However, the Patriots look to get their season back on track in this upcoming game and make a statement over a Chiefs team that not only embarrassed them on their banner night last season but looks to be the team to beat in the AFC. Both led to important Patriots field goals.
Gronkowski only caught three passes for 97 yards, but timing matters here.
But Kansas City kept coming.
With Kansas City coming to Foxboro Sunday night, Ninkovich was asked about the Rob Gronkowski-vs- Kelce debate on XTRA 1360 in San Diego Friday morning, and he didn't mince words.
After analyzing Chiefs vs. Patriots from every possible angle, Roberts released a strong point-spread pick over at SportsLine. Gronk picked up 42 on the play on a drive which finished with a 50-yard field goal by Stephen Gostkowski.
It was his second career 100-yard game, and his third consecutive game with over 90 rushing yards. There was only one punt in the game.
The Chiefs next face the Bengals on Sunday, while the Patriots take on the Bears next week. New England's last streak of six consecutive games with an INT was in 2013. Brown was slowed this week by a knee injury.
Edelman returned from a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances in the victory over Indianapolis.
The Chiefs return home to host Cincinnati.