The Kansas City Chiefs have Clyde Edwards-Helaire but are missing fellow running back Le'Veon Bell and veteran wide receiver Sammy Watkins for their AFC championship game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Edwards-Helaire has been out since mid-December, when the 32nd overall draft pick sustained a high-ankle sprain in a game in New Orleans. Edwards-Helaire returned to practice for a single day before he was inactive in last week's divisional-round win over the Browns, but he looked good this week in practice and was active for the Bills.
It was there in the small San Joaquin Valley farming community where Allen’s athletic prowess in football and basketball first sprouted in between days of pulling weeds out of his family’s cotton field. Sam Farmer, The Times’ NFL writer, wrote the remarkable story of what Allen means to the town of Firebaugh as the 24-year-old quarterback sits on the verge of advancing to the Super Bowl. Here are three takeaways from Farmer’s story: 1.
The Bills hadn’t ruled anyone out prior to tonight’s game, although two players with significant roles were listed as “questionable” heading into tonight’s contest. Kansas City, on the other hand, ruled out one player and have four more carrying the “questionable” designation. Who’s in and who’s out tonight?