New England Patriots: 4 Keys to Victory Against the Kansas City Chiefs
2.) Keep the running game going
For the second week in a row, James White and Sony Michel have reached the end zone after a successful week running the football. Two weeks ago against Miami, Michel finally ran for over 100 yards and last week against Indianapolis he ran for 98 yards. Also, he has reached the endzone twice in the last week via the running game. James White on the other hand did not have a successful game last week running the ball but still found a way to reach the endzone.
However, this could be a big week for both New England Patriots running backs to have yet another big game. The Kansas City Chiefs defense rank 24th in the NFL in rush defense. For the first 5 games of the season, they have been giving up almost 120 yards a game on the ground. If the New England Patriots offensive line can dictate the line of scrimmage, Michel and White should have no problem running the ball to help the offense.