2022 NFL schedule release: Chiefs opponents, previews, full list of teams on regular-season schedule

The Kansas City Chiefs get in the 2022 season with high expectations, yet a great deal of modification. Despite Kansas City being the only group to win 50 routine season video games and make 4 AFC Championship Game looks over the previous 4 years, the Chiefs chose to proceed from long time star Tyreek Hill and improve the offense. 

Patrick Mahomes has some brand-new offending weapons for 2022. led by complimentary representative finalizings JuJu Smith-Schuster and Marquez Valdes-Scantling at pass receiver and Ronald Jones at running back. The Chiefs likewise picked pass receiver Skyy Moore in the 2nd round of the NFL Draft and still have All-Pro tight end Travis Kelce. On defense, the Chiefs picked cornerback Trent McDuffie and edge rush George Karlaftis in the preliminary of the draft. They likewise signed security Justin Reid to change the left Tyrann Mathieu. 

Kansas City has actually won the AFC West 6 successive times, yet will have its hardest difficulty to date in this skilled department. The Chiefs will be among the favorites to go to the Super Bowl when again, however initially they’ll need to make it through their 2022 challengers. 

Below, discover a total take a look at the groups set to square off with the Chiefs this year, in addition to a rundown of their 18-week regular-season schedule (when revealed):

2022 challengers

Broncos (house, away): This AFC West competition simply got a lot juicier with the Broncos including Russell Wilson at quarterback this offseason. Denver is anticipated to be an AFC playoff competitor with Wilson at quarterback, the signal-caller the Broncos did not have considering that Peyton Manning retired after Super Bowl 50 (the Broncos have not reached the playoffs considering that). The Chiefs have actually beaten the Broncos 13 straight times. 

Raiders (house, away): The Raiders, fresh off a playoff look last season, included Davante Adams this offseason and reunited him with Derek Carr. They likewise included Chandler Jones to couple with Maxx Crosby in the pass rush. Las Vegas has Josh McDaniels at head coach and Patrick Graham as its brand-new protective organizer. 

Chargers (house, away): Both Chargers video games will be the most prepared for of the season, as Mahomes will square off versus Justin Herbert in a fight of the department favorites. Kansas City and Los Angeles divided the season series in 2015, with Kansas City winning an overtime thriller at SoFi Stadium.

Jaguars (house): Andy Reid faces his previous quarterback/assistant coach in Doug Pederson for the 2nd time in his profession. Trevor Lawrence will get his very first look of Mahomes. 

Titans (house): The match of AFC department champs (Titans won the AFC South) will be the 4th straight fiscal year Kansas City and Tennessee have actually satisfied. The Chiefs will look for revenge on the Titans after Tennessee beat them 27-3 last November. 

Rams (house): The last time Kansas City and Los Angeles satisfied, the Chiefs fell 54-51 in among the highest-scoring video games in NFL history. Mahomes vs. Matthew Stafford ought to offer a great deal of fireworks in among the most amazing video games of the year. 

Seahawks (house): Seattle is a restoring group in 2022 after trading Russell Wilson, however the Chiefs defense is anticipated to be evaluated by the running back tandem of Rashaad Penny and novice Kenneth Walker. 

Bills (house): This will be the greatest video game on the NFL schedule after Kansas City beat Buffalo in overtime of the AFC Divisional playoffs in 2015, a 42-36 thriller in overtime. No Tyreek Hill this time for the Chiefs, who are dealing with the capacity Super Bowl preferred to come out of the AFC. Mahomes vs. Josh Allen will have a great deal of buzz — once again. 

Texans (away): The Chiefs continue their AFC South trip with a check out to Houston, heading there for the very first time considering that 2017. Mahomes will get his very first take a look at Texans quarterback Davis Mills. 

Colts (away): Indianapolis has Matt Ryan at quarterback as the Colts are a competitor for the AFC South and a playoff area. Kansas City heads to Indianapolis for the very first time considering that 2016, when Andrew Luck was quarterbacking the Colts. 

49ers (away): A rematch of Super Bowl LIV will be on the mind of San Francisco, which blew a 10-point result in Kansas City in the 4th quarter of that video game. Charvarius Ward will likewise deal with the Chiefs for the very first time considering that signing with San Francisco. 

Cardinals (away): Mahomes vs. Kyler Murray will likewise be an amazing quarterback match as the Chiefs end up the NFC West onslaught. Kansas City heads to the desert for the very first time considering that 2014. 

Bengals (away): The rematch of in 2015’s AFC Championship Game pins Mahomes versus Joe Burrow in among the greatest video games of the 2022 season. Cincinnati beat Kansas City to advance to Super Bowl LVI and have actually reconstructed its offending line for a repeat look. 

Buccaneers (away): Mahomes vs. Tom Brady in a Super Bowl LV rematch. This video game is anticipated to be among the most seen of the year, as this is possibly the last time the 2 quarterbacks satisfy. 

Full 2022 schedule

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