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Chiefs vs. Buccaneers 2020: game time, TV schedule and how to watch live online

Everything you need to know to watch the Chiefs take on the Buccaneers in Week 12.

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The Game

The Kansas City Chiefs travel to Florida on Sunday to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:25 p.m. (Arrowhead Time). The game will be carried on CBS — locally on KCTV/5. Except for the area around Denver, the matchup will be shown nationwide.

The Chiefs come into the game leading the AFC West with a 9-1 record, following a 35-31 victory — their fifth in a row — against the Las Vegas Raiders a week ago. The Buccaneers rank second in the NFC South with a 7-4 record. They’ve lost two of their last three games — most recently a 27-24 defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Rams on Monday Night Football.

In this game, all eyes will be on the quarterbacks. Tom Brady — the face of the NFL after winning six Super Bowls over a 20-year career with the New England Patriots — joined Tampa Bay in the offseason. The 43-year-old has thrown for 2,955 yards and 25 touchdowns (against nine interceptions) in 2020.

Facing him will be his heir apparent: the Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes. Now in his third season as the team’s starter, he’s passed for 3,035 yards and 27 touchdowns (with just two interceptions) so far this season. He’s the leading candidate to be named the NFL’s MVP in 2020 — just as he was in 2018 — and is the reigning Super Bowl MVP. He’ll almost certainly reach 1,500 career attempts on Sunday, entitling him to hold career NFL passing records. He’s very likely to immediately become the NFL’s career leader in passer rating, passing yards per game, adjusted passing yards per attempt and interception percentage.

Two experienced and successful NFL coaches will be facing each other. Now in his eighth season as the Chiefs’ coach, Andy Reid now has a 86-36 record in Kansas City — along with a Super Bowl victory in 2019. In his 22nd season as an NFL head coach, he has 216 regular-season wins — sixth-most in NFL history — and 231 total wins, which ranks fifth.

Bruce Arians — who began his NFL coaching career as running backs coach for the Chiefs under Marty Schottenheimer from 1989 through 1992 — became Tampa Bay’s head coach last season. He’s in his eighth year as a head coach, holding two Super Bowl rings from his time as an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2004 through 2011. As a head coach, he took the Arizona Cardinals the NFC Championship in 2015.

The two teams have met just 12 times. The last matchup between them was in 2016, when the Buccaneers defeated the Chiefs 19-17 in Tampa Bay.

Nuts and bolts

Location: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

Playing surface: Bermuda grass

Game time: 3:25 p.m. Arrowhead Time, Sunday, November 29, 2020

Weather forecast: Partly cloudy and 81. Winds SSW 6 mph.

Matchup history: Buccaneers 7-5 (regular season)

Odds: Chiefs -3.5

Officials: Referee Shawn Hochuli (83), umpire Ramón George (128), down judge Sarah Thomas (53), line judge Carl Johnson (101), field judge Tom Hill (97), side judge Chad Hill (125) and back judge Rich Martinez (39).

Television broadcast: with Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson on KCTV (CBS/5-Kansas City), Chiefs Mobile App, WTSP (CBS/10-Tampa) and CBS affiliates nationwidesee coverage map

Online Stream: Fubo.TV

Chiefs radio broadcast: with Mitch Holthus, Danan Hughes and Josh Klingler on WDAF (106.5 FM-Kansas City) and Chiefs Radio Network affiliates

Chiefs Spanish radio broadcast: with Enrique Morales, Oscar Monterroso and Hannah Bassham on KCWJ (1030 AM-Kansas City)

Buccaneers radio broadcast: with Gene Deckerhoff and Dave Moore on WXTB (97.9 FM-Tampa) and the Buccaneers Radio Network.

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2020 Schedule

Wk
1
Thu
Sep 10
Texans Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
34-20
Wk
2
Sun
Sep 20
@Chargers SoFi Stadium
Los Angeles
Won
23-20
Wk
3
Mon
Sep 28
@Ravens M&T Bank Stadium
Baltimore
Won
34-20
Wk
4
Mon
Oct 5
Patriots Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
26-10
Wk
5
Sun
Oct 11
Raiders Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Lost
40-32
Wk
6
Mon
Oct 19
@Bills Bills Stadium
Buffalo
Won
26-17
Wk
7
Sun
Oct 25
@Broncos Broncos Stadium
Denver
Won
43-16
Wk
8
Sun
Nov 1
Jets Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
35-9
Wk
9
Sun
Nov 8
Panthers Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
Won
33-31
Wk
10
Bye
Week
- - - - - -
Wk
11
Sun
Nov 22
@Raiders Allegiant Stadium
Las Vegas
Won
35-31
Wk
12
Sun
Nov 29
@Buccaneers Raymond James Stadium
Tampa
CBS
3:25 pm
Wk
13
Sun
Dec 6
Broncos Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
NBC
7:20 pm
Wk
14
Sun
Dec 13
@Dolphins Hard Rock Stadium
Miami
CBS
12:00 pm
Wk
15
Sun
Dec 20
@Saints Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans
CBS
3:25 pm
Wk
16
Sun
Dec 27
Falcons Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
FOX
12:00 pm
Wk
17
Sun
Jan 3
Chargers Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City
CBS
12:00 pm