The Kansas City Chiefs (4-1) are set to host the Buffalo Bills (4-1) in a rematch of last season’s memorable Divisional playoff meeting.
The teams enter Sunday’s matchup (4:25 PM ET, CBS) as the top-two scoring offenses in the league, with Kansas City averaging 31.8 points per game and Buffalo averaging 30.4.
The Bills also enter Week 6 tied for the top-scoring defense in the league (12.2 points allowed per game).
Sunday’s meeting will mark the first game since 2019 (Baltimore vs. San Francisco in Week 13) featuring the league’s top-two scoring offense in Week 6 or later.
This will be the fifth time that Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes will face off as opposing starting quarterbacks, including the postseason, with Kansas City winning four of the first five meetings.
In the previous matchups, Allen has totaled 12 touchdowns (11 passing, one rushing) and a 105.1 passer rating, while Mahomes has recorded 11 touchdowns (10 passing, one rushing) and a 108.1 passer rating.
Mahomes enters Week 6 as the league leader in touchdown passes (15) this season, while Allen ranks second with 14.
This marks the first game since 2011 featuring the league’s top-two leaders in touchdown passes in Week 6 or later.
Kansas City tight end Travis Kelce leads the league with seven touchdown receptions this season, after becoming the fourth tight end ever and first since Jimmie Giles in 1985 with four touchdown receptions in a single game last week. It marked his ninth-career game with multiple touchdown receptions.
With two touchdown receptions on Sunday, Kelce can become the sixth tight end in the Super Bowl era with multiple touchdown receptions in 10-or-more career games.
The tight ends with the most games with multiple touchdown receptions in the Super Bowl era:
|Antonio Gates||San Diego/L.A. Chargers||21|
|Rob Gronkowski||New England, Tampa Bay||20|
|Tony GonzalezHOF||Kansas City, Atlanta||18|
|Jimmy Graham||New Orleans, Seattle, Chicago||17|
|Travis Kelce||Kansas City||9*|
|*Entering Week 6|
Kelce can also become the fourth player in the Super Bowl era to record nine touchdown receptions in his team’s first six games of a season, joining Harold Jackson (1973), Pro Football Hall of Famer Calvin Johnson (2011), and Julius Thomas (2014).
The players with the most touchdown receptions in their team’s first six games of a season in the Super Bowl era:
|Harold Jackson||L.A. Rams||1973||9|
|Travis Kelce||Kansas City||2022||7*|
|*Entering Week 6|