3 NFL Week 4 Takeaways: Mark Dec. 8 On Your Calendars

Tim Kelly
September 30, 2019 - 8:28 am

There's quite a few days in December that it's important to make sure you don't have conflicting events on. But with all due respect to some days later in December, Week 4 of the NFL season demonstrated that Dec. 8 might turn out to be the most enjoyable day for NFL fans.

Here's a look at three takeaways from NFL Week 4:

Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs remained undefeated Sunday.
Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs remained undefeated Sunday. Photo credit (Steven King/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

1. Mark Week 14 On Your Calendars

If you haven't already, clear your schedule on Dec. 8 around 4:25 p.m. ET. The New England Patriots will host the Kansas City Chiefs at Gillette Stadium. At a minimum, the winner of that game may decide home field advantage in the AFC playoffs. And it doesn't feel like a stretch to think that at least one of the two could be undefeated entering that game.

Neither the Patriots nor Chiefs had sexy victories Sunday, but they won nonetheless, and both are 4-0 a quarter of the way into the 2019 campaign.

Tom Brady looked rather mortal Sunday, throwing for just 150 yards and one interception against a stout Buffalo Bills defense. Still, what's turning into a dominant Patriots defense picked off Josh Allen twice and forced two fumbles. Orchard Park isn't an easy place to win, but the Patriots escaped Buffalo with a 16-10 win over the previously undefeated Bills: