A convenient COVID absence favors the Kansas City Chiefs by more than a touchdown according to Las Vegas oddsmakers.
The likely win serves as a welcomed break for the team that has continually disappointment fans this season.
A money line from a recent critique . . .
"Everything about this Chiefs team just feels off."
Moreover . . .
Today's likely victory raises a more important question . . .
Will a win over a COVID-inflicted team restore confidence in QB Patrick Mahomes after doubts about his 'greatness' have emerged?!?!
The star QB now leads the league with 10 interceptions and even amid a slump there's concern about his leadership . . . Especially after he bragged about going undefeated this season.
There is the very real possibility that other teams have "figured him out" and his invincibility was oversold to gullible fanboys.
Worse still, Patrick Mahomes isn’t the only Kansas City Chiefs star in the midst of career crisis.
Today's performance might only further speculation amid an uneven contest.
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If the National Football League season were to end today, then the Kansas City Chiefs would miss the playoffs. That's right, the team with Patrick Mahomes II, Tyreek Hill, Travis Kelce and Andy Reid would not be playing in the postseason. A lot has been made over the Chiefs' unusually poor start to the season....
Although the Kansas City Chiefs beat the New York Giants on Monday to bring their record to an even 4-4, it's undeniable that quarterback Patrick Mahomes is in a slump. Since Week 5, the normally unstoppable K.C.
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There's no doubt Patrick Mahomes has underwhelmed over the first half of the 2021 season. His newfound penchant for turning the ball over certainly qualifies as perplexing given his track record of making smart decisions.
Actress Shailene Woodley criticized the media, saying it's "grasping at straws," amid the revelation her fiancé, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, isn't vaccinated against Covid-19. On Saturday, Woodley posted to her Instagram stories, which disappear after 24 hours, taking a jab at the media coverage of her and Rodgers.
Nothing has come easy for the Kansas City Chiefs this season, and as the offense continues to look a step behind where they've been in recent years, tension is mounting. The receiving corps has been totally shut down by the standard of what they've been able to accomplish in the past, and Mecole Hardman seems to think he knows why.
When the Packers (7-1) face the Chiefs (4-4) in "America's Game of the Week" in Week 9 (4:25 p.m. ET, Fox), they will be without quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Instead, with Rodgers on the COVID-19 list, second-year first-rounder Jordan Love will start at quarterback opposite Patrick Mahomes.
Over Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes' four years as Kansas City's starter, fans have grown accustomed to him being among the league's best in both passer rating and quarterback rating, but he has had his struggles this season, finding himself out of the top 10 in both categories.
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