Chiefs Coach Andy Reid on MNF: "It's Going to Be Electric"

The Chiefs host their first of three primetime games at Arrowhead Stadium this year on Monday night

The rest of the country is going to become pretty familiar with the Kansas City Chiefs over the next five weeks as they will play in four primetime games during that span, including the Monday Night Football matchup with the Washington Redskins this week.

It's the first of three primetime games the Chiefs will have at Arrowhead Stadium this year.

"I think it's a compliment to the organization and the city," Chiefs coach Andy Reid said earlier this week. "It's quite an honor to be picked for a Monday night game. So, you kind of earn that respect, both us and Washington to have that chance, and you're playing against a team that's playing really good football.

"They're coming off a big win, and they're well-coached. I think the fans are going to love this, and they're going to fill up Arrowhead."

The Redskins beat the previously-undefeated Oakland Raiders last Sunday, 27-10.

The Chiefs, who are 8-1 all-time against the Redskins, have won 19 of their last 24 regular-season games at Arrowhead.

"It's one of those nights where it's going to be a great football game and it's going to be electric with the fans," Reid added. "That's what this league is all about. There's so much parity in this league that it gives every city an opportunity to have this, but you have to earn that right and our city has done that."

Last summer, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, who oversees the schedule and its release, spoke about the fact that the Chiefs were given more primetime games this year than anyone else.

"I personally think it's a great tribute to the national attractiveness of the Kansas City Chiefs," Goodell told "I'll tell you, every network talks about broadcasting a game from [Arrowhead Stadium] because it's such a great atmosphere. I can't emphasize to you enough the importance of how that passion of the fans comes through the television screen.

"We're a game where that passion is felt through the broadcast and people are like, "Wow, that sea of red…it's just a great setting."

"The last place you want to be. The only place you want to be." — Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) September 12, 2017

Here is the Chiefs' remaining primetime schedule (Bold indicates a home game):

Week 4 | Monday, October 2 | vs. Washington Redskins | 7:30 p.m. CT | ESPN

Week 5 | Sunday, October 8 | at Houston Texans* | 7:30 p.m. CT | NBC

Week 7 | Thursday, October 19 | at Oakland Raiders | 7:25 p.m. CT |CBS/NFLN/Amazon

Week 8 | Monday, October 30 | vs. Denver Broncos | 7:30 p.m. CT | ESPN

Week 15 | Saturday, December 16 | vs. Los Angeles Chargers | 7:30 p.m. | NFLN

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