You will read details about how Chiefs and Jaguars Saturday victory affects Postseason race. below. Saturday’s doubleheader marked the beginning of the last week of the NFL season. At the opening game of the day in Las Vegas Kansas City dominated the Raiders 31-13. As a result of their victory, the Chiefs have secured the AFC’s top seed and the first-round bye that goes along with it.
The NFL’s official decision to cancel the Bills-Bengals game on Thursday put the Chiefs in a position to clinch the No. 1 overall seed with a win in Week 18. This wasn’t the case before the start of the week. The Chiefs capitalized on the opportunity presented by the postponement by defeating the Raiders and moving into sole possession of first place.
The Chiefs are the best team in the AFC, but there is still a chance that they will not be the ones to host the conference championship. The AFC championship game between the Buffalo Bills and Kansas City Chiefs would be played at a neutral site if the Bills win the Patriots on Sunday. The Chiefs’ home field will be Kansas City, Kansas, for all games save those against the Bills.
The day’s final game was played in Jacksonville, where the Jaguars defeated the Titans 20-16 to win the AFC South division title. Under three minutes remained in the game when Josh Allen scored a touchdown on a fumble return to seal the victory. With this victory, the Jaguars have secured the AFC’s fourth seed and will host a wild-card playoff game the following week.
Now that Kansas City and Tennessee have both won, let’s take a look at where they are in the postseason picture.
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