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NFL: Mathieu set to make AFC title game

The Kansas City Chiefs expect Tyrann Mathieu to play in Sunday's AFC Championship clash with the Cincinnati Bengals.

The Chiefs, the AFC champions the past two seasons, are 20/23 -7 points on the Spread, with the Bengals at 11/4 on the Money Line.

Mathieu took a full part in practice for the second day in a row on Friday and, while the Chiefs safety remains in the concussion protocol, head coach Andy Reid left little doubt over how he interpreted his situation.

Mathieu played just seven snaps in the Divisional Round before his helmet collided with Jarran Reed's knee.

The Buffalo Bills exploited the veteran's absence as quarterback Josh Allen was able to find his talented receiving corps on long throws, almost with impunity.

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Kansas City's defense surrendered touchdowns - all through the air - on four of the Bills' final six possessions.

Although the Pro Bowl defensive back was officially listed as questionable on Friday's injury report, Reid expects the Honey Badger - who's played a vital role in the Chiefs' Super Bowl runs the past two years - to face the Bengals.

"The badger, Tyrann (Mathieu), he's still in the (concussion) protocol," Reid told reporters, via nfl.com.

"But he did practice today and we think he'll be ready to roll here in a day or so. But we'll find out, we'll see tomorrow."

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