post-season.

The AFC playoff picture is currently as follows:

#1 seed – Baltimore Ravens (bye)

#2 seed – Kansas City Chiefs (bye)

#3 seed – New England Patriots (host #6 Titans, #6 Steelers or #6 Raiders)

#4 seed – Houston Texans (host Bills)

#5 seed – Buffalo Bills (@ Texans)

#6 seed – Tennessee Titans, Pittsburgh Steelers or Oakland Raiders (@ Patriots)