Pats visit KC
KANSAS CITY (AP) — Tonight’s NFL game is being played in Kansas City as the Chiefs entertain the Patriots. Visiting New England is 2-1 on the season while the Chiefs are 1-2. The last time these teams met was in 2011 when the Patriots prevailed 34-3. In their series the Chiefs have the lead 16-13 with three ties. Tonight’s game marks the fourth time the Chiefs and Patriots have met in a Monday Night game with the Pats having won all three previous encounters.
This evening’s game features two of the winningest quarterbacks over the last few seasons as Tom Brady of the Patriots is 38-12 since 2011, second-best record among QBs with at least 20 starts. Chiefs QB Alex Smith is third at 31-10-1.
Of note, the Chiefs are missing four starters to injury, including a pair of Pro Bowl players in linebacker Derrick Johnson and safety Eric Berry.