All eyes will be on Monday Kansas City Chiefs-Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl rematch for more than just a look at two of the best teams in the NFL.
Rumors are circulating that Travis Kelce parents will meet Taylor Swift’s parents when the two teams meet at Arrowhead Stadium.
The star and pop star’s relationship got hot and heavy last week with Kelce heading to Buenos Aires during his week off to support Swift on her tour.
All things off the field aside, the game should be good as well. This is the ninth meeting between teams that participated in the previous Super Bowl. This last time was in 2017, when the Atlanta Falcons faced the New England Patriots.
Philadelphia enters the game 8-1 and Kansas City is 7-2. In their 2023 Super Bowl matchup, Patrick Mahomes led a come-from-behind victory over Jalen Hurts and the Eagles. Mahomes has thrown at least two touchdown passes in six games this season, tied for second in the league.
Mahomes also has 64 games with at least two touchdown passes. One more on Monday will tie Dan Marino for the all-time record with 65.
There’s a lot to remember this week, but it’s not all about Swift, Kelce, the Chiefs and the Eagles.
Enter like a lamb, exit like a lion
THE The cowboy offensive has been in tears these past few weeks. He scored 49 points on the New York Giants’ modest defense, 23 points in a tough loss to the Eagles and 43 points against the Los Angeles Rams. Much of this production can be attributed to the budding connection between Dak Prescott and CeeDee Lamb.
Although Lamb has clarified some of his comments about where he stands among other NFL wide receivers, the numbers don’t lie. Lamb set an NFL record with three straight games of at least 10 catches and 150 receiving yards and highlighted how well he got along with Prescott and the rest of the team.
“We’ve been together for four years now, and we’ve always had pushes from each other,” Lamb said, via the team’s website. “But now we’re in the middle of a season and we’re starting to get hot at the same time, both of us. It’s incredible for the offense and incredible for us. We just have to keep moving forward and keep adding to our numbers. pieces.”
If Prescott throws for at least 300 yards and throws three touchdown passes Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, he would become the fourth player in league history to reach the mark in four consecutive games in a season.
Battle in the AFC North
The brutal battle in the AFC North continues. The Baltimore Ravens dominated the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday night to extend their lead in the division. On Sunday, attention will turn to the match between Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Browns took a huge hit by losing Deshaun Watson for the remainder of the season due to a broken pitching shoulder. Cleveland will turn to PJ Walker for Dorian Thompson-Robinson in his absence and will rely on its defense to stay in games.
The Steelers defense will look to disrupt the Browns quarterback, and it will be up to Kenny Pickett and the 26th-ranked offense to score points.
Return to Buffalo
If there was ever a time for the New York Jets to benefit from some drama, it would be against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. After Buffalo’s special teams cost it a game against the Denver Broncos, Bills offensive coordinator Ken Dorsey was fired.
Bills quarterback Josh Allen leads the NFL in touchdown passes (19) and interceptions (11), but that doesn’t seem to matter this week. With all that said, the Jets could use this as an advantage for a potential upset on Sunday afternoon.
Buffalo will look to avenge its Monday night loss in Week 1. The Bills lost in overtime following another special teams incident. A win for either team would help in the playoff race, and a Jets win would give the team hope as rumors swirl about an Aaron Rodgers return bid.
Josh Dobbs kept the Vikings’ winning streak and hopes of a playoff bid alive. He racked up wins over the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints in back-to-back weeks to extend the Vikings’ winning streak to five games.
Now comes a more difficult test: Denver Broncos on the road. While the Broncos rank last in the league in points and yards allowed, they held the Bills to 22 points and the Chiefs to nine two weeks ago.