The Kansas City Chiefs game plan against the Buffalo Bills will be slightly different after the Bills traded away WR Lee Evans to the Baltimore Ravens a couple weeks ago. Evans was the Bills most accomplished receiver but he won't be on the field when Sunday hits.
So what will the Chiefs secondary be looking at when they line up on Sunday? SB Nation's Buffalo Rumblings has a nice tidbit on the Bills receivers:
The Bills have a new starting wide receiver now that Lee Evans has been traded, and it's a second-year former undrafted free agent out of Youngstown State by the name of Donald Jones. Jones was a deep reserve on the team last year - he played special teams but didn't record a catch in Week 8 against Kansas City, for instance - that, when pressed into action due to injury later in the year, responded with 18 receptions, 213 yards and a touchdown.
As noted, Jones didn't do anything against the Chiefs last year. Evans had 56 yards receiving while WR Roscoe Parrish had 66 yards, including a 37-yard reception. Buffalo Rumblings says the plan for KC should be to stop Johnson and Parrish first and foremost, but don't sleep on Jones.
If the Chiefs are smart, they'll game plan for Stevie Johnson and Roscoe Parrish in the passing game, because Jones hasn't proven much of anything at this point, whereas the other two players hurt Kansas City last year. Ryan Fitzpatrick is a guy who will target the open man, and if Jones is an afterthought, he could make a bunch of catches on Sunday. He's a good, solid football player.
I'm fairly confident in the Chiefs secondary heading into this game. Any Chan Gailey coached team will be creative in the passing game but the Chiefs were solid against QB Ryan Fitzpatrick last year holding him to a 50 percent completion percentage along with one touchdown and one interception.
I'd give the advantage to the Chiefs secondary in this game.