We are close to game day. The Kansas City Chiefs and Tennessee Titans will face off at LP Field on Sunday, October 6. The game time is 12 p.m. (Arrowhead Time) and it marks the fifth game for the Chiefs and Titans. KC enters the game a perfect 4-0 after beating the Jacksonville Jaguars, Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. Andy Reid, in his first year in Kansas City, faces head coach Mike Munchak of the Titans, who are 3-1.
The Chiefs are 26-20 against the Titans / Oilers franchise dating back to the Chiefs Dallas Texans days. KC is 2-3 against the Titans since they moved to Tennessee while Andy Reid has never beaten the Titans.
The Chiefs hope to move to 5-0 on the season. All the nuts and bolts on the game are below...
Game time: 12 p.m. (Arrowhead Time)
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, LP Field
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Announcers: Kevin Harlan, Solomon wilcots
Radio: 101.1 The Fox (Click listen live), Sirius 125 (Internet 815)
Odds: Chiefs favored by 2.5
Chiefs injury report
Out: TE Travis Kelce (knee), RT Eric Fisher (concussion)
Questionable: CB Brandon Flowers (knee), S Kendrick Lewis (ankle), TE Anthony Fasano (ankle, knee)
Probable: RB Jamaal Charles, P Dustin Colquitt, G Jeff Allen, G Jon Asamoah, C Rodney Hudson, TE Sean McGrath, FB Anthony Sherman, CB Marcus Cooper and LB James-Michael Johnson
Titans injury report
Out: RB Shonn Greene (knee), DT Sammie Lee Hill (ankle), QB Jake Locker (hip, knee)
Questionable: LB Patrick Bailey (hamstring), DE Ropati Pitoitua (shoulder), T David Stewart (calf), CB Blidi Wreh-Wilson (hamstring)
Probable: WR Kenny Britt (neck, ribs)
Last time they played: Chiefs won, 34-14 (12/26/10)
Regular season history: 2-3
Andy Reid's all-time record vs. Titans: 0-4
Key stat: The Titans have yet to turn the ball over this year.
AP staff predictions
Matt Verderame: Chiefs 20, Titans10
NJ Chiefs Fan: Chiefs 23, Titans 10
Matt Conner: Chiefs 12, Titans 10
KaloPhoenix: Chiefs 20, Titans 10
Joel Thorman: Chiefs 24, Titans 20
Clay Wendler: Chiefs 17, Titans 6
MNChiefsfan: Chiefs 27, Titans 10
Chris Thorman: Chiefs 27, Titans 16
All Week 5 NFL picks here.
The stat you've been waiting for, courtesy of ESPN Stats and Info: Since 1990, teams starting 5-0 make playoffs 90% of the time— Adam Teicher (@adamteicher) October 3, 2013