The hopes and dreams of Kansas City now rest on the injured toe of QB Patrick Mahomes.
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COVID lockdowns really don't count today because just about everybody will be glued to the tube and wishing, hoping praying for a cowtown football dynasty in the making.
Here are just a few news links on the topic to power game-time chatter and some immediate reactions.
Good luck to compulsive gamblers, cheerleaders and haters alike as this town lives vicariously by way of superstar jocks . . . Check-it . . .
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes injured his toe this offseason according to Jay Glazer. He suffered the injury in the Divisional Round of the playoffs and has turf toe as a result.
Run It Back Redux
The Run It Back tour will make its final appearance at Arrowhead Stadium for the 2020 season this Sunday, no matter the result. The Kansas City Chiefs (15-2) and the Buffalo Bills (15-3) are the final two AFC teams left.
Consensus Against KC?!?
Although the Kansas City Chiefs handily defeated the Buffalo Bills in Week 6 of the NFL season, experts are more split on K.C. than at any other point this season. It is unclear whether these picks were made in nervousness because of the injury that Mahomes sustained last week.
Harrison Butker is the second-most accurate field goal kicker in NFL history. He's less than four-tenths of a percentage point behind Justin Tucker. But there's just something about kicking those 33-yard point after attempts that's caused Butker some issues in 2020. Combining the regular and postseason through the divisional round, Butker's 49-for-56 on extra points this season.
Local Delusions Demonstrated
by: Andrew Lynch, WDAF Posted: / Updated: KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) - A lucky hat, specific spot on the couch, tried and true tailgate menu: These are just a few superstitions FOX4 heard when we polled Chiefs fans about what they do to ensure Patrick Mahomes and company keep winning.
Teams are deviating from traditional Super Bowl travel plans because of COVID-19. The Chiefs, if they win the AFC title, will not arrive in Tampa until the day before the Super Bowl, while the Bills and Packers plan to arrive two days before the game.
Odds Against Kansas City
Chiefs vs. Bills expert picks, odds: Spread, points total, player props, how to watch AFC Championship Game
A berth in Super Bowl LV is at stake tonight for the Kansas City Chiefs and Buffalo Bills when theyg go toe-to-toe with the winner heading to Tampa. Buffalo held Baltimore to just three points en-route to a divisional round win, putting the Bills on the doorstep of their first Super Bowl appearance since 1993.
And, once again for the cheap seats . . .
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