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Will Chiefs’ loss become a streak? We preview Patrick Mahomes vs. Deshaun Watson

Patrick Mahomes will go head-to-head for the first time against Deshaun Watson on Sunday in the Chiefs vs. Texans game.
Patrick Mahomes will go head-to-head for the first time against Deshaun Watson on Sunday in the Chiefs vs. Texans game. jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com

The A-team brought a jumbo package to Big O Tires in Kansas City. Herbie Teope, Sam McDowell, Sam Mellinger and Vahe Gregorian joined Blair Kerkhoff for a weekly Facebook Live discussion of the Chiefs.

There was plenty to discuss, from the poor run defense to the lack of success by the passing offense against man coverage.

But the national perspective on the game will focus on the quarterbacks, Patrick Mahomes and Deshaun Watson, who were selected 10th and 12th in the 2017 NFL Draft and look like future stars. Sunday will mark their first head-to-head meeting.

Read the stories we discussed:

Chiefs WR Sammy Watkins among 5 players to miss second consecutive day of practice: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article236012118.html

Chiefs’ run game featured lots of Damien Williams instead of LeSean McCoy. What gives?: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article235999688.html

Mahomes vs. Watson, one winner: Outcome might depend on which Texans show up in KC: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article235997093.html

Did Kelce cross line in pushing Bieniemy? ‘Of course,’ coach says, but all good now: https://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article235997893.html

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