Ailing Chiefs get tough assignment against Patriots

Why to watch
The Patriots win the games they're supposed to win, and this looks like another division-title season. The Chiefs lose the games they're likely to lose, and it could be uncomfortable come end-of-the-season review time. The Chiefs might not have an answer for New England's tight ends.

Inside story
This was supposed to be a homecoming game for Matt Cassel, coming back to New England where he earned that big contract from the Chiefs in the first place. Now, you just have to wonder if Bill Belichick decides to show some mercy on his old front-office pupil, Scott Pioli, and former coordinator, Romeo Crennel, if this games starts getting lopsided as many Chiefs games tend to do.

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