Not only is this the first true road game in the playoff history of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, but it’s also the third playoff showdown between Mahomes’ Chiefs and Buffalo’s talented quarterback, Josh Allen.
Today’s edition of Buffalo Rumblinks offers up thoughts and analysis on the rivalry and budding friendship that has formed between Allen and Mahomes.
Revisiting the Josh Allen/Patrick Mahomes rivalry
Sunday’s playoff meeting will be the seventh time these quarterbacks have guided their teams into a showdown vs. each other, with the series rivalry tied at three games apiece. Catch up below on how Allen and Mahomes have turned their rivalry into this generation’s version of Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts vs. Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.
- Mahomes gears up for Josh Allen again, compares to Brady-Manning - ESPN.com
- A history of the Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes rivalry and friendship - Democrat & Chronicle
- Breaking down Patrick Mahomes vs. Josh Allen rivalry - USA Today
- Patrick Mahomes sees Brady-Manning rivalry forming between his Chiefs, Josh Allen’s Bills - NFL.com
- Mahomes vs. Allen 3rd playoff showdown features a twist. This time the setting is in Buffalo, not KC | AP News
- Mahomes excited to play in Buffalo’s ‘hostile environment’ - WGR 550
With Sam Martin hurting, Bills add P Matt Haack
Starting punter Sam Martin hurt his hamstring chasing after the football once Tyler Bass’ field goal attempt was blocked in the Super Wild Card Weekend win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Bills signed former punter Matt Haack to the practice squad as an insurance policy.
- Buffalo Bills sign punter Matt Haack to practice squad - Buffalo News
- Bills sign punter Matt Haack to practice squad after punter Sam Martin injured - Democrat & Chronicle
- Sean McDermott with Wednesday injury update, comments on signing of P Matt Haack to the practice squad - BuffaloBills.com
- Buffalo Bills bring back former punter after starter suffers hamstring injury - newyorkupstate.com
Final thoughts on Wild Card win vs. Steelers
Read how second-year wide receiver Khalil Shakir has developed into a reliable offensive playmaker, plus analysis of how the Bills have learned to embrace Josh Allen’s running style, a review the mounting list of injuries for Buffalo heading into the Divisional Round, and more!
- How Khalil Shakir has emerged as a playmaker in the Buffalo offense - BuffaloBills.com
- Mark Gaughan: Bills lean into Josh Allen’s running, and results are spectacular - Buffalo News
- Jim Kubiak: How ‘Lion 25’ helped spring Josh Allen for MVP-caliber touchdown run vs. Steelers - Buffalo News
- Bills’ Josh Allen dominates, but injuries pile up vs. Steelers (Encouraged/worried) - newyorkupstate.com
- Bills’ playoff victory over Steelers attracts huge local and national audience - Buffalo News
Even more Bills news
We hear from defensive tackle Ed Oliver how, despite a long injury list, the Bills are “built” to overcome these injuries, see where Buffalo ranks among the Super Bowl favorites, learn how a popular Buffalo/Rochester area attorney is telling Bills Mafia members to not feed the pit by the new stadium site, and more!
- Bills injury list still long, but team is ‘built for this,’ Ed Oliver says - Buffalo News
- 2024 Super Bowl odds: 49ers still favored after three upsets on wild-card weekend - The Athletic (subscription required)
- Popular Buffalo attorney warns Bills Mafia: Do not feed the pit - newyorkupstate.com
- Bills Notebook: Team is able to beat the snow to get to work - Buffalo News
- 2024 NFL Mock Draft: Jayden Daniels, J.J. McCarthy both land in top 20 - The Athletic (subscription required)
- Dolphins starter prays Buffalo Bills beat Kansas City Chiefs ‘like they stole something’ - newyorkupstate.com
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