The Kansas City Chiefs’ offense was at full throttle as Patrick Mahomes completed 30 of 39 passes for 404 yards and five touchdowns in a 42-21 dismantling of the Steelers in the AFC wild-card game. Travis Kelce also threw a short TD pass and had five receptions for 108 yards and a score. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a forgettable performance in what is expected to be his final NFL game, going 29 of 44 for 215 yards with two meaningless TD passes late in the game.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady threw for 271 yards while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers were building a 31-0 lead in a 31-15 rout of the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC wild-card round. The seven-time Super Bowl winner finished off the Eagles with TD passes of 2 yards to Rob Gronkowski and 36 yards to Mike Evans, improving his dazzling playoff record to 35-11 in a record 46 postseason starts. Evans had nine receptions for 117 yards for the defending Super Bowl champs, capping his TD with a somersault in the end zone.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The 49ers have advanced to the NFC divisional round by holding off the Cowboys, 23-17 near Dallas. Receiver Deebo Samuel ran 26 yards for a touchdown that put the Niners ahead, 23-7 in the third quarter, one play after Dak Prescott was intercepted. Eli Mitchell carried 27 times for 96 yards, including a four-yard TD.