By any rational measure, it was a foregone conclusion that the Chiefs would clobber the New York Jets Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.
At 0-7 entering the game, the Jets shaped up as hapless and hopeless against the defending Super Bowl champions — who have flashed signs of being a more complete and irresistible force this season than last.
No wonder oddsmakers had reckoned the Chiefs nearly a three-touchdown favorite, one of the largest lines in the modern era of the NFL. Even a realization of certain subplots appeared inevitable:
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