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Sep 24, 2017; Landover, MD, USA; Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins (8) is sacked by Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack (52) in the second quarter at FedEx Field. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Preview: The Undefeated Chiefs Host the 2-1 Redskins

Tonight on Monday Night Football, the 2-1 Redskins visit the 3-0 Chiefs. Coverage of the game will start at 7:45 p.m. on ESPN Gainesville, and kickoff will begin at 8:30 p.m.

Last week’s results

The Chiefs won their game last week against the Chargers 24-10. Although the score differential seems large, the Chargers put up more total yards than the Chiefs; 330-311. The major difference in the game was turnovers. The Chiefs forced three interceptions from Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers and allowed no touchdowns without turning the ball over once.

The Redskins won their last game against the Raiders by a similar scoreline, 27-10. However, Washington put up 472 total yards to Oakland’s 128. Quarterback Kirk Cousins had a tremendous outing, throwing for 365 yards and three touchdowns on 25-of-30 attempts.

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Jul 28, 2017; Richmond, VA, USA; Former Gators tight end Jordan Reed catches the ball on the sidelines during drills on day two of Redskins training camp at Bon Secours Washington Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Injuries

The Redskins have a number of players listed as questionable for today’s game, including Will Compton (ankle), Jamison Crowder (hamstring), Mason Foster (shoulder), Rob Kelley (rib), Jordan Reed (rib/sternum) and D.J. Swearinger (hamstring).

Redskins tackle Ty Nsekhe is sidelined for up to six weeks after undergoing surgery to correct a core-muscle injury on Sept. 24.

The Chiefs have fewer questionable players for the game, with Eric Fisher (back) and Kevin Pierre-Louis (groin) listed.

The Coaches’ takes

Chiefs head coach Andy Reid is looking forward to hosting the Redskins on Monday Night Football.

Redskins head coach Jay Gruden is focused on tonight’s game and gives his thoughts on the upcoming bye week for Washington.

The Chiefs have won six consecutive games against Washington, dating back to 1983. The series overall record is 8-1 in favor of Kansas City.

The Redskins and Chiefs will kick off tonight at 8:30 p.m. We will have coverage of the game starting at 7:45 p.m. on ESPN 98.1 FM/ 850 AM WRUF.

About Joseph Erickson

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