Ben Volin | On Football

For Brady, end game apparent

After last night’s 41-14 rout, it’s time to start wondering if the clock is running out on Tom Brady’s Patriots tenure.

Tom Brady sat on the bench after leaving the game in the fourth quarter.


Tom Brady sat on the bench after leaving the game in the fourth quarter.

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Jimmy Garoppolo completed a touchdown pass to Brandon LaFell late in the fourth quarter.

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Kansas City’s Tamba Hali stripped the ball from Tom Brady in the third quarter.

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Patriots receiver Brandon LaFell slipped past Kansas City’s Marcus Cooper after catching a pass and running it 44 yards for a touchdown.

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Tom Brady prepared to let a pass fly in the third quarter.

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Devin McCourty and Darrelle Revis stop Knile Davis’s run in the third quarter.

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Tom Brady dropped back to pass in the first half.

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Tom Brady and the Patriots’ offense failed to score in the first half.

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Kansas City’s Jamaal Charles dove into the end zone for a touchdown.

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Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith celebrated after Jamaal Charles scored a touchdown in the first quarter.

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Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles carried the ball against the Patriots defense.

The team that’s not “all in” couldn’t get out of Arrowhead Stadium fast enough after getting its doors blown off in a game they were never in. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)


The Patriots have suddenly lost their Way

The Patriots right now are all out of “In Belichick We Trust” platitudes to explain their gaping roster holes.

Ben Volin | Commentary

Too many problem areas to drive around

There are a lot of factors that have contributed to the Patriots’ offensive malaise, and they were on full display Monday night.

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Michael Wang, Arlen Stawasz, and Dennis Carlberg

Rising seas could make Clarendon Canal necessary

A new report suggests that building canals through the city’s Back Bay would help it withstand rising water levels.

Judge delays decision on Partners accord

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