KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (4-6)
VS PITTSBURGH STEELERS (7-3)
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2011 - 7:20 PM (CENTRAL)
ARROWHEAD STADIUM - KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI
KSHB 41 (in Kansas City)
Play-by-play: Al Michaels - Color Commentator: Chris Collinsworth
Chiefs FOX Football Radio Network
KCFX-FM (101.1 FM in Kansas City)
Play-by-play: Mitch Holthus Color Commentator: Len Dawson Sideline Reporter: Kendall Gammon
LA CASA DE LOS KANSAS CITY CHIEFS
KDTD (La GranD 1340 AM in Kansas City)
Play-by-play: Enrique Morales, Oscar Monterroso and Ricardo Soto.
Sunday Night Football returns to Kansas City and Arrowhead Stadium this week for the first time since the Chiefs hosted Buffalo (10/26/03). It will mark the second primetime game at Arrowhead Stadium after the team played San Diego (10/31) on Monday Night Football. Kansas City will be making its third primetime appearance of the season.
Kansas City enters Sunday’s contest against Pittsburgh with a 4-6 record. Last week, the Chiefs fell 34-3 at New England (11/21) on Monday Night Football. Pittsburgh enjoyed a bye week last week, but registered a 24-17 victory at Cincinnati (11/13) in its last contest to improve its record to 7-3.
The Chiefs defense finished the day with 3.0 sacks at New England (11/21), tying for the club’s highest mark of the season. DE
The Chiefs defense has intercepted 13 passes to tie for third in the NFL. Kansas City is on pace for 25 pickoffs, the club’s highest total since getting 25 in 2003. CB
Kansas City begins a two-game road stretch next week with a contest at Chicago (12/4). The Chiefs follow that with a contest at the N.Y. Jets (12/11). Pittsburgh returns home to host Cincinnati (12/4).
Kansas City is 10-17-0 (.370) all-time in regular season and postseason action against Pittsburgh since the teams first met in ’70. The Steelers hold a 9-6 (.600) mark in games played in Kansas City, including a 9-5 (.357) record in contests at Arrowhead Stadium. Nine of the last 10 games in the series have been played in Kansas City with the Chiefs winning the last two. It marked the first time in series history that the Chiefs had won back-toback contests against the Steelers in Kansas City.
In the most recent contest between the two clubs, Kansas City pulled out a 27-24 overtime victory vs. Pittsburgh (11/22/09). K
The Chiefs won the lone postseason game, claiming an AFC Wild Card Game vs. Pittsburgh (1/8/94) with a 27-24 overtime win. Kansas City tied the game with a QB Joe Montana TD pass with 1:43 left in the fourth quarter.