NFL Week 2 preview
EAGLES (1-0) AT KANSAS CITY (1-0) Sunday, 1 p.m., Fox OPENING LINE: Chiefs by 4½ SERIES: Eagles, 4-3 LAST MEETING: Chiefs, 26-16, 2013 EAGLES OFFENSE: OVERALL (11), RUSH (24), PASS (5) EAGLES DEFENSE: OVERALL (10), RUSH (10T), PASS (15) CHIEFS OFFENSE: OVERALL (1), RUSH (2), PASS (1) CHIEFS DEFENSE: OVERALL (24), RUSH (22), PASS (17) FANTASY TIP: Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill has shown explosiveness whether on runs or receptions and must be in anyone’s lineup. ETC:. Eagles have won three of past four meetings, including last two at Arrowhead Stadium . ... Eagles coach Doug Pederson was Chiefs offensive coordinator under Andy Reid from 2013-15. Pederson was Reid’s first Eagles QB in 1999 . ... QB Carson Wentz is 4-0 in September . ... Nelson Agholor had career-high six receptions for 86 yards in Week 1 . ... WR Alshon Jeffery has 26 receptions for 426 yards vs. AFC teams . ... DT Fletcher Cox has five sacks and forced fumble in past five games vs. AFC . ... LB Jordan Hicks has 12 takeaways (seven interceptions, five fumble recoveries) in his first 25 games . ... S Rodney McLeod is one of five defensive backs to start every regular-season game (65) since 2013 . ... S Corey Graham has played in 158 consecutive regular-season games, second-longest
Chiefs rookie Kareem Hunt (27) debuted with 246 yards from scrimmage last week against the Patriots.
active streak among DBs, trailing only William Gay (161) . ... Chiefs are 23-9 at home under Reid . ... RB Kareem Hunt set rookie debut record with 246 yards from scrimmage . ... Hill has 60-plus yard TD in five consecutive games . ... LB Justin Houston had career-high 4½ sacks in last meeting . ... DT Bennie Logan spent first four seasons with Eagles . ... CB Marcus Peters leads NFL with 14 interceptions since 2015.
OPENING LINE: Cards by 3½ SERIES: Colts, 18-17 FANTASY TIP: Carson Palmer and Larry Fitzgerald could have big days given weakness Colts showed in secondary, and absence of RB David Johnson to provide balance. ETC.: Last time Arizona coach Bruce Arians was on Indy sideline, he welcomed back Colts coach Chuck Pagano from leukemia battle . ... Fitzgerald is No. 9 on NFL’s yards receiving list, 118 yards ahead of former Colts star Reggie Wayne . ... Palmer needs three TD passes to join Fran Tarkenton, Kurt Warner and Peyton Manning as only NFL players to throw 100 with two teams.
OPENING LINE: Steelers by 7 SERIES: Vikings, 9-8 LAST MEETING: Vikings, 3427, 2013 FANTASY TIP: Steelers WR Martavis Bryant has way of finding end zone at Heinz Field. Bryant has scored 11 times in 12 home games. ETC.: Vikings QB Sam Bradford is 11-8 vs. AFC teams . ... Minnesota is 2-1 in road openers under coach Mike Zimmer . ... Pittsburgh is 9-1 in home openers under coach Mike Tomlin. ... Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger’s next 300-yard passing game will be 50th in career . ... Le’Veon Bell’s 32 yards rushing in opener tied career low.