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NFL Week 1 preview and predictions

The Chiefs play the Browns on Sunday, but we’re picking all of this weekend’s games.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Dallas Cowboys Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

Week 1 of the 2021 NFL season begins with the Dallas Cowboys on the road to play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football at 7:20 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

The Cleveland Browns come to Arrowhead Stadium to face the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Kickoff is set for 3:25 p.m. Arrowhead Time.

Elsewhere in the AFC West, the Los Angeles Chargers will be in the nation’s capital to open their season against the Washington Football Team during Sunday’s early games. In the late games, the Denver Broncos will be in New Jersey to play the New York Giants. Then Week 1’s Monday Night Football matchup will feature the Baltimore Ravens against the Las Vegas Raiders in the first game with fans at Sin City’s Allegiant Stadium.

Sunday’s early matchups will also feature the Buffalo Bills hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Seattle Seahawks on the road to play the Indianapolis Colts. In the other late games, the New Orleans Saints will play host to the Green Bay Packers and the Miami Dolphins will be in Foxborough to face the New England Patriots.

The first Sunday Night Football matchup of the season will have the Chicago Bears on the road against the Los Angeles Rams.

Here are our picks for this weekend’s games. Be sure to cast your vote, too!


Arrowhead Pride readers pick

READER RECORD: 0-0-0

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Which team wins Cowboys (0-0) at Buccaneers (0-0)?

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  • 18%
    Cowboys
    (33 votes)
  • 81%
    Buccaneers
    (141 votes)
174 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Jaguars (0-0) at Texans (0-0)?

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  • 78%
    Jaguars
    (534 votes)
  • 21%
    Texans
    (142 votes)
676 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Chargers (0-0) at Washington (0-0)?

This poll is closed

  • 61%
    Chargers
    (415 votes)
  • 38%
    Washington
    (259 votes)
674 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Seahawks (0-0) at Colts (0-0)?

This poll is closed

  • 72%
    Seahawks
    (484 votes)
  • 27%
    Colts
    (180 votes)
664 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Jets (0-0) at Panthers (0-0)?

This poll is closed

  • 20%
    Jets
    (135 votes)
  • 79%
    Panthers
    (512 votes)
647 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Vikings (0-0) at Bengals (0-0)?

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  • 71%
    Vikings
    (458 votes)
  • 28%
    Bengals
    (185 votes)
643 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Cardinals (0-0) at Titans (0-0)?

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  • 21%
    Cardinals
    (136 votes)
  • 78%
    Titans
    (505 votes)
641 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins 49ers (0-0) at Lions (0-0)?

This poll is closed

  • 93%
    49ers
    (588 votes)
  • 6%
    Lions
    (39 votes)
627 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Steelers (0-0) at Bills (0-0)?

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  • 10%
    Steelers
    (68 votes)
  • 89%
    Bills
    (574 votes)
642 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Eagles (0-0) at Falcons (0-0)?

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  • 30%
    Eagles
    (185 votes)
  • 69%
    Falcons
    (431 votes)
616 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Packers (0-0) at Saints (0-0)?

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  • 90%
    Packers
    (566 votes)
  • 9%
    Saints
    (57 votes)
623 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Broncos (0-0) at Giants (0-0)?

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  • 59%
    Broncos
    (368 votes)
  • 40%
    Giants
    (255 votes)
623 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Dolphins (0-0) at Patriots (0-0)?

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  • 50%
    Dolphins
    (305 votes)
  • 49%
    Patriots
    (299 votes)
604 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Bears (0-0) at Rams (0-0)?

This poll is closed

  • 7%
    Bears
    (47 votes)
  • 92%
    Rams
    (571 votes)
618 votes total Vote Now

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Which team wins Ravens (0-0) at Raiders (0-0)?

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  • 65%
    Ravens
    (414 votes)
  • 34%
    Raiders
    (215 votes)
629 votes total Vote Now