Bills fans pelt Patrick Mahomes with snowballs after another playoff loss to Chiefs

Buffalo Bills fans have seen enough of Patrick Mahomes.

Before the Kansas City Chiefs quarterback left Highmark Stadium with yet another playoff win over their beloved Bills on Sunday, fans pelted Mahomes with snowballs from the stands.

The snowballs started landing as Mahomes ran past the sideline to greet some fans in the stands wearing Chiefs gear. He quickly turned around and was hit with more snowballs as he ran back onto the field.

Mahomes then turned toward the tunnel and dodged more snowballs as he skipped through the Buffalo end zone.

The onslaught didn't seem to bother him. Mahomes was all smiles after leading the Chiefs to a sixth AFC championship game in six seasons as the team's starting quarterback. Kansas City won Sunday in a 27-24 thriller in which Mahomes threw for 215 yards and a pair of touchdowns to Travis Kelce.

He wasn't the only Chiefs player to get hit with snowballs. Linebacker Drue Tranquill apparently was also targeted. He too wasn't bothered and took the opportunity to chide Bills fans and their snowball throwing prowess.

Patrick Mahomes dodges snowballs from the stands in Buffalo. (Al Bello/Getty Images)
Patrick Mahomes dodges snowballs from the stands in Buffalo. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

The pain of Sunday's loss for the home team was exacerbated by a missed 44-yard field-goal attempt from Tyler Bass that would've tied the game with less than two minutes remaining. Instead, the Chiefs walked away with their third playoff win over the Bills in the past four seasons. Mahomes' Chiefs previously beat Josh Allen's Bills in the 2020 season's AFC championship game and the 2021 season's divisional round.

Buffalo has been inundated by a deluge of snow courtesy of multiple blizzards in recent weeks, which left plenty of snow in the stands for Sunday's game. That added up to a perfect storm of frustration and opportunity that some Bills fans apparently couldn't resist.