KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Chiefs will play two straight weeks on Sunday Night Football.
The league announced Tuesday morning that the Chiefs game on Sunday, Oct. 21, against the Cincinnati Bengals will now be played on Sunday Night Football.
The news was first reported by ESPN NFL reporter Adam Schefter.
Week 7, Oct. 21, the 4-1 Bengals and 5-0 Chiefs are being flexed to Sunday night, per source. Rams-49ers, which was scheduled for that night, will be moved to 4:25 pm. So it’ll be two straight Sunday night games for Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs. Bengals lone SNF appearance.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) October 9, 2018
The game, scheduled at Arrowhead Stadium, was originally scheduled for noon.
The game will mark the second straight week the team will play on Sunday night. The Chiefs play against the New England Patriots this Sunday in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
Both games are set for a 7:20 p.m. start on 41 Action News.