Chiefs, Ravens to kick off 2024 NFL season as Kansas City looks to 3-peat


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The Kansas City Chiefs will start their quest for a 3rd consecutive championship towards the Baltimore Ravens because the NFL introduced its opener to the 2024 season on Monday.

The Chiefs and Ravens will battle on Thursday, Sept. 5. Will probably be a rematch of the 2023 AFC Championship that noticed Kansas Metropolis oust Baltimore 17-10. The sport shall be performed at Arrowhead Stadium.

The Chiefs had a 17-7 lead in that recreation going into halftime and solely allowed a Justin Tucker discipline objective within the second half.

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Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, #15, passes the ball through the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs recreation versus the Baltimore Ravens within the AFC Championship Sport on Jan. 28, 2024 at M&T Financial institution Stadium in Baltimore. (Mark Goldman/Icon Sportswire through Getty Pictures)

“The stage is about,” the Chiefs’ X account posted after the announcement.

The Ravens celebrated that they had been “kicking off the NFL season.”

Kansas Metropolis is recent off of one other Tremendous Bowl victory. The group got here again to defeat the San Francisco 49ers and develop into the primary group for the reason that 2003 and 2004 New England Patriots to win back-to-back Tremendous Bowl titles. No group has received three straight Tremendous Bowl titles.

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Drue Tranquil breathes down Lamar Jackson's neck

Lamar Jackson, #8 of the Baltimore Ravens, makes an attempt to throw a go as Drue Tranquill, #23 of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, defends through the AFC Championship NFL soccer recreation at M&T Financial institution Stadium on Jan. 28, 2024 in Baltimore. (Kara Durrette/Getty Pictures)

Baltimore final received a Tremendous Bowl through the 2012 season – mockingly, over the 49ers. Their look within the AFC Championship Sport towards the Chiefs was their first since that season. John Harbaugh has been the top coach by means of all of the ups and downs since 2008.

The Chiefs are awaiting potential self-discipline towards Rashee Rice because the vast receiver was concerned in a crash in Texas in April. The group has since drafted Xavier Worthy as a possible alternative. Kansas Metropolis additionally acquired Marquise Brown within the offseason.

The Ravens loaded up on offense with the signing of working again Derrick Henry. The group additionally added assistance on the offensive line in Josh Jones. 

Lamar Jackson is the reigning NFL MVP. He had 3,678 passing yards, 24 passing touchdowns, 821 speeding yards and 5 speeding touchdowns.

Patrick Mahomes meets Lamar Jackson

Lamar Jackson, #8 of the Baltimore Ravens, speaks with Patrick Mahomes, #15 of the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs, after an NFL recreation at M&T Financial institution Stadium on Sept. 19, 2021 in Baltimore. (Cooper Neill/Getty Pictures)

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Final season, the Chiefs opened up the yr at residence towards the Detroit Lions. The Lions edged the Chiefs 21-20. Nonetheless, Kansas Metropolis bounced again and received the Tremendous Bowl.

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