Chiefs-Chargers set for Week 11 in Mexico City

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The Chiefs were scheduled to play a Monday night game against the Rams in Mexico City in Week 11 of the 2018 season, but the game was moved to Los Angeles because of poor field conditions at Azteca Stadium.

Kansas City will be giving it another shot in Week 11 of this season.

The NFL announced some time ago that the Chiefs would be playing the Chargers in Mexico during the 2019 season and they announced the date and time of the game on Wednesday. It will be on Monday, November 18 with an 8:15 p.m. ET start on ESPN.

Azteca Stadium hosted games during the 2005, 2016 and 2017 seasons and there’s an agreement in place to continue playing games in Mexico City through the 2021 season.

29 responses to “Chiefs-Chargers set for Week 11 in Mexico City

  1. Guaranteed the Chiefs will play the Patriots in Foxboro the following week. Typical Patriot schedule involves playing their toughest opponent’s when they are coming off tough away games.

  2. If they can produce a decent playing surface. If what happened last year happens again the teams should refuse to go in the future. How many people bought airline and hotel tickets to go on this trip to see their team play and got screwed.There should be a class action lawsuit against the NFL by those fans. If the NFL had to reimburse all those fans i think they would think twice about having games in 3rd world country’s. If Mexican government doesn’t care enough to make sure the playing surface is safe then don’t go back.

  3. thetooloftools says:
    April 17, 2019 at 11:10 am
    When they move the Super Bowl out of the United States I will be done with the NFL.

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    They won’t. The only way that would happen is if the league were globalized, which will take some time. So long as all the teams are in the US there is no reason to have a Super Bowl outside the US.

    That said… why are people so afraid for the sport to be globalized to some extent. It’s a good thing if the rest of the world gets into football. Hockey, Baseball and Basketball all have their best leagues in North America but they are global sports.

  4. r8rsfan says:
    April 17, 2019 at 11:29 am
    Division game in Mexico – not a great idea.

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    It’s generally not fair for sure, but if the Chargers are the home team it’s not terrible for them. if the Cheifs are the home team, that would be tough.

  5. vaphinfan says:
    April 17, 2019 at 11:16 am
    Guaranteed the Chiefs will play the Patriots in Foxboro the following week. Typical Patriot schedule involves playing their toughest opponent’s when they are coming off tough away games.

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    Would that really be meaningful though? Last time the Patriots played in Mexico City your Dolphins got them the following week. How much of an advantage did the Dolphins enjoy in that game they lost 35-17?

  6. vaphinfan says:
    April 17, 2019 at 11:16 am
    Guaranteed the Chiefs will play the Patriots in Foxboro the following week. Typical Patriot schedule involves playing their toughest opponent’s when they are coming off tough away games.

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    That’s not true. The schedule is fair from that perspective if you look at that scenario for all the teams. It happens sometimes for everyone.

  7. Last season both teams were scheduled to have their bye weeks after the Mexico game, my guess is they’ll do that again as they do with most international games.

  8. Thornbird says:
    April 17, 2019 at 11:42 am
    vaphinfan says:
    April 17, 2019 at 11:16 am
    Guaranteed the Chiefs will play the Patriots in Foxboro the following week. Typical Patriot schedule involves playing their toughest opponent’s when they are coming off tough away games.

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    Would that really be meaningful though? Last time the Patriots played in Mexico City your Dolphins got them the following week. How much of an advantage did the Dolphins enjoy in that game they lost 35-17?
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    You mean when the Dolphins played an away game on West coast in Oakland right before and what was supposed to be a tough opponent when the schedule was released?

  9. How about this for a concept. Home teams play home games at home stadium. If you want football in Mexico and England, then give them a team. But divisional game between 2 of the best in the conference not at home is just plain dumb. If they want to watch NFL in other countries, get cable or satellite.

  10. love how for the 3rd straight year the Pats end the season with 2 home games…..not to mention they are against the lowly Dolphins and Bills

  11. southforidaslayer says:

    Keep NFL in America
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    If the NFL doesn’t go after the global market some other league will. So I cant blame a bunch of smart business men owners for branding their product and protecting their league by trying to broaden their reach. Not that I like it – but I can understand the reasons.

  12. seahawks80 says:
    April 17, 2019 at 1:52 pm
    love how for the 3rd straight year the Pats end the season with 2 home games…..not to mention they are against the lowly Dolphins and Bills

    The last 2 games rarely matter.

  13. Will the league install a new field for them in time for the game? its ridiculous losing a home game just for foreigners to watch.

  14. This Sucks. I hate it when my team has to play stupid international games. especially when the NFL cant even make sure the field is in good enough shape to play on.

  15. The Chargers would rather play KC in Mex than LA. Did you see all the red in LA last year? It was like a home game for KC.

  16. vaphinfan says:
    April 17, 2019 at 12:09 pm
    Thornbird says:
    April 17, 2019 at 11:42 am
    vaphinfan says:
    April 17, 2019 at 11:16 am
    Guaranteed the Chiefs will play the Patriots in Foxboro the following week. Typical Patriot schedule involves playing their toughest opponent’s when they are coming off tough away games.

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    Would that really be meaningful though? Last time the Patriots played in Mexico City your Dolphins got them the following week. How much of an advantage did the Dolphins enjoy in that game they lost 35-17?
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    You mean when the Dolphins played an away game on West coast in Oakland right before and what was supposed to be a tough opponent when the schedule was released?

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    The week before the Raiders were in Mexico with the Patriots. Dolphins had a bye.

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