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Chiefs RB Kareem Hunt: I wish we could play Patriots right now

Ryan Hannable
November 05, 2018 - 1:53 pm
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After nine weeks, it's clear the Patriots and Chiefs are the two best teams in the AFC.

Given their success so far, it would not be a surprise to see them meet in the AFC title game down the road, but there's still a long way to go between now and January.

That didn't stop Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt from already looking ahead to the potential matchup.

“It’s going to be a heck of a game,” he said to Deion Sanders on NFL Network's "NFL GameDay" after the Chiefs' win over the Browns. “I know they ready. Just know we coming ready. I wish we could have that game right now.”

Kansas City is 8-1, while the Patriots are 7-2, but were the only team to beat the Chiefs this season -- a 43-40 win at Gillette Stadium in Week 6.

Hunt believes the Chiefs can continue their success on offense, as they currently lead the league with 36.3 points per game.

“I definitely feel like we can," he said. "I feel like we got the best offense in the NFL and I feel like it is hard to stop every single [person] on this offense and if you key in on one guy we have another guy who can beat you.”

The Chiefs will take on the Cardinals this week before a huge game in Mexico City against the Rams on Nov. 19.

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