Roethlisberger played his last game with the Steelers in a bitter bye in which they were vastly outmatched.
Chiefs show no mercy to Roethlisberger! Eliminate Steelers 21-42
For: Zaritzi Sosa
Los Kansas City Chiefs they dismissed this Sunday the career of the passer Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers by removing them with marker 42-21 and qualify for the divisional round of the American Conference.
Roethlisberger, 39, 18 years in the NFL and winner of two Super Bowl rings with Pittsburgh, announced a couple of weeks ago that this was his last season; in this game he passed for 215 yards and had two touchdown passes.
Chiefs passer Patrick Mahomes The 26-year-old Super Bowl LIV champion finished the game with 404 passing yards, five TDs and an interception.
The Steelers’ defense kept the local offense, third in the league, at bay in the first quarter. He intercepted Mahomes thanks to Jordan Watt, the NFL leader in sacks with 22.5, who deflected a pass that teammate Devin Bush caught.
Kansas City woke up on a drive that started inside its 20-yard line; he ran for 81 yards in 11 plays that culminated in Mahomes’ passing connection to Jerick McKinnon that tied the game.
In the last period the Chiefs surprised with a play in which tight end Travis Kelce played the passer and connected with Pringle to lengthen the distance, 42-14. Pittsburgh added another seven points with James Washington to make it 42-21.