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Barry Wilner

Only five teams return to playoffs

While the Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints, and L.A. Rams were mesmerizing pro football fans with their outlandish offensive onslaughts, something else might have gone unnoticed.

More teams that failed to make the playoffs in 2017 are in this season than there are repeaters.

Yep, seven of the 12 qualifiers didn't make it last year, some not coming close.

Chiefs romp over Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—Winning at New England when the Patriots are coming off an historic Super Bowl victory is worth getting a little wild over.

That's not the Kansas City Chiefs' style. Not even when a rookie is setting records.

Kareem Hunt, after fumbling on his first NFL carry, scored three times and set an NFL mark in a 42-27 stunner last night to open the season.