By Brian MacPhersonWhen the Kansas City Chiefs visit Gillette Stadium on Monday night on Monday night, plenty of familiar faces will be making their returns to New England -- and that's not even counting Kansas City quarterback Matt Cassel, who doesn't figure to play.
"There are certainly some similarities to some of the things that were at the Jets in the '97, '98, '99 years (when) many of us were together," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said in a conference call Tuesday.
Chiefs coach Todd Haley coached with Belichick when both worked for the New York Jets in the late 1990s. Chiefs defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel coached with the Patriots both under Bill Parcells and under Bill Belichick -- as well as with the Jets alongside Belichick -- before he departed the Patriots to take a head-coaching job with the Cleveland Browns following the 2004 season.
Chiefs offensive coordinator Bill Muir worked as the offensive-line coach for the Patriots in the early 1980s. Chiefs defensive...