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NFL Analyst Chooses Joe Burrow Over Patrick Mahomes: "No Contest"

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow

CINCINNATI, OHIO - JANUARY 02: Joe Burrow #9 of the Cincinnati Bengals delivers a pass against the Kansas City Chiefs in the third quarter of the game at Paul Brown Stadium on January 02, 2022 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

On Sunday, the Cincinnati Bengals and Kansas City Chiefs will square off in the AFC Championship Game. NFL fans will get to witness two of the best quarterbacks in the league in Joe Burrow and Patrick Mahomes.

Although most analysts would say Mahomes has the edge heading into Sunday's game, NFL Network's Adam Rank believes it's the other way around.

When asked which quarterback has the edge in the AFC Championship Game, Rank made an interesting argument for Burrow. He pointed out that Burrow has not yet lost a playoff game.

"There is no contest here. We're gonna go Joe Burrow,"

Who has the edge on Sunday? 🤔@adamrank "There is no contest... its Joe Burrow" pic.twitter.com/rfsL6IXgLD

— NFL Total Access (@NFLTotalAccess) January 29, 2022

">Rank said on NFL Total Access. "I'm gonna go Joe Burrow. I know a lot of you are going to say, 'It's too early. He's too young.' A lot of people said that back at SummerSlam in 2002. Brock Lesnar was going up against The Rock. People were like 'Brock Lesnar is too young to be the WWE Champion.' He went out there and beat The Rock. Similarly, I expect Joe Burrow to continue his undefeated streak in the playoffs."

The Bengals and Chiefs met back in the regular season. Burrow had 446 passing yards and four touchdowns in a thrilling victory.

Even though Kansas City lost the first meeting against Cincinnati, the team is playing much better football this time around.

Last weekend, Mahomes had 378 passing yards and three touchdowns in a win over the Buffalo Bills. He'll try to have a similar performance this Sunday.

Kickoff for the AFC Championship game is at 3 p.m. ET.