Reviews and Previews – Chiefs playoff run

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Nov 15, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) throws a pass during the second half against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Chiefs won 29-13. Mandatory Credit: Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

When the dust settled in Week 10 of the NFL season, the Kansas City Chiefs found themselves in contention for a wild card spot for the 2015 playoffs. Three weeks ago there were an overabundance of articles pointing to the number one pick in the draft and pushing for a firing of head coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey.

A dominating win over Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos changed everything. While there may be a few that still hold on to the belief that what Reid and Dorsey have done will end up in another heartbreaking season, this author believes that the Chiefs have taken a massive step forward and the mental collapse that happened after the last Denver game has been completely repaired. Let’s take a look at this last week in the NFL as it pertained to Kansas City and the hope that Chiefs’ fans now have.