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Steelers vs. Chiefs AFC Divisional Game: Kickoff time moved from 1 p.m. to 8:20p.m. ET

With the bulk of the icing forecast to fall on Saturday night into Sunday morning, the timing couldn't be much worse for fans who plan to travel to the open-air Arrowhead Stadium to watch the second-round playoff game against the Steelers.

Beginning Friday afternoon, warm air associated with a weak low pressure system will move north towards Missouri and settle on top cold air (cold air being more dense than warm air), effectively trapping the cold near the ground and creating a conducive environment for freezing rain.

It worked to near perfection against the Dolphins, when Bell broke Hall of Famer Franco Harris' franchise record for yards rushing in a postseason game by the end of the third quarter. An experienced offensive line will make that hard; but, to have a shot at winning the game, the Chiefs inside "backers can't allow Bell to average the 5.8 yards per carry he posted last Sunday against Miami in an 18-point Pittsburgh victory".

Kansas City was gifted the AFC West and the No. 2 seed when Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr broke his leg last month.

Bell agreed, calling Haley "confident in his playcalling" to pull that off.

Kansas City led the National Football League with eight touchdowns on returns this season, five on defense and three by Hill on returns. He finished the regular season having crossed the goal line 12 times (on six catches, three rushes, two punt returns and one kickoff return).

If Pittsburgh's front isn't up for the challenge, an opportunistic Chiefs defense will force Roethlisberger and company into costly mistakes. No other playoff games will be affected by the storm.

"Look what he's done", Roethlisberger said. We have an offense that can score quickly and often, play making defense, and make few mistakes.

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Reflecting on that Watford game I'm bitterly disappointed. "We'd all feel a little more comfortable with a win from that game". He's scored eight already and he's got a big part to play. "We've been very busy without any great success".


"I got a little overaggressive there", Tomlin said. "(James Harrison) got him to widen out and (Lawrence Timmons) put a good hit on him, so we'll have to do it the same way".

"It's a great place to be". The Chiefs quietly won 12 regular season games.

When Haley first started, the perception was that Roethlisberger and Haley clashed. When they played the Steelers the first time, this unit struggled to force a turnover.

It's a formula borrowed from former Pittsburgh coach Bill Cowher, who championed the idea of throwing early so you can run late. Roethlisberger took at least 46 sacks in each season from 2006 to 2009. That has been kind of our thing, just trying to play to our potential.

"I'm [most] proud to see the evolution of Ben", Haley said. He's continued to evolve and get better, in my opinion.

"I think he's mentally tough", Chiefs coach Andy Reid said.

Bell's trademark patience has captured the football world's imagination, standing as the symbol of Pittsburgh's eight-game winning streak. With eight straight victories to their credit, the Steelers have plenty of momentum heading into Arrowhead Stadium to face a team they have already soundly beaten in 2016. He can run through you, he can get outside you.

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