KXEO Sports Report 12/27/21

The Kansas City Chiefs took one step closer in clinching home field advantage through the playoffs following their 36-10 thumping of the Pittsburgh Steelers at Arrowhead yesterday (Sunday).

Kansas City became the first AFC team to clinch a playoff berth.

They also captured the AFC West division title for a 6th straight year.

Patrick Mahomes threw 3 touchdown passes, while the Chiefs defense forced 3 turnovers that was converted into 17 points.

Only 2 games remain in the regular season and up next Kansas City travels to Cincinnati to face the 9-6 Bengals on Sunday at noon.

The St. Louis Blues are announcing that 4 players have been added to the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols.

Robert Bortuzzo, Dakota Joshua, and James Neal all tested positive yesterday (Sunday), while Ivan Barbashev tested positive on December 23rd.

All 4 players join Oskar Sundqvist in COVID-19 protocols.

Sundqvist has been out since December 18th.