KANSAS CITY, Miss. — The Philadelphia Eagles are back on the road Sunday for the second straight game to open the season, but after knocking off Washington in Week 1, their Week 2 game against the Chiefs is filled with more promise than pressure.
The Birds’ don’t need to score a victory at Arrowhead Stadium, and they aren’t favored to do so. On the flip side, a win would reverberate around the NFL and send the Eagles back home with a shiny 2-0 mark despite a challenging slate to open the season.
Here’s all you need to know about the Eagles’ bout with the Chiefs.
What: Eagles (1-0) at Chiefs (1-0)
Where: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
When: Sunday, 1 p.m. ET
Announcers: Kevin Burkhardt, Charles Davis
Stream: Fox Sports Go
Radio: WIP94.1 (Find the station in your area)
Injury reports: Cornerback Ronald Darby (ankle) and defensive tackle Destiny Vaeao (wrist) are out for the Eagles, while safety Corey Graham (hamstring) is questionable. Offensive linemen Parker Ehinger (knee) and linebacker Reggie Ragland (knee) are doubtful for the Chiefs. Defensive back Ron Parker (knee) and linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis (illness) are questionable.
The betting line: Kansas City (-6)
Gametime forecast: Cloudy, 69 degrees, 15 percent chance of precipitation
1) Coaching reunion
Eagles coach Doug Pederson played under Chiefs coach Andy Reid in Philadelphia and served on his staffs in Kansas City and Philly. But will the familiarity between sideline generals seep into gameplans and alter the course of the contest?
2) Chiefs playmakers
Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has scored a…
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