Chiefs

SportsBeat KC podcast: Why we’re picking Chiefs to beat Oakland Raiders, even on dirt

Which Chiefs player will be the one to watch on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders? One A-team members says Travis Kelce.
Which Chiefs player will be the one to watch on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders? One A-team members says Travis Kelce. The Star

The A-team — that’s Vahe Gregorian, Sam Mellinger, Blair Kerkhoff and Sam McDowell — got together Thursday at Big O Tires in the Northland to preview the Sunday Chiefs at Oakland game.

With the Raiders scheduled to move to Las Vegas next season, this is likely the final game the Chiefs will play at Coliseum, which also doubles as a baseball field, so there will be dirt.

Both teams are coming off victories and the winner will have an upper hand in the AFC West.

Hear our picks for who will have the biggest game this weekend. Hint: Two picked offensive players, two picked defensive players. Plus: Sam Mellinger lists his favorite things about Coliseum.

Read the stories we discussed:

Can Mecole Hardman replace Tyreek Hill in Chiefs’ offense? That’s not his objective: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article235029502.html

Patrick Mahomes good to go Sunday. Tyreek Hill is not. How the Chiefs will adjust: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article234971172.html

Chiefs film review: Here are four plays Patrick Mahomes probably wants back: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article234963882.html

Chiefs’ game in Oakland will mark the end of an era ... for NFL fields: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article235005652.html

Get access to all of The Star’s stories by signing up now for a digital subscription. Use the kansascity.com/sportsbeatkcoffer link to get a 40% discount.

Thanks to our sponsor, Big O Tires.

  Comments