Jacksonville Jaguars vs Kansas City Chiefs: Live highlights from AFC Playoff clash

Jacksonville Jaguars vs Kansas City Chiefs: Live highlights from AFC Playoff clash

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The Jacksonville Jaguars are visiting Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs Saturday afternoon in the AFC Divisional Playoffs.

Trevor Lawrence has a chance to make a name for himself as Jacksonville looks to win a seventh consecutive game and earn a trip to the AFC Championship Game. Standing in his way is a heavily-favored Chiefs team that could be destined for its third Super Bowl appearance in four years.

You can find live highlights of this AFC Divisional Playoff game below. But before that, let’s provide some quick stats for each team as the Jaguars and Chiefs do battle inside Arrowhead Stadium in Missouri.

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Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Kansas City Chiefs preview

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The two QBs in this matchup are going to get a lot of attention in this matchup, and it is understandable. One is considered the best at his position, and a strong candidate to win the MVP award for the 2022-2023 season. The other was the top pick in the 2021 NFL Draft and a player who has the talent to place himself among the elites in the coming years.

There is little reason to suspect that Patrick Mahomes will not play well on Saturday afternoon. The one-time Super Bowl champion has made a thing of coming up big in high-pressure moments. The real question is can the second-year QB match his Pro Bowl contemporary? If Trevor Lawrence stands a chance he will also need his key skill players to up their game alongside him on Saturday.

Let’s take a look at how the duo stacks up statistically against each other heading into Saturday’s game at 4:30 PM ET on NBC. You can also take a look at our more in-depth analysis of the game’s key Trevor Lawrence vs Patrick Mahomes matchup.

Jaguars and Chiefs QB comparison

PlayerTeamComp %YardsTDINTQB ratingTrevor LawrenceJaguars66.34,11530895.2Patrick MahomesChiefs67.15,2504512105.2

As key as both quarterbacks will be in their team’s success, the defense they face may be just as pivotal. In our current NFL Playoff defense rankings, both teams rank in the back end. This means this very well could be an offensive shootout where mistakes and turnovers might prove to be the difference maker on gameday.

You can also check out where the two squads land in our latest NFL Playoff offense rankings, plusfind out where Andy Reid and Doug Pederson rank among the head coaches left in the postseason. Lastly, below you can get a complete rundown on where the Kansas City Chiefs and Jacksonville Jaguars finished in many of the key team statistical categories this season.

Key regular-season rankings for Jaguars and Chiefs Total offense: Chiefs (1st), Jaguars (10th) Passing offense: Chiefs (1st), Jaguars (10th) Rushing offense: Jaguars (14th), Chiefs (20th) Scoring offense: Chiefs (1st), Jaguars (10th) Total defense: Chiefs (11th), Jaguars (24th) Pass defense: Chiefs (19th), Jaguars (28th) Run defense: Chiefs (8th), Jaguars (12th) Scoring defense: Jaguars (12th), Chiefs (16th)

Jaguars at Chiefs odds, matchups, and predictions

Jacksonville Jaguars at Kansas City Chiefs highlights

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This space will be your one-stop shop for highlights and analysis of the many key plays in the AFC Divisional Round matchup between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Kansas City Chiefs throughout the day.