With heavy snow falling all day lengthy on the Buffalo Payments’ Highmark Stadium, it was the visiting Cincinnati Bengals who appeared just like the extra comfy workforce within the situations.
Joe Burrow calmly carved by means of Buffalo’s protection and led his Bengals to their second straight AFC championship recreation with a 27-10 win on Sunday within the divisional spherical.
In a battle of two of the sport’s greatest quarterbacks, Burrow and Buffalo’s Josh Allen, just one offense was in a position to get off the bottom. Allen and co. fell behind 14-0 within the first quarter and by no means actually obtained again into the sport.
The Bengals’ win units up a rematch of final yr’s AFC title recreation towards the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs subsequent week at Arrowhead Stadium. Had the Payments received, they’d have confronted the Chiefs at a impartial website in Atlanta as a consequence of a earlier Payments-Bengals recreation dominated a no-contest. However Cincinnati made certain that possibility was off the desk.