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The most surprising part of the NFL season so far is ... the Patriots

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After an offseason of hype, the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots got blown out at home ... on prime time.

NFL: Kansas City Chiefs at New England Patriots Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

SB Nation is doing a “biggest surprise after Week 1” deal and I could think of no bigger surprise than watching the Kansas City Chiefs dismantle and embarrass Tom Brady and the New England Patriots at home.

I spent the first part of the game making fun of the Chiefs on Twitter, which was a win for me personally. But then I spent the second part of the game making fun of the Patriots and that was a much bigger win.

Nothing is funnier than seeing jilted, arrogant Patriots fans on Twitter saying nothing to anyone. It’s like they disappeared for a few hours.

Why was this blowout loss so surprising? Let’s take a look at the headlines around the Patriots leading up to that first game:

Yes, it is fun to laugh at all of these headlines after the Patriots start the season 0-1 after giving up six touchdowns at home.

Is the end of the Patriots dynasty near or is this just a once in a Bill Belichick coaching career blip?