Breaking down the 4 divisional matchups and score predictions

Buffalo Bills v Kansas City Chiefs
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Kansas City Chiefs @ Buffalo Bills

This is the marquee matchup of the weekend and while the national media will make this about Josh Allen versus Patrick Mahomes, the real battle will be Coach McDermott's defense versus Coach Reid's offense. This game has also been referred to as a legacy-type game for Allen. While I understand that, it's equally important for McDermott. Both teams dominated their opponents in the Wildcard round, with the Bills putting the Steelers away and the Chiefs took care of business against the Dolphins.

The Bills are 3 - 1 against the Chiefs in the regular season but 0 - 2 in the playoffs. Is this the year the Bills finally get past the Chiefs? I think it is but not because of Allen or Diggs or anyone on the offensive side but because Buffalo's defense is different. Despite the injuries, Coach McDermott has found ways to utilize the next man up and not miss a beat. This time the defense will show up and the Bills come out on top. Bills, 23 - 21


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