Who is Playing Thursday Night Football Tonight? Start Time, Location, TV Schedule for Chargers vs Chiefs Week 2
After an especially thrilling and competitive Week 1, NFL fans didn't have to wait long for their next taste of live football. Week 2 of the 2022 NFL season kicks off with an important AFC West showdown between the Los Angeles Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs.
Based on the Week 1 performances, the Chargers and Chiefs project as early leaders in the biggest juggernaut division across football. Kansas City dominated the Arizona Cardinals by a score of 44-21. This includes 5 touchdowns from Patrick Mahomes, who looked like he wanted to remind people he's the best quarterback in the game.
The Chargers also looked strong thanks to a convincing 24-19 win over the Las Vegas Raiders.
Here's all the info you need to know for Thursday Night Football this week.
Thursday Night Football Tonight
Tonight's Thursday Night Football matchup will be played between the Los Angeles Chargers (1-0, 0-0 Away) and Kansas City Chiefs (1-0, 0-0 Home).
This matchup pits the early favorites in the AFC West. According to FanDuel Sportsbook's NFL Odds, the Chiefs are slight +135 favorites to take home the division crown. Justin Herbert's Chargers are not far off the pace at +180 odds.
Where is Thursday Night Football?
Week 2's Chargers vs Chiefs Thursday Night Football matchup will be played at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, MO. Arrowhead Stadium is located right next door to Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals.
Arrowhead Stadium holds a capacity of 76,416 seats, making this the sixth-largest stadium in the NFL. The complex broke ground in July of 1968 before the official opening on Aug. 12, 1972. The stadium also underwent a $375 million renovation in 2010.
When is Thursday Night Football Kickoff?
The Chargers vs Chiefs Thursday Night Football Week 2 matchup is set to kick off at 8:15 p.m. EST on Thursday, September 15. That's 7:15 p.m. local time, with the current Kansas City weather forecast projecting a game time temperature of 81 degrees.
Thursday Night Football TV Channel and Stream
Thursday Night Football will air on Amazon Prime Video at 8:15 p.m. EST on Thursday, September 15. This is the first Thursday Night Football game aired on Amazon Prime, the new official home of TNF for the 2022 NFL season.
Is Thursday Night Football Only on Amazon Prime?
Throughout most of the season, Thursday Night Football will only be available on Amazon Prime. Although, NBC secured broadcast rights for the opening night of the 2022 NFL season. In total, Amazon Prime will air 15 Thursday Night Football games, beginning in Week 2. The schedule resumes as normal until Week 12, when three games will be broadcast nationally on Thanksgiving (CBS, Fox, NBC).
Thursday Night Football Week 2
Following this highly-anticipated AFC West clash, Thursday Night Football action will move onto another fierce AFC rivalry when the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the Cleveland Browns. This matchup is set for Thursday, Sept. 22 in Week 3 and will be aired live on Amazon Prime.
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