Instead, the winner of Sunday's tilt at Arrowhead Stadium will host the Cinderella Titans in the AFC Championship Game next Sunday, with a trip to Super Bowl LIV in Miami on the line.
The Texans arrive in the divisional round after a thrilling overtime win over the Buffalo Bills in the wild-card phase. Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs were off last week, having earned a first-round bye after the New England Patriots fell flat on their faces in Week 17.
Now, the Chiefs will have a chance to host the AFC Championship Game for the second season in a row if they can bottle up Texans star QB Deshaun Watson on Sunday.
Here's how to watch Sunday's Texans-Chiefs game live online and on TV.
Start time: Sunday, Jan. 12, at 12:05 p.m. PT
TV Channel: CBS
Live Stream: fuboTV -- Get a free trial
Chiefs vs. Texans live stream: How to watch NFL playoffs online originally appeared on NBC Sports Bay Area