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Week 1 NFL Power Rankings: Who opens the season on top?
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Week 1 NFL Power Rankings: Who opens the season on top?
Thursday September 10th, 2015

The Chiefs and Texans will kick off their respective seasons on Sunday in a game between two teams that barely missed the postseason last year. 

Kansas City went 9–7 last season but missed the playoffs for the third time in four seasons. The Chiefs added receiver Jeremy Maclin from Philadelphia, reuniting him with head coach Andy Reid, and retain much of their personnel including star running back Jamaal Charles and linebacker Justin Houston

Fresh off a stint on HBO's Hard Knocks, Houston looks to quarterback Brian Hoyer to steady the offense with running back Arian Foster sidelined. DeAndre Hopkins should blossom into Hoyer's top target with Andre Johnson off to Indianapolis, and J.J. Watt will again anchor a tough defense, with help from new defensive tackle Vince Wilfork, signed after 11 seasons with the Patriots.

How to watch

Details for Sunday's game are below

Kickoff: 1 p.m. ET
Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.
TV coverage: CBS
Radio: For a list of Chiefs affiliates, click here. For a list of Texans affiliates, click here.

Team schedules

Chiefs

Sept. 13: at Houston Texans, 1 p.m. EST

Sept. 17: vs. Denver Broncos, 8:25 p.m. EST

Sept. 28: at Green Bay Packers, 8:30 p.m. EST

Oct. 4: at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. EST

Oct. 11: vs. Chicago Bears, 1 p.m. EST

Oct. 18: at Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m. EST

Oct. 25: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 1 p.m. EST

Nov. 1: vs. Detroit Lions (in London), 9:30 a.m. EST

Nov. 15: at Denver Broncos, 4:25 p.m. EST

Nov. 22: at San Diego Chargers, 8:30 p.m. EST

​Nov. 29: vs. Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. EST

Dec. 6: at Oakland Raiders, 4:05 pm. EST

Dec. 13: vs. San Diego Chargers, 1 p.m. EST

Dec. 20: at Baltimore Ravens, 1 p.m. EST

Dec. 27: vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m. EST

Jan. 3: vs. Oakland Raiders, 1 p.m. EST

Texans

Sept. 13: vs Kansas City Chiefs, 1 p.m. ET

Sept. 20: at Carolina Panthers, 1 p.m. ET

Sept. 27: vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 1 p.m. ET

Oct. 4: at Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m. ET

Oct. 8: vs Indianapolis Colts, 8:25 p.m. ET

Oct. 18: at Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. ET

Oct. 25: at Miami Dolphins, 1 p.m. ET

Nov. 1: vs Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. ET

Nov. 8: BYE

Nov. 16: at Cincinnati Bengals, 8:30 p.m. ET

Nov. 22: vs New York Jets, 1 p.m. ET

Nov. 29: vs New Orleans Saints, 1 p.m. ET

Dec. 6: at Buffalo Bills, 1 p.m. ET

Dec. 13: vs New England Patriots, 1 p.m. ET

Dec. 20: at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m. ET

Dec. 27: at Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m. ET

Jan. 3: vs Jacksonville Jaguars, 1 p.m. ET

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