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How to watch Chiefs vs. Raiders on Christmas Day

Everything you need to know to watch the Chiefs take on the Raiders in Week 16.

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NFL: DEC 12 Raiders at Chiefs Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Game

For the NFL’s Week 16, two longtime AFC West rivals — the Kansas City Chiefs and Las Vegas Raiders — will open a Christmas Day tripleheader on GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. The 9-5 Chiefs will be hoping to register another of the four straight wins they will need to stay in contention for the AFC’s top postseason seed — while the 6-8 Raiders need a win to maintain even a prayer of making the playoffs.

The two teams last met during Week 12 in Allegiant Stadium, where Kansas City collected a 31-17 victory that extended its current winning streak against the Raiders to six games. Since then, Las Vegas has ridden a roller coaster. After the bye week, the Raiders and Minnesota Vikings barely escaped becoming the first teams to ever go into overtime tied at 0-0. Only a Vikings field goal with just under two minutes remaining prevented that — but handed Las Vegas a 3-0 loss. A week later, the Raiders set a franchise scoring record when they recorded a 63-21 blowout over the Los Angeles Chargers on “Thursday Night Football.”

Since Week 12, it hasn’t exactly been sunshine and roses for the Chiefs, either. Kansas City registered an unexpected 27-19 road loss to the Green Bay Packers — and was then dealt its fourth loss in six games when the Buffalo Bills grabbed a 20-17 win at Arrowhead. But in Week 15, the Chiefs got back on track with a 27-17 win over the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.

Despite recent struggles on offense, the Chiefs currently rank 10th in scoring — and continue to field one of the league’s top defenses. Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo’s group now ranks third in points allowed. Las Vegas has now gone 3-3 under interim head coach Antonio Pierce. Over the season, the team ranks 24th in scoring and 10th in points given up.

Nuts and bolts

  • Location: GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Playing surface: Natural grass
  • Game time: Noon Arrowhead Time, Monday, December 25, 2023
  • Weather forecast: 37° and cloudy, 15% chance of rain, winds W at 14 mph
  • Matchup history: 71-53-2 Chiefs (regular season)
  • Odds: Chiefs -10.5, per DraftKings Sportsbook
  • Officials: Referee Clete Blakeman (34), umpire Scott Campbell (127), down judge Dana McKenzie (8), line judge Julian Mapp (10), field judge Terry Brown (43), side judge Lo van Pham (99), back judge Jonah Monroe (120), replay official Chad Adams and replay assistant Ken Hall
  • Pageantry: Colors: Overland Park, Kansas Police Department. National Anthem: Britney Holmes. Flyover: KC-135 Stratotankers from McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita, Kansas. Drum Deck Honoree: former Chiefs linebacker Gary Spani.
  • Television broadcast: with Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson on KCTV (CBS/5-Kansaas City), Chiefs Mobile App, KLAS (CBS/8-Las Vegas) and all CBS affiliates nationwide
  • Online Stream: Fubo.TV, Paramount+
  • 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 Kike Morales, Oscar Monterroso and Hannah Bassham on KCWJ (1030 AM-Kansas City), KSSA (105.9 FM-Garden City) and KGHF (99.7 HD2-Wichita), Chiefs Mobile App, Tico-Sports.com and NFL Game Pass
  • Raiders radio broadcast: with Jason Horowitz and Lincoln Kennedy on KRLV (920 AM-Las Vegas) and KOMP (92.3 FM-Las Vegas) and Raiders Radio Network affiliates
  • SiriusXM broadcast: Channel 225
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What you need to know in the stadium

  • Parking lots open: 7:30 a.m.
  • Stadium gates open: 10 a.m.
  • Parking passes: All parking passes must be purchased in advance at www.Chiefs.com; payments will not be accepted at the parking toll gates.
  • Cashless Arrowhead: All concession stands and retail points of sale are completely cashless. In addition to traditional scan and chip reader options for credit/debit cards, all fixed points of sale offer mobile tap or scan payment options, including Chiefs Pay, Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay. In-stadium hawkers and vendors are credit card only.
  • Clear bags, permitted items: The NFL’s clear bag policy is in place for all events at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. Fans can visit www.Chiefs.com/stadium/clearbag for important information on the clear bag policy and a complete list of permitted and prohibited items. In 2023, Guests will experience a more seamless entry through the CEIA OPENGATE security screening technology at all stadium entry gates this season. As guests approach the stadium, they should keep items in their pockets and/or clear bags as they pass through the new advanced screening devices while following the direction of security personnel. All fans should keep moving through the screening gates at a normal pace, as there is no need to wait for the person in front or to stop unless otherwise directed.
  • COVID-19: Masks are no longer required in indoor spaces. But per Kansas City, Missouri Health Department recommendation, masks are encouraged. Fans should stay home if they are sick, showing COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19. If you become ill and can’t attend the game, you can resell or transfer your tickets.

2023 Schedule

Wk
1
Thu
Sep 7
Lions GEHA Field at Arrowhead
Kansas City
Lost
21-20
Wk
2
Sun
Sep 17
@Jaguars EverBank Stadium
Jacksonville
Won
17-9
Wk
3
Sun
Sep 24
Bears GEHA Field at Arrowhead
Kansas City
Won
41-10
Wk
4
Sun
Oct 1
@Jets MetLife Stadium
East Rutherford, NJ
Won
23-20
Wk
5
Sun
Oct 8
@Vikings U.S. Bank Stadium
Minneapolis
Won
27-20
Wk
6
Thu
Oct 12
Broncos GEHA Field at Arrowhead
Kansas City
Won
19-8
Wk
7
Sun
Oct 22
Chargers GEHA Field at Arrowhead
Kansas City
Won
31-17
Wk
8
Sun
Oct 29
@Broncos Empower Field
Denver
Lost
24-9
Wk
9
Sun
Nov 5
Dolphins Frankfurt Stadium
Germany
Won
21-14
Wk
10
BYE - - -
Wk
11
Mon
Nov 20
Eagles GEHA Field at Arrowhead
Kansas City
Lost
21-17
Wk
12
Sun
Nov 26
@Raiders Allegiant Stadium
Las Vegas
Won
31-17
Wk
13
Sun
Dec 3
@Packers Lambeau Field
Green Bay
Lost
27-19
Wk
14
Sun
Dec 10
Bills GEHA Field at Arrowhead
Kansas City
Lost
20-17
Wk
15
Sun
Dec 17
@Patriots Gillette Stadium
Foxborough, MA
Won
27-17
Wk
16
Mon
Dec 25
Raiders GEHA Field at Arrowhead
Kansas City
CBS
Noon
Wk
17
Sun
Dec 31
Bengals GEHA Field at Arrowhead
Kansas City
CBS
3:25 p.m.
Wk
18
TBA @Chargers SoFi Stadium
Los Angeles
TBA
TBA

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