3 Chiefs on Thin Ice Despite Epic Win vs. Bills in Divisional Round

Mecole Hardman had two touches and two fumbles against the Bills
Mecole Hardman had two touches and two fumbles against the Bills / Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
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The Chiefs survived an instant classic in Sunday night's Divisional Round win over the Bills and now will take on the Ravens in Baltimore with a Super Bowl appearance on the line.

Kansas City overcame a slow start defensively and a few critical errors to emerge victorious, though the Chiefs need a more complete performance to beat a Ravens squad that's rolling through all challengers right now.

As the team look to win a second consecutive AFC Championship, let's look at three Chiefs on thin ice entering the epic showdown.

3 Chiefs on Thin Ice Following Dramatic Win vs. Bills

1. Mecole Hardman - WR

It seemed nearly impossible to top Kadarius Toney's disastrous Week 1 effort in the early-season loss to the Lions, but Hardman may have somehow put forth a worse effort, albeit in a win.

Hardman finished with -1 yards on two touches and two fumbles, including one embarrassing fumble out of the end zone that resulted in a touchback and could have cost the Chiefs the game if not for a spectacular defensive effort in the second half.

Following a dismal performance against the Dolphins that saw Hardman display limited effort on two deep passes, this was as discouraging of an effort as we could have seen.

I still believe in Hardman, especially as a utility player in the red zone, and it's likely he'll get at least one chance to make a big play against the Ravens on Sunday.

Here's hoping he takes advantage of it.

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