A Snapshot Look into the Chiefs 2014 Schedule

Chiefs will face the Broncos, Patriots, Seahawks and 49ers next season

While it's not confirmed if Kansas City Chiefs fans will be watching today's AFC and NFC Championship Games, what we do know is that each of the four teams competing today, for a shot at Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2, are also on our 2014 schedule.

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Like usual, the Chiefs will play the Denver Broncos twice, next season; Kansas City will also welcome the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks to Arrowhead Stadium and pay a visit to San Francisco for a matchup with the 49ers. Dates and times for each of next season's games will be determined by the league at a later time.

Below is a breakdown of the Chiefs 2014 opponents and their record in 2013. Kansas City's 2014 schedule features 11 games against opponents that finished at or above .500. The total record of the club's opponents combined is 117-91 (.563).

Chiefs Home Opponents in 2014 - 2013 record - (Win %)

Denver Broncos 13-3 (.813)
San Diego Chargers 9-7 (.563)
Oakland Raiders 4-12 (.250)
New England Patriots 12-4 (.750)
New York Jets 8-8 (.500)
Tennessee Titans 7-9 (.438)
St. Louis Rams 7-9 (.438)
Seattle Seahawks 13-3 (.813)

Chiefs Road Opponents in 2014 - 2013 record - (Win %)

Denver Broncos 13-3 (.813)
San Diego Chargers 9-7 (.563)
Oakland Raiders 4-12 (.250)
Buffalo Bills 6-10 (.375)
Miami Dolphins 8-8 (.500)
Pittsburgh Steelers 8-8 (.500)
Arizona Cardinals 10-6 (.625)
San Francisco 49ers 12-4 (.750)

While the offseason may bring change to all 32 NFL teams, before next year's games, here's a quick look at the 2013 statistical leaders of the four teams playing today, months before facing the Chiefs in 2014.

AFC CHAMPIONSHIP: NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS AT DENVER BRONCOS

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REGULAR SEASON STAT LEADERS FOR THE PATRIOTS AND BRONCOS

PASSING    

Tom Brady: 380-628 for 4,343 yards, with 25 TDs and 11 INTs (87.3 passer rating)   

Peyton Manning: 450-659 for 5,477 yards, with 55 TDs and 10 INTs (115.1 passer rating)

RUSHING   

Stevan Ridley: 178 carries for 773 yards (4.3 avg.), with 7 TDs   

Knowshon Moreno: 241 carries for 1,038 yards (4.3), with 10 TDs

*RECEIVING *  

Julian Edelman: 105 receptions for 1,056 yards (10.1), with 6 TDs   

Demaryius Thomas: 92 receptions for 1,430 yards (15.5), with 14 TDs

OFFENSE

PATRIOTS: 384.5 yards per game avg.

BRONCOS: 457.3 yards per game avg.

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TAKE/GIVE   

PATRIOTS: Plus-9  

BRONCOS: 0

*DEFENSE   *

PATRIOTS: 373.1 yards per game allowed (avg.)

BRONCOS: 356.0 yards per game allowed (avg.)

*SACKS *  

Chandler Jones: 11.5    

Shaun Phillips: 10

*INTs *

Logan Ryan (5)

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie/Danny Trevathan/Chris Harris (3 each)

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*PUNT RETURNS *

Julian Edelman: 10.7 avg.  

Trindon Holliday: 8.5 avg.

KICK RETURNS

LeGarrette Blount: 29.1 avg.

Trindon Holliday: 27.7 avg.

PUNTING    

Ryan Allen: 45.9 avg.   

Britton Colquitt: 44.5 avg.

KICKING   

Stephen Gostkowski: 158 (44/44 PAT; 38/41 FG)    

Matt Prater: 150 (75/75 PAT; 25/26 FG)

NFC CHAMPIONSHIP: SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS AT SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

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REGULAR SEASON STAT LEADERS FOR THE 49ERS AND SEAHAWKS

*PASSING   *

Colin Kaepernick: 243-416 for 3,197 yards, with 21 TDs and 8 INTs (91.6 passer rating)   

Russell Wilson: 257-407 for 3,357 yards, 26 TDs and 9 INT (101.2 passer rating)

RUSHING   

Frank Gore: 276 carries for 1,128 yards (4.1 avg.), with 9 TDs   

Marshawn Lynch: 301 carries for 1,257 yards (4.2 avg.), with 12 TDs

RECEIVING     

Anquan Boldin: 85 receptions for 1,179 yards (13.9 avg.), with 7 TDs   

Golden Tate: 64 receptions for 898 yards (14.0 avg.) with 5 TDs

*OFFENSE   *

49ERS: 323.8 yards per game avg.

SEAHAWKS: 339.0 yards per game avg.

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*TAKE/GIVE *  

49ERS: Plus-12 

SEAHAWKS: Plus-20

*DEFENSE *

49ERS: 316.9 yards per game allowed (avg.)   

SEAHAWKS: 273.6 yards per game allowed (avg.)

*SACKS *  

Ahmad Brooks, Aldon Smith: 8.5    

Michael Bennett: 8.5

*INTs *

Tramaine Brock: 5    

Richard Sherman: 8

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PUNT RETURNS

LaMichael James: 10.9 avg.

Golden Tate: 11.5 avg.

*KICK RETURNS  *

LaMichael James: 26.8 avg.  

Jermaine Kearse: 21.8 avg.

PUNTING    

Andy Lee: 48.2 avg.

Jon Ryan: 42.7 avg.

KICKING    

Phil Dawson: 140 (44/44 PAT; 32/36 FG)  

Steven Hauschka: 143 (44/44 PAT; 33/35 FG)

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