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Buffalo Bills to face the Kansas City Chiefs in 2021 AFC Divisional Round

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The Buffalo Bills will play the Kansas City Chiefs in the Divisional Round on Sunday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. on CBS, setting up a playoff rematch of the 2020 AFC Championship Game at Arrowhead Stadium.

The Bills advanced to the Divisional Round with a 47-17 win over the New England Patriots on Saturday in which they became the first team in NFL history to go a full game without punting, committing a turnover, or kicking a field goal. The Chiefs punched their ticket with a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday night.

The Cincinnati Bengals will visit the Tennessee Titans in the other AFC Divisional Round game.

It will be Buffalo's fourth meeting in two seasons with the Chiefs, who have advanced to three straight AFC Championship games and two straight Super Bowls. The Chiefs earned a 26-17 win in Orchard Park during Week 6 of last season and a 38-24 win in the AFC Championship at Arrowhead.

The Bills answered with a 38-20 primetime victory at Arrowhead during Week 5 of this season. Josh Allen passed for 315 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions and added 59 yards and a score on the ground. The Chiefs matched their season high with four turnovers, including two interceptions and a lost fumble by quarterback Patrick Mahomes.

Kansas City won nine of its last 10 games to finish as the No. 2 seed in the AFC. The Chiefs offense ranked fourth in points scored (480, three behind the third-place Bills) and third in total yards. Their defense ranked eighth in points against (364).

Including last year's AFC Championship, the Bills and Chiefs have met four times in the playoffs. The Chiefs defeated the Bills in the 1967 AFL Championship to advance to Super Bowl I. The Bills earned wins over the Chiefs in the 1992 Divisional Round and the 1994 AFC Championship.

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