Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes makes a throw while being tackled during the AFC Divisional  playoff game against the Houston Texans  at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA

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 Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson runs with the ball on a broken play during the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Photograph: Peter Joneleit/EPA

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Jacksonville Jaguars Blake Bortles endured another torrid afternoon during his side’s defeat to the Philadelphia Eagles at Wembley. Photograph: Simon Cooper/PA

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