November 27, 2005
By Scott A. Benson
scott@bostonsportsmedia.com

The New England Patriots took a giant step away from playoff significance today with a thoroughly disheartening 26-16 loss to the Chiefs in Kansas City.

AFC East championship be damned (even with the loss, they retained a two-game lead over 2nd place Buffalo); the Patriots cannot beat even a halfway decent opponent. They haven