Chiefs to host Chargers on Thursday Night Football

Amazon gets its wish.

As NBC Sports’ Peter King said, the Kansas City Chiefs are halfway through the opener of Thursday Night Football on Amazon Prime Video. They will face the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 2 on Thursday, September 15 at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium.

Amazon wanted to get a big quarterback game as the new hosts of Thursday Night Football, and they get one of the most exciting games with Patrick Mahomes and Justin Herbert in a very tough AFC West division. Luckily, the game will be played at home for Kansas City, where they will get a nice home court advantage.

“It’s an incredible honor and opportunity to be selected for the inaugural game of Prime Video’s first season as the exclusive streaming partner of Thursday Night Football,” Chiefs chairman Mark Donovan said via email. team press release. “We are proud that Amazon has taken this opportunity to showcase our fans and the Arrowhead experience when we host the Chargers for our home opener at GEHA Field this season and we look forward to seeing the rest of our 2022 schedule. next month.”

The Chiefs lead the all-time series over the Chargers 65-58-1. Los Angeles have won two of the last three games against Kansas City, but they lost a key game against the Chiefs in December that had a big impact on the AFC West division result.

It also means Kansas City will open the season on the road in Week 1. Here are all of their possible opponents: Chargers, Broncos, Raiders, Texans, Colts, 49ers, Cardinals, Bengals, and Buccaneers.

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