It isn’t quite as bad as blowing a game with 13 seconds left, but my playoff performance so far is close to being as bad as the Bills blowing their lead to the Chiefs in that classic game Sunday night.
After a good regular season ATS, I am 3-7 in the playoffs. I went 1-3 straight up last week as well, dropping my playoff record to 7-3. The good news is that I went 4-1 with my Best Bets as part of the Pick Six podcast. That takes me to 65-59 on the season, including 6-5 in the playoffs.
That season mark would put me in first place in our contest, but, of course, Will Brinson changed the rules to separate the regular season and the playoffs since he was so bad in the regular season.
I don’t play that. So my 65-59 record leads the three-man group. Sorry, Brinson.
In the two title games this week, I feel like barking. Ruff, ruff.
Let’s take the puppies to cover.
Sunday, 3 p.m. ET (CBS, Paramount+)
Kansas City Chiefs
It was in Week 17 that we saw the Bengals beat the Chiefs, 34-31, in a classic offensive shootout that the Bengals won in the final seconds on a field goal by Evan McPherson. Sound familiar?
The Bengals lit up the Chiefs defense that day, as Ja’Marr Chase caught 11 passes for 266 yards. The Bengals destroyed the Kansas City blitz. The Chiefs got pressure that day against Joe Burrow, sacking him three times with Chris…