Coming into Week 1, I think most Kansas City Chiefs fans were predicting a victory over the Buffalo Bills. This was the team that started 0-8 last year. This is the team that the Chiefs beat last year (admittedly, barely beat last year).
But...did anyone expect this?
I, for one, thought it would be a close, low-scoring affair. Unfortunately, I was only partially right. The Chiefs bought into the low-scoring affair part but the Bills put up a whopping 41 points on the Chiefs to give them their worst season opener loss in franchise history.
ESPN's Ross Tucker pondered this via Twitter after the game:
Not sure what's worse, that the Chiefs gave up 41pts to Bills O or only scored 7pts against Bills D.
That's a heck of a question and, frankly, I don't know the answer.
Save one drive at the end of the first half, the Chiefs offense was miserable abandoning the run early and sticking to dinks and dunks in the passing game. The defense, on the other hand, wasn't much better as QB Ryan Fitzpatrick put on a clinic with four touchdown passes.
So, which one is worse?