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Chiefs to Host Ninth Regular Season Home Game in 2021; Packers to Visit GEHA Field at Arrowhead

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Courtesy of the Kansas City Chiefs

On Tuesday, the National Football League announced the expansion to a 17-game regular season schedule beginning with the 2021 season.

The league determined that the additional home game would rotate between AFC and NFC clubs on an annual basis, beginning with the AFC in 2021. The Chiefs will host nine regular season games and one preseason game at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium this year. The 17th game will always feature an interconference match-up based on the prior year’s standings, with the NFC North champion Green Bay Packers scheduled to visit the AFC West champion Kansas City Chiefs this season.

“Adding the Green Bay Packers to an already strong schedule of opponents will make this one of the most exciting home-game slates in recent team history,” Chiefs President Mark Donovan said.

Kansas City’s 2021 opponents are now scheduled to be:

Home

  • Denver Broncos
  • Las Vegas Raiders
  • Los Angeles Chargers
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Cleveland Browns
  • Dallas Cowboys
  • Green Bay Packers
  • New York Giants
  • Pittsburgh Steelers

Away

  • Denver Broncos
  • Las Vegas Raiders
  • Los Angeles Chargers
  • Baltimore Ravens
  • Cincinnati Bengals
  • Philadelphia Eagles
  • Tennessee Titans
  • Washington Football Team

Dates and times for the full regular season schedule, as well as the three-game preseason schedule, will be released at a later date.

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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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