STADIUM: EverBank Stadium
REFEREE: Adrian Hill
DATE: Sunday, September 17, 2023
GAME TIME: 1:00 PM ET
CBS: Ian Eagle, Charles Davis, Evan Washburn
SiriusXM (also available on the SXM App) KC: 137 or 386 JAX: 132 or 231
ALL-TIME SERIES HISTORY
REG. SEASON: KC leads series, 8-6 (won past 6)
POSTSEASON: KC leads series, 1-0
THE LAST TIME …
REG. SEASON: 11/13/22: JAX 17 at KC 27
POSTSEASON: 1/21/23 AFC-DIV: JAX 20 at KC 27
HEAD COACHES NOTES:
Andy Reid vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 7-2 Reg. Season: 247-139-1 (.640) Postseason: 22-16 (.632)
Doug Pederson vs. Opponent (incl. postseason): 0-3 Reg. Season: 52-45-1 (.536) Postseason: 5-3 (.625)
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS NOTES:
- QB PATRICK MAHOMES passed for 2 TDs & 226 yards & had 45 rush yards in Week 1, 2nd-most rush yards in a game since beginning of 2022 season. Has 300+ pass yards in each of 3 career reg. season games vs. Jax, incl. 378 pass yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs with 143.2 rating in only game at Jax. Completed 22 of 30 atts. (73.3 pct.) for 195 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs with 112.5 rating in 2022 playoff meeting vs. Jax.
- RB ISIAH PACHECO led team with 54 scrimmage yards (31 rec., 23 rush) last week. Rushed for 95 yards in 2022 playoff meeting vs. Jax. & aims for his 3rd in row overall vs. Jax. with 80+ rush yards.
- RB JERICK MCKINNON had rec. TD in each of final 4 road games last season.
- TE TRAVIS KELCE can make season debut. Needs 2 catches to surpass HOFer Shannon Sharpe (815) for 4th-most by TE in NFL history. Had 14 catches for 98 yards & 2 TDs in 2022 playoff meeting vs. Jax & has 80+ rec. yards in each of his past 4 games vs. Jax.
- TE BLAKE BELL had 2nd-career rec. TD last week.
- WR MARQUEZ VALDES-SCANTLING led team with 48 rec. yards last week. Has TD catch in each of 3 career games vs. Jax., incl. playoffs. Had career-high 149 rec. yards vs. Jax. on 11/15/20 (with GB).
- WR RASHEE RICE (rookie) had TD catch in NFL debut last week.
- LB NICK BOLTON had 7 tackles last week. Had FR in 2022 playoff meeting vs. Jax.
- DT CHRIS JONES can make season debut. Had 1.5 sacks in last reg. season meeting. Had 7.5 sacks in 9 road games last season.
- S JUSTIN REID had 6 tackles & team-best 2 PD last week.
- CB TRENT MCDUFFIE led team with career-high 8 tackles & had FF last week. Has 3 PD in 2 career games vs. Jax., incl. playoffs.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS NOTES:
- QB TREVOR LAWRENCE completed 24 of 32 atts. (75 pct.) for 241 yards & 2 TDs vs. INT with 103.8 rating & had 21 rush yards last week. Passed for 259 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 106.1 rating in last reg. season meeting.
- RB TRAVIS ETIENNE led team with 104 scrimmage yards (77 rush, 27 rec.) with career-high 5 catches last week. Has 100+ scrimmage yards in 4 of his past 5. Had 80 scrimmage yards (62 rush, 18 rec.) & rush TD in 2022 playoff meeting vs. KC.
- RB TANK BIGSBY (rookie) had rush TD last week in NFL debut.
- WR CALVIN RIDLEY led team with 8 catches for 101 yards & TD last week in Jax. debut, 12th-career game with 100+ rec. yards. Had 5 catches for 130 yards in only career game vs. KC (12/27/20 w/ Atl.).
- WR ZAY JONES had 5 catches for 55 yards & TD in Week 1. Had 5 catches for 83 yards in 2022 playoff meeting vs. KC & aims for his 4th in row vs. KC with 5+ catches, incl. playoffs. Had 100+ rec. yards in 2 of final 3 2022 reg. season home games.
- WR CHRISTIAN KIRK aims for his 3rd in row vs. KC, incl. playoffs, with 7+ catches, 50+ rec. yards & rec. TD.
- TE EVAN ENGRAM had 5 catches for 49 yards last week. Had 5 catches in 2022 playoff meeting vs. KC.
- LB JOSH ALLEN had 10 tackles & career-high 3 sacks in Week 1, tied-most sacks by any player last week. Aims for his 4th in row in reg. season with sack.
- LB FOYESADE OLUOKUN led team with 12 tackles & had PD last week, 31st-career game with 10+ tackles, 3rd-most in NFL since 2018. Had 14 tackles in 2022 playoff meeting vs. KC.
- CB TYSON CAMPBELL was 1 of 2 (Jessie Bates) with INT & FF in Week 1. Aims for his 3rd in row in reg. season with INT.
- S ANDRE CISCO had career-best 10 tackles & FF last week.