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NFL Reveals First-Ever Amazon Thursday Night Matchup

Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker watches his kick.

INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 20: Kicker Harrison Butker #7 of the Kansas City Chiefs watches his game-tying field goal against the Los Angeles Chargers during the fourth quarter at SoFi Stadium on September 20, 2020 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Just last week, the NFL announced when the official schedule for the 2022 season would be announced.

Yes, it was an announcement about an announcement. However, NFL fans have been waiting months to learn who their respective teams would be playing - and when.

Well, during the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday night, the first game of the season - a Week 2 contest - was announced. Kansas City Chiefs legend Tony Gonzalez and Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler walked out onto the stage.

That was a major hint for football fans.

The Chargers and Chiefs will face off in the first ever Thursday Night Football game that will be broadcast on Amazon.

Both the Chiefs and Chargers re-loaded in the offseason and should be two of the most dangerous teams in the league next year.

That Thursday night game can't come soon enough.