The Kansas City Chiefs are gearing up for another favorable playoff run as the regular season draws to a close. While that appears to be the case, the Chiefs will need all hands on deck if they plan to have a legitimate chance at repeating for another Super Bowl appearance.

The Chiefs almost faced the reality of being without wideout Sammy Watkins going into the playoffs due to a calf injury, but it appears that the knock sustained isn't too serious, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Watkins exited Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons in the fourth quarter after injuring his calf. During that time, he caught two targets for 14 yards. His interception thrown during a trick play nearly led to the Falcons being victorious in Week 16.

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Even so, Watkins will play a huge role in the Chiefs' advances in the playoffs. If the plan is to truly rest Watkins for the final game of the season, his final numbers are exceptional. He's caught 67.3 percent of his passes for 421 yards for the season while and two touchdowns. He averaged 42.1 yards per reception as well.

The Chiefs have turned in a spectacular season as they await their final game against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 17. They've won all of their games but one as they own a 14-1 record and remain atop the AFC West standings. With a vast lead on their rivals in the division, the Chiefs will likely see most of their valuable players get some rest on Sunday as to avoid serious injuries.

The 6-9 Chargers haven't had much success this season and don't pose an immediate threat to the Chiefs coming into the last game of the season.