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Sport: Chiefs vs. Bills Finish Reignites NFL Overtime Rules Debate

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 Steelers out! Legendary NFL career at the end The Pittsburgh Steelers around quarterback Ben Roethlisberger lose in the NFL playoffs against Kansas City Chiefs. For "Big Ben" the defeat means the career end. © Provided by sport1.de Steelers! Legendary NFL career at the end A big career comes to an end! Ben Roethlisberger and his Pittsburgh Steelers lost in the Wild Card Round of the NFL playoffs with 21:42 against Kansas City Chiefs - and at the same time reached the end of an era.

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Buffalo never got a shot to respond to Kansas City’s game-winning overtime drive, which left a bitter taste in the mouths of many viewers.

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Kansas City and Buffalo took part in the greatest NFL game in recent memory on Sunday. But the ending left a bitter taste in a lot of people’s mouths.

After Patrick Mahomes conducted a miraculous game-tying drive in just 13 seconds at the end of regulation, the Chiefs won the overtime coin toss and marched down the field for a game-ending touchdown. Since NFL overtime rules dictate that the game ends if the team who receives the ball first scores a touchdown, Josh Allen and the Bills never touched the ball again after scoring a go-ahead touchdown and ensuing two-point conversion to go ahead by three points with 13 seconds left, which would’ve been a surefire win in almost any other scenario.

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Kansas City was on the other side of this situation in the 2017 AFC championship when Tom Brady and the Patriots scored on the first possession of overtime to head to Super Bowl LIII. The only Super Bowl to ever go to overtime, New England’s historic comeback over Atlanta in Super Bowl LI, also ended after the Patriots scored on the first possession of overtime.

Many observers on Twitter felt the Bills didn’t get a fair shot, and were calling for a change to the NFL’s overtime rules.

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Chiefs fans commemorate playoff win over Bills by donating tens of thousands to Josh Allen's charity .
Chiefs fans donated to a worthy cause while rubbing their victory in Bills fans' faces. Win-win.More specifically, Kansas City faithful are donating to Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen's Patricia Allen Fund, which benefits the John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. The donation amount: $13, to commemorate the 13 seconds it took for Patrick Mahomes to lead a game-tying drive at the end of regulation. The Chiefs would go on to score first in overtime, securing the 42-36 win and a fourth straight berth in the AFC championship game.

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