POWER RANKINGS

Chiefs Continue to Move Up in Latest NFL Power Rankings

With seven consecutive wins, the Chiefs keep moving up

The Kansas City Chiefs (8-5) are the hottest team in the AFC with seven consecutive victories, and for the sixth straight week, they have moved up on NFL.com's weekly Power Rankings.

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After their 10-3 victory over the San Diego Chargers on a rainy afternoon at Arrowhead Stadium last Sunday, they have moved up one more spot—from No. 9 a week ago to No. 8 this week.

From 1-5 to 8-5, here's a look at how the tumultuous season for the Chiefs has been reflected in their NFL.com Power Ranking.

Week

Date

Record

Rank

1

September 8

0-0

No. 7

2

September 15

1-0

No. 4

3

September 22

1-1

No. 6

4

September 29

1-2

No. 12

5

October 6

1-3

No. 17

6

October 13

1-4

No. 25

7

October 20

1-5

No. 30

8

October 27

2-5

No. 27

9

November 3 (BYE)

2-5

No. 23

10

November 10

3-5

No. 24

11

November 17

4-5

No. 22

12

November 24

5-5

No. 13

13

December 1

6-5

No. 10

14

December 8

7-5

No. 9

15

December 15

8-5

No. 8

The biggest jump for the Chiefs came after their 33-3 win over the Chargers back in Week 11, when they went from No. 22 all the way up to No. 13 in that next week's ranking. Four of their five losses this season came against teams currently ranked in the Top 11. (Click here for full rankings)

In regards to the AFC, the only teams currently ahead of the Chiefs are the New England Patriots (No. 3), Pittsburgh Steelers (No. 5) and the Denver Broncos (No. 6).

The Chiefs have three regular season games remaining against the Baltimore Ravens (No. 30), Cleveland Browns (No. 26) and Oakland Raiders (No. 12).

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