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NFL late slate: Bengals vs. Chiefs score, highlights, news, inactives and live updates ‣

NFL late slate: Bengals vs. Chiefs score, highlights, news, inactives and live updates

Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs can clinch the AFC West with a win over the Bengals. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)

All is not right in Kansas City.

The reeling Chiefs are fresh off a stunning home loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Christmas and face the prospect of playing on the road in the playoffs for the first time in the Patrick Mahomes era. Up next, they host a desperate 8-7 Cincinnati Bengals team fighting to stay alive for the postseason. The 9-6 Chiefs can clinch the AFC West with a win, which would assure them of at least one game in the postseason.

In other Sunday afternoon action, the Los Angeles Chargers visit a 7-8 Denver Broncos team looking to keep their slim AFC West title hopes alive and the Seattle Seahawks visit the Pittsburgh Steelers in a matchup of 8-7 teams fighting to make the playoffs.

Follow along with Yahoo Sports for highlights and updates from all the Sunday afternoon action.

Live17 updates

  • The Steelers are back in the lead in Seattle

  • The Broncos just went up 10-3 over the Chargers after Stidham threw his first TD pass of the year

  • The Steelers retake the lead in Seattle

  • The Bengals capitalize on the turnover, and now lead 17-7

  • Mahomes loses it, and the Bengals get it right back

  • Seahawks jump up 14-10 now after this Smith-Njigba TD

  • Joe Mixon’s TD puts the Bengals up 10-7 at Arrowhead

  • The Chiefs are on the board with a Patrick Mahomes touchdown strike to Isaiah Pacheco. Kansas City leads, 7-3.

  • The Steelers went on to score on the drive to take a 7-0 lead. Jaylen Warren runs it in from 18 yards.

  • A would-be Steelers turnover was overturned after replay review determined that wide reciever Diontae Johnson touched the ball while he was out of bounds after he bobbled the ball.

  • And, of course, Taylor Swift is at Arrowhead

  • Bengals and Chiefs are ready to go in Kansas City

  • Inactives are in for the Sunday late afternoon games. Kenny Pickett is inactive for Pittsburgh’s game against Seattle. Mason Rudolph will start, as expected.