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packers vs chiefsThe Kansas City Chiefs are set to face off against the Green Bay Packers in the closing game of the NFL preseason for both teams, as both squads look to get one last exhibition win before the regular season kicks off next week.

The key players for the both the Chiefs and the Packers are likely to see little to no laying time in order to help preserve the health of these key contributors before the regular season gets underway. In addition to maintaining the health of the starters, this will allow players lower on the depth chart one last opportunity to earn their spot on the 53 man roster.

So far this preseason, the Chiefs have played to a 1-2 record, while the Packers have played to a record of 2-1.

The Chiefs are looking to be a dominant¬†force within the AFC West with there biggest challenge for division supremacy being posed to the Chiefs coming from the Peyton Manning led Denver Broncos. Aside from the Broncos, the Chiefs will also be competing against the likes of the Oakland Raiders and ¬†San Diego Chargers in order to fight for a place in the playoffs. Overcoming the Broncos and the Chargers will be a difficult feat for Andy Reid’s Chiefs.

The Packers are looking to continue enjoy the success they have enjoyed over the years since Aaron Rodgers took over the job of starting quarterback and return to the playoffs. The biggest challenge the Packers will face this year from within their division will likely come from long time rivals, the Chicago Bears, who the Packers beat in week 17 last season to earn a spot in the playoffs. The Packers will also face the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions in the NFC North.

The line favors the Packers by 3 in a game with an over/under of 42.

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