FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Quarterback Cam Newton and the New England Patriots have come a long way in a short time. Now they can measure how far they have to go in Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium (4:25 p.m. ET, CBS).
“We know we’re going to have our work cut out for ourselves in Kansas City. It’s a championship football team,” coach Bill Belichick said. “We’ll have to play our best game. And coach it.”
The script has been flipped a bit in that regard.
The Patriots have served as a measuring stick for the majority of the NFL in recent years, but 2020 has been a year of transition, with quarterback Tom Brady moving on and significant parts of the roster undergoing turnover.
The defending champion