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The Texans take on the Titans at noon, but first you can watch the Lions v. Chiefs in London. Join the action and talk about it right here on Battle Red Blog.

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NFL London continues the series today with a tilt between the Detroit Lions and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Detroit Lions (1-6)

The Lions have struggled this year, and anchor the bottom of the NFC North.  They are hoping this trip across "the Pond" will give them a clean slate to turn the season around.

Kansas City Chiefs (2-5)

The Chiefs lost star running back Jamaal Charles for the year with a knee injury, and they are currently in third place in the AFC West behind the undefeated Denver Broncos and the rising Oakland Raiders.

Here is the game preview from detroitlions.com:

HISTORY

The Lions and Chiefs meet for the 13th time in team history, this time as participants in the NFL’s International Series in London. The Last time the Lions and Chiefs met was back in 2011 when he Lions claimed a 48-3 victory at Ford Field. Kansas City leads the all-time series, 7-5.

BY THE NUMBERS

0-3: The Chiefs haven’t won a game this year when trailing after the first quarter.

4: The Lions rank just 21st in the NFL with four interceptions through seven games. They finished the 2014 season with 20 interceptions.

21.5: Career sacks for Ziggy Ansah, which leaves him one sack short of Ndamukong Suh’s (22) franchise record for a player in his first three seasons with the team.

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