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A week after a disturbing and inexcusable loss – following a bye week – to an otherwise lifeless New York Giants team, the very least the Chiefs might have been expected to do against Buffalo on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium was demonstrate what an aberration that was. This was the time to make a stand and seize some redemption and a reset for the stretch. Instead, the…

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Twice on a crucible series of downs, the Kansas City Chiefs challenged E.J. Gaines. The Chiefs' stick of dynamite, Tyreek Hill, who three weeks ago weaved his way through the Dallas Cowboys' seven-man-deep-drop prevent defense for a 56-yard touchdown, had the ball on Gaines' watch. On first down, a large blocker tried to smother Gaines. On third down, the Chiefs drew…

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MATCHUP WINNERS: Bills at Chiefs Travis Kelce vs. Bracket coverage The Chiefs' All-Pro tight end was held to three catches for 39 yards. Amazing. He entered the game leading all tight ends in both catches (59) and yards (738). There was a bunch of bracket coverage on the 6-foot-5, 260-pounder. Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith was looking for Kelce on a third-and-9 play i…

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Travis Kelce vs. Micah Hyde The Bills have not faced many top tight ends this season. Now they get Kelce, arguably just as tough a matchup as the Pats' Rob Gronkowski. At 6-foot-5, 260 pounds, he's not quite as powerful as Gronk, but he's faster. Kelce led NFL tight ends last season with 1,125 yards on 85 catches. He's on pace for 94 catches and 1,181 yards this season.…

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Mark Gaughan's Play to Watch: Deep post to Travis Kelce Elite tight ends are tough matchups because they're too big for defensive backs and too fast for linebackers. Kansas City tight end Travis Kelce is a matchup nightmare for defenses because he can not only beat safeties with speed, but cornerbacks, too. The Chiefs like to line him up alone on one side of the …

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Big Play Breakdown: Fake Jet Sweep Power-Shovel Option This 15-yard touchdown against Philadelphia in Week 2 is a good example of how Kansas City coach Andy Reid deploys his two game-breaking offensive weapons, tight end Travis Kelce (87) and receiver Tyreek Hill (10). The Chiefs run a lot of fake jet sweeps. Hill ran in motion to the left and then back to the righ…