However, that's not what brought a smile to Jones' face after the Chiefs secured the AFC's No. 1 playoff seed with a 31-13 win over the Raiders at Allegiant Stadium. It was the thought of a week of

"We came in with intention, knowing what's at stake and what we were fighting for,'' Jones said. "We were able to win the game, most importantly. So, heading into the playoffs, we get the bye week.''

The No. 1-seeded Chiefs (14-3) will be the AFC's only team to get the first-round bye. They will begin their postseason with a divisional round game in two weeks at Arrowhead Stadium

 Home-field advantage for the AFC Championship Game should they advance that far is not guaranteed after the NFL changed some of its playoff seeding rules in the wake of Monday's canceled Buffalo Bills-Cincinnati Bengals game.

The game under certain circumstances could be played at a neutral site. But it would be played in Kansas City if the 12-3 Bills lose Sunday to the New England Patriots, assuming the Chiefs advance.