After a long offseason, the NFL finally gets the 2023 regular season underway with the NFL Kickoff Game between the Detroit Lions and the Kansas City Chiefs. The game will be played at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Chiefs enter the 2023 NFL season as the defending Super Bowl champions. With superstar quarterback Patrick Mahomes under center, the Chiefs are the favorites to repeat as champions. If that happens, it would be Kansas City’s third Super Bowl in five seasons. Looking to play spoiler on opening night will be the upstart Lions, the favorites to win the NFC North.
Kickoff between the Lions and Chiefs begins at 8:20 p.m. ET on Thursday, September 7. The game will air on NBC. Mike Tirico and Chris Collinsworth will be calling the action in the booth, with Melissa Stark providing reports from the sideline and former referee Terry McAulay weighing in on the rules. Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET with the NFL Kickoff Special on NBC. NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will stream live coverage of the game. Log in with your TV providers for access.
Additionally, Universo will air the Spanish-language broadcast of the game.
Watch the Detroit Lions vs. Kansas City Chiefs live stream on Peacock
For those football fans looking to stream the game, Lions vs. Chiefs is available on Peacock. There are two paid subscriptions on Peacock: Premium and Premium Plus. Premium costs $6/month, includes ads, and offers 80,000+ hours of TV programming, movies, and sports. Premium Plus costs $12/month, contains limited ads, and incorporates all of the features of Premium with the added ability to watch select titles offline.
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Though Sling TV has three paid plans, subscribers will need Sling Blue or Sling Orange + Blue to access NBC. Sling Orange does not include NBC. Sling Blue features NBC, alongside other channels such as Bravo, FX, Fox, and ABC. Sling Blue costs $45/month, and Sling Orange + Blue costs $60/month. New customers will receive 50% off the price for the first month.
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Watch the Detroit Lions vs. Kansas City Chiefs live stream on YouTube TV
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