Chiefs Gameplan: Chasing the No. 1 Seed Against Raiders in Week 17
The Chiefs need Patrick Mahomes to get back on track with Travis Kelce and Tyreek Hill, and they have the chance in Week 17 against the Oakland Raiders. The Chiefs can clinch the No. 1 seed in the AFC playoffs with a victory Sunday afternoon at Arrowhead Stadium.
Running back Damien Williams continues racking up yardage with Spencer Ware out of the line, and the club rewarded him with a contract extension this week. He should continue to see an expanded role this week with Ware questionable with his hamstring injury,
Defensively, inside linebacker Anthony Hitchens, Reggie Ragland and Dorian O’Daniel rotated well last week against Seattle. The defense needs pass-rush pressure from Dee Ford, Justin Houston and Chris Jones to seal this contest. The Chiefs can also use a returning Kendall Fuller alongside Steve Nelson and Charvarius Ward to keep the Raiders passing game in check.
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