Detroit Lions vs Kansas City Chiefs, NFL LIVE: Jared Goff & Co. jump out to 7-0 lead over Patrick Mahomes’ club after TD catch by Amon-Ra St. Brown

Jared Goff connected to WR Amon Ra St. Brown for the seasons first TD

St. Brown was coming across the middle on what appeared to be a drag route as Goff was untouched in the pocket. Following a successful extra point Detroit leads the game 7-0.

St. Brown broke out as one of the league’s best up-and-coming WRs last season and appears to be keeping the positive momentum going.

The Lions offense is cooking on their third drive

Detroit has picked up three first downs on this drive and are looking threatening.

Detroit picks up a first down conversion after faking a punt on fourth and short

 A direct snap to J.Reeves-Maybin went up the for a conversion on fourth and short. The Lions have become known for being aggressive on fourth down under coach Dan Campbell and are setting the tempo early

Mahomes first drive ends in a punt as well

The Chiefs were able to pick up a first down have Mahomes connected on a 10-yard pass to J.McKinnon but he was eventually could not keep the drive alive.

KC’s first play is a five yard run

 C.Edwards-Helaire took a toss to the right side for a five-yard gain.

Detroit’s first drive ends in a punt.

Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs offense will come out for their first drive of the season on their own 13 yard line.

Our first play of the season is a seven yard run

Detroit handed the ball up the middle to running back David Montgomery 

The game has kicked off and Detroit has the ball first to start the 2023 season

They will start things off on their own 25-yard line to a mountain of crowd noise.

Chris Jones is in the building

The Chiefs superstar defensive tackle is sitting in his own suite despite holding out in hopes of a larger contract. Jones has indicated he is willing to stay away from the team until Week 8.

The Chiefs have unveiled their latest championship banner

The massive banner across the top of the stadium now references last year’s Super Bowl victory and was applauded loudly by the Kansas City faithful in attendance.

Patrick Mahomes made a young fan’s day shortly before kickoff

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is in attendance for tonight’s season opener

Could Mahomes and other players be wearing much different helmets in a few years?

Spend the next 25 minutes until tonight’s kick off reading here to find out.

Jared Goff and the Lions were greeted by a large chorus of boos as they ran out of the tunnel

Arrowhead Stadium is known for being one of the loudest venues in the NFL and Detroit should be expecting to deal with a lot of noise this evening.

Tonight’s signal callers are looking dialed in as they go through warmups

Comedian and actor Keegan-Michael Key is in the house and pumped up for tonight’s game

Jared Goff is also looking to continue a historic streak

Goff currently has the fifth most consecutive passes without an interception in NFL history. He currently sits at the number 324 which is also the longest active streak in the league. The longest overall streak belongs to Aaron Rodgers at 402.

Mahomes and the Chiefs will look to continue making opening day history tonight

If the Chiefs can secure a win they will move to nine consecutive opening day wins. That will tie them for fourth all-time with the Chicago Bears for the longest streak in league history.

Mahomes himself will be looking to extend his streak of five straight opening day wins, He has picked up victories over the Arizona Cardinals, Cleveland Browns, Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Los Angeles Chargers.

As the clock ticks down for our kickoff scheduled for 8:20 pm est check out our preview for tonight’s game

The Chiefs and quarterback Patrick Mahomes will be without their top target in tonight’s opener

Superstar tight end Travis Kelce hyper extended his knee and suffered a bone bruise in practice earlier this week.

Hello and welcome to Daily Mail’s coverage of the NFL season opener

The Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs will be facing off against the Detroit Lions to kick off the 2023 season.