Perhaps NFL Week 13’s greatest recreation in a slate full of fine video games is the Kansas City Chiefs touring to Cincinnati to tackle the Bengals in a rematch of final yr’s AFC Championship recreation the Bengals received 27-24 in time beyond regulation. Patrick Mahomes and Andy Reid haven’t forgotten about blowing an 11-point halftime result in Joe Burrow and firm. The Bengals additionally beat the Chiefs in Week 17 final yr, so that is shaping as much as be a brand new rivalry between Mahomes and Burrow.
Kickoff is ready for 4:25 p.m. ET Sunday from Cincinnati with Jim Nantz and Tony Romo on the decision for CBS. Kansas City is a small favourite on the street. The Chiefs and Bengals are each 7-2 of their final 9 video games.
The Bengals hope to get an enormous enhance again to their offense with the return of Ja’Marr Chase to the lineup. He’s been out since Week 8 with a hip harm and hopes to return in opposition to the Chiefs. He had 11 receptions, 266 yards and three touchdowns within the regular-season recreation in opposition to the Chiefs final yr in Week 17. Chase virtually returned final week in opposition to the Titans however advised coaches he didn’t really feel 100% snug, and he elected to proceed therapeutic for an additional week.
Joe Mixon returned to apply on Wednesday after lacking two video games with a concussion.
Patrick Mahomes leads the NFL with 3,585 passing yards and 29 touchdowns. That’s six extra touchdowns than Burrow, who’s tied for second place with Josh Allen. Mahomes is the present favourite to win the NFL MVP award at BetMGM. The Chiefs are battling a protracted listing of accidents, with 11 gamers showing on Wednesday’s harm report.
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