Sam Mellinger: Chiefs may not play the Pats again this season, but they'll see that defense again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The snap was just one of 55 by the Chiefs’ offense, and only a true wonk would remember it. An incomplete pass. Nothing happened. Football is a fast game. Move on.Except this one spoke to a bigger story. The New England Patriots had six defensive backs on the field and dropped seven into coverage. They doubled Tyreek Hill deep down the right side, and Mecole Hardman deep down the left. No big plays. No sir.Patrick Mahomes paused a beat or two in the pocket, intent on squeezing every second possible, eyes downfield as ever. Except. Nothing. Happened. Mahomes didn’t see anythi…

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HEDGE accordingly