Coming off lopsided loss to Saints, Bills are excited to host unbeaten Chiefs

Coming off a lopsided loss to New Orleans, coach Doug Marrone and the Buffalo Bills are fired up to kick off the second half of their season by hosting unbeaten Kansas City.

Resilience has been a buzz word around Buffalo (3-5) this season. Losers of three of their last four, the young Bills squad will have theirs tested by the Chiefs, and Marrone says: "I'm ready to go.

Buffalo has dealt with a barrage of injuries to skill positions. Already missing EJ Manuel (knee) and CJ Spiller (ankle), the Bills now are monitoring receivers Stevie Johnson and Marquise Goodwin after injuries in Sunday's game.

Marrone said X-rays on Goodwin's left elbow came back negative and that both receivers would be limited when the Bills return to practice Wednesday. Johnson's hip flexor is a little less certain, but the receiver is optimistic.


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