Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/7/12
The Atlanta Falcons and Kansas City Chiefs begin their season at Arrowhead stadium on Sunday, September 9th.  Since 1990, the Chiefs have had a 25-9 record against NFC opponents at home. However this could be a game that goes Atlanta’s way.Here’s what to expect Sunday. Cornerbacks Brandon Flowers and Stanford Routt vs. wide receivers Julio Jones and Roddy White: The Chiefs' top cornerback, Brandon Flowers, has been missing in action since the start of training camp and didn’t play at all in preseason. He was working with the first-team in practice this week and will play, but will probably not be at 100 percent.Stanford Routt was brought in to replace Brandon Carr who went to Dallas because the Chiefs didn’t want to pay his price tag. He looked pretty good keeping Victor Cruz quiet on Wednesday. Routt is average at best, and the reserve cornerback, Jalil Brown, is still trying to find his way.Jones is a premier receiver in the making. White is a savvy veteran. The Falcons are expect...
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