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NFL Notebook: How do the Chiefs stack up in the early going as they eye Patriots?

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The Ravens and, possibly, the Chargers, Colts, Texans and Browns might have something to say about this before the end of the season, it almost feels like a fait accompli that the Chiefs and Patriots are on a collision course for a rematch in the AFC Championship Game.

As a result, we'll be keeping close eyes on them during the course of the season in this space, and let's start with an early check-in to see how the two teams stack up through the advanced analytics over at FootballOutsiders.com: