What is the latest Chiefs-Bills AFC Divisional round injury report?

The Kansas City Chiefs are preparing to face the Buffalo Bills after winning one of the coldest games in the NFL. Chiefs-Bills match is scheduled for Sunday, January 21, 2024, at 6:30 PM ET. While both are strong teams coming from incredible regular seasons, both teams are grappling with many injuries.

The injury report for the Buffalo Bills and the Kansas City Chiefs currently has 12 players. Here is a detailed injury report of both teams for the Chiefs-Bills game.

Kansas City Chiefs latest injury report 

The Chiefs are preparing for the AFC Divisional Round against the Buffalo Bills. The health statuses of the two teams seem to be diverging.

Head coach Andy Reid provided injury updates after their 26-7 win over the Miami Dolphins in the wild-card round.

Derrick Nnadi (DL) and Cam Jones (LB) were absent from practice, having sustained injuries in the first playoff game.

Skyy Moore (WR) returned to practice after being designated to return from the injured reserve. His return initiates a 21-day practice window before a decision is made on his active roster status.

Justyn Ross (WR) and Kadarius Toney (WR) practiced in a limited capacity, having been inactive against the Dolphins. L’Jarius Sneed (CB) also had limited participation.

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Several players received treatment but fully practiced, including Nick Bolton (LB), Deon Bush (S), Noah Gray (TE), Wanya Morris (OL), Charles Omenihu (DE), Rashee Rice (WR), Donovan Smith (OL), and Marquez Valdes-Scantling (WR).

Kansas City has managed to stay relatively healthy heading for the Chiefs-Bills matchup, providing a favorable outlook compared to their opponent.

Buffalo Bills latest injury report 

The Bills have a significant number of players on their injury report as they approach the Chiefs-Bills game.

The team incurred injuries during their dominant wild-card victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers, leading to a total of 13 players on the injury report.

Five of the Bills’ defensive starters are injured, raising concerns about their availability for the upcoming game. Key positions have been hit, including cornerbacks Christian Benford (knee) and Taron Johnson (concussion), and linebackers Terrel Bernard (ankle) and Baylon Spector (back).

Terrel Bernard, a top linebacker for Buffalo, suffered an ankle injury and was carted off the field during the wild-card game. His potential absence may hinder the Bills’ ability to cover Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce effectively.

Punter Sam Martin sustained a hamstring injury during the wild-card matchup, finishing the game but unable to practice this week. The team has signed a backup punter to the practice squad as a contingency if Martin is unable to play.

The Bills face a challenging situation with numerous key players, particularly on defense, dealing with injuries, potentially impacting their performance in the Chiefs-Bills Divisional Round.

Over the last five Chiefs-Bills matchups, the Buffalo Bills have been dominant with four wins. In their head-to-head history, the Bills scored 134 points while the Chiefs scored 109 points. While the Bills have been dominant, the Chiefs are also a reigning Super Bowl team and their chances of winning the Divisional Round are also high. 

Which team do you think will win the divisional round? Let us know in the comments.

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