The 2017 NFL regular season fixtures kick off this Thursday, September 7th when the Super Bowl Champions the New England Patriots host the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium in a battle of 2016 AFC playoff teams.
The Chiefs and Patriots meet for the 35th time in series history – including a 2015 AFC Divisional contest (New England, 27-20) – with Kansas City holding a 17-14-3 advantage.
The Patriots have won their past eight home opening games played on ‘Kickoff Weekend’ and 12 of their past 13 overall in Week 1.
The New England side overcame a 25-point deficit to win their 5th Super Bowl title last January. They have won 8 consecutive division titles, the most in NFL history, while the Kansas City Chiefs won the AFC West in 2016 for the first time since 2010.
Weekend Regular Season – Week 1 Fixtures
Sunday, September 10th
Monday September 11th