Foxboro, MA – The NFL divisional playoff game between the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs will kickoff at 4:35 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on Saturday, January 16.
The Patriots earned a bye to this round, courtesy of their No. 2 seed and a 12-4 regular season record.
The Chiefs earned a bye to this round after beating the Houston Texans on the road last week, 30-0.
This is the second time a Bill Belichick-coached team has met an Andy Reid-coached team in the playoffs as the Patriots edged the Eagles, 24-21, in Super Bowl XXXIX
Records: Chiefs are 12-5, Patriots are 12-4
Odds: Patriots -4.5, Over/under: 42
CHIEFS: OUT: G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (concussion), C Mitch Morse (concussion). QUESTIONABLE: LB Tamba Hali (knee, thumb), LB Justin Houston (knee), WR Jeremy Maclin (ankle), RB Spencer Ware (ankle), WR Albert Wilson (hamstring). PROBABLE: G Jeff Allen (thumb), G Zach Fulton (ankle), TE Travis Kelce (groin), LB Josh Mauga (ankle), G Jah Reid (knee).
PATRIOTS: OUT: G Tre’ Jackson (knee). QUESTIONABLE: WR Danny Amendola (knee), TE Scott Chandler (knee), CB Justin Coleman (concussion), S Nate Ebner (hand), WR Julian Edelman (foot), LB Jonathan Freeny (hand, not injury related), TE Rob Gronkowski (knee, back), LB Dont’a Hightower (knee), DE Chandler Jones (abdomen, toe), DE Rob Ninkovich (shin), T Sebastian Vollmer (ankle), T LaAdrian Waddle (shoulder). PROBABLE: QB Tom Brady (ankle), G Josh Kline (shoulder), WR Brandon LaFell (foot), S Devin McCourty (ankle).