Chiefs vs Patriots: Game and score predictions
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By Gary McKenzie

Last week, eight of the 12 members of the Arrowhead Pride staff picked the outcome of the Chiefs/Jaguars game correctly. The four members who picked the Jaguars, myself included, were way off...

Like every week, let’s check the FanPulse predictions:

FanPulse is a survey of fans across the NFL powered by SurveyMonkey. Each week, we send 32 polls to 100-plus plugged-in fans from each team.

Arrowhead Pride FanPulse predicts the Chiefs to win by 5
Pats Pulpit FanPulse predicts the Patriots to win by 1

You can sign up for AP FanPulse here to take the weekly survey.

Also, to note, Arrowhead Pride will be having a watch party on Sunday night:

Should be a good time!

Now let’s get to the staff predictions:

Keys to the Game

1. Make Tom Brady throw on the move. He is less effective out of the pocket. Bring pressure in the A-gaps early and often.

2. Understand the Patriots defense have always had a ball-hawk mentality on creating turnovers. They are always punching and clawing at the ball. ”Ball Security is Job Security.“

3. Chiefs offense will need to control the time of possession (35-plus minutes). Running on the Patriots defense is a priority. Ball control offense. ”First downs leads to...

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