Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens – AFC Championship Prediction and Play-by-Play

Four teams are just one win away from the Super Bowl on February 11, 2024. We have reached the Conference Championships of the the NFL Playoffs this Sunday.

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After a dramatic win in Buffalo, the reigning Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs head to Baltimore to face the AFC’s #1 seed, the Baltimore Ravens, for a trip to the Super Bowl. Baltimore blew out the Texans last Saturday to advance to this game.

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Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens

In the highly anticipated 2023-24 AFC Championship Game, the defending Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs take on the formidable Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. This clash of titans showcases a thrilling matchup between the dynamic playmaking of Chiefs’ quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the versatile, electric Lamar Jackson of the Ravens. With the Chiefs’ potent offense and the Ravens’ robust defense, this game promises to be a showdown filled with strategic depth and explosive plays. As these two teams, each boasting a unique blend of talent and strategy, prepare to battle for a spot in the Super Bowl, fans can expect nothing short of a gridiron classic.

Let’s dive into the simulation of the game, analyzing the plays quarter by quarter and uncovering the final score and key statistical leaders.

Simulation: Chiefs vs Ravens – AFC Championship Game

First Quarter

  • The Chiefs kick off the game with a solid drive, culminating in a field goal by Harrison Butker.
  • Lamar Jackson responds with a swift drive, connecting with Mark Andrews for a touchdown.
  • Quarter ends with the Ravens leading, 7-3.

Second Quarter

  • Mahomes orchestrates a comeback with a touchdown pass to Travis Kelce.
  • Ravens retaliate with a ground game, Edwards scoring a rushing touchdown.
  • A late-quarter field goal from Justin Tucker extends the Ravens’ lead.
  • Halftime score: Ravens 17, Chiefs 10.

Third Quarter

  • Chiefs’ defense steps up, limiting the Ravens to a field goal.
  • Mahomes finds Isiah Pacheco for a game-tying touchdown.
  • Quarter ends tied at 20-20.

Fourth Quarter

  • A battle of defenses, with each team struggling to break the deadlock.
  • Tucker breaks the tie with a crucial field goal.
  • In a dramatic final drive, Mahomes leads the Chiefs downfield but is intercepted by Marcus Williams.
  • Final Score: Ravens 23, Chiefs 20.

Statistical Leaders

  • Passing Yards: Patrick Mahomes (Chiefs) – 278 yards
  • Rushing Yards: Lamar Jackson (Ravens) – 85 yards
  • Receiving Yards: Travis Kelce (Chiefs) – 102 yards
  • Tackles: Roquan Smith (Ravens) – 11 tackles
  • Interceptions: Marcus Williams (Ravens) – 1 interception

The Ravens’ balanced attack and sturdy defense secure their victory, propelling them to the Super Bowl in a nail-biting finish against the Chiefs.

Get more NFL Playoff Predictions:

  • Kansas City Chiefs at Baltimore Ravens (Sunday)
  • Detroit Lions at San Francisco 49ers (Sunday)