USA TODAY Sports' 2017 NFL predictions: Despite Week 1 loss, Patriots will win Super Bowl


It didn't take the New England Patriots long to dash predictions of a possible 19-0 season after their stunning loss to the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL's regular-season opener. 

Will the Patriots add a sixth Lombardi Trophy after the 2017 season?

Still, everyone on USA TODAY Sports' NFL staff is picking them to win the AFC East ... and return to the Super Bowl ... and win it a sixth time. Our experts also made their predictions for individual awards like MVP and rookies of the year.

So without further ado ...

PHOTOS: Best of NFL's Week 1