POWER RANKINGS

Chiefs Jump Even Higher in Latest NFL Power Rankings

With nine consecutive wins, the Chiefs keep moving up

The Kansas City Chiefs (10-5) are the hottest team in the AFC with nine consecutive victories, and for the eighth straight week, they have moved up on NFL.com's weekly Power Rankings.

After their 17-13 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday afternoon, they have jumped up three spots—from No. 7 a week ago to No. 4 this week.

From 1-5 to 10-5, here's a look at how the historic 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

16

December 22

9-5

No. 7

17

December 29

10-5

No. 4

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 team currently ahead of the Chiefs is the New England Patriots (No. 3).

The Chiefs face the Oakland Raiders (7-8) on Sunday, who come in at No. 13 according to these latest rankings.

With a win on Sunday, the Chiefs could win the AFC West division for the first time since 2010 if the San Diego Chargers are able to knock off the Denver Broncos.

Postgame facts and stats from the Chiefs Week 16 victory over the Browns

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