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Kansas City Chiefs (14-2)


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vs. Atl
W 17-14
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vs. LAC
L 21-38
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vs. Cle
W 22-17
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W 38-24
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Chiefs coach Reid's patience in struggling players pays off

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Mecole Hardman trudged to the sideline as the Bills trotted onto the field, then slumped onto the bench and tossed a huge Kansas City Chiefs coat over his head like a shroud as Buffalo took advantage of his fumbled punt for an easy touchdown.

It was an enormous mistake in the opening minutes of the AFC championship game on Sunday, and Chiefs coach Andy Reid could have easily given his young wide receiver the cold shoulder. Reid could have sent someone else back to field punts the rest of the game, or directed plays designed with Hardman in mind to his plethora of other playmakers.

Instead, the old coach went right back to him.

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AFC West Division
TeamWLTPct
xyz-Kansas City 1420.875
Las Vegas 880.500
Los Angeles 790.438
Denver 5110.313
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: P. Mahomes4740
Pass TDs: P. Mahomes38
Rush Yds: C. Edwards-Helaire803
Rush TDs: C. Edwards-Helaire4
Rec Yds: T. Kelce1416
Rec TDs: T. Hill15
Int: T. Mathieu6
Sacks: C. Jones7.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 6653 (1)
Passing Yards: 5005 (1)
Rushing Yards: 1799 (16)
Points per game: 29.6 (6)
Yards per game: 415.8 (1)
Touchdowns: 53 (8)
Field Goals: 25 (17)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5733 (16)
Passing Yards: 3968 (15)
Rushing Yards: 1954 (21)
Points per game: 22.6 (11)
Yards per game: 358.3 (16)
Touchdowns: 43 (17)
Field Goals: 18 (4)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/25 M. Kemp pract. squad add
1/25 C. Lammons pract. squad add
1/23 M. Kemp active/prac. squad
1/23 C. Lammons active/prac. squad
1/18 G. Dieter pract. squad add
1/18 C. Lammons pract. squad add
1/16 G. Dieter active/prac. squad
1/16 C. Lammons active/prac. squad
1/16 R. Seals-Jones active/prac. squad
1/16 R. Clemons pract. squad del
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/24 W. Gay Jr. ankle (Out)
1/24 B. Breeland concussion, shoulder (Questionable)
1/24 C. Edwards-Helaire ankle, hip (Questionable)
1/24 R. Fenton foot (Questionable)
1/24 S. Watkins calf (Questionable)
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