The NFL announced Thursday that the mercedes benz stadium of the Atlanta Falconshas been selected as the neutral location where would play a potential game between Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs to reach both American Conference (AFC) Championship Game on January 29.
The owners of the 32 NFL franchises have approved a resolution for adjust AFC Postseason, due to changes in the game schedule, resulting in possible alternate locations for some matches.
The resolution was presented after the Cancellation of game between Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals corresponding to the week 17this after the defensive Damar Hamlin suffered an arrhythmia in the middle of the game and collapsed in the middle of the gridiron.
NFL Commissioner Roger GoodellHe stated the following in this regard:
We are touched by Damar Hamlin’s progress and recovery, he and his family remain at the top of our priorities and thoughts for the entire NFL community. We are also grateful to Arthur Blank and the Atlanta Falcons for agreeing to receive the AFC Championship in the event that both the Bills and Chiefs advance. We also thank both clubs for their support in the planning process. We know that, if necessary, the Mercedes-Benz Stadium will provide a world-class atmosphere for the teams, the fans and our partners.
The league also announced that more details regarding this matchup, including tickets, will be announced at a later time.
Los Bills will receive the miami dolphins on the Wild Card Round the next Sunday at 12:00 noonCentral Mexico time, while the Bosses they will have a off week after finishing with best record in the entire AFC.
(With information from EFE)