Away from the field, Chiefs players square off against a different kind of competition

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs normally line-up on the gridiron, but they found themselves on a different playing field Tuesday. This time the Chiefs found themselves up against GI Joe.

A handful of Chiefs players grabbed a controller and played Call of Duty against members of the military stationed in Afghanistan and Germany, plus two wounded warriors.

β€œIt's Pro vs. GI Joe and it's real simple. Putting the best athletes in the world against the best of our troops all over the world,” said Pro vs. GI Joe founder Greg Zinone.

While the players may be at the top of their football game, the video game is a whole new ballgame.

β€œI've never played this before, but I've got the shoot, run, and duck buttons, so it's not helping too much because they have strategy and know how to hide,” said defensive back Kurt Coleman.

The Pro vs. GI Joe organization travels around to stadiums across the country. It sets up TVs and video game consoles at each location to let some of the best athletes relax and play video games with troops.