The Kansas City Chiefs will visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 2 of the upcoming 2022 season, preparing for the Super Bowl LV replay in what will be the latest batch in the Patrick Mahomes–Tom Brady competition.
The NFL announced its week four game Thursday morning, before releasing the full regular season schedule later in the day.
The match will be the sixth meeting between Mahomes and Brady and will be broadcast on “Sunday Night Football” on NBC. Brady 3-2 in matches against Mahomes; He played three as a member of the New England Patriots and two with the Buccaneers.
The Bucs beat the Chiefs 31-9 in Super Bowl LV behind three touchdown passes from Brady, who was named Player of the Game and won his seventh career title. The Mahomes struggled in a Super Bowl loss, throwing two interceptions.
Mahomes, 26, passed for 4,839 yards and 37 touchdowns last season and led the Chiefs to their fourth consecutive trip to the AFC Championship, where they lost to the Cincinnati Bengals.
Brady, who turns 45 in August, led the league with 5,316 passing yards and 43 touchdowns in 2021, his second season with the Buccaneers.
The NFL has already announced several games for the 2022 season, including a football double header in the second week of Monday night, the 2022 International League Series games and one of three games on Christmas Day.
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