Chiefs Creep Up The Power Rankings Charts


After going a wild first seven weeks of the season, the Chiefs find themselves in a favorable spot to make a run at the playoffs. Kansas City’s win on the road against the San Diego Chargers – a team that was considered the hottest in the NFL and was ranked number one is several of these power rankings – helped turn a lot of heads the Chiefs way. It shows up in the average power ranking position.

The Chiefs should be favored to win their next three games, home versus the St. Louis Rams and New York Jets and on the road against the Buffalo Bills. Win those three games and the Chiefs may creep up in to the top 10 of some of these rankings.

Here’s where the Chiefs stand now in some of the more major power rankings.


14. team. 124. Andy Reid’s teams improved to 14-2 in the first game after a bye. The Chiefs don’t get another bye but they do host the Rams (2-4) and Jets (1-6) the next two weeks.. (23-20 win over Chargers). Previous: . Kansas City Chiefs


(23-20 win over Chargers). Previous: . Kansas City Chiefs. 13. team. 124. You’ll notice a nice jump indicator for your Kansas City Chiefs. Consider it a high — but deserved — leap following a win over the Chargers in San Diego by a squad enjoying the health and renewed vigor an appropriately timed bye can bring.<p>On another note, a special lady friend asked me the following question: “Who is that in all red on the sideline? He sure is a big boy.” Three guesses as to who she was asking about … oh, and it wasn’t a player.</p>

CBS Sports

Previous: . Kansas City Chiefs. 14. team. 124. That was a big-time road victory at San Diego. That home loss to open the season to Tennessee looks weirder by the week.. (23-20 win over Chargers)

FOX Sports

11. team. 124. That dominant pass rush that propelled the Chiefs to 11 wins in 2013 is finally back with Justin Houston and Tamba Hali once again leading the way. Sean Smith is playing like the shutdown cornerback they signed him to be.. (23-20 win over Chargers). Previous: . Kansas City Chiefs

Peter King

Previous: . Kansas City Chiefs. 13. team. 124. Three quality wins (by 19 over Miami, by 27 over New England, and Sunday’s 23-20 win at San Diego), and one-score losses at Denver and at San Francisco.. (23-20 win over Chargers)