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Buffalo Football Report Thursday Preview: Buffalo Bills vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Sunday's game will go a long way in the AFC Wild Card race.

Buffalo Bills (5-5) at Kansas City Chiefs (5-5)


LAST REGULAR-SEASON GAME: 11/9/14 – Chiefs 17-Bills 13: A Bryce Brown fumble changed momentum in the game.

REFEREE: Terry McAulay

CHIEFS NOTES: In two games as Chiefs QB, Alex Smith has thrown zero touchdowns against the Bills… Charcandrick West has missed two consecutive practices due to a hamstring injury… RB Spencer Ware may have to make the start… TE Travis Kelce is tied for fourth among all tight ends in receptions and is fourth in yards… Justin Houston leads all linebackers in sacks with 7.5…. Tamba Hali is only two sacks behind at 5.5… Rookie Marcus Peters leads the Chiefs in interceptions with four

BILLS NOTES:  Tyrod Taylor is expected to start at quarterback for Buffalo… In two games vs. KC, LeSean McCoy has averaged 121 rush yards on 20 carries (6.05 YPC)… Rex Ryan has noted that Sammy Watkins needs to get more involved in the offense… Watkins has 38 targets all season… Mario Williams’ status for Sunday is still unknown but he was seen on a scooter on Wednesday… Ryan has said that Buffalo’s aggressive defense from Monday Night Football is the type of defense the Bills will run for the rest of the season… Ronald Darby leads all NFL players in passes defensed





Series Leader



Have won 5 of last 8 games

Coaches Record vs. Opponent



Last Week

L 20-13 vs. New England Patriots

W  33-3 vs. San Diego Chargers


Taylor: 144-212-1669-11-4 (100.9 RTG)

Smith: 207-324-2,426-10-3 (93.0 RTG)


McCoy: 133-610-3

West: 98-373-3


Clay: 41-422-2

Kelce: 50-620-3


3,403 yards

3,451 yards





3,502 yards

3,274 yards

Sack Leader

Mario Williams (3), Jerry Hughes (3)

Houston (7.5)

INT Leader

Stephon Gilmore (3)

Marcus Peters (4)


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