Chiefs 2012 Opponents

Here are the opponents the Chiefs will face in the 2012 season based on the NFL schedule formula:


Oakland, Denver and San Diego – the AFC West brothers will return yet again to Arrowhead Stadium. The Broncos, Raiders and Chargers all finished 8-8. Denver earned first place and a spot in the playoffs

Atlanta – (10-6 and wildcard team from NFC South) – The Falcons will make their first visit to Arrowhead since October 2004, when the Chiefs crushed them, 56-10.

Baltimore – (12-4 and AFC North champions) – The Ravens came to Kansas City for the playoffs last January. The last time they visited during the regular season was December 2006 when they won 20-10.

Carolina – (6-10, third place NFC South) – The Panthers last came to K.C. in September 2004, when they left with a 28-17 victory.

Cincinnati – (9-7, wildcard team from AFC North) – The Bengals were at Arrowhead last in October 2007, losing 27-20.

Indianapolis – (2-14, last place in AFC South) – After four straight trips by the Chiefs to Indy, the Colts come to K.C. for the first time since Halloween 2004, when the Chiefs won 45-35.


Oakland, Denver and San Diego – the AFC West return matches.

Buffalo – (6-10, fourth place team from AFC East) – The last time the Chiefs were in Buffalo was November 2008 when they lost to the Bills 14-3.

Cleveland – (4-12, fourth place team from the AFC North) – It was the 2010 season when the Chiefs last visited Cleveland, in the second week of the season and left with a 16-14 victory.

New Orleans – (13-3, winner NFC South) – The Chiefs last visit to the Big Easy was in 2004, when they dropped a 27-20 decision to the Saints.

Pittsburgh – (12-4, wildcard team out of AFC North) – Over the years, the Chiefs have seen Heinz Field only one time and that was in 2006, when they fell 45-7 in one of the largest margin of defeats in team history.

Tampa Bay – (4-12, fourth place team from NFC South) – It was 2004 when the Chiefs last played in Tampa Bay, losing 34-31.

3 Responses to “Chiefs 2012 Opponents”

  • January 2, 2012  - Chiefs Close Out Season By Beating Broncos : says:

    [...] CHIEFS OPPONENTS FOR 2012 SEASON [...]

  • January 2, 2012  - Mike says:

    10-6 or 9-7 next year, unless Pioli does something to earn all those big bucks he makes.

  • January 2, 2012  - Chuck says:

    If we get everybody healthy, have a great draft and pick up some key players in free agency we could conceivably go 10-6 like last year.

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