Miami Dolphins at Kansas City Chiefs – Super Wildcard NFL Playoffs Prediction and Play-by-Play

14 teams have earned the right to compete for a trip to Las Vegas to play in the Super Bowl on February 11, 2024. That journey to Vegas begins Saturday as the NFL Playoffs kickoff with the Super Wildcard Round.

We will predict every game along with the stats and give you the highlights of every NFL Playoff game through the Super Bowl. The Miami Dolphins travel to Arrowhead Stadium for clash with the reigning Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs on Saturday night.

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Miami Dolphins at Kansas City Chiefs

As the sun sets over Arrowhead Stadium on this chilly Saturday evening, the anticipation in the air is palpable. The NFL Super Wildcard Weekend is in full swing, and tonight’s matchup promises to be an electrifying rematch between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Miami Dolphins. These two teams met earlier this season in Germany, where the Chiefs narrowly defeated the Dolphins 21-14. With a 10% variance in play, anything can happen. Bradley Chubb’s absence from the Dolphins’ lineup will be felt, but both teams are hungry for victory. Brace yourself for an unforgettable showdown under the Arrowhead lights!

First Quarter:

The game kicks off with the Dolphins winning the coin toss and choosing to receive. The opening drive sees the Dolphins methodically moving down the field with precise passes from their star quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa. However, the Chiefs’ defense stands tall in the red zone, forcing a field goal attempt. Dolphins kicker Jason Sanders nails it, giving Miami an early 3-0 lead.

The Chiefs’ offense, led by the ever-reliable Patrick Mahomes, takes the field and shows their mettle. Mahomes connects with Tyreek Hill on a deep pass, setting up a short rushing touchdown by Clyde Edwards-Helaire. The Chiefs take the lead 7-3.

Second Quarter:

In the early stages of the second quarter, the Dolphins answer back with another field goal from Sanders, narrowing the gap to 7-6. Both teams’ defenses step up, and the game becomes a defensive battle. A few turnovers and punts later, the Dolphins manage to sneak in one more field goal before halftime, taking a 9-7 lead.

Third Quarter:

The Chiefs receive the second-half kickoff and immediately find their rhythm. Mahomes engineers a masterful drive, connecting with Travis Kelce for a touchdown. The Chiefs regain the lead, 14-9. The Dolphins respond with a strong drive of their own, capped off by a short touchdown run from Myles Gaskin. After a successful two-point conversion, the Dolphins are back on top, 17-14.

Fourth Quarter:

The final quarter of this thrilling rematch sees both teams pulling out all the stops. The Chiefs’ offense dazzles with a series of deep passes and creative play-calling. Mahomes throws his second touchdown of the night to Byron Pringle, and the Chiefs take a 21-17 lead.

With time running out, the Dolphins mount a desperate comeback effort. Tua Tagovailoa shows his poise under pressure, leading a precision passing attack deep into Chiefs territory. However, the Chiefs’ defense holds strong, and on a crucial fourth-down play, they intercept Tua to seal the game.

Final Score: Kansas City Chiefs 21, Miami Dolphins 17

Statistical Leaders:

Kansas City Chiefs:

  • Patrick Mahomes: 24/35, 275 yards, 2 TDs
  • Clyde Edwards-Helaire: 21 carries, 88 yards, 1 TD
  • Tyreek Hill: 7 receptions, 105 yards
  • Chris Jones: 2 sacks, 5 tackles

Miami Dolphins:

  • Tua Tagovailoa: 26/42, 290 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
  • Myles Gaskin: 18 carries, 65 yards, 1 TD
  • DeVante Parker: 9 receptions, 112 yards
  • Xavien Howard: 1 interception, 6 tackles

In a closely contested rematch, the Kansas City Chiefs emerge victorious once again, booking their ticket to the next round of the playoffs. The Dolphins put up a valiant fight, but it’s the Chiefs who advance in this thrilling Super Wildcard showdown at Arrowhead Stadium.

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