The Kansas City Chiefs rode an underdog narrative throughout their Super Bowl run a year ago with tight end Travis Kelce capping it by yelling “Not one of y’all said the Chiefs were gonna take it home this year!” right after they beat the Philadelphia Eagles.
Of course, it was pretty ridiculous to suggest that anyone counted out the Chiefs when they have Patrick Mahomes leading the way.
Then again, some of the usual suspects jumped at the chance to doubt Kansas City after a Week 1 loss to the Detroit Lions. Six weeks later, it all seems silly. The Chiefs are at the top of the AFC like all of us should’ve expected from the start.
It was a topsy turvy Week 7 in the NFL with the New England Patriots, Denver Broncos, New York Giants, and Chicago Bears all getting their second wins of the season. Kansas City wasn’t one of the favorites that lost, though. Like Thanos, Mahomes and the Chiefs are inevitable.
With only a Monday night game left in Week 7, here’s how all 32 teams in the NFL rank heading into Week 8: