Garoppolo marched the 49ers 61 yards in eight plays and found Kendrick Bourne with a three-yard touchdown pass.
No. 4 Texans 22-19 over No. 5 Bills (OT): The playoffs got off to a wild originate in Houston because the Texans fought reduction from a 16-0 deficit in the second half of to drag out a 22-19 snatch in extra time. Kansas City is 2-7 in home playoff games since 1995, and Andy Reid teams are not known for big-stage reliability.
No. 1 49ers 27-10 over No. 6 Vikings: Whenever that you can also escape the ball and play protection, that you can also snatch in the playoffs, and that's the reason exactly what the 49ers did towards the Vikings.
This was the result of a muffed punt return by Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill. Keion Crossen recovered at the Kansas City six-yard line.
The Chiefs secured their place Sunday by getting four touchdown passes from Patrick Mahomes in the second quarter.
Richard Sherman set up Tevin Coleman's second short touchdown run of the game with an interception against Kirk Cousins and Marcus Sherels' fumbled punt led to a field goal that made it 27-10 early in the fourth quarter. Kansas City's comeback-turned-blowout showed the margin for error Mahomes creates.
Jackson supplied the magic and force for the Ravens this season, throwing 36 touchdowns and rushing for a quarterback-record 1,206 yards, but he was unable to solve Tennessee's defense.
So now it's on to hosting the AFC championship contest again; the Chiefs lost in overtime to the Patriots a year ago.
Derrick Henry rushed for 195 yards and completed a dazzling touchdown pass to Corey Davis as the Tennessee Titans reached deep into their bag of tricks to shock the top-seeded Baltimore Ravens 28-12 on Saturday in the National Football League playoffs.
Kansas City scored 41 unanswered points and dominated the second half. The Chiefs stopped the Texans there, then scored two touchdowns in the next two minutes.
- Deshaun Watson, Texans, passed for 388 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another in Houston's 51-31 loss at Kansas City.
On tight end Travis Kelce, who finished the game with a hamstring injury after taking three touchdown passes, Mahomes said: "Travis was unbelievable, man he's a monster".
San Francisco had six sacks and held Minnesota to 147 yards for the game with a large chunk coming on two late garbage-time drives.
"We're never going to quit fighting as long as I'm on that field and I'm healthy and keep pushing to try to get points", Watson said. "They're a team that battles all the way until the end".
Kansas City will host the AFC Championship game next Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.