After a period of 6 months, the NFL is returning to the TV screens again with its latest season. Football fans all around the world have been waiting for the action on the gridiron. Now, with the season opener just a day away, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Detroit Lions are ready to perform. However, many fans are confused about where they can catch the live action.
As per the tradition, the year’s Super Bowl champions will begin the season. This 2023 season, the Kansas City Chiefs will be hosting the Detroit Lions in the season opener on September 7. The match will take place at the Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, in front of thousands of spectators. The game will kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET.
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NFL fans in the USA can catch the live game action on NBC and Peacock. Once the season opener is over, Thursday night football will be available on Amazon Prime Video. Fans can get the $6 per month subscription on Peacock to enjoy all the NFL matches including the kick-off game.
People who are living outside the USA can go for the NFL Game Pass on DAZN. Fans need to pay around $126 to avail of the NFL game Pass on DAZN. The amount is payable in 4 monthly installments of around $31 per month. With the game pass, fans can watch the season opener, regular season, post-season, as well as the Super Bowl.
Fans all around the globe must be excited to catch the live action between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Lions. Now, only time will tell who will emerge as the winner between the two popular teams.
Kansas City Chiefs vs Detroit lions: Squads for the game
The Madden 24 highest-rated star Patrick Mahomes is there with the Kansas City Chiefs along with tight end Travis Kelce. Other than them, the team has Chris Jones, Isiah Pacheco, Kadarius Toney, Rashee Rice, and Jerich McKinnon. They also have Justyn Ross, Richie James, Clyde Helaire, Felix Uzomah, Sky Moore, and Marquez Valdes-Scantling.
Some other players are Donovan Smith, Blaine Gabbert, Justin Watson, Harrison Butker, Trent McDuffie, Noah Gray, and Nick Bolton. Others are BJ Thompson, Dryer Tranquil, Chamarri Conner, George Karlaftis, Mike Edwards, and Charles Omenihu. The Kansas City Chiefs also has Keondre Coburn, L’Jarius, Nic Jones, Willie Gay Jr., Jaylen Watson, and Leo Chenal.
They also have Cam Jones, Joe Thuney, Bryan Cook, Joshua Williams, Blake Bell, Derrick Nnadi, and James Winchester. The team has Trey Smith, Mike Danna, Nick Allegretti, Malik Herring, And Tershawn Wharton as well. Lastly, they have Jack Cochrane, Creed Humphrey, Neil Farrell, and Darius Rush.
As for the Lions, they have Jahmyr Gibbs, Jared Goff, David Montgomery, Sam LaPorta, and Jack Campbell. They have Amon-Ra St. Brown, Marvin Jones Jr., Aidan Hutchinson, and Brodric Martin as well. Brian Branch, C.J. Gardner-Johnson, Teddy Bridgewater, Colby Sorsdal, and Cameron Sutton are also there.
The team also has Adrian Martinez, Malcolm Rodriguez, Levi Onwuzurike, Riley Patterson, and Emmanuel Moseley. Other players are Alex Anzalone, Penei Sewell, Tracy Walker III, Frank Rangnow, Jerry Jacobs, Josh Reynolds, and Alim McNeil. They also have John Cominsky, Derrick Barnes, Kalif Raymond, Charles Harris, and Taylor Decker.
Some other players include Halapoulivaati Vaitai, Ifeatu Melindonwu, Craig Reynolds, and Romeo Okwara. Graham Glasgow, Jalen Reeves-Maybin, Steven Gilmorez, Will Harris, and Anthony Pittman are also there. Lions have Kerby Joseph, Benny Snell Jr., Jason Cabinda, Scott Daly, and Brock Wright as well. They also have Joshua Paschal, Jonah Jackson, Antoine Green, Benito Jones, and Isaiah Buggs.
How did the Kansas City Chiefs and the Detroit Lions perform last season?
The Kansas City Chiefs and the Detroit Lions are undoubtedly two popular teams in the NFL. However, it was the Chiefs who had the upper hand last season and ended up winning the Super Bowl. Not only that, the team ended the previous season by creating the best record in the NFL. Patrick Mahomes led the team to a terrific 14-3 record in last year’s regular season.
The Kansas City Chiefs thrashed the Jacksonville Jaguars and Joe Burrow‘s Cincinnati Bengals to reach the Super Bowl. In the Super Bowl, the team registered a 38-35 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. Now, the team must be looking forward to continuing the winning streak this NFL season as well.
As for the Detroit Lions, they also performed well last year, but it could have been better. The team finished the 2022 season with a 9-8 record and got the 2nd spot in the NFC North division. However, the team could not even make it to the playoffs, which they must be looking to change this season.
Both teams must be looking to give their best in the first game of this year’s regular season. The Kansas City Chiefs are already in a strong position with impact players. The Lions, on the other hand, will be looking forward to living up to the fans’ expectations this NFL season.